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Sharks BBQ


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$7 - $17
American, Barbecue
Dinner, Lunch

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Being from Texas I know BBQ - this BBQ place is the best outside of the south. Bread is always just out of oven, portions are large and the gumbo is outstanding (although it is w/o okra like in Texas). My personal favorite is the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Gemutlich123
Reviewed March 23, 2019

Really tasty with a lot of house specialties, like homemade bread, corn bread and jalapeno sauce. I had the pulled pork sandwich with all the fixings, coleslaw and pickles on the side. My son had the brisket and pulled pork with corn bread and mac...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank peoplesjourney
Reviewed March 9, 2019

I love barbecue and I love everything that comes with barbecue; but I also expect very flavorful Barbecue. Unfortunately, Shark's BBQ was lacking in flavor. The quality of meat was average and the sides they offered were nothing spectacular. The service was so-so. And generally,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Average bbq. Lady at counter cold and un-friendly no help at all. First time in and im sure the last.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Baronduke
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Stopped on our way to our hotel in Utica. Brisket was wonderful! Meal was large enough for you to share. They really gave us a hefty portion. Fries like you get at the fair. They have something called Shark sauce. It was wonderful. Ask for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank deborah n
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch today with a customer! He had the brisket and I had the pulled pork sandwich. Great flavor, just the right amount of smokiness (you can go too far with the smoke). Really glad we stopped there!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dan P
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Sharks BBQ is changing to a Burger place according to the sign out front.. How can this be? With all the burger places in the area why add another one? Is this profit based? Tired of the long hours BBQ might require? I need some...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dwig4524
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Saw this placing driving and decided to have lunch. Staff was friendly and processed our order quickly. Brisket was very good and moist and their standard BBQ is good. Hot sauce was tasty but not overly hot. Enjoyed the Cornbread and Fries were made to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jwcorbett
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

My first visit was a HUGE SUCCESS! So I walk in and the awesone smell of BBQ Sauce hits me smack in the face! Watched as they carved into a juicy piece of meat and prepared my sandwich to PERFECTION. My sandwich was stacked so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Beef briskets were really good. Bread that came along with it was also great. Food quantity was less for the price.

Date of visit: August 2018
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