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Peebles Barbecue

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441 Old Dixie Hwy, Auburndale, FL 33823-2808
+1 863-967-3085
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

WOW! Their BBQ is absolutely amazing, every Thursday night, for over 35 yrs. Their sauce is so delicious, we keep multiple bottles on hand. They have chicken, also. But those ribs are cooked perfectly, tender with sauce placed over them, for take out, on the Distance ride home. They also have sliced pork and buns for sandwiches and DO NOT... More 

Thank Peggy H
Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know why they changed the bake beans the sauce, and the meat was real dry.The original was very good, but since changed owners and the receipes . we wan' t be going back.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While it wasn't bad it wasn't worthy of all the hype I heard about the place. The sides were really good but the pulled pork was average. The parking is tight and dusty, service was good.

Thank CandS2009
Haines City, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Had ribs you get 4 bones no meat on them.poatoes salad to much vinegar.their was 10 people in our group and every one felt the same way.not worth the money for what you get.

Thank sto2671
Tampa, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We were tipped off about this place from a friend who knew we would be out that way. She said it's a must do. You can't make bad BBQ and stay in business since 1947! Now, I'll admit we were lucky. We hit this old place after the weekend rush, as the soccer game my daughter was playing in didn't... More 

Thank 2flyby
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Take out lunch for Baseball games at Lake Myrtle Spring Training was so good we went back for an eat in dinner.

Thank Tammy C
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for the first time yesterday. The food here is the one we will compare all other BBQ joints too.

Thank lloydv183
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Everything we've tried is good. I added a single rib to my small pork plate. The thing that I really liked about the meats here is there's no taste of additional flavors or spices . Just good old smoked meat flavor.

Thank Jeff K
Ocala, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Found this place listed in an article titled "Best 9 hole in the walls in Florida". Boy was it!!! It is located in a large screen porch. Been owned by the family since 1947. Service was very friendly and fast. Prices were great. Its packed so you may have to wait a few. As we live close we will be... More 

Thank Catherine J
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

A throw back of small town BBQ open air building. Ok yes it is small town spot. Nice folks cooking, serving, busing. Ok again same folks. The ribs were smoked just right, the chopped pork again smoked well. The sides beans, slaw, potato salad good. All in all a nice spot only open in the fall & winter.

Thank Jrstwo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Old Dixie Hwy, Auburndale, FL 33823-2808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Auburndale
  • Phone Number: +1 863-967-3085

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?