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Lunch, Dinner
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American, Barbecue
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

Everything we ordered came out perfect!! The chicken so flavorful and tender! The baked beans, sweet cole slaw, big fries, toasted garlic bread! Even the Sweet Tea!!! We will be visiting often at this awesome find!!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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236brianh, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Thank you for your review! I am so happy you enjoyed your meal. I am a fan of the chicken also. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Brian

Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

After visiting Blue Springs State Park we went up the road about 10 miles to DeLand and had lunch at Brian's BBQ Ate here a couple of times before and have always had a great meal. Western motif , unpretentious and good food with great...service. Very reasonable lunch specials on the menu every day. Stop in after the manatees and fill up.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Fearless30454471831, Agency / Consultant at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2020

Hi there! Thanks so much for the awesome review. We're so glad you were able to share a meal with us. Come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed January 17, 2020 via mobile

Came here for dinner as we explore our new place. Surprised that we were able to get a seat fast even when its Saturday night. Our server was a very friendly lady and she made our dinner enjoyable. I got the Mahi special and the...unlimited salad. Great mango salsa for the sauce. The salad bar has nice selection.. Food over all was great. Price is reasonable. And we will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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236brianh, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2020

Jun B, Thank you for the kind words! I will share this with our crew. I am glad you liked the Mango Salsa, it has a hint of Jalepeno and we make it in house from our own recipe. I hope to see you again...More

Reviewed December 29, 2019

I had put in an order to-go on Friday for Sat. pick-up. It consisted of the brisket dinner & the whole chicken dinner, each with 3 sides. I said I would pick up on Sat. around 1p.m. Just before we stepped out of the house...on Saturday, hubby mentioned the charge never showed up. He called Brian's to see if they rcvd. the order & they had not. Not sure what I did wrong, but not the first time this has happened, but the first here. Hubby put in the order again & they asked what time we would pick-up. He mentioned the 1p.m. & said he didn't expect that time to be honored.. Surprised when told it would be! We arrived @ Brians @ 1:07 & our large order was sitting there ready for us! We were amazed! I usually check take-out for inclusion, but skipped because we were in sort of a hurry & I trust Brian's. Sure enough, all was there & all the guests LOVED it, especiall the 2 teenage boys! The adults had to hurry for seconds or those boys would have devoured it all-lol. We had a total of 4 adults & 2 teens & there was still leftovers! The mac-n-cheese was also a huge hit & I wish I would have ordered more than 2 pints. That went quickly & the potato salad was also a hit. The cole slaw wasn't as popular, but still very good & creamy.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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236brianh, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2020

Thank you for the nice review! I am glad everyone enjoyed the meal and the portions! Also, I am happy we took care of your order so quickly. Of course, please let me know how our ordering system failed in the first place. I am...More

Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

Out of the way for us, but will become a regular eating hole. Recommended by my wife's friend and thought we would try it. The smoked Turkey sandwich was the best she's ever eaten. Chose collards and steak fries for sides....also great. Collards needed a...touch more spice. She had the very fresh unlimited salad bar as well. Lots to choose from. I had the lightly battered fish sandwich. Excellent, fresh, and not overdone. I would go back for the cheese grits and bacon alone as it reminded me of the low country shrimp and grits flavor of South Carolina. The steak fries were piled high, hot, and gooood. I had the salad bar as well. A meal by itself and offered as a meal by itself if you want. We had wine....good prices for the quantity. Also noticed too late that we could order a whole Thanksgiving dinner with Turkey and ham and all the fixings for 12-16 people for under $100. We already have our Turkey and stuff otherwise we would have jumped at the offer.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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236brianh, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2020

Paul, Thank you so much for the kind words. We are so happy to be your regular dining out spot! I will share your note with our crew, they will be so pleased. I look forward to seeing you soon! Brian

Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

Our first visit. We have passed by before and decided to give it a try today. We were seated right. Our server, Ms. Delaney, was just terrific. My husband and I each had the Dieter's Special which was your choice of a meat on a...plate. However, this special came with an AYCE salad bar. The salad bar had a good selection. Reasonably priced BBQ menu. We will visit again and try a different dish.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Brian H, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2019

Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience. I'm glad you enjoyed Delaney, she has been with us for years and will be pleased to hear your comments. I look forward to seeing you with us again! Brian

Reviewed September 21, 2019 via mobile

This is classic barbecue food in a rustic, local setting. From John Wayne photos on the walls to classic ribs and chicken, this place did not disappoint. I recommend it!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Brian H, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2019

Thank you for your comments. I am glad you like the John Wayne photos. Some of them are even signed by The Duke himself ! Hope so see you again soon. Brian

Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Love the flavor of the ribs, chicken & sides. I have eaten here a few times and ordered Togo. Every time the ribs are meaty and great taste without sauce. Have tried the Lima beans, bbq beans, steak fries and bacon cheese grits. All good....Staff is friendly and are there when you need them.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Brian H, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2019

Thank you for your kind words. The crew works hard to make sure every visit is great for our guests. I am so glad you are enjoying your visits. Hope to see you soon! Brian

Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

We had the BOGO Baby Back Ribs and they were so tender and moist that they “melted in your mouth”. We love Brian’s.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Brian H, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Thank you so much for your note! I am happy you enjoyed the Baby Back Ribs, and I do appreciate you taking the time to let us know. I will let the crew know your comments!

Reviewed May 24, 2019

Brian's ribs are the best around! They are the juiciest and the meat falls off the bone. Also, the prices won't break the bank.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Brian H, Owner at Brian's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Thank you for the nice review! Our ribs are most certainly a customer favorite. We give them all of the love and attention they deserve during the smoking process! I will pass your kind words over to our kitchen staff :) Hope to see you...More

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Since Thursday is all you can eat spare ribs, they are usually pretty busy. They could probably set up the outside seating area for you, but for a group that large, you really need to call them.
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