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All 34 Ellenton Restaurants

Hickory Hollow Barbeque

4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222
(941) 722-3932
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Ranked #1 of 34 Restaurants in Ellenton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Sun City Center, Florida
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

my wife had the baby backs and I had the pork ribs.delicious on both counts! Try the corn pudding also. Service was prompt and courteous. Good value restaurant.only drawback was " cash only " policy.

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Bradenton, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The meal was wonderful. I did carry out but the service was excellent because the person who gave me my order ask me if I wanted to take home samples of all the dips they serve!

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
280 reviews 280 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A friend recommended Hickory Hollow BBQ so we decided to give it a try. The place is no frills, unassuming and gives a real country feel. They only take cash, no credit cards, no checks. We tried the pork shanks and 1/2 rack of Baby Back Ribs. As sides we chose collard greens, black eyed peas, baked beans and string... More 

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Sarasota, FL
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

this is one of the funkiest places. A barbeque restaurant in the middle of nowhere in a low gully but with fabulous ribs. Not fancy, this is the place for barbeque. I head there whenever the desire for ribs calls me. Do not expect fancy service but count on great ribs. The sides are always on a wood board "menu".... More 

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Titusville, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed the food, service, and atmosphere of this homestyle restaurant. We had the Baby Back Ribs and the Prime Rib as entrees. Both were excellent. You also get a choice of two sides with your dinner. We collectively had green beans, sauerkraut & tomatoes, dinner fries, sweet potato patties, broccoli/cauliflower/cheese & speckled butter beans. Everyone gets two corn fritters.... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Jarrett catered our wedding reception which was outside in the country. We had appetizers and main meal, buffet style. From set up to take down, Jarrett was amazing. He was happy, friendly, worked hard and served the best food I have ever had at a wedding. It rained that night at it was hard to maneuver in the rain, but... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I will say it again, PORK SHANKS. Try them and you will be hunting them down in every restaurant you go to afterwards. The sides are great, too, my favorite is the sweet potato cakes. The decor is dated and so is the building but the great food can blind the eyes and tantalize the taste buds.

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Top Contributor
509 reviews 509 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This place has a good variety of Bar B Q meats and side dishes. Two of us had the Carolina Pork, one has the chicken and the other had the ribs. You can choose three different sizes for your meals, including jumbo! The helpings of the meat dishes and sides are all good sized. The food was very good and... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Not a fan. After reading other reviews I was expecting amazing BBQ. Dropped by on a Tuesday in the off season and was the only person under 70. Pulled pork dry and bland. Fried clams (they were out of ribs- which is supposed to be a speciality) were overcooked and stringy. The cole slaw was decent. The corn fritters, that... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Excellent Food and Service. You had better take cash or they have an ATM machine there. I thought the food was excellent and would highly recommend it to others.

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Additional Information about Hickory Hollow Barbeque

Address: 4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222
Phone Number: (941) 722-3932
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ellenton
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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