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“Great BBQ!”

Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que
Ranked #131 of 4,057 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Who would think that you could find great BBQ in FL? We were extremely pleased with our meals. The menu had a great selection. The staff were all very friendly. We will 100% be a repeat customer when we are in Orlando!

Thank stampin-nut
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Yummy yummy!!! This BBQ was good a definite return good! I travel a lot but this BBQ was sweet and yummie! Try bubbas secret sauce!

Thank Sammie W
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Having dined in their other locations, why not? The pork was cold, dry and tasteless, except for the sauce that was needed to give the dish some flavor. The chicken was dry and terribly over-cooked! In general, the food lacked the smokey, juicy flavor that good barbecue should have! Our server kind of forgot about us and sat down at a table to carry on a conversation with other diners while another server was behind the counter texting on the phone. Upon leaving the restaurant we couldn't help but notice three members of the kitchen staff at the back door taking a cigarette/cell phone break. If there was management present, it was not apparent! This restaurant could be a jewel in the Bubbalou's crown since the competition for really good barbecue in this town is much needed. Hopefully, management will whip what could be a really good barbecue experience into shape before another restaurant with good barbecue sets up shop in Apopka!

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Thank jhsataorlando
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

The title says it all. This was the closest BBQ place to our hotel. Those were the five items we ordered.

The brisket is fairly dry, but very, very tender, and moderately smoked. Excellent!

I love sweet potatoes, so finding sweet potato hush puppies was great, and they were excellent, if somewhat small.

The garlic bread was a surprise, it was actually really tasty, well made bread! So often, this is the part that gets skimped in a BBQ place.

Onion rings were only OK - I've had lighter and better ones.

The ribs were terrible, otherwise this place would get my unreserved recommendation. The problem was their cooking method - the outside of the ribs were infused with some sort of a sauce which had hardened and contained way too much salt. The result was that the outside meat was hard and chewy like dried beef jerky. The inside of the meat was very soft and tender, and there was very little bone, so somebody ruined the cooking process, probably soaked the meat for too long in the sauce.

Service was simple but good, you order at a counter and seat yourself, and they bring the food out to you and then somebody just goes around and checks to see if anybody needs anything

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Thank GGreyhame
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

Had the special, ribs were great, chicken good, nice pork. The beans were great and loved the sauces

Bit out of the way unless you have a car (from I drive) but worth the trip

Kids loved the bear

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Thank TomsdadHalifax
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