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Poppa's BBQ

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4890 122nd Avenue North, Clearwater, FL 33762
727-954-8871
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10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
Description: Award Winning BBQ Restaurant.Slow Smoked Pulled Pork. Mouth Watering Baby...
Award Winning BBQ Restaurant.Slow Smoked Pulled Pork. Mouth Watering Baby Back Ribs.Dine In or Take Out. Catering Available.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 176
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious and splendid value

This place is a lunch spot. I got there at about 3:00 in the afternoon and it was starting to close down. But they had enough left to whip up a couple terrific sandwiches. My pulled chicken was delicious, moist and flavorful. This may be in Clearwater, but it is nowhere near the commercial hug... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Robert G
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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230 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This place is a lunch spot. I got there at about 3:00 in the afternoon and it was starting to close down. But they had enough left to whip up a couple terrific sandwiches. My pulled chicken was delicious, moist and flavorful. This may be in Clearwater, but it is nowhere near the commercial hug of the city. Make sure... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Stopped in here for lunch one day on our trip,saddened to find all ribs had sold out But managed to get us 2 each Wow what great ribs!!!!! Just went back early and bought two take out racks yummy World class bbq !!! Don't miss this when in Clearwater .

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We found Poppas via Trip Advisor and we're so happy we stopped for a late lunch. We had the rib and pork sandwich special and the chicken plate with beans and potato salad. We throughly enjoyed the meals. The ribs were outstanding! To top it off the three gentlemen working were really nice. We'll be back when we are in... More 

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Seminole, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I eat here twice a week. The Smoked meats are to die for! Ribs and chicken are my favorite but the smoked pork is also excellent. Friendly staff and prices are great, get their early they seem to run out of food daily.

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Ridgeway
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

I recommend you go early because I hear they run out of food. I tried it on Tuesday for lunch and went back Wednesday it was so good! Pork, chicken,and ribs are all fantastic! Sides are ok (I don't care much for baked beans but they were my favorite between that, coleslaw or potato salad). Try it, you'll like it!... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great sandwich and sides (beans and potato salad )I forgot to get coleslaw on the sand. Will be back.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

OH HOW I MISS...the old Hickory smoke house. But in a crazy turn of events...This is the closest thing to it..... Rib city, Sonny's, Cody's and other locals can't touch this guy!!!! The prices are great!!! The love they put into the meat is out of bounds. you have to try this and you too will be a regular.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Wow this place was absolutely amazing! Some of the best BBQ I've ever had. Everything is cooked and smoked over a wood fire, hard to find a place like that these days. Very juicy and tender and Tasty! The chicken breast is as soft as butta. Customer service is great, they knew we were from out of town and even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Oak-fired smoker right out back, pulled pork, ribs, chicken... the smoke will make you drool the moment you drive up! Nothing fancy here, but happy people serving the best you can find anywhere.

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Clearwater, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The ribs were as good as advertised... but the awful sides ruined it for me. I had the slaw and beans and they were both obviously pre made out of a container. Yuck. Also, how do you not have fresh brewed iced tea?

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4890 122nd Avenue North, Clearwater, FL 33762
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: 727-954-8871

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Award Winning BBQ Restaurant.Slow Smoked Pulled Pork. Mouth Watering Baby Back Ribs.Dine In or Take Out. Catering Available.
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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