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Pearl Country Store

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106A NE Highway 441, Micanopy, FL 32667-4002
(352) 466-4025
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Gainesville, Florida
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235 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pearl Country Store is on the highway through Micanopy, a tiny rural town about halfway between Gainesville and Ocala, which is to say: nowhere. But, if you love BBQ, you owe it to yourself to at least check it out, if only for the ribs. Here's why. About 10 minutes off I-75 at the Micanopy exit, the Pearl Country... More 

Thank doctorbobster
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good bbq and I love to look at the gas station they have all kinds of nicknacks and the homemade stuff they sell is cool too

Thank Michael V
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yeah i was high, but seriously, sauerkraut is not coleslaw. The pork was good. Baked beans made me smile.

Thank Sam P
Tampa, Florida
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164 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

After taking my girlfriend for her first visit to explore the shops of Micanopy we stopped in at the Pearl Country Store for some of the barbecue raved about on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed! My girlfriend and I both chose pulled pork sandwiches with a jumbo for myself. The smoked ribs, shoulder and brisket are displayed in a case... More 

1 Thank Tommy J
Micanopy, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Best barbecue you will taste anywhere. The brisket is amazing. Great for breakfast also with homemade corn beef hash and blueberry pancakes. Staff are always friendly. However, During UF football home games this place is completely packed.

Thank Carlene C
Orlando, Florida
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Ribs are fall off the bone tender. I think they are St. Louis ribs. They aren't baby backs. The sides are "ok". Mac n cheese dry, green beans ok, tasted straight out of can. Potatoe salad good. Didn't get the ba beans as they looked real thick. Chicken a little dry. Ate in dining area near food counter. Floor dirty.... More 

Thank LinseyBaby
Bradenton, Florida
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125 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Once we found this gas station/country store/BBQ we added it to our list of favorites! There are enough tables to make this a great experience. You order at the counter, get your drinks self-service and the BBQ is brought out to your table. The sandwiches are delicious and hearty! My friend ordered the pork and I got the brisket. We... More 

Thank AvaE27
Vero Beach, Florida
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78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Pearl at first glance looks like your average rural convenience store/gas station. Tucked to the side after you enter is a luncheonette-style barbecue restaurant, offering pork, chicken, brisket and ribs, both as entrees and sandwiches served on a roll or on garlic Texas toast. They serve breakfast as well. The food was excellent and the service was adequate (we were... More 

Thank susanbaldwin1009
Cedar Key, Florida
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Had lunch there today but was not impressed.Ordered two regular pork sandwichs to go,the pork was tender but the pieces were cut so large that you had to take them out and cut into smaller bites to eat,they also forget to put a top bun in the box so I guess it was open faced! Service was friendly.

Thank Rosewoodfoodie
Ocala, Florida
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184 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

I always had a fascination for that little whole in the wall place with food that is worth driving a LONG way for, well I found this place through a friend and I'm addicted!! Ok, it's in a gas station! So don't be shocked and surprised, but once you get inside and you see all the food, the friendly staff,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106A NE Highway 441, Micanopy, FL 32667-4002
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Micanopy
  • Phone Number: (352) 466-4025

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