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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 #135 of 3,639 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
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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English first
Sanford, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Our waiter got a little confused, but Shorty's is still the place to eat bar-b-que in South Dade. The staff is always friendly, and most of the time willing to change things for you, but my husband would not send his food back.

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Comins, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

I love this place - especially the dine-in experience. Sit at a long picnic table with some friends. We like to go and order a variety of things to share. The sauce is so good, I just want to dive in and swim around in it. Also, the corn...yum. Warm, buttery, what's not to like. I often stay in the... More

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We was really looking forward to eating here but the food was a let down it came out at like warm to cold and the restaurant was less half full. What a shame as this place is in walking distance from our intercontinental hotel. Won't be going back.

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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 November 11, 2014

This place has been around since I was a small child. Remember going with my parents It's kinda out of place now as many large building have moved in. But very convenient with the rail right there. So the food is very good Bar b que beef sandwich is my fav. Also order the corn and cole slaw Brisket is... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Known around the world as one of the best BBQ locations (even listed as such in restaurants in NYC), they've been doing it a long time and have it down pat.

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Wandering the world
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've had good barbecue in far too many places to count, and I'd have to include Shorty's among that number. First, I was a little disappointed, as I had wanted to try their barbecued skirt steak, but this location doesn't have that item on its menu. What a shame, as it was the number one thing I had wanted to... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I was taken here for a work lunch.Being from overseas I really appreciated the atmosphere and theatre of the experience.The food was simple but good,the server pleasant and it's the little things like the bone bags and paper towel on the table that I will remember as being unique because we don't have this where I am from.Barbecue is a... More

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Caracas , Venezuela
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109 reviews 109 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I love Shorty's for ribs since I first went there 35 years ago when the restaurant had no walls. I like the ambience sitting at the long tables that you share. But first of all the ribs are awsome. I like Shorty's original sauce. They have great corn bread too.

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We were expecting something special but the food quality was not good enough. Service was excellent and the prices are good. The food just needs to be dramatically improved and a better dessert option offered. The concept is very good indeed.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Nice barbecue in Miami, which isn't what you might expect. Corn on the cob is sort of the signature appetizer, and is excellent. Portions are large and prices very reasonable. The pulled pork is definitely the best choice on the menu, but the brisket is pretty good too.

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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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