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4 Rivers Smokehouse

#224 of 2,913 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
As featured in Orlando's Good Eats Guide
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11764 University Blvd, Orlando, FL 32817-2123
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been twice. Our son-wife and 2 grandsons live in Orlando and they took us there a few months ago. It was so good that when we went back for a visit in Sept., we asked to go there again. We got no arguments as everyone loves 4 Rivers. I've tried the Burnt Ends (my favorite and excellent), brisket... More 

Thank ddocean
Port Salerno, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Orlando getting our daughter set up for school and decided to hit this place. It was late, about 1/2 before they closed on a Friday night. My wife and I were hesitant to place our order at first, thinking that the crew was ready to get out and go do as college kids do. But to our surprise, every... More 

Thank Dwight W
Boca Raton, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal-get the "Burnt Ends" with Mac and Cheese and Collard Greens. Even makes a guy from the South Bronx a southerner. Good stuff!

Thank Alan C
Orlando, Florida
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant on recommendation from a local. Have been there 3 times now. Excellent food, portions, and service. Can get really busy but tables always open up. Finally tried the bakery inside the last time and it was wonderful as well. Please note this chain is not open on Sundays.

Thank CherylandSteve
Chuluota, Florida
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit. to the Longwood Fl location. The aroma carries you from the parking lot. But when ordering not all the sides were available, a little slow on the refills. The people behind the serving counter don't really explain what your ordering, and they keep asking you how many sides you would like, even if your entry does not... More 

Thank Traveler292929
Edmond, Oklahoma
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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of our family are BBQ addicts. We are from the Midwest and always on the lookout for good BBQ when traveling. While visiting our daughter in Daytona, we took a day trip to Orlando so we could visit 4 Rivers. All of the meats and sides we tried were very good, but they lost one of our parties order... More 

Thank Merrill L
Kissimmee, Florida
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192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must say that their food is awesome but the service really lets this location down. The line was incredibly long and moved at a snails pace. Their kitchen is well staffed but the front line was slower than slow. Is it worth the wait, maybe in time it will be or maybe at lunch its better, but they really need... More 

Thank Guinness44life
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expect a long queue when you arrive. A large and varied menu. My smokehouse Cuban sandwich was excellent but I am not a fan of the sweet potato side. My children enjoyed the chicken and burger. Deep fried Oreo was nice but I would not order it again. Reasonable priced.

Thank Penny N
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided this evening to try something different and decided to pick up food from 4 Rivers. Big mistake. I pre-ordered via phone and arrived at my pick-up time. Turns out one of the sides was not available and took them almost 30 minutes to get it prepared. Then it turns out that they had given away my bag to... More 

Thank The_Chico
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were super excited when 4 Rivers announced they would open a location in south Orlando. My husband and I decided to check it out on a Wednesday night. The line was long, as usual, so we decided to place an order to go and eat at home. They credit card machines were down, so it took longer than normal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11764 University Blvd, Orlando, FL 32817-2123
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: 855-368-7748

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