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The Broken Barrel Tavern

4700 Babcock St NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905-2820
+1 321-728-4755
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“smoked wings” (51 reviews)
“pulled rib” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
4700 Babcock St NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905-2820
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed they ran out of ribs but had pulled pork sandwich which was delicious. No one complained about their food. smoked wings were delicious, chips were so good, try the blue cheese chips. Sweet potato fries awesome. the bourbon bbq was so good,, wanted to...More

Thank ikrutepp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I lived in the Melbourne/Palm Bay area a few years ago, The Broken Barrel was one of my favorite places to eat and drink. It had been a couple years since I last visited so I was eager to stop by on a recent...More

Thank nic_leon2005
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Why is EVERYTHING around here so outrageously expensive? I went in after a few years away from town and will admit it was cleaner than I remember. Ordered a 12 ounce bottle of Shiner Bock... $5.00 plus tax! I could've walked across the street, gone...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We had excellent service, delicious ribs, lots of beer choices. Not fancy but fun and satisfying Would go back- did not get to try the cornbread this trip!

Thank Brandy C
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I had lunch here with my adult son. We started with the smoked wings, which were very good (and at a reduced price during lunch!). We both got ribs as an entree - mine was a basket, his was a platter. Curiously, mine were tiny,...More

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Tavern is located in a strip mall and first impressions going in were of a glorified pool hall. Multiple tables, along with poker games are the first thing you see. The bar is large with an adjacent seating area. Nothing fancy but as a...More

Thank slugstew
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Get the smoked wings (quick fry) they are fantastic! Great selection of beers and good place to watch sports (especially foot ball season). Can be a bit loud when they have music, so sit in the back, but no matter where you sit you can...More

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner I had rib platter my wife had mahi sandwich grilled. The ribs had a dry rub on them and were dry they weren't terrible just little to dry for my liking. The bbq beans were great and the green beans not...More

Thank mrbill33000
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great wings, great BBQ eggrolls... in fact, there's not a bad thing on the menu! And the beer selection at this place is excellent.

Thank E E
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had never gone in here before because it was a bar but the beerfest was drawing there raffle there after the beer fest and since I had raffle tickets I went. It was clean and bright. Service was good and the food was good...More

Thank Debbie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 Babcock St NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905-2820
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Palm Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 321-728-4755
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