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Hot Spot Barbecue

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$$ - $$$
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901 E La Rua St, Pensacola, FL 32501-4024
+1 850-497-6060
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10:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Pensacola, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've never been a fan of barbecue until I ordered from Hot Spot. To date this is the only place I will order barbecue from because the meat is amazing.

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Thank Danielle S
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy this place :) we frequent it with friends.. it is slightly higher priced than some BBQ but still reasonable. My favorite side is their mac n cheese (the rest are 'ok')... their desserts are wonderful!

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Thank FLkasee
New Orleans, Louisiana
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner. My wife had the pork sandwich w/ macaroni & cheese side. With a pick of corn on the cobb. The brought us warm house bbq sauce. They feel, it makes no sense to use cold bbq sauce on warm bbq. Makes sense to me too! She loved the moist and lightly smoked pork sandwich... More 

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Milton, Florida
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115 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

If you are looking to cater a function Hot Spot is a great option. Brisket was very tender and moist as was the turkey. The M&C with ham is homemade the way it should be; BBQ beans and their sauce round out the meal. Catering prices start off at $8.95pp with a min of 10 people. Their Que is some... More 

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Thank WilliamDowns
Portage, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Two of us- one pork plate and one pork sandwich-both excellent-beans were the best I have ever had-cole slaw and potato salad very good, lemon pie for dessert-best ever, all made in house, highly recommend Hot Spot

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Thank _fcgeib
Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Hot Spot is listed highly on Yelp and other apps but I did not find the food that special. First, I asked for a trio dinner that was on the BBQ pit and included sausage. The sausage I got tatted no better than something I could have boiled on my stove from Echrich farms. The coleslaw is lame and the... More 

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Thank Rudy M
Pensacola, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Quick, friendly, fast barbecue. The food was very good. Clean, pleasant spot to enjoy a beer and barbecue.

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Thank Bea L
Pensacola, Florida
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had lunch here with a large group of friends, 10 couples to be exact. Our waitress was excellent! Everyone joined their meal. I can't say anything negative about this first time visit. We look forward to returning soon.

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Thank Weekendouting
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The barbecue was excellent. I came based on reviews and it met my expectations. Audie was our server and gave us outstanding service. Got the lemon pie as recommended and it was wonderful. Would easily go there again!!

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Thank Doug W
North Carolina
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185 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I think this place is fantastic. The pulled pork and potato salad and sweet tea made my day. You also definitely need to try the homemade coconut cookies!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 E La Rua St, Pensacola, FL 32501-4024
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-497-6060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?