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Sparky's Roadside Barbecue

204 NE 1st St, Miami, FL 33132-2504 (Downtown)
305-377-2877
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Ranked #75 of 3,645 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $12
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Late Night
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Bear River, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

stumbled across this unassuming diner while walking around the downtown area. Decided to try it out and pleased we did. Excellent draft beers and pulled pork sandwich and burger. Very good service and prices.

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San Leandro, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I asked the bellmen for a local lunch spot . Sparky's Roadside BBQ , a few blocks from our hotel , one of those hole in the wall diners , where one goes for comfort food . We shared a combo plate , some local beer and key lime pie , very good food and value.

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant is not part of a South Florida chain like Shorty's or Flannigan's which is what makes it special. It is located in Downtown, evidence if how Miami is changing (for the better!). The St. Louis ribs tasted excellent as they became a messy mess on my plate. The Sweet Potato was AWESOME! And to finish it off....try the... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

OK, we are from the Midwest which is known for great Kansas City BBQ. Didn't expect to find this three blocks away from our downtown Miami hotel. Greta pork and the standout were the boneless smoked chicken thighs. service was fantastic

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I don't usually eat BBQ but I had the best pulled pork sandwich ever!!! The service is great, everything I ate was delicious! Try the mac and cheese too! Soooo good! Definitely going back

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The food was great and it's a great little place to go to hang out for a while, and you might even be able to take in a sporting event. Like the BBQ a lot and exploring the neighborhood.

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Miami, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Went here on Saturday afternoon. Place is a small southerly type of place in downtown miami. Food was good the sandwiches where great. Ask for them NOT to put season salt on fries it was a little overboard. Brisket was great. Highly recommend

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Beef Brisket, St Louis Style Ribs, Southern Fried Smoked Chicken. All tender, juicy and very flavorful. Mash potatoes, Baked Beans, Macaroni & Cheese all perfectly cook sides. Robust list of craft beers from several good local breweries and out of State. Small but cozy atmosphere that fill real quickly with the lunch crowd. Service was super fast and friendly. It's... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I live in Kendall and I try to find any reason to go downtown so that I can eat at Sparky's. I love the pulled pork plate and the catfish. My daughters love the fries and my oldest can't get enough of the jerk chicken. That is saying a lot because she is picky. Beer and BBQ, can't ever go... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Small family run type resturant in central Miami, but nice welcome and good food Sweet potato fries as a starter followed by Pulled pork and Brisket and pork combo as mains with Coleslaw side, Soft drinks and a couple of beers Weather closed in (rain and Thunder / Lightning( as we were finnishing but happy to stay and talk with... More

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Additional Information about Sparky's Roadside Barbecue

Address: 204 NE 1st St, Miami, FL 33132-2504
Phone Number: 305-377-2877
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 12
Cuisine: Barbecue

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