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Alday's BBQ Express

1135 Benevea Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232-1927
(941) 923 2279
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Ranked #406 of 822 restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- May 22, 2014
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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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110 reviews 110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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Sarasota, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

One of the best places to get BBQ in SRQ ! They have two BBQ stands located on the corner of Bahia Vista and Beneva Road and a new location on S.R. 70 and I-75, only 1/4 mile off the exit. Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday - 11am-7pm Smoked Brisket, Pulled Pork, Ribs, Chicken and yummy sides like smoked baked... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

You have to wait for the weekend but it's worth it. Alday's is great BBQ, especially the pulled pork. I do wish the ribs were a little cheaper. For the same price you get a half rack other places, you maybe get four ribs here because they sell by the pound.

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Sarasota, Florida
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133 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

In a mobile trailer located in a gas station parking lot on Beneva and Bahia Vista. Don't let the location make you drive by. Stop..........order.............eat..........and enjoy. In a town not known for it's "Q", Alday's is very good. I had the 1 lb spare rib dinner with mac & cheese and slaw for $15. Not only a lot of food............but,... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

As a child of the 1970's, gas stations were known for getting items meant for adults. If one's courage could be met with an older's person lack of discretion, then it was a great day as measured by a 15 year old. You could get beer, cigarettes, and maybe an 'educational' magazine. Flash forward 30 years and you discover your... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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191 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Apparently, in a gas station right next to the highway. If you are not a city resident, who is used to eating at food trucks, you might not think of roadside places as the best to eat at. Alday's shatters that convention as soon as you smell what is cooking inside. It is a family run business and I know... More

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