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“Why eat anywhere else?” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Poppa's BBQ

Poppa's BBQ
Ranked #47 of 685 Restaurants in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $10
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Award Winning BBQ Restaurant.Slow Smoked Pulled Pork. Mouth Watering Baby Back Ribs.Dine In or Take Out. Catering Available.
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3 reviews
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“Why eat anywhere else?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

Poppas BBQ offers great priced and even better tasting bbq quickly in Clearwater, FL. Since learning about this gem, I have had Poppas for lunch at least once a week. Chicken, ribs, and pulled pork cant be any better.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Ajanicki
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English first
Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great BBQ at great prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2013

This is one of the best BBQ places. It's real small with only a few 2 person tables inside and a couple picnic tables out front beside the screened in smokehouse. The aroma is as great as the taste of the food. Nothing big and fancy, just great ribs and sandwiches.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank David T
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South Jersey
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Best BBQ Ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

This is a very small (five or six two-person tables) corner place that is not fancy, it just has the best BBQ I've ever tasted. They have a smokehouse right outside the front door. The meat just falls off the bone with their ribs, their pulled pork is indescribable, and their beans are chock full of meat. They also have great potato salad. They don't go in for a lot of sauce, but the rub is fantastic. My wife and I ate 'til we exploded for $23.

Downside - Poppa's closes at 4 PM.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank EDFSouthJersey
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Tampa, Florida
1 review
“The best in the Tampa Bay area!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

I looooooooooooovvvvveeeeeeeee this place, the food is excellent. The best BBQ in the area for sure. The meat falls right off the bone, they're pulled pork sandwiches are so juicy and tender. I really enjoy eating here. Trust me you will love it too.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Tiffany N
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“First rate BBQ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Baby backs that are perfectly smoked, large; almost always juicy; very generous and tasty pulled pork sandwiches. I only wish they offered brisket too. Setting is plain; just a few tables. Your basic rib shack. Sides unremarkable.

  • Visited February 2013
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1 Thank JimB3588
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