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$7 - $12
American, Barbecue
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Historic Ybor
1.8 miles from Bayshore Boulevard
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All reviews baked beans ribs pulled pork chicken okra mild bbq sauce cake cole slaw bread sandwich ybor city falling off the bone behind the counter side dishes the real deal portions are huge prices are reasonable
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

Also bbq is a converted house off the main drag a little in Ybor City, part of Tampa. Counter service but tables to sit and eat. Free parking out back is convenient. Good ribs, Coleslaw and chicken. About one block from the main drag with...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 14, 2020

Rating this place on its food then It's a very good choice for some delicious barbecue. A selection of items for our table( including ribs, pulled pork, beef)with all of us kinda sharing. Very authentic style smoked meat with several available sides. Don't forget to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

I was sent a notice from Trip Advisor and decided to check it out. I was glad I did and I really enjoyed it and plan on going back soon.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

Terrible filthy place with bad service. Prices almost same as in good restaurant near on 7th street. Strongly not recommending for tourists. Maybe for local hood is ok..

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 19, 2019 via mobile

Food was incredible. Service extremely polite and friendly (I don't think many Scottish folk visit here). Portions were massive and cheap. Don't go expecting frills - gave the authentic home BBQ, brilliantly cooked, real experience. Would recommend the ribs and chicken and pulled pork!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 19, 2019 via mobile

Amazing Ribs, Juicy and delicious, smoked taste, hot sauce is delicious, the banana dessert. I really enjoy this visit and I recommend this place 100% if you are in Orlando you need to drive to Tampa it is an Amazon historical center it is different...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 19, 2019 via mobile

Swing by for some smoky goodness at Al’s in Ybor City! This joint is cooking up some fantastic BBQ & side dishes for the serious BBQ connoisseurs! Coming from the land of BBQ in Kansas City, Al’s definitely competes. No question why this spot is...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 12, 2019

Al’s is the real deal. You know you’ve hit a home run when you catch a whiff of the huge smoker in the parking lot. Sl’s Is down home a delicious. Ribs are smoked to falling-off-the-bone perfection. Chicken is outstanding too. The sauces, regular and...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 12, 2019

Found this place on Google and we tried it out. Meat is tender and well smoked. Coleslaw is homemade and baked beans were unlike any I ever had. It is hard to find but worth the search. Friendly, down home staff.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 18, 2019 via mobile

Found this place on Google and the reviews were great so I decided to try it on my visit! The Potato Salad was very good and the ribs were tasty as well!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Response from Luvzog | Reviewed this property |
molasses-based sauce
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June 4, 2015|
Response from AlOwner | Property representative |
Currently, gift cards are only available for purchase in the restaurant. We hope to eventually add them for sale on our website. Thank you!
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