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Hickory Hollow Barbeque

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4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222
(941) 722-3932
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 6
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Barbecue, Great Sides

We were entertaining guests from Texas and they wanted to sample our barbecue. The obvious location was Hickory Hollow Barbeque. The food is terrific, the portion sizes are ample, the pricing is favorable, just bring cash because they don't take charges. If the selection of entrees isn't enough... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Rick M
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Bradenton, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We were entertaining guests from Texas and they wanted to sample our barbecue. The obvious location was Hickory Hollow Barbeque. The food is terrific, the portion sizes are ample, the pricing is favorable, just bring cash because they don't take charges. If the selection of entrees isn't enough then the 30 plus choices of side items will certainly please anyone.... More 

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Parrish, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

good food, especially the pulled pork. Can be a wait during peak hours. No reservations so it's try your luck. Worth waiting for

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Winter Haven, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The place is a typical simple BBQ place. It turned me off that they do not accept check, or any kind of cards debit or credit. The food was good pulled pork sandwich and a baby back ribs. The downside was that the ribs and the pulled pork are supposed to be warm and not room temperature which realy downgraded... More 

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Sun City Center, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

YUM! Super tender ribs, good slam and delicious baked beans. They have a ton of sides; will try others next time (SOON). Beer was icy cold and service good. The lack of ambiance is more than made up for by the excellent food.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Wow just order the ribs and shanks u will be impressed !!!!! Loads of beers to pick from and lots of good sides

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Kingsford
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I come here at least once on my yearly trip to Florida. The pulled pork sandwich is huge and very good. My mother lives in sun city center and we drive to hickory hollow for there barbecue. Very friendly service.

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Ellenton, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Famous for their barbeque, but we were turned off by their use of plastic glasses, and tableware. Might be ok for a quick lunch, but we prefer a little more upscale place

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Boston, MA
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53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were brought here by friends who have just bought a home in Bradenton. We did not know what to expect, but found this place to be a hidden gem. The Eastern (NC) - style barbecue was excellent. Not as dry as the real deal, but the pepper-vinegar sauce was just right. My wife had the shanks, and raved about... More 

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indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My DH, myself and friends had dinner here last night. Had to laugh at how long it was just to be noticed to be seated. Servers were doing their thing and it didn't seem like there was a hostess. Finally after being seated we were able to give our order and food was served in a reasonable time. I love... More 

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Fincastle
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Pretty nice bbq joint. Better than average food. Lots of side selections, good beer selection. Friendly servers. Bring cash! No checks, credit or debit cards accepted.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ellenton
  • Phone Number: (941) 722-3932

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
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

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