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Shorty's Bar-B-Q

Allapattah
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2255 NW 87 Avenue, Miami, FL
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
FIRST TIME HERE NOT BAD...

I heard so many things about this place I just had to go being someone who loves BBQ ribs I was so excited....place was very rustic but comfortable...we ordered a plate for 2 which was huge alot of food my husband, me and my 2 kids ate from this plate and still had leftovers...the corn was good... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I heard so many things about this place I just had to go being someone who loves BBQ ribs I was so excited....place was very rustic but comfortable...we ordered a plate for 2 which was huge alot of food my husband, me and my 2 kids ate from this plate and still had leftovers...the corn was good, garlic bread too... More 

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DC
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158 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

If you get tired of the seafood and or latin style foods, this place will cure your BBQ craving. It is not the best BBQ i have had but it was good. Picked up an order to go and ordered from the side window. Person serving me was friendly and helpful. I got the pork platter. Really wanted a meat... More 

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Pugwash, Canada
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116 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

this was just down the street from our hotel. Nice spot, typical BBQ decor. We had a half chicken & a rack of short ribs. we found it to be a bit dry (both) but decently tasty. The highlight of the meal was the key lime pie. Apparently it's made in house.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Loved this place. Great service. The food was lovely. I must say the portions are plentiful. Had the baby back ribs with fries garlic bread and coleslaw home made. I thought I was hungry as I missed lunch but as much as I wanted to finish it all up I failed offered a doggie bag. The staff are great the... More 

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UK
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Nearby the Intercon hotel - food is average but good value. the ribs and fries are just OK - good for a quick dinner

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Canovanas, Puerto Rico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I have been going to the original Shorty's since 1969 and it has been always great. Its probably my 4th time to this location in Doral and every time has been a step down. My last visit, yesterday was a definite NOT coming back to this one. They mistaken my order twice and the spare ribs where dry and chewy... More 

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Orlando
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Good BBQ and the chocolate cake was a great finish to the meal. Waitress got us everything we ask for. Could have been a little quicker.

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Steyning
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The meal is a good size, the BBQ beans are great & the Corn On The Cob is fantastic. Fast service & just a great place to eat & cheap.

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Meridian, Idaho
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I grew up eating at Shorty's and have always loved their BBQ. So anytime I'm back visiting it's a must have stop! Great food, great value! Its true BBQ.

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miami
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I had the chicken bbq with sweet potato and coleslaw. Bbq was very good. Was served at the right temp. Would go there again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2255 NW 87 Avenue, Miami, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami>  > Allapattah
  • Neighborhood: Allapattah

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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