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“Always has been a favorite for us but not as affordable anymore. $36. for one slab today”

Alday's BBQ Express
Ranked #330 of 1,079 Restaurants in Sarasota
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed February 25, 2012

We've been eating Alday's BBQ since they were out east off Fruitville. Still today I go to their second location off State Rd. 70 in Manatee county.
They are, in our opinion the best at roadside BBQ. Unfortunatly for us the laws of supply and demand has driven their prices up to wher it costs us about $60. for two adults and two kids, that's meat and sides. The slab of spare ribs alone were $36.00.
Summary: #1 roadside BBQ, but runs about $8.00-$10.00 more per slab than the other local roadside BBQs(ex: the guy at state rd. 64 & Morgan Johnson/Caruso is very good).

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Thank Brett B
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Reviewed January 9, 2012

I have never, ever had ribs like the ones served at this little roadside stop in Pinecraft, Sarasota. They are huge and grilled to perfection. Not only that, the people running this place are top of the line. Always friendly, handing out samples and giving recommendations.

We have had their smoked mullet, pulled pork, chicken, but the in my opinion, their specialty is the baby back ribs. This is the type of place that gets busy fast as the locals know just how great it really is. In all honesty, I could see this place ending up on TV sometime. It's simply amazing. They also have baked beans that they put their pork in, so good! I can't imagine how they could improve this place other than maybe offering sweet potato casserole.

If you are in Sarasota it would be a shame to not visit this take out spot in Pinecraft at least once. Side note: ask for their sweet sauce to put on the ribs, it makes an already perfect rib somehow even better! My highest recommendation!!!

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Thank EugeneW8874
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