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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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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 78
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  • 46
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 9
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  • 4
    Terrible
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
Very Good

Stopped by for dinner and glad we did. The pulled pork is tender and both "traditional" and South Carolina preparations were very good, although it could use a bit more smoke, in my opinion. Sides we tried were also satisfying -- mac and cheese, fried okra, broccoli/cauliflower, mash potatoes and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Bradenton, Florida
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Bradenton, Florida
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Stopped by for dinner and glad we did. The pulled pork is tender and both "traditional" and South Carolina preparations were very good, although it could use a bit more smoke, in my opinion. Sides we tried were also satisfying -- mac and cheese, fried okra, broccoli/cauliflower, mash potatoes and slaw (wet and well balanced shading towards sour instead of... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This restaurant is homey and comfortable. The wait staff is outstandingly quick and friendly. My husband loves barbecue and I love veggies so it works. You don't feel uncomfortable dining alone. Friends and family will fit right in. The best cornbread ever. The barbecue is fabulous and never mind the sauces...there are all kinds.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I generally stick with the pulled pork because it is consistently good, the ribs are good but the sides and hush puppies are the best. Prices are fair for portion size and quality. Atmosphere is no nonsense and a bit dated. One draw back is they are CASH ONLY! There is an ATM on site but it charges fees.

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Noblesville, Indiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We've never had a bad meal here. We will drive miles out of our way to eat here. Fast, friendly service. Great menu selection. Only negative (and its minor) is it's cash only - but they do have an ATM inside.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a great place if your looking for inexpensive food like pulled pork sandwiches. The sides are all country style, unhealthy options. Not a salad to be found. Collard greens and apple sauce are as close as you get. Good spare ribs, mediocre fish.

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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Hickory hollow restaurant is our all time favorite restaurant. They have the best vegetable plates and the prime rib is wonderful. ALL THEIR VEGGIES ARE Home cooked, nothing canned. They have great food and good service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Best greens I've had since my grannie died. Average corn pudding. Cash only. No children's menu. Platter = meat on plate no bun.

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Tampa, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

No trip to Ellenton is complete without a stop at this charming spot. No fuss and no frills - just some good ol' BBQ. Be sure to get the corn on the cob as one of your sides (and bring cash)!

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Nice kind of folksy mom and pop restaurant.cash only but they have an atm in case you don't have cash. Try a combo platter to sample their food.great pulled pork

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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Cash Only but some of the best food around...All home cooking and vegetables are so good. BBQ and seafood A +

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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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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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