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Shorty's Bar-B-Q

9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
+1 305-670-7732
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
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Reviewed March 18, 2015

Elian Gonzalez, remember him, Cuban boy saved by a dolphin and inner tube, the year 2000, that's when we were at this place. Forgot all about it, had a great time there, food was excellent,we had baby back ribs, and the beer was cold and...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2015

With so many choices in Miami, and with all the apps to reserve a table - Shorty's is a breath of fresh air. Go ahead and wait on line - even if 20 people, takes only 10-15 minutes. Once inside, service is fast and friendly....More

Thank JeffS52
Reviewed March 14, 2015

Two of us visited Shorty's on a Friday night. Parking is tight but there was enough traffic that we found a spot right away. The wait to be seated was about ten minutes. Server was courteous and efficient throughout dinner. The food was delicious and...More

Thank Getxo8
Reviewed March 9, 2015

Took a trip down memory lane with my dad. He went to U of M about 50 years ago! the line was long but it went fast. The seating is communal and the service could not have been better for being so busy. The brisket...More

Thank shbkatz
Reviewed March 3, 2015

One of the tastiest briskets I have ever had the ribs were probably in the top ten ever, This place has been around a while take your seat at a picnic table for twelve and meet your new friends. The Key Lime Pie was the...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed March 1, 2015

I love this restaurant. The food is to die for. I ordered the brisket plate and it was great in all aspects. Giant service, spectacular cuts of meat and great Flavors. I don't use any sauces because I love the taste of the meat only....More

Thank Abraham R
Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Isn't it great when you crave something nostalgic... and it turns out to be as good or better than ever?!?! Welcome back to Shorty's. I make the pilgrimage every time I'm back in the area... and rarely disappointed! This time, we had the ribs, pulled...More

Thank DJSinHKG
Reviewed February 26, 2015

Nobody does BBQ like Texas but nevertheless had a great lunch (rib special) at Shorty's. Ribs were good. Disappointed there was no sausage items on the menu but that was just a small hiccup on the overall meal. Only complaint is our server was suffering...More

Thank 1Papa_Smurf
Reviewed February 21, 2015

We happened upon this jewel as we were heading to the Keys on vacation. It was lip smacking good ! We had the brisket, ribs and chicken and all of them got an A+ rating from us !

Thank ruckusridgenc
Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed Shorty's several times over the years. We try to visit whenever in South Miami and will go out of our way to do so.

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Carol S
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Response from HDrahos | Reviewed this property |
Actually, I think you CAN get Shorty's shipped!! Delicious!
Irit S
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
I've never used one there. it's such a laid back place, I just pay. Not that expensive either. Never looked though, let me know if you find any. lol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-670-7732
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