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Poppa's BBQ

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4890 122nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762-4411
+1 727-954-8871
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Better BBQ than what I had in Texas. The staff is very personable and the customer service is great. We passed through on our way back to Orlando and got there just as they opened. Everything was fresh and tasty. Two big thumbs up!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place is not much to look at: basic blue-collar lunch joint, but food? AMAZING! We went there twice while visiting Clearwater and were pleasantly surprised. Ribs and pulled pork are just fantastic. Cole slaw is OK, beans are great. Self-service with polite and friendly people working there. There may be a few minutes wait, but food is well worth it.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Awesome chopped pork platter. Pork was moist and tender. Beans and cole slaw were average. Had to wait 15 minutes in line to order and got food quickly after that.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Great food stop before taking friend to PIE. Line out the door when we arrived but it moved fast, food ready quick and it was fantastic. Definitely a go back!

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Thank Tammy H
Madeira Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Hidden gem behind Gabts cafe. Call ahead with order because it does get packed at lunch time. But well worth the wait. The pulled pork is probably one of the best I ever had. Great local place. Good service

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Thank ernierad
Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

A good friend suggested eating here and I'm now hooked. Seems like a favorite among the local businesses and great prices. Enjoyed a great Pork BBQ sandwich, see photo, potatoe salad and coleslaw. Yummy!! Very down to earth with easy walk up order at the counter.

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Thank KatieAH2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Very good BBQ at very good prices! I was craving some burnt ends, wish they had them, but their BBQ hit the spot!! I will definitely be heading back there soon.

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Thank Michael W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

I eat here once a week - probably too often. The pulled pork sandwich is great, the ribs are the best around. Popularity has grown tremendously, so lunch (for me) starts at 11 to make sure I can get in and out in a reasonable timeframe. If you're a "nooner", plan to queue up for awhile and get it to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We both got the special that included a pulled pork sandwich, three ribs and coke slaw, potato salad and a drink. Memphis style, dry rub with sauce if you want. Great flavor. Short lines. Mmm

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

It was good BBQ, nothing amazing but for the price you can't beat it. I would return if I was back in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $10
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
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
Description
Award Winning BBQ Restaurant.Slow Smoked Pulled Pork. Mouth Watering Baby Back Ribs.Dine In or Take Out. Catering Available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?