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Shorty's Bar-B-Q

) #24 of 196 Restaurants in Davie ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
5989 S University Dr, Davie, FL 33328-6113
+1 954-680-9900
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5989 S University Dr, Davie, FL 33328-6113
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shorty's is down home good BBQ! The spare and baby back ribs are great. The babybacks are better. Great brisket. The fries and Texas toast were yummy. The BBQ sauce is delicious! Our server was a great guy, really enjoyed him. A lot places to...More

Thank Jillbus
Reviewed 23 May 2017

You sit at picnic tables with paper towel rolls on the table. Its not a first date place, but it is a place for great ribs.

Thank Jason K
Reviewed 18 May 2017

After we were seated we were approached by a friendly and very professional server. She brought our delicious food promptly and came back twice to see that all was satisfactory.

Thank readcompdoc
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is our choice for bbq in the area. Everything is good, but my personal favorite is their skirt steak. Another menu item worth mentioning are the fried green tomatoes. My kid wouldn't forgive me if I didn't mention that their mac and cheese is...More

Thank Aworkingmommy
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Nothing special about this place, nor the ambient nor the food. It is a chain restaurant after all. There are better BBQ places in the area

Thank oscari995
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ordered the Ribs. She had the baby backs and I had the spare ribs. They were both cooked to perfection. We tried the smiley BBQ sauce but prefer the sweet. The corn on the cob was oh so good. Next time...More

1  Thank Rachel N Joe M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Sad to say that my favorite BBQ place is no longer Shorty's. I left there disappointed for the last time. I was told that we could not order ribs a-la-carte unless we also ordered a meal (which made no sense) so we ordered a Rib...More

Thank BC0313
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Went for a weekday lunch after an agonizingly long ordering snafu at a nearby Home Depot. We opted for a pitcher of beer to accompany my $7.99 BBQ rib lunch special, and my friend's $6.99 BBQ chicken lunch special. They were both very good, plenty...More

1  Thank Legstrat
Reviewed 28 March 2017

If you have been to a Sonny's Barbecue, Shorty's probably will seem not unlike that. I was seated quickly and had an efficient server. The pulled pork plate was good and a generous serving.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

place was slammed however it was less than a 10min. wait. Service was friendly, we had the onion rings for appetizer. We ordered the full rack baby back ribs with the mac n cheese. I found the mac n cheese to be a bit bland...More

1  Thank garcipe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5989 S University Dr, Davie, FL 33328-6113
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Davie
  • Phone Number: +1 954-680-9900
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