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4 Rivers Smokehouse

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1600 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789
+1 407-474-8377
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 441
    Excellent
  • 147
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best BBQ in Orlando!

This place is THE BEST! This is as close to the original lication as you can get (they moved from a tiny walk up down the street,) and this location started it all! SWEET Shop on location has beautiful delicious desserts too. Birthday cupcake, Bayou bar, earthquake cake, and the banana pudding are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Adora D
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is THE BEST! This is as close to the original lication as you can get (they moved from a tiny walk up down the street,) and this location started it all! SWEET Shop on location has beautiful delicious desserts too. Birthday cupcake, Bayou bar, earthquake cake, and the banana pudding are our favorites! UCF University location is great... More 

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Thank Adora D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I love 4rivers. It's the best barbecue I have ever tasted. The sides are delicious too. I wish, however, there were more gluten-free options. I love that the owner is a Christian and that the store is closed on Sundays. There's always a line when I go, which says something for the food. The wait is always... More 

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Thank Jrogg
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the ribs , which were pretty good, but the sides (Mac 'n cheese, bbq beans, and dill potato salad) weren't much to write home about. If we go back, we're going to try the brisket. That seemed to be the item to order. Juicy looking and smelled wonderful. At least it seemed like everyone was getting that. I... More 

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Thank Michelle T
Lakeland, Florida
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this local chain of BBQ restaurants. This was the first time I've been to this location. My wife and I went on a Saturday at about 1:20pm, and the line was out the door. It moved pretty fast though and we were at the counter putting in our order in 10 minutes or so. We both got brisket,... More 

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Thank 10Miler
Greenfield, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic place - was passing through town and got lunch based on another review - awesome! Had the brisket sandwich - lean, with Mac and cheese and coleslaw. Big family tables, outside eating. Wait in line to order and they build your meal as you go and take it with you! Nice staff. Clean for sure. The... More 

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Thank Beth R
Herndon, Virginia
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for dinner and had a great family dining experience. It is casual and you eat on picnic tables. The food was good and there was plenty of it. The dining room is quite loud and did make it difficult to carry on a conversation at times!

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Thank Bahamaann
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My coworkers, my family, my community loves 4Rivers! We always have great food, whether we eat in or take it to go. My company utilizes 4Rivers catering very often as our clients also love the food!

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Thank TerriBaseCamp
Great Falls, Virginia
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited last weekend, for lunch. There was a line nearly out of the door and a well-drilled crew working the line and keeping everyone ticking along. I had the brisket, which was very tender. The mac n cheese side was very good for a fast food joint although the beans were so sweet they could have been sold in... More 

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Thank Lockmk
Fenton, Illinois
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425 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this place knows how to make delicious barbecue. We tried it for the first time and will go back. Their hot sauce is the best. I liked the sides I had too. The mac and cheese was so cheesy and good. Also try the bread pudding. The cupcakes look so pretty and tasty but we did not indulge.

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Thank peonyrose
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got the brisket, yummy, melts in your mouth. All the sides were great. Ton of food, very reasonable. I think my son had the best option going with the sliders, he got brisket and 2 pulled pork. They move people through quick. Online menu was a great help

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1600 W. Fairbanks Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 407-474-8377

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?