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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” (137 reviews)
“pulled pork” (44 reviews)
“potato salad” (26 reviews)
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4890 122nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762-4411
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

My friends rave about Poppa's and there is a line out the door at lunch, but I thought it was just okay. The baked beans had no flavor. The potato salad had no flavor. The pulled pork was fine, but nothing special, and the bun...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HungryGreg
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We had Poppa's cater lunch for our office of 60 people. Quality of food was amazing and the portions were huge! The food was hot and had a delicious taste. BBQ was the best I had in Florida! Highly recommend to visit the location or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 4Topper
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Outta the way place with excellent bbq and wonderful, friendly service. Highly recommend this tasty eatery. All walks of life enter these doors to exit happy, full and with intent to return.

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank sherryhuff36
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We found ourselves here for lunch. We arrived just after 12 and managed to grab one of the last spots in the car park. (Reviews say it's a small lot but it was much bigger than I expected). The restaurant was busy and already had...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 64beckim
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

BBQ was better when location was in the smaller building. Overall, prices are reasonable and food is very good. Nothing fancy. Everything is served on paper plates. Ribs are meaty and tasty. Pulled pork is also very good. I recommend the combo meal. Get there...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank AndiamoAMagna
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Place is a mom and pop, nothing fancy (paper plates) , great service, place was clean, good atmosphere, great flow of customers. Went for lunch with a co worker had the special, pork sandwich with riblets . It was delicious, pulled pork was fantastic as...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank blkdoggy421
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Their ribs and pulled pork are so good! The rub is mildly spicy but not overwhelming. They aren't super fatty like most places. The sides are tasty too. Service is quick and friendly.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Toni S
Reviewed March 8, 2018 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...

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ronab384
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.

Date of visit: January 2018
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

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank I2432NFscottc
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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