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Al's Finger Licking Good Bar-B-Que

1609 Angel Oliva Senior St, Tampa, FL 33605-5133
+1 813-956-0675
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“baked beans” (31 reviews)
“collard greens” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (102 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1609 Angel Oliva Senior St, Tampa, FL 33605-5133
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best barbecue ever! You can never go wrong with this place if you’re looking for some great barbecue food! Great restaurant!

Thank kmsfas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our small group went to Al’s for lunch. They did NOT disappoint! I had ribs and pulled pork, with greens and okra and tomatoes for sides. I know okra might not be everyone’s jam, but you gotta try the greens. They are spicy and full...More

Thank USAFReb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Co-worker raved about this place so I had to try it. One of the better BBQ places around Tampa Bay. I got half chopped meat and half pulled pork with two sides, mac and cheese and potato salad. The beef was amazing, nice smoky flavor...More

Thank TMSTZ12
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I lived in North Carolina for six years and have traceled the country, eating BBQ just about everywhere. Al’s BBQ is the best. You’ll get that Texas feel with that Kansas Coty flare and a side of Carolina. Get there early, the lib forms fast!!

Thank sirwinston2010
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The food here is average to me, compared to other places nearby. The portions are great and the owners and staff are very friendly. Nice family-owned business.

Thank Leander H
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The bbq ribs were large, moist and meaty. The side of sauce was average. The ribs were 4 stars. The chicken tasted like it had too much liquid smoke added and we had to throw some pieces in the garbage.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We live in North Tampa, which is a bit of a trip to Ybor. It’s was July 4th and we decided to try Al’s Finger Licking BBQ since we trust TA and it has been listed as #2 restaurant in Tampa for a while. We’ve...More

Thank Mitch D
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Was visiting the area so found this place online. It failed to disappoint. The service was great. The various food items were all delicious. Definitely hope to get back.

Thank Baddydaddy
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

BBQ had a great smoky flavor. Collard greens very spicy but good! The Omg cake is a must! I definitely recommend.

Thank Shannon m
Reviewed June 4, 2018

In the Ybor City area. The ribs are slow smoked and absolutely delicious. The chicken is as fresh as you can get, as next weeks servings run wild in the parking lot. Lol Al's also have some of the best side dishes anywhere. You won't...More

Thank I3363TVkeithh
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April 6, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Luvzog | Reviewed this property |
molasses-based sauce
Suzan M
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1609 Angel Oliva Senior St, Tampa, FL 33605-5133
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-956-0675
  • E-mail
Named Best BBQ in Florida! - Located in a bungalow off of 7th Ave in historic Ybor City, Al's Finger Licking Good Bar-B-Que is dedicated to serving you the most delicious barbecue food while demonstrating true Southern hospitality.
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