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Eli's BBQ

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360 Skinner Blvd, Dunedin, FL 34698-5769
727-738-4856
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a cheap thrill to pay a visit to Elis. Always something good cookin up with your choice of great sauces. Ribs and sausage and chicken and pulled pork, its all super. I enjoy riding my bicycle over and picking up a pound of pulled pork to go for $11, its good for 5 awesome sandwiches ! They close at... More 

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Thank Ray F
Dunedin, Florida
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Eli's BBQ is right on the Pinellas Trail where it crosses Skinner. Housed in a small structure with a smoker out back, fans line up starting at 11:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, the only days Eli's is open. There's no inside sitting, but there are picnic tables outside. Most people do take-out. The food is terrific and cheap.

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Thank 1544patriciab
Dunedin, Florida
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Eli's BBQ is a must go to place in Dunedin. It is not fancy, but the ribs are excellent. It is only open a few days a week. When you drive by you can see a line of customers waiting for their turn to order. Enjoy!!

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Thank Sandy34698
Lakewood, New Jersey
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Good home made take out food. Ribs, chicken and soul food served on paper plates. Sit under a tree or take it home. It's authentic.

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Thank Mike P
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Definitely will go back to Eli's BBQ next time I'm in Dunedin. Line for their excellent BBQ starts 11am & well worth the wait, they are only open Friday & Saturdays. I had to have the rib dinner but they also offer pulled pork & chicken. I have never had such delicious BBQ southern style. Ribs just melted in my... More 

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Thank FLBeachBumEveryMay
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We drove past this place this morning and saw the smoke. We thought it has to be good. We went back for lunch and to our great surprise. It was amazing. This little hole in the wall is exactly what good bbq should be at. No fancy plates or utensils just solid delicious bbq

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Thank Cgallagher1113
Gilbert, Arizona
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110 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Anytime I visit this area (from AZ), I always have to stop at Eli's. This time I tried their pork ribs (half slab). WOW ! Not only were they delicious, but they were huge !!! And their two sauces (hot & mild), which I mixed together, added another level of flavor. But you don't need the sauces to enjoy the... More 

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Thank Tom S
Lake George, New York
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

so popular, unfortunately only open Fridays and Saturdays. Great bar b que, beans and slaw! A must eat here when in Dunedin, it's right on the bike trail!

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Thank ronnieracer2015
Dunedin, Florida
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Walk up stand, open very limited hours. Good pork and chicken and sides. Right on the bike trail so if you need a break its a good place to recharge.

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Thank Ann D
Coupeville, Washington
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been meaning to try Eli's for years during one of my many visits to Dunedin but since they are only open on Friday and Saturday afternoon I didn't have the opportunity until this week. I wish I had eaten there earlier, it was excellent. The pork I had was cooked in the style of Northern Alabama BBQ places like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Skinner Blvd, Dunedin, FL 34698-5769
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: 727-738-4856

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?