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“Iconic BBQ Legend”
Review of Peebles Barbecue

Peebles Barbecue
Ranked #3 of 55 Restaurants in Auburndale
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Auburndale, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
187 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Iconic BBQ Legend”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

I've been going to Peebles BBQ for over 30 years now and it has never changed; same people, same good quality food, same location, same building.. Family owned and operated I don't know how many hundreds of pounds of ribs I have consumed there in my life but each has been consistently good and finger licking good. I ship these ribs by FedEx to my Dad in Michigan at times when he gets a hankering for them..

Visited June 2012
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Winter Haven
Level 6 Contributor
203 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Out of the way, but smells great”
Reviewed August 6, 2012

Haven't been in awhile but I remember it as wonderful barbecue.... not much atmosphere but that is part of the charm of the place.... only open during the winter time

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LAKELAND
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Excellent Chopped Pork”
Reviewed July 29, 2012

Some of the best Bar BQ you will ever get, The chopped pork is my favorite. They have the same menu each season, the only recent changes are the addition of sweet tea and chicken. They only have 3 sides, baked beans, cole slaw and potatoe salad. All are homemade right there. Dont go there and expect elegant and fancy tables and surrondings. You go there for the food. They are only open Thursday Friday and Saturday and are closed in July and August. No Air Conditing, they just open up the sides and let the fresh air in. Welcome to Old Florida Bar BQ!!! Just like it was in the 1950's...A must stop for true Bar BQ lovers..The sauce is also homemade. If you dont like the non/air conditioning or the waiting sometimes for a table you can always call in a take out order. They do as much take out business as eat in...Family owned and operated since the 50's

  • Visited June 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“You can smell the aroma as you drive around the corner!”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

In April 2012 I had the pleasure of dinning at this unique smokehouse. From the outside it looks like an old style cabin drawn out of the woods. Inside you will find almost a cross between a "pub like" atmosphere, with a summer camp feel. The windows are all screens to allow the heat from the smokers to escape. The smell inside just makes your mouth water.
For us Canadians, as we call it pulled pork, they call it chopped pork. For under $8 Canadian, I ordered a plate of the small chopped pork dinner, (served on paper plates), a nice size portion of pilled pork on the side with a small tub of the best brown beans I've ever had! And of course, another tub of awesome homemade coleslaw and a large piece of bread.
They also serve ribs and and fresh iced tea. They make their own camp coffee, which is thick but a wonderful flavor. The servers were friendly and will to answer any questions. They even invited us to see the racks of ribs smoking in the smoker. Everything was delicious and I would highly recommend visiting this smokehouse. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited April 2012
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Florida
Level 6 Contributor
141 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Been around FOREVER !!”
Reviewed July 6, 2012

Good Food. Many find it interesting that they continue to operate they same way they have for YEARS. You just have to go see it for yourself. lol

Visited December 2011
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