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4Rivers Smokehouse

3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
+1 844-474-8377
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (67 reviews)
“burnt ends” (17 reviews)
“bbq beans” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went before a Gator game and had no problem ordering and grabbing a seat. I had the burnt ends sandwich and collards which was really good. The fried pickles, which I had to wait for had too much batter and were over fried. I...More

Thank PensacolaGator
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I got a brisket sandwich, sweet potatoes, and bread pudding. Brisket was juicy, tender, mildly smoky, and a bit too fatty for my taste. Sweet potatoes were ok. Bread pudding was tasty in an uncomplicated way. Staff were friendly and helpful. Nice assortment of offbeat...More

Thank AmphipodGirl
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Had the Texas Destroyer sandwich with fries and cole slaw. Large portions - too large! But all excellent. They were not ready together so came in three parts which was odd, but the quality was superior. Would recommend! (Counter service and take out, not table...More

Thank LHH_7
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic BBQ with a great variety of sides. Reasonable prices. No servers (you order up front and pick it up) so you save money on tip. Brisket is to die for!

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Very good meat and generous portions. The typical South BBQ test. The corn cake is also very good, the prices afordable and has also a lot of fresh baked desserts.

Thank Alejandra M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Overall it was delicious, but a bit overpriced compared to other good BBQ places in the area. Lots of choices for meats and side orders, would recommend!!!

Thank Elena C
Reviewed June 6, 2018

BBQ is my hands down favorite food. 4R Brisket is the best in town for brisket, and all their sides are outstanding!

Thank wheninroam05
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Since we moved from Texas 6 years ago good BBQ has been very illusive in Florida. I have tried several stores only to leave wanting my good old TX BBQ. A friend recommended 4Rivers Smokehouse and since we were going to Gainsville we thought we...More

Thank gea4957
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Looking for BBQ in Gainesville, found 4Rivers...tucked away in a shopping center. A little bit of nice outdoor seating, inside plenty of room, with a slightly industrial ambience. Staff was pleasant, courteous and helpful. Prices seemed reasonable. I had the two meat plate, chopped chicken...More

Thank drmlvr
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We ordered a brisket dinner with 1/2 rack of ribs. Our sides were BBQ beans, sweet potatoes, roasted corn, and corn bread. We got there on the lull and did not have to wait in line. Not waiting was a good thing. Everything was very...More

Thank KD2JA
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December 19, 2017|
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Response from Iggyftmyers | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but $25-$30 would be my guess.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3262 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 844-474-8377
4 Rivers is a family-owned smokehouse specializing in 30-day aged brisket, homemade southern sides and fresh bakery items.
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