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Poppa's BBQ

4890 122nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762-4411
+1 727-954-8871
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribs” (129 reviews)
“pulled pork” (45 reviews)
“potato salad” (24 reviews)
American, Barbecue
4890 122nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762-4411
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I agree you have to go early..runs out only because they take pride in only serves the best quality nothing rushed only perfection...

Thank Rona B
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

In town on Business and ran across this place. Great BBQ sandwich. Fast and friendly service. There was a nice flow of customers. Would definitely come back.

Thank Tube-Bender
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

For Florida, this place has some LEGIT BBQ! The pulled pork is delicious, one of those rare finds where sauce simply isn’t required. And the ribs run this fine line between wet and dry, which I haven’t seen before, but boy are they yummy! Be...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This place is the definition of a hole in the wall - mom and pop. I drive by it everyday and didn't even realize it existed. The second I stepped out if my car I could smell the kitchen, and it lured me in. I...More

Thank John C
Reviewed August 1, 2017

I've eaten at Poppa's many, many times. It's so good. We order lunch for our office often, and are never disappointed. Get there early though, because the place gets packed and when the food is gone, it's gone. :)

Thank tdwalters
Reviewed June 16, 2017

For the barbeque officionados, this place is a must try...Just a stones throw from St. Pete airport this place is amazing. A large Q sandwich, two sides, and a drink $5.99. The flavor is to die for. You can smell it from across the parking...More

Thank homesolution825
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

I picked up a rack of ribs, chicken breast, and 1 lbs of pulled pork. It feed my family perfectly. I asked about how to reheat it and the oven temp and time work out perfect. Great food for a good price.

Thank Rick D
Reviewed June 12, 2017

The special of the day was ribs, pulled pork sandwich and a drink for $7.98. You can't beat that price anywhere. The ribs were very good and had a nice smoke ring on them. They were smoked with apple wood. The pork seemed a little...More

1  Thank coachreyes55
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Every time I come to the Clearwater area I make sure I stop in for a rack a ribs. Simply put, DELICIOUS. You don't need to cover these ribs in sauce, they are good eatin right out of the foil and with fries. TIP: call...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed April 24, 2017

The new location is a bit sterile inside, but cleaner and more spacious than the old place. The jumbo sandwich, sweet tea and two side special is unbeatable. The baked beans are Bush's the potato salad is tasty. The sandwich is on another level. Heaping...More

Thank Amethystcamper
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December 10, 2015|
Response from GabeF8 | Reviewed this property |
Hmmm. Not sure on the Gluten. I didn't see any of the typical dog friendly stuff there. The place is pretty simple and safe outside. Good luck. Also try calling them (727) 954-8871.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$4 - $10
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4890 122nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762-4411
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-954-8871
Award Winning BBQ Restaurant.Slow Smoked Pulled Pork. Mouth Watering Baby Back Ribs.Dine In or Take Out. Catering Available.
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