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Champions BBQ - CLOSED

4400 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703-4729
+1 727-528-0227
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
16 Sep 2016
“Great BBQ, poor location”
17 Jul 2016
“Best BBQ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
4400 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703-4729
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

This was probably the best rib dinner I have ever had, and the price was so reasonable that I felt I was cheating the owners of the restaurant. The only things wrong were the type of service --- you go to the counter and order...More

1  Thank JakeSt_Petersburg_FL
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This place had the best BBQ in town, not sure what happened but recently closed, heard it was sold and will reopen at later date.

Thank vhughes6839
Reviewed 17 April 2016

My wife and I have been fans of Champions BBQ since they opened a restaurant in Homosassa, Fl. When they moved back to St Pete, we were very sad to leave Homosassa. But we knew St Pete would have more customers. But even though they...More

1  Thank GeorgeCarol2016
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Good BBQ. The green beans had lots of onions, the coleslaw was creamy.We had the ribs and enjoyed them. The ribs come and you pick your sauce. They have 3 types, one of them a mustard base. The guy at the table next to us...More

1  Thank RobbyC765
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I've driven by this place countless times and finally stopped in. The food and the service was absolutely incredible!! The gentleman behind the counter asked if I had ever been there before and when I told him no he proceeded to shake my hand, ask...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

I loved champions BBQ for years. They are located across the street from their old location on 4th street. Other barbecue places specialize in one item or another. The variety of meats at champions is one of their strong points. Smoked corned beef this one...More

Thank Dale D
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

It had been a few months since I was here but glad I came back. Got some amazing succulent pulled pork and savory smoked turkey. Large portions and reasonable price. The sides are homey and delicious too. I will be back again very soon.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Very good smoked brisket. It is NOT a fatty slab that is served in a nearby establishment. The sides are quite delicious. Hubby liked his pulled pork with the signature sauce.

Thank notyourmomma
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Not fancy or even classy just good bbq. Ate at there location in homosassa years ago which really started me on bbq. Glad to find it again. Real flavor, real good food. Love it.

Thank James E
Reviewed 5 July 2015

The best barbecue I've ever eaten! The pulled pork and ribs were the tenderest meat ever! The Mac and cheese was out of this world...velvety smooth, can't wait to go to the restaurant to try more. It is truly delicious! Made my day!

Thank Lee D
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4400 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33703-4729
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-528-0227
These are the old owners of Fred Flemming's BBQ.
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