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Holy Hog BBQ

3501 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33607-1607
+1 813-879-4647
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“burnt ends” (14 reviews)
“corn fritters” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (18 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3501 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33607-1607
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I had a pulled pork sandwich, and I can tell you it was hearty. They have the typical southern bbq with lots of options when it comes to sauce. The sides are rich and filling as well. If you’re in the mood for casual bbq,...More

Thank Matheus007
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Staff are super friendly, although service can be a bit slow. Ribs seem to be a popular choice, I usually opt for the salad with chicken on top. The salad would be enhanced with cornbread croutons.

Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Tried the beef brisket sandwich. Was not impressed. Meat was dry, not very flavorful. Sandwich was overstuffed, making it difficult to handle. There is better BBQ to be had.

Thank jstancil
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

First time there. A little pricey but great food. Had the Havana Smoked Sausage and Holy Hog Hot sauce which was great. Cole slaw had craisins which I loved. Will go back.

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Came here with family for lunch. The ribs were tasty and meaty. The brisket was a bit tough and dry. The macaroni and cheese was tender.

Thank AvaE27
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This was a very good barbecue place! Sometimes it's very hard to find good barbecue when you're out of town and I was pleasingly surprised at the quality of the food. The meat was cooked very well everything was seasoned excellently! The staff were excellent...More

Thank Lynetric R
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The ribs were not fall off the bone. They were bite hard and pull. them chew chew chew and I hope you like the fat. The brisket was tough and fatty. We had a 3 year old that lives on mac and chess. He eat...More

Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The brisket is so tender, beans are great and I could eat the corn fritters daily. Great friendly atmosphere and quick service.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in as it was close to our project. Was very surprised. Food was great and had nice flavor Sauce was tangy and the equally good. As I left a large line was forming. Must be a popular place. Clean but small dinning area. Stop...More

Thank Yraveler
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The BBQ is good, but nothing to write home about. The sides are where it's at! Fried okra was delicious, as well as the greens.

Thank mandyleigh314
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 11 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3501 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33607-1607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-879-4647
Established in 2010. Owner and founder Danny Hernandez was born into a family with a passion for food and excellence. After working in his family's Cuban-style restaurant in Tampa, Hernandez gravitated toward another genre close to his heart: the smoky flavors of barbecue. Determined to share it with the community he loved, Hernandez opened the first Holy Hog Barbecue in Tampa, offering authentic southern barbecue nuanced with Cuban flavors. Today, Holy Hog has grown to four locations in the Tampa Bay area. We're also thrilled to have two locations at Amalie Arena, home of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning and venue of choice for A-list performers and shows.
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