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Down South Barbecue

830 A1A N, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082-3287
+1 904-273-9902
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
“baked beans” (6 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue
830 A1A N, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082-3287
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love coming to Down South, nothing fancy just good BBQ. The ribs are great and the chicken is always awesome. And Wally started making his own sausage from scratch!

Thank Lowpro
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Small well run restaurant is a strip mall provides the best BBQ in our area! Wally works like a one-armed bandit to make sure service is fast and the food is delivered hot. Recommend Down South for a carry-out go to spot...

Thank BobG1430
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in a not so busy strip mall, this small store front has some pretty tasty fare. Eat in or take out the barbeque was quite tasty. The sides could use a boost. You can smell the smokers when you walk in and that...More

Thank stuartt465
Reviewed January 10, 2018

We like Down South. It is small placed but they have great and consistent BQ. They have great sides and salads. We usually do a salad with a meat and it is always good. We are gluten and dairy free so they are always able...More

Thank Fran C
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

The food is good, not great, but is consistent and served in a down home style. The dining room is nothing dance but it fits for a BBQ joint. They have 6 different sauces on the table and the service is friendly.

Thank drajhansa4
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We have been there 3 times in the past month. We have had the hot-dog, barbeque chicken, ribs, pulled pork sandwich and Reuben Sandwich. All were very good, but the baby back rib platter was the best. The zucchini fries and the beans are my...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Love their turkey salad! Love their vinegrette dressing which is homemade. Wasn't crazy about the green beans. Best collard greens ever, they have this sweet taste to them, not bitter or plain tasting at all. Fried corn on cob, amazing! (Hard to mess up corn...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Kind of surprised by this BBQ joint. So small, I have overlooked it on multiple vacation trips to Ponte Vedra. Long line at another restaurant I usually frequent, so I decided to give Down South barbecue a chance, and boy I'm glad I did. The...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Small, family feeling dining room... does a lot of carry out. The food is delicious and I find myself craving a repeat visit often. Owner manages the place and is warm and helpful.

Thank missylaneyus
Reviewed May 13, 2017

We took a chance because we really enjoy BBQ. It was well worth it! The brisket had a slight smokey taste to it and was delicious. Melted in your mouth. The pulled pork was also delicious. We also tasted the baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw,...More

Thank SGDTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 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. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 A1A N, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082-3287
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ponte Vedra Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-273-9902
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