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1135 Benevea Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232-1927
(941) 923 2279
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Hours:
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
BBQ

Great fresh bbq. A little pricy...but good quality. Huge sandwiches. Fall off the bone ribs. Great for quick take out on the corner by the gas station.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great fresh bbq. A little pricy...but good quality. Huge sandwiches. Fall off the bone ribs. Great for quick take out on the corner by the gas station.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I have ordered Barbeque at their BENEVA rd. trailer MANY times. the quality of the smoked meats (pork, ribs, and beef brisket) is definitely very, very good by Sarasota standards. They have the BEST slow smoked chicken that I have ever had.The side dishes are very good.....fresh delicious cole slaw,,,,,,and baked beans with generous pieces of pulled pork mixed in.They... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

This food truck is great for BBQ and side dishes! Better get there early though, or they may run out of your favorite entree. If you want traditional BBQ, you're at the right place! Pretty decent bang for your buck, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I attended a large private party catered by Alday's smoked BBQ and i was so impressed i found out they have locations around town to have fresh smoked bbq any day i want. They give a nice personal service and there are no surprises, it is always smoked perfectly the same and i was told and believe it is ALWAYS... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Now that I have your interest, from the above mentioned movie; "Best damn barbecue I ever had"! The best brisket around! Anyway you try the pork, shredded, baby back, or regular, you will definitely be impressed!

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I often purchase the smoked salmon, it is always moist and tender and delicious. I like it even with the barbeque sauce.......A very yummy, easy meal.

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Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I LOVE BBQ, but not here. You will find better prices at the fair. And that's sad. It is 6/10 BBQ at best. Probably one of the smallest pulled pork sandwiches I have ever paid $7 for. They must season it with gold sprinkles.. Out of a trailer...

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Amherst, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The ribs were my favorite. We had pulled pork and brisket. This is a trailer at a gas station so nowhere to sit but pretty good. Prices were kinda high for a trailer at a gas station.

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Sarasota, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Check your portion, I purchased a pound of brisket,it looked small so I weighed it when I got it home and it came up short. Very expensive at $17.79 for a pound of dry meat interspersed with lumps of fat. Service was extremely rude at the Beneva Rd stop. I would not recommend.

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

After several years of trying out the various BBQ joints in the Sarasota area, I can confidently say that Alday's has the best quality, consistently tasty meats hands down. It's ironic that they operate out of trailer smokers in a couple of locations. Don't go for the atmosphere, it's going to be a picnic table at a gas station. Do... More 

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Additional Information about Alday's BBQ Express

Address: 1135 Benevea Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232-1927
Phone Number: (941) 923 2279
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1135 Benevea Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232-1927
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: (941) 923 2279

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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