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Oaks Open Pit BBQ

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6112 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4029
+1 941-922-7778
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“ribs” (36 reviews)
“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
“baked beans” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6112 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4029
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

We did take out the other night for ribs and beef sandwich, fries, beans, and mac n cheese. They were all good.

Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

We have tried several BBQ restaurants in the Sarasota Bradenton area and this is the best we have experienced. It is a little bit of a hole in the wall appearance and has a down home feel to it. Not much for ambiance, but what...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

The ribs were great, very tender. So was the pulled pork. The BBQ beans were the way I prefer them, probably with brown sugar and molasses rather the Texas style. The sides are pretty standard. Apple sauce is apple sauce. We got PLENTY of food,...More

Thank Llamma2
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

This is an out of the way restaurant but what a great find. Open air, Tiki bar restaurant, with really good smoked food. I had the sampler with brisket, ribs and smoked chicken. Loved the brisket and smoked chicken, tasted the pulled pork and all...More

Thank KAKA62
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Unfancy old Floorida setting. ribs are the large 7" type perfectly slow cooked and meaty. Several BBQ sauces to choose from. Chicken and fish are also excellent. Try a combo for about 12.95 with 2 sides. Quality-Service-Price, hard to beat. Tap beer under $3.00

Thank resident344
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The food here used to be of good quality. It has really gone down hill over the last couple of years.

Thank sutty31
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Had the pulled pork and chicken combo. Everything tasted the same. The pulled pork tasted old. Definitely not fresh. The chicken tasted like fish. The mac n cheese was ok as was the fries. The sweat tea was average. Garlic toast was good.

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

What a throwback! Very kitschy...alligator hide hanging on the wall, old fashioned counter service. Nothing fancy, just great prices and good ol" BBQ. Portion sizes were good, several sauce choices and sides. Had a large pulled pork sandwich for under $6. Also tried the pork...More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed January 1, 2017

SMELL WOOD SMOKE WHEN YOU WALK into a b.b.q. joint ,,,turn around,,,i ordered the bbq chicken and it seemed to just be baked ,, side were good,,,service was xcellent,,they dont have smoked wings,,,my fave,, i have had bbq everywhere in the country ,,,and this is...More

Thank JOEYGCentralWi
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Place looked interesting and menu looked well priced. We were greatly disappointed. Waited close to 40 minutes for order and when it finally came one order was not what was ordered but waiting so long just had to eat. Ribs were like chewing on shoe...More

Thank OshawaDawn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6112 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4029
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-7778
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