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2693 Gulf To Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759
(727) 712-1930
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 45
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not Texas BBQ.

The food was good,but having lived in Texas and North Carolina, this place does not even come close. The BBQ chicken tasted like it was made in an oven and had no smokey flavor to it. The sides were were not that good. The Brunswick stew was fabulous.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2013
dawnk1972
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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

The food was good,but having lived in Texas and North Carolina, this place does not even come close. The BBQ chicken tasted like it was made in an oven and had no smokey flavor to it. The sides were were not that good. The Brunswick stew was fabulous.

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

the bbq and the bar are in excellent shape the sides were not so good but when you eat bbq and the meats are good no complaints for me

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Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

2 indoor seating areas, outdoor seating as well. Huge circular bar. TV's everywhere. Been multiple times, always crowded, lined up out the door every night. Longest wait was about an hour. Quite noisy, you will be shouting to converse. Food is good. BBQ is slow cooked, very tender. Huge burgers. Sides rather pricey. Great fresh cooked mini donuts for dessert... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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99 reviews 99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The big screen TVs and sports themes are everywhere which can mean the beer is better than the food, but not in this case. Three of us for lunch enjoyed a perfectly prepared steak, a salmon entree and pasta in tomato with grilled chicken. The options for sides were flexible and her broccoli was just crispy and not over cooked.... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Service was good..Jeffrey was attentive to our needs..My pulled pork was a bit dry.. My wife's ribs were good..Portions are good..Overall pretty good..

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glasgow
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We visited here 3 times whilst on vacation in Clearwater. You know a place is good when there is a wait at the door and the locals all go there! On our first visit we all ordered starters - the portions are HUGE - so we learned after our first visit that 1 or 2 starters were enough to share!... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Bring your taste buds. They will be happy. I have not had a bad meal here. The staff are friendly and you will leave pleased.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

I eat here with my brother because it's halfway from both of our homes. Good BBQ and very good service.

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Amityville, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

Great food, delicious pulled pork. Went with 12 of us and everyone loved their food. Smokey Bones was a hit with everyone from 86 to 2 years old! Can't beat that!!!

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Clearwater, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The barbecue was fabulous the staff was friendly courteous The atmosphere was good Lots of laughter. I had a full slab of baby back ribs and they were fantastic, falling off the bone good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2693 Gulf To Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33759
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: (727) 712-1930

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?