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Poppa's BBQ

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4890 122nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762-4411
+1 727-954-8871
10:30 - 16:00
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Centreville, Virginia
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353 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

It was good BBQ, nothing amazing but for the price you can't beat it. I would return if I was back in the area.

Thank scherzva
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

I've eaten here several times on my way to ST. Pete Beach and it never disappoints. Succulent, savory, mouth-watering - just pile on the adjectives because they are all true. This cat knows how to do BBQ and you'll not soon forget how good it is. True story.

Thank Mark W
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Amazing value and incredible food. Very simple menu so if you don't want pulled pork, ribs, or chicken you're at the wrong place. All three meats are fantastic. The sauce is just right combo between sweet and hot. I just wish they were open more!

1 Thank Derek B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent BBQ. Never had a bad meal. Very low prices. Could easily charge more and nobody would complain.

Thank Tim G
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

They have the most wonderful smoked chicken breasts we have ever had. Also love the ribs and pulled pork sandwiches.

1 Thank Tammyloveslunch
Orlando, Florida
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377 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I had very high hopes for Poppa's after reading the reviews and ads, but maybe I have had too much good barbecue elsewhere. Poppa's was good, not great. I tried the combo 3 rib/pulled pork plate for $9.99 came with your choice of sides and a roll. I chose beans and potato salad. Everything was good. Nothing I couldn't make... More 

Thank Cathy H
St. John's, Canada
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201 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a couple of racks ,luckily were able to get them!Get there early cause it sells out fast.Meaty smokey ribs Amazing flavour.

1 Thank rickcardo
Waycross, Georgia
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The potato salad is from Memphis and is very good. You have to buy all drinks from a case, so you must buy water.

Thank Bonnie L
Finger Lakes, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

What a find for the five us near the Clearwarer - St. Pete Airport ! The ribs are outstanding and the chicken is delicious. The pulled pork was very good. Place your order with the fun guy at the cash register and it is served up in a jiffy. Lots of choices and specials at reasonable price. We cannot wait... More 

Thank Ben F
Clearwater, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Friendly people, generous portions. Best bbq in area. The smokers are going continueuously to ensure freshly cooked meat. Best bbq in area.

Thank Ymmmmm2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
American, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4890 122nd Ave N, Clearwater, FL 33762-4411
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-954-8871
Award Winning BBQ Restaurant.Slow Smoked Pulled Pork. Mouth Watering Baby Back Ribs.Dine In or Take Out. Catering Available.

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