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The Sand Bucket Smoke

980 Cape San Blas Rd, Cape San Blas, FL 32456-4603
+1 850-229-4227
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunswick stew” (28 reviews)
“pulled pork” (36 reviews)
“baked beans” (25 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
980 Cape San Blas Rd, Cape San Blas, FL 32456-4603
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate at the Sand Bucket last week, and loved it! My husband and I ordered the sampler, which was a lot bigger than we expected! The sausage was amazing, and I really liked the brisket, and my hubby loved the ribs and wings... The...More

Thank sands2798
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate there or year ago food was good this year mediocre at best little to no barbecue flavor seemed like fast food barbecue.

Thank Fldiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came upon this little, roadside restaurant while riding around the Cape San Blas area. The food was delicious! Kind of a self-serve, walk up and order restaurant, but the staff was very helpful and friendly. The Piggie Poppers and Crab Balls were amazing! Pulled...More

1  Thank Kksmom1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here recently. My wife got the blue cheese burger and loved it. I got some fried shrimp. It was very good as well. I also got some brunswick stew. It had plenty of meat and good flavor. We will try...More

Thank bmc-hartselle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for takeaway and opted for the combo with a bit of everything. And everything was dreadful. 30 bucks for a bit of dried pulled pork,a half-cooked bloody chicken leg,a handful of ribs coated in gunge and some burned meat that was clearly...More

Thank Wahaay
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Everything we had there was great, especially the piggy balls (hush puppies with cream cheese and pulled pork in them). The Brunswick stew was excellent, as well as the pulled pork sandwich. The ambiance is a bit lacking though. I would suggest putting a couple...More

Thank kablam0r
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this little restaurant coming back from Saint Joseph and I'm glad we did! Everyone loved what they ordered! Lots of selection of BBQ sauce at your table. The set up for ordering is a little strange to me though. Sit at table...More

1  Thank kelly d
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Staying across the street (Old Salt Works), we went for dinner. Very laid back and friendly. Pulled pork was delicious, the baked beans were great, and the Brunswick stew was fantastic!

1  Thank TFK36559
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Everyone in our group enjoyed their food from The Sand Bucket. The pulled pork and coleslaw were our favorite. The kids loved their meals and said the fries were the best ever!

Thank Sparty1023
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We ate dinner there one evening. The kids had shrimp and the adults had barbecue. All the food was good and the prices were reasonable. Our food arrived quickly and the staff was friendly enough.

Thank larryrV6199HJ
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Questions & Answers
February 14, 2017|
Response from Annette H | Property representative |
All of our meats are gluten free, also baked beans, greens, Brunswick stew, fries, grilled shrimp and green salads.
October 15, 2016|
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Response from Annette H | Property representative |
We allow certified dogs in the restaurant.
Kathe N
August 16, 2015|
Response from Annette H | Property representative |
I am sorry at this time we don't have the facilities available for pets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 980 Cape San Blas Rd, Cape San Blas, FL 32456-4603
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Cape San Blas
  • Phone Number: +1 850-229-4227
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