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Jazzy's BBQ

#178 of 1,845 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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5703 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL 33634-1216
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have another location in clearwater ,but this location's is better than another one . However its same owner. I offen order the family size.Right now a little far away from me .I wasn't been here for a while.I miss the taste.

Thank Devon F
Wind Gap
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best BBQ in Florida. The taste is to die for! Portions are huge and decent prices. Very nice service as well! Most def a favorite.

Thank Sara B
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176 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Living in NJ I always very much look forward to my trips south to enjoy the BBQ. My team took me to Jazzy's and I enjoyed all meats and all sides we ordered. Certainly on my list of place to return to!

Thank USABelgie
Tampa, Florida
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100 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

the food here is twice as good as the mission bbq on the next block. this food is authentic. the whole place smells of smoke. the servers are real people, not mind numbed overtrained robots. hands down it's jazzys over mission if you find yourself near waters and anderson

Thank eric s
Clearwater, Florida
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

We walked in to the fragrant aroma of oak smoke and friendly staff. I got the chicken and brisket combo and my husband got brisket and pork with a side of collard greens and mac and cheese with cornbread on the side. It was delicious. Mixed with crispy bits and a tangy sauce - the portions were really generous. We... More 

Thank Kwattman
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

The place will not win any award for interior design, but who cares when the attraction is the food?!?! Great barbeque with the bbq pit in the back filling the place with the aromas of smoking meats. Love their hot sauce, and the mac n cheese is top notch traditional style homemade goodness.

Thank Paul R
Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

I love BBQ. All kinds of BBQ. But I did not like this place. The smell of the pit was mesmerizing but the food was below average. The ribs where so tough that I couldn't eat them. The macaroni and cheese was terrible. Who can ruin Mac & Cheese? I would have gone across the street to Mission BBQ if... More 

Thank RickGodsey
Tampa, Florida
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

It has been some time since i tried Jazzy's, so i will add a disclaimer that this is not a review on a recent visit. My husband and i live not far from here and smell the wonderful scents that come from Jazzy's, so we went ahead and tried this on a Friday when they had the macaroni and cheese.... More 

Thank Christina H
Tampa, FL
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Jazzy's is probably THE best bbq I have ever had. The food is always delicious and great service. Do yourself a favor and go here.

Thank katieboo924
Atlanta, Georgia
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106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016

What's not to love? It is NOT the place for a first date or someplace you want to sit in your best outfit, but if you don't mind a little sauce on your shirt, this is the place to go. Quick and easy service, meals on Styrofoam plates, friendly attitudes from the staff, and de-freakin-licious barbeque. You should go.

Thank VMIBran

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5703 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL 33634-1216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 813-243-8872

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