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Hwy 41 1 mile south of Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach, FL 33572
+1 813-731-5256
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Apollo Beach, Florida, United States
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Most of the time, their food is good but I have experienced chicken that was not cooked through all the way. The smoky flavor of their meats is very good and they offer sides. Prices are fair.

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Thank Renate G
Tampa, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

the food is great, the staff is exceptionally friendly. The bbq is smoked and they have both chicken and ribs..both are good!

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Thank cblake31
Old Orchard Beach
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

As others have stated...little trailer on the north side of 41...BBQ was finger licking good and a great value for the money. They have sandwiches, dinner plates and BBQ by the pound. Ended up buying a pound of beef brisket that was out of this world good....get this..for $10...I thought all the prices were reasonably inexpensive and wouldn't hesitate to... More 

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Thank Stephen B
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Drove by during our "Sunday drive" and was very intrigued. We decided to stop on our way back home and glad that we did. Delicious beef brisket and generous side of BBQ sauce to go with it. Tender smokey beef with a tasty BBQ sauce. What a treat !!!! We definitely will be back and recommend to others.

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1 Thank smartc1969
Brooklyn, New York
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

My friends and I were in search of BBQ upon our arrival in Florida. We came upon Fatheads and were impressed with the prices. The food in the smoker smelled so good. The food was good and the gentlemen who operate the establishment were southern gentlemen. It was a good experience and the food was good.

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1 Thank Sageycakes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

Was driving south on 41at apollo beach when i noticed a bbq sign with an old trailor/shack on the side of the road.My first instinct was no way keep drivin but my curiosity and hunger prevailed and im very glad it did.This bbq is excellent.I so totally reccomend this and yes,its the BOMB.

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Thank greg r
Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

I finally decided to stop and order a to go meal at this roadside trailer on US 41. $10 for their sliced beef brisket plate. Brisket was OUTSTANDING! Bbq sauce very good, meat was very lean and sliced thin, but not dry. Potato salad superb, but the baked beans must have been straight out of a can, not homemade, absolutely... More 

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Thank 20sunshine
Apollo Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

I've quit cooking my own ribs! Stan does them better and I'm a rib perfectionist! We live across the street so we get take out from here often. I'm impressed with the cleanliness also.

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1 Thank Barb M
Apollo Beach, Florida
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

All personally attended to and exquisitely smoked, the offerings at this food truck on a permanent lot, will give you a taste of bbq done southern style with flair. From the variety of rib racks, wings, pork, chicken and beef to sandqiches, dinner combos, collard greens, bricks of cornbread, beans, salad, coleslaw and sweet tea, everyone in the family will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 41 1 mile south of Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach, FL 33572
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Apollo Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 813-731-5256

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