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Granger and Sons BBQ

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8121 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland, FL
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cash only. Be ready. Family owned. I have loved it for years.. each day a different specialty meat!!

Thank Renee A
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. This is definitely one of Lakeland's hidden treasures. Granger is a family-owned BBQ that does not disappoint However, there are a few tricks to making sure you have a great experience. First, it is CASH ONLY! No credit/debit cards accepted. Secondly, get there early! They only have/cook enough that they think they can sell in one day. If go... More 

Thank Tracy B
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

GREAT BBQ PLACE!!!! Simple menu. Side dishes are all home made. We had the small rib plate & pulled pork plate. DEEEELICIOUS! Good value. Great food. Hard to beat that combination. Don't let the exterior fool you. It's all about the food inside.

Thank John W
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

the food at best was ok. They had run out of what I wanted to order both visits No air. Not good in summer..

Thank sunspunw
Bartow, Florida
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Some of the best BBQ you will find anywhere! We've eaten there several times and are never disappointed. The food is reasonable and plentiful. Oh, make sure you have cash though -- no credit cards accepted. And they're only open for lunch (11-2), except for Friday and Saturday (11-8). I believe they have steaks on Friday evenings. I have yet... More 

Thank Keith W
Lakeland, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Benn going there for years the pulled pork,steak Kabobs&Ribs,Love there sauce and always a -pleasure to see a Family Owned Business!!!

Thank bbennyluv
Lakeland, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is not a fancy eating establishment. It doesn't pretend to be either. It has the main thing I go to restaurants for - GREAT FOOD! The place is clean. Granger and Son's does great BBQ at a fair price. They have tables and chairs inside, and a covered patio with tables and chairs outside (if it is cool enough).... More 

Thank Ken M
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

My wife and I went to Granger's for lunch today. We both got the small rib plate with 2 sides, which is still a pretty big lunch. Ribs were tender and lean, with enough bite and chew to be really satisfying. When people talk about "fall off the bone" as if it's the gold standard for ribs, I cringe; if... More 

Thank Michael B
Coconut Creek, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

It's very homey and fairly inexpensive. The food is good, better than a chain place, but not as good as I'd hoped it'd be. It was late afternoon when we ate and they were already out of all sides except baked beans. The portions are generous, so the value is very good. Service is very good. I'd certainly return if... More 

Thank JiCiT
Manitou Beach, Michigan
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

Don't let the outside appearance scare you away....this is an awesome family run barbeque place. Wonderful staff, great food and reasonable prices. Plus, sometimes there is the coolest original edition Bronco parked out in front! You will not be disappointed!your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

Thank manitoubeach

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $16
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8121 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-858-7572

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?