BBQ Restaurants in Tampa

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Our store offers a fiery collection of seasoned BBQ favorites and blazing NEW products. From outdoor grills and smokers to grill tools, cookware and seasonings, we offer outdoor products from around the country that will allow you to stoke the fire in at-home entertaining!

11743 North Drive
Tampa,
FL
US

When the new owners conceived of their idea for Wholly Smokes Bar-B-Que, they checked the frills at the door. Wood booths and tables proudly display two items and two items only: succulent sauce, and fully stocked paper towel dispensers to erase the evidence. Their menu, on the other hand, has a bit more to say—particularly, it celebrates classic American barbecue by allowing customers to put together plates heaped with their choice of meats and sides. There’s a steady supply of sliced pork, beef, and sausage coming out of the pit, which pair well with servings of coleslaw, mac ‘n’ cheese, and barbecue beans. Tailgate specials fuel game days with full slabs of ribs or Britain's 18th-century currency whenever there was a sudden silver shortage: pounds of smoked meat. Wholly Smokes also recently introduced chicken wings, slathered in sauces such as hot garlic or sweet honey barbecue.

6803 N Armenia Ave
Tampa,
FL
US

It’s all good at Jazzy’s BBQ and there are plenty of scrumptious offers to prove it! Lovers of authentic Southern country cuisine come from far and wide for that real smoky flavor. Enjoy tender pork, rich beef, crunchy chicken, tasty sausage, and mouth-watering glazed ribs in a welcoming and homey ambiance that will truly take you back to a simpler time. In the true spirit of the American dream, produce is locally-grown and meat is sourced from the most trusted cattle farmers in the US. All the folks visit Jazzy’s for the distinctive BBQ sauce, which is their trademark! It would be hard to find ribs that are more tender, moist and flavorful than these. If you’re done grabbing a bite y’all will agree Jazzy’s BBQ is as tasty as it can possibly get!

5703 W Waters Ave
Tampa,
FL
US

At Smoky Bones, you can set your hunger aflame with barbecued and grilled favorites and quench your thirst with signature cocktails, making your meal a night to remember. Start with the Crowd Pleaser, an assortment of appetizers ranging from chicken strips and onion rings to loaded cheese fries and nachos—something to please every palate. Then, dig into an entrée like one of the fire-grilled favorites: your choice of steak and your choice of rub or sauce, grilled over an open flame to savory perfection. Round out the night with a cocktail such as the blood orange margarita, or try one of the many beers and wines available. If you're hungry in Tampa, Smoky Bones is a perfect place to land.

8020 Citrus Park Dr
Tampa,
FL
US

Kojak's House of Ribs is the go-to eatery for rib-lovers in Tampa Bay. Come on down and try the famous rib dinner, featuring a plate of spare ribs and your choice of two sides—the baked beans and parsley potatoes come highly recommended by local Kojak's fans. If you prefer something you can eat just using your hands, try one of the signature sandwiches, such as the roast beef. You can add a cup of home-made chicken stew to any order to make your dinner a multi-course meal, and the desserts—such as the key lime pie—are to die for. Kojak's has been serving mouthwatering barbecue to the Tampa Area since 1978. Pay a visit to find out what has kept Kojak's in business, year after year.

2808 W Gandy Blvd
Tampa,
FL
US

The cheery exterior of this restaurant will make you smile before you have even tried their “finger-licking-good” barbecue. The bright turquoise roof over a yellow clap-board style house welcomes you to a good time. Al’s is family-owned and operated. The side dishes—including good Southern dishes like collards, slaw, okra, and macaroni and cheese—are made fresh daily. Pick a selection of your favorites to enjoy alongside Al’s Tennessee-style barbecue. The menu tells a story of family and friends coming together to share good food. From “Uncle Belton’s Turkey Breast” to “Jean-Ann’s Lip-Smacking Baked Beans”, you’re sure to find something for you!

1609 North 18th Street
Tampa,
FL
US