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American, Barbecue
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Waterfront
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All reviews beans sliced pork garlic toast barbecue ribs fries salad good food at a good price regular stop stopped for lunch bbq place friendly service generous portions sides florida gators wholesome
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little old time bbq place. Diner style seating, quick and efficient service, and fabulous flavors. I had the Dianne’s Big Salad with smoked turkey and the hubby had the smoked turkey sandwich. The salad was wholesome with boiled egg, croutons, red onion, carrot and...shredded cheese. The smoked turkey was super flavorful and moist. Making Dianne’s a regular stop on our trips passing through.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe not the nicest ambiance but the food definitely makes up for it. Service was very good, friendly yet professional, sliced pork and the chicken breast was cooked to perfection, fries, baked beans, coleslaw, garlic toast, all sooo good!!!! Glad we made a special effort...to time it just right to make it for lunch. They do BBQ RIGHT!!!!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed March 22, 2022

We were driving through the area looking for a good barbeque restaurant. We ended up at this little gem. The barbecued ribs and chicken were great. We ate at a picnic table behind the restaurant overlooking a beautiful lake. One of our dogs went to...get a drink at the lake. Luckily another guest nearby warned us of an approaching gator. I think gators hang out looking for barbecue leftovers. Keep a close eye on your kids and pets. I think they should post a sign warning people not to feed the gators!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed December 19, 2021 via mobile

We stopped for lunch because it was busy, looked local and wasn’t a chain eatery. It was very basic but the place was clean and the waitress was friendly and the food was very tasty and the price was very reasonable. If we lived in...the area we would be back.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 6, 2021 via mobile

Laid back, small place, friendly service and terrific food! Well worth the stop. Lots of food for the price. Pulled pork was moist and delicious, the beans had great flavor and the smoked turkey had the perfect balance of flavor and smoke.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed May 6, 2021

We stopped here 11 years ago as we were relocating to Florida. It was the real deal. It's still the real deal with an upgrade. BBQ ribs and sides are delicious. Hubby had the smoked beef slices. Generous portions and a few choices of sauce....If you sit quietly, you'll hear the accents of those who have lived in Florida all their lives. It's relaxing and of generous spirit. We'll return again and agin.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 30, 2021 via mobile

For those of you who remember Sonnys BBQ back in the day, this is the place for you. If ever I am passing thru this small Florida town, this is a must stop. The BBQ beef is always just right and the service is friendly.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed December 2, 2020 via mobile

We happened in while on the road. It’s a nice local place with a selection of barbecue plus a couple of other choices, like a burger. I had a good barbecued chicken plate, my wife enjoyed her pulled pork sandwich, and my daughter said the...burger was quite good.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 24, 2020

This place has some great ratings on both Yelp and here ... This place must have changed hands! In a word ... Shocking! We had the dish they called smoked Turkey dinner. It was basically lunch meat on a plate served with some of the...worse instant mashed potatoes I have ever had with jar gravy ... Not a good thing. We had the BBQ chicken which tasted like it had been made a few days ago and reheated ...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 21, 2020

Ordered smoked turkey with 2 sides. Full portions. Sides were large. The sauces were unique. Service was very good. Amy was our server.

Date of visit: August 2020
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870diannet, Owner at Dianne's Old Time Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2020

I am happy to hear you left Dianne’s with a full and happy tummy! And , yes, Amy is one of the best. Thank you for dining with us. Dianne

Reviewed August 20, 2020

On the way back home to SCarolina, we stopped at Dianne's. I got the smoked chicken quarter with baked beans and slaw; my wife and son shared a full rack of BBQ pork ribs and sides of fries and collards. It was so good all...the way around. I hated to leave, to tell the truth. The side dishes were bountiful and delicious. My smoked chicken was just right, tender and tasty. The rack was full and the bones suckable. I live in BBQ country here in SC, but I will always appreciate the service, sauces, and plentiful portions at Dianne's.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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870diannet, Owner at Dianne's Old Time Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2020

I am happy you had a great experience with us. Our goal is to see our guests leave with a smile and a happy tummy. Sounds like we did our job with you, anacondapy. Thank you, Dianne

Reviewed February 23, 2020

Dropped in for lunch on Sunday. Seated immediately. Friendly waitress. Had the pork dinner with mac and cheese and bbq beans. Very filling. Good food nothing special. My wife had bbq chicken with green beans. Chicken seemed to be fried and the beans were overdone.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 7, 2020

We stopped on our way from Okefenokee to Orlando. Local place, the parking lot was busy. That is a good indicator of great food. We were not disappointed! Greeter was instantly seating us. Waitress was very attentive. Mashed potatoes, gravy, BBQ ribs, coleslaw, collard greens...with chunks of ham in it, all done to perfection. We topped it off with a slice of key lime pie. It gave us a good taste of local food, local people and local favorites.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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870diannet, Owner at Dianne's Old Time Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2020

Sorry to be so long in my response, Covid and all. I am glad you had a good experience with us locals. Most of our guests are repeat locals but we still count on passerbys to stop in and eat with us. Be sure to...More

Reviewed January 26, 2020

Driving down Highway 301 and spotted this location with quite a few cars outside, so we stopped in for lunch. "Great" is much too strong, while "overall good" might be closer to the truth. Don't come expecting fancy, 'cuz it ain't. Minimum decor, basic table...and chairs...."what'll y'all have?" Food and prices are both good. We enjoyed the chef's choice hamburger and the Big Deal sliced beef sandwich, along with BBQ beans. Both sandwiches hit the spot and we also enjoyed the sides. All in all, I think we scored with our choice to stop here.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2020

Went on a weeknight. Ordered from the lunch menu as they have smaller portions. Service was very quick and friendly. Food was very good. Not much on atmosphere, just a good place to have a good, reasonably priced meal.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Yes, Dianne's Old Time Barbeque offers takeout services.

Dianne's Old Time Barbeque is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5