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“Works for me!”

Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que
Ranked #274 of 3,897 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Bubbalou's meets all the criteria for good BBQ: 3 elements
1) low and slow smoke - this breaks down the collegens and connective tissues that make meat tough, so it is fall-off-the-bone tender.

2) The exterior of the meat caramelizes, which produces an intensely flavorful crust.

3) Since the meat cooks in low indirect heat, very little of the natural juices in the meat boil off.
Classic BBQ is therefore tender and juicy, pink in color, and smoky in flavor.

Good Que, good atmosphere, good service, works for me!

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1  Thank Carylumley
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

We spent 5 days in Orlando at the start of our Honeymoon and quickly became a little sick of all the I-Drive tourist restaurants. So, having found out about Bubbalou's before we went, we decided to make the trip. Great idea!

The restaurant is wood panelled with stuffed animal-heads and an outside seating area. It kind of felt like a hunter's lodge. I ordered the Texas Brisket and my Wife ordered the Fried Chicken. It was absolutely beautifully. Perfect sized portions, high quality product and incredible BBQ flavours; smokey and succulent! Absolutely the best place we ate in Orlando!

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3  Thank Graham D
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

It's great to have non-chain food and a friendly atmosphere. Brisket is great, Pulled Pork is great. Portions are big.

1  Thank TnTravel-CEO
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

A couple years ago we happened upon Bubbalous while on a trip to Orlando, and really loved it. We ended up eating 3 racks of ribs (long day at Disney!), and ever since whenever we or our friends go to Orlando, we make sure Bubbalous gets a visit. Our latest trip was just as good as the first. we had a couple racks of ribs, friends, salad and beans, as well as their sweet and unsweetened tea. We love the atmonsphere (simple picnic tables), the service (always smiles, always quick with refills), the sauces (the hot is great, but I hear rumours of an even hotter, secret sauce), and the food. Check it out, you won't be disappointed.

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1  Thank Todd S
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

Great baby back ribs meat just fell off the bone, pork sandwich good too, just what we wanted as tourists for authentic southern BBQ,

1  Thank redmcelhinney
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