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American, Barbecue
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed September 20, 2023

Twice we have been to this Mission BBQ and twice we have been overcharged for our meals. This time I had two free sandwich coupons, my husband ordered chicken and we were charged $21 on the register and when I got my credit card it...was $27. So, I am not going back there. The people on the register do not know how to make it work.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed July 8, 2023

We were looking for something different while in town overnight and Mission BBQ fit the bill. Immediately upon entering the bright, open restaurant, it smelled of sweet, smokey temptations. Ordering at the counter was easy and the staff was very pleasant. Our orders were ready...promptly and after heading back to the pickup counter to get the third plate for our group, I was met halfway by a friendly server who brought the order to our table for me. The ribs were a little drier and less meaty than I've had in other places but the brisket and pulled pork were excellent. The slaw was delicious, and the corn was hot and tender. Overall, a very good experience.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed January 22, 2023 via mobile

Missions bbq consistently offers really good smoked pork. The smoked baked beans and hand cut fries are delicious sides. Solid bbq.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed April 21, 2022

Have eaten at this Mission Barbeque over a dozen times but this is first time I am motivated to review. Food is always above average or better here (homemade -style mac and cheese, savory meats, excellent crispy coleslaw, etc.) This time, however, my meat was...not up to usual and sweet lady, Erica, replaced my meat in a flash and was so spot-on caring. Fantastic attitude and service. Casual dining in and quick take out..very clean.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed January 22, 2022

My husband and I have had BBQ from this location on Waters many times. All been wonderful. But we went in yesterday and was so disappointed. I had the Baby Backs and my hubby had the St Louis ribs. And they had so much salt...we were both just blown away. Even the green beans were salty. I was expecting my ankles to swell on the spot They must of changed their recipe, and not for the better. On top of that they stopped selling beerMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed December 26, 2020 via mobile

I never saw this restaurant before and my family stopped in for a quick lunch before catching our airplane back to Detroit. My daughter and I had the pulled pork sandwich. I had macaroni and cheese and bread pudding and my daughter had a salad....Everything was really good, the employees all nice, and the restaurant was very clean. If we can find this restaurant in Michigan we will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 21, 2020

I was visiting my kid at USF and was passing by looking for a quick lunch. I am soooo glad I stopped in at Mission BBQ. I have traveled a lot and sampled BBQ in all parts of this fine country. Mission BBQ was one...of the best that I've had. The quality was above expectations, and the quantity of food was such that I didn't need to eat dinner. If you find yourself in the Northeast part of Tampa, you definitely don't want to miss this hidden gem. The staff was very friendly and did a great job of explaining their menu and any customizations I could also request.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2020 via mobile

Great place for barbecue lovers I had a brisket sandwich, requested moist and without bark With a side of collard greens. It was simply delicious, highly recommend it

Date of visit: January 2020
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MISSIONBBQ, General Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2020

Hi there, thanks for your 5 star review and for visiting us here at MISSION BBQ! Come back and see us again soon, thanks!

Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food and value for the money. I highly recommend to all who love BBQ. And they treat our veterans with the utmost respect. Great place for families, friends etc.

Date of visit: December 2019
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MISSIONBBQ, Owner at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Hi there, thanks for your 5 star review and for visiting us here at MISSION BBQ! Come back and see us again soon, thanks!

Reviewed November 30, 2019 via mobile

Perfect place to be at noon to honor our heros who have given so much to this country and some how forgotten. Food fabulous

Date of visit: November 2019
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MISSIONBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2019

Hi there, thanks for your 5 star review and for visiting us here at MISSION BBQ! Come back and see us again soon, thanks!

Reviewed November 7, 2019

Our office ordered 7 meals for an office lunch prize. The food that arrived was good but 3 of the ordered meals did not arrive with the total not matching the online receipt (at least we were not charged). No cutlery was provided with the...meals and the BBQ sauce ordered was not provided either.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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MISSIONBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2019

Hi there, thank you so much for your feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience with us did not meet your expectations. We take Our Customer’s feedback very seriously and use this to get better. We would like to personally apologize; would you...More

Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I got sliced brisket for lunch. He got dry and I got moist. Both meals were delicious. They included a free desert since my husband is a veteran. Loved the respect given to veterans and first responders.

Date of visit: October 2019
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MISSIONBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2019

Hi there! Thanks for your 5 star review and for visiting us here at MISSION BBQ! Come back and see us again soon, thanks!

Reviewed August 27, 2019

This chain has quickly become a favorite for BBQ. Everyone at this location were very friendly. The food was outstanding as usual. Glad to see more locations in Florida.

Date of visit: August 2019
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MISSIONBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2019

Hi there! Thanks for your 5 star review and for visiting us here at MISSION BBQ! Come back a see us again soon, thanks!

Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

We like coming here sometimes we stay and other times we take it home to eat. I love their salmon because its not dry, and very tasty. My hubby likes their burnt ends, and their sliced brisket. We enjoy their collards, smoked green beans and...their mac n cheese. We like supporting our Vets and Police and this place has so much memorabilia of so many states. It's worth the visit and the food is always yummy and good.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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MISSIONBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2019

Hi there! Thanks for your 5 star review and for visiting us here at MISSION BBQ! Come back a see us again soon, thanks!

Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

I ordered the brisket 1/2 and 1/2 and was really pleased. There was too much food, but I’m not complaining. Also, the sweet tea was perfect.

Date of visit: June 2019
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MISSIONBBQ, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2019

Hi there! Thanks for your 5 star review and for visiting us here at MISSION BBQ! Come back a see us again soon, thanks!

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Yes, Mission BBQ offers takeout services.

Mission BBQ is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4