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4 Rivers Smokehouse

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1600 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4604
+1 407-474-8377
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida, USA
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As you enter the door you're immediately in the line and you can select your beverage from the cooler before ordering your food or wait for fountain beverages when you pay. You walk past the buffet line of delicious options and a huge menu of different cuts of BBQ. The food is served directly on a parchment paper lined tray.... More 

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Thank FLChristianMom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I definitely recommend the Brisket!! Super moist, super well cooked and extremely tasty! My hubby and I love to come here for a lunch out without the kids and love that we can walk away stuffed for about $20-$30 total! Oh, and don't forget the desserts!

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Thank Jasmin D
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has become one of our FAVORITE dining out locations. The meat is always excellent. The bread pudding is almost a religious experience. It can be crowded and there will ALWAYS be a line, but they scoop, serve, and cash you out as quickly as possible. THIS is the place we take any out-of-town guests who come to visit.

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Thank fastmoving5
Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll just start with the best. The beef brisket is incredible. You can get it moist or dry, with moist you get more marbling. This is the way I like it. The 4 Rivers tomato-based sauce is fantastic especially with this brisket. As for the pulled pork I like to get it with no sauce and use their mustard-based sauce... More 

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Thank Bobby H
Arizona
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123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was so fabulous that I wanted to eat there everyday. I kept getting the pulled pork. I finally got the brisket it was delicious. The sides are also out of this world. I can't say enough about this great place.

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Thank Shelley R
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real treat if you want great soul food. Brisket, pulled pork, ribs. All the sides you could ask for. Not fancy. Just GOOD food. Clean and friendly.

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Thank Judy S
Quincy, Illinois
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read reviews & thought I'd try burnt ends Lacked the smoked flavor I expected. Perhaps I've been spoiled by KC! Nice clean large restaurant. Plenty of parking Huge selection of specialty sodas in case by serving line. There was a line but moved very fast. Had BBQ beans which were excellent. 2 types if sauce on the table Will try... More 

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Thank John S
Corning, New York
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this place in a magazine and thought we'd check it out. The staff who greeted us were really friendly, explained the menu well and helped me with gluten free options. It's like a Subway for BBQ! Quick and easy! We had both types of brisket, both were amazing, and the baked beans which are out of this world and... More 

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Thank Jessica B
Fort Myers, Florida
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard a lot about Four Rivers and then saw them featured on Emeril's Florida...so we had to try it. We ordered the family platter - a full slab of ribs, sliced beef brisket, sliced pork, their famous "burnt ends", bbq beans, coleslaw, biscuits and cornbread. Without a doubt, the best bbq we have had in years! The ribs,... More 

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Thank KennyR1962
London, Ohio
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch, crowded but line moved fast. Brisket and burnt ends fabulous. Barbecued chicken moist and succulent. Restrooms and dining room kept spotless. Will be returning soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 407-474-8377
Description
4 Rivers is a family-owned smokehouse specializing in 30-day aged brisket, homemade southern sides and fresh bakery items.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?