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Poppa's BBQ

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4890 122nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762-4411
+1 727-954-8871
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Clearwater, Florida
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I got to the Resturant at 1:30pm in the afternoon for the staff to tell me that they were completely out of everything! Nothing left there to buy. Not even a Raincheck discount did they offer. No apolozy offered either. I am astonded that a resturant can be out of all food. This is an unacceptable experience!

Thank jhodge99
poppasbbq, Public Relations Manager at Poppa's BBQ, responded to this review

Like many of the top quality BBQ restaurants in the country, we cook our bbq fresh every morning. Our website as well as the restaurant signage reflects our hours as "Mon-Fri 10:30am until sold out (only open lunch hours)" While we would love to have a steady stream of high quality bbq, we won't allow supply and demand to lower... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank hermrc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank Tammy H
Madeira Beach, Florida
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445 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank ernierad
Clearwater, Florida
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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.

Thank Michael W
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 

Thank John K
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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189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
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.

Thank scherzva
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

I've eaten here several times on my way to ST. Pete Beach and it never disappoints. Succulent, savory, mouth-watering - just pile on the adjectives because they are all true. This cat knows how to do BBQ and you'll not soon forget how good it is. True story.

Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $10
American, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?