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Shorty's Bar-B-Q

9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
305 670 7732
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Ranked #128 of 3,676 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Dessert, Hamburgers
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Agawam, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Barbecue is good to very good. Reasonably priced and quick and easy. Not much imagination on the menu and in the restaurant. Portions are only OK.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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109 reviews 109 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We were driving back from the Everglades and looking for our last meal before we left Florida. I figured BBQ would be the most authentic type of food we could get there, so we asked at a Krispy Kream where there was good BBQ and they sent us to Shorty's. The long and short of it is, I've enjoyed BBQ... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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236 reviews 236 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Haven't been to Shorty's BBQ in over 30 years. It hasn't changed at all and the food is still exceptional. The Brisket is outstanding. The service was very good and the price reasonable. Highly recommend to anyone in the area that wants good barbeque.

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Miami, Florida
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297 reviews 297 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The place hasn't changed in 60 years. The slaw and beans are great! We pick them up and carry out. Most bbq plates are enough for two meals. Price and service is good. Cash only!

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Miami Beach
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191 reviews 191 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We went to Shorty’s on the recommendation of a friend who told us to combine this with a visit to Trader Joes across the street. Never was there a greater contrast between two places that sell food! Trader Joes is clean, the food carefully displayed, and the service excellent. Shorty’s is the exact opposite and this is difficult for a... More 

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sao paulo
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

the better corn on a cob in the world....aslo one of the most perfects ribs os the planet, Since 1951 a tadition of florida,,,You need to taste

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The meals are Good value for money and very tasty too. Staff Weren't particularly friendly but our meal was served in record Time. The seating is banquet style so don't think you will get a table By yourself if that's what you want.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The food is really awesome, the service is excellent and the place is really great for a traditional ribs meal. The only regular thing is the waiting time to be seated, but I think is because of the great food quality, truly an American restaurant.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The best BBQ ever!! Love the sauce, the ribs, the corn .... & all. Everytime when im thinking about USA ... Shorty's always in my mind!! Yummy ... Love n enjoy so much , can't wait to go back there.

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Miami, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I can't think of a better place to go IF you print up coupons ahead of time. The meals become little pricey IF your don't use the 2 for one coupons. The menu is much more varied than it was in the 50's. I've been going there for 50 years. I highly recommend the 3 slider combo which has pork... More 

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Additional Information about Shorty's Bar-B-Q

Address: 9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
Phone Number: 305 670 7732
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Dessert, Hamburgers

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