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“Hit the spot!”
Review of Danny's Place

Danny's Place
Ranked #5 of 78 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: As a local favorite, Danny's Place takes pride in serving traditional barbecue in a friendly and attentive manner. Try your favorites or branch out: we offer everything from brisket, sausage, to beef sandwiches, and more.
Reviewed April 8, 2013

This place was recommended to us by a local. The decor is pretty dated, but the BBQ was really good. If you get the coleslaw, be sure to stir it- While the dressing is tasty, it's not thick enough to cling to the salad if it's dished up ahead of time. The ribs are especially good.

Thank EedWee
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

New job has husband traveling this corridor more, so trying some of these local spots and having trouble comparing our experiences with some of these reviews. Danny's Place is the perfect example. it has all these great reviews, so traveling through, someone would think this is one of the better places Carlsbad has to offer. So, of course, we decided to try it. We sat where they insisted, though I asked for a different table and the place was empty! Our table was next to a wall that was filthy, food smeared, and all. Very basic ambience, with plastic tablecloths and dusty fake flowers...but what really got me was the fact that the food, yes, even the barbecue, was just nothing special at all. The beans were out of a can and had no seasoning at all. My husband had the fries and they were super mushy. The cafeteria-style rolls were squashed flat. and not tasty at all. We had the pulled pork I read so much about on here, and it was dry, but ok with the sauce. The "friendly" part we read about was also missing. Just some people (lady) very sternly yelling at some of the staff and a not so friendly server. My husband and I will not be back. Where do these reviews come from?

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1  Thank Carl S
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

We landed up at Danny's after being treated so badly at another BBQ joint and boy was it the best move. The food was just delish!!! My husband loved the bbq plate. All the food was good and the wait staff was so nice and pleasent. We loved the place would eat there again and angin

Thank lgchavez
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

This BBQ place is a little dive in a town in serious need of an upgrade. This is a typical BBG place with vinyl tablecloths, plastic utensils and sticky floors. The pulled pork and ribs, however, were in a class by themselves. The pork was smoked to perfection and did not need BBQ sauce. The sauce would ruin the flavor. The rib meat fell off the bone and had a sweet flaky coating on the outside.The side dishes were standard fries, bland beans, etc. The cole slaw was delicious and crunchy. If in town to see the Caverns, this is a good inexpensive place to bring the family.

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Thank Cassara
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

There was a 20 min wait for a table. A local said it was worth it... & it was beyond what we were expecting! Worth the cost! We will definately make the drive just to eat there again!

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Thank 9,638
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