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Hickory Hollow Barbeque

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222-2871
+1 941-722-3932
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Bradenton, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in with our party of 5 until we left it was nothing but rudeness From the whole staff. After we were seated the waitress came and was rushing us to order and we weren't ready yet. The waitress then comes to the table and yells are these all delegate checks. I looked at her she... More 

Thank brandon8926
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quirky little restaurant (only accepts cash) delicious southern style home cooking. Everything we ate (and we all got something different) was delicious ribs pulled pork collards Mac n cheese corn fritters fried okra ect ect yum! Decent prices large servings!cash only bring cash

Thank 27beachbum27
Bradenton, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good spot to enjoy bar b que or a vegetable plate. Really good iced tea and hush puppies for everyone. Worth the trip.

Thank Debba820
Sarasota, Florida
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181 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here today with my husband & a couple of friends. Our friends had been here before & had recommended it. This restaurant did not disappoint. My husband got the pork platter (small), it came with 2 sides, he chose the baked beans & mac & cheese. I chose the 1/4 chicken platter with 2 sides, I chose the spinach... More 

Thank Laura P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Several in our party of 6 had the pulled pork dinner with a variety of side dishes including mac & cheese, sugar snap peas, squash & cheese, fried okra, stewed tomatoes & sauerkraut. Everyone thought their dinner & service was excellent. However I have eaten their several times, I knew my favorites, yet I ventured out of the box and... More 

Thank BrooksCavender
Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

This place has a special place in my heart. No frills, just good food. It's all about the sides and this is the kind of place where mac n' cheese is considered a vegetable. Yum.

Thank erinmcgj
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Four of us ate at Hickory Hallow November 29 at about 5:30. The decor is rustic and somewhat dated, but the food and service was very good. I don't know what defines authentic Carolina barbecue but the baby back ribs I had were excellent, fall off the bone tender and full of flavour. Each of us ordered the small portions... More 

Thank Enrico S
Ellenton, Florida
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Lots of sides yo pick from. Love the Carolina bbq. Deserts are delicious. Staff is very friendly. Everyone in our group enjoyed their food

Thank Susan S
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174 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Every time I am in town this is the number one stop for me. The food is great, the value is outstanding, and the service is good. What more can anyone ask for. I have been coming here since 2008. If you are looking for fancy then skip this place, if it is just plain good food and at a... More 

Thank BernieandJune
Nokomis, Florida
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220 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We've been coming here for years when we need some good barbeque. This is a cash only Mom 'n Pop BBQ restaurant without fancy décor or tableware, but lots of good, tasty, and reasonably priced food. Their BBQ is great and they have a large list of side items. Service is down home informal and you can joke with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222-2871
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ellenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-722-3932

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