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4 Rivers Smokehouse

1869 W State Rd 434, Longwood, FL
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Ranked #3 of 114 Restaurants in Longwood
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Lake Mary, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My family loves 4 Rivers and we dine in often. The Longwood location consistently screws up our takeout orders, charging us for items but leaving them out. It's super annoying because we live too far to drive back and whoever handles telephone complaints never follows through. Even if they do return your call several days later, they won't refund your... More

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Maitland, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great ribs with a little something for everyone. Go early because they get busy quick. You can always order ahead and pick it up to save time. My husband loves the ribs but I love the BBQ Cuban sandwich. The sides are so original. The cheese grits are delicious and the cornbread salad is refreshing, just to name a few.... More

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Amazing Texas BBQ. Great atmosphere and staff. Always consistent and the deserts are wonderful. Go later in the afternoon if you want to avoid waiting in line. Well worth the wait.

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Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

In spite of lengthy lines, 4 Rivers is definitely worth the wait. Great meats, outstanding side dishes, and fabulous desserts!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is what St. Peter will be serving! The brisket is amazing. Tender, moist, and just the right touch of spice. The Six Shooter is a great item on the "Signature Stackers" menu. A generous pile of pulled pork on a slab of cheese grits, topped with coleslaw, pickles and jalapeños. What more could you ask for?!

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Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Elizabeth who works in the Longwood location, dessert dept, went out of her way to make us special cupcakes for my birthday. She was so nice, I hope she gets recognized by her management! I don't eat meat and can barely stomach the greasy meat smell inside the restaurant, but the desserts are worth putting up with the smell. At... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

The taste of all the food they have to offer is amaizing and would recommend it if you have the extra cash. The only thing I did not like was the amount of food for the price I paid. There are other places in Orlando with equally good bbq for less $ and the portions are comparatively bigger than 4... More

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Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

As good a bbq as you'll find in Florida and will stand up to any bbq in the US Solid menu selections Consistently done No frills Just great eats

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Deltona, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have been to 4-Rivers many times with my family and family friends. We have never had a truly bad experience at the restaurant. The food is always filling and delicious! We have tried their BBQ and various dessert options. On our most recent visit, I had the Signature Angus Brisket Smokehouse Sandwich. Overall, the sandwich was very tasty. However,... More

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Casselberry, Florida, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have visited twice and I'm not impressed. They seem to have a cult following but I'm just not seeing the appeal. The BBQ is good but you have to order at a window and pick it up at another and you seat yourself and take care of yourself. For the price of the food and the portions, I expect... More

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