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8121 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland, FL
863-858-7572
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Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Ppretty good

Not the best, but good. Small area. Good slaw. Sauce has a very good flavor. Tea is weak, for a southern joint.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Stephanie D
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Not the best, but good. Small area. Good slaw. Sauce has a very good flavor. Tea is weak, for a southern joint.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

I heard all the hype about this place and I really found it lacking. We went mid/early afternoon for lunch and they only had sliced pork left for sandwiches. No one was even there and the pork was okay. I've had better elsewhere. The main issue I had was that on the grill there was pretty much all types of... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Grangers is a small, hole-in-the-wall sort of place, but the food is fantastic. We lived here for 3 years before we finally got around to checking it out and we will definitely go back! The food is available until they run out, and they're closed on Sundays. Great little VERY casual establishment.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The best in BBQ I've ever had! Family owned & very nice people ! You have to come early or else, it will too late & the food is GONE!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We discovered Granger's a number of years ago. Like most we drove by on the way home for years before finally on recommendations from our neighbours we went for our first filet mignon, we have been coming back ever since. On this occasion we were a group of 18, most having the filet's, there were a few rib eyes and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Whoever says - BBQ is BBQ....doesn't know BBQ. It's not barbeque if you can't taste the smoke!! I'm originally from GA where we KNOW our BBQ Pork and this is by far one of if not THE BEST in this area! Very quaint, comfortable restaurant...it's BBQ after all, you don't need fancy! Great ribs, enough pulled pork to make 2... More 

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Davenport, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It's a small BBQ-shack with just 8 tables. The food is simple but taste very well and the price is low. The ribs are just fantastic! Probably the best ribs in Central Florida.

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Lakeland, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great little place to get the best, tender, fall off the bones ribs. If you don't get there early enough on some days the food is sold out. You will go away disappointed if nothing is left to eat. We love going here for the ribs, potato salad, and beans.

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Lakeland, Florida
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Yes, the food here on their limited menu is good, and about as fresh as you can get. You'll get no extras. No real plates, no ambiance, no A/C. You order at a counter and bring your food to your table. Again the food is good, the price is fair. It's an out of the way hole-in-the-wall that offers little,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

After reading all the reviews we decided to arrive a little early for dinner on a Saturday in April and we were the first to arrive. Only ribs were ready although the owner said that steaks would be ready in about 45 minutes if we wanted to wait. We decided to go with the ribs and it turned out to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8121 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-858-7572

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 16
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?