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Lithia, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

I sure do miss Lola Jane's. "Uncle" Rodney's Barbeque fails in delivering a good meal. There are many other places that are twice as good in the local area. I found the place dirty, and the food tired and stale. I'll never go back. This used to be Lola Jane's cajun restaurant, which had great food at great prices. This... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

If you've grown up with BBQ that uses "a great rub", then you haven't experienced REAL BBQ yet. There's nothing artificial about this place. The meat is smoked with a variety of woods that create the best ribs I've ever had, and pulled pork, and beef. The baked beans have pulled pork meat added to them (at least they've had... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Great ribs + the very best collard greens this humble creature has ever eaten Tasty and generous portions. The establishment is true it's roots - simple and down-home. No fru-fur at this locality. You might pass on by if you didn't know better. Rodney is well known among the locals for great ribs.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012 via mobile

Ribs were awesome and so was Rodney! Sides were not up to par based on the ribs served. Greens had no flavor and the cole slaw tasted like they were purchased from a chain store... Overall a great little dive and I'll be back for more...

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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I found this place just driving down McDill one day for lunch about 2 years ago and noticed all this smoke billowing out from this little place so I decided to stop and give it a try. The place is just a small house with a large screened in patio serving as the dining area and old patio furniture seving... More

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Tampa, FL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Looking for the best bbq in the Tampa Bay area? Uncle Rodney's is the place! I've tried just about every bbq place in the area and none compare to Uncle Rodneys. The food is amazing, especially the ribs. I've also had the pork, chicken, and sausage and all were fresh and tasty! The sides are also very good, especially the... More

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Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

This place is off the beaten path but well worth making the effort. It is not a fancy place and my family was a little hesitant to even go inside based on the outside appearance but the smell of barbecue lured them inside to give it a try. This place is the real deal. Real wood smoked pork. We tried... More

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Uncle Rodney's has the best BBQ around! You will not be disappointed.

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11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

It's just all good. Pulled pork is my fav with collard greens. The baked beans are the best ever.

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Seattle, Washington
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125 reviews 125 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

This is one of those restaurants that you read about, and IF you are lucky enough to find out where it is located you will NOT be disappointed. It is off the beaten path, but worth the search. Entering the shop you are "greeted" by a crusty man who asks - "Is this your first time here?" We answered "yes".... More

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Address: 5217 S. MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Cuisine: Barbecue

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