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Woody's Bar-B-Q

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19501 Hwy 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853-2456
+1 863-678-1844
11:00 - 21:00
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cincinnati, United States
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate there for the first time on a Sunday. I had the brisket sandwich and it was good, there was a lot of meat on it, and very tender. My husband had the baby back ribs and they were very good. They fell off the bone, and the sauce was good. They have early bird specials Monday - Saturday.... More 

Thank X1170YUstevenw
Jupiter, Florida
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were passing through and wanted something quick. As Woody's is a chain, we didn't expect too much, but I couldn't believe anyone could do BBQ so poorly. In all fairness, our viewpoint was skewed by abysmal service, but even so, the food has no right to be called barbecue. The corn nuggets (fritters) were pretty good. But we tried... More 

Thank schindlr
ddavis1950, Owner at Woody's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

I am profoundly disappointed you did not enjoy your recent visit to Woody’s Bar-B-Q in Lake Wales. You have my sincere apologies! Unfortunately as we head toward our “season” our restaurant does not lend itself well to those “passing through” or for someone “looking for something quick”. To give you an idea, all days during which your visit likely occurred... More 

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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here many times. The food is good and the service attentive. Some of our favorite items are the beef brisket and the ribs. They have a variety of BBQ sauces on your table. The price is especially good if you have a coupon.

Thank Nancy D
Plymouth, Michigan
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I got beef brisket. It was somewhat good. My husband liked the hot bar-be-que sauce. I liked the grilled corn on the cob. Our friends got ribs. They were suppose to be the same size but one got 15 bones and my other got ten ribs. Our waitress was attentive. They gave us to go cups for... More 

Thank ragage1
Winter Haven, Florida
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with my whole family, including my daughter who is very sensitive to gluten. The server went above and beyond to assure my was safe and served an excellent meal. Of the eight in our party, all agreed this was a superior restaurant with great tasting food and truly outstanding service.

Thank Tony R
Kankakee< IL, United States
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a no frills place to eat. It can also be a hit or miss on the meals. I have had great ribs and not so great ones there. My choice is to have my ribs meaty, moist and ready to fall off the bones. Sometimes they don't quite meet my expectations. They did on my last visit.

Thank Sandra M
Lake Wales, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Always good service, Have never been disappointed. The Daily specials are always good and the 241's work great for my wife and me.

Thank meeranch44
Northfield, VT
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

One of the chain Bbq diners. You can expect the same good food at any of them. Generous portions at a reasonable price. If you can't find a local place for a gamble on what to expect, then by all means go here.

Thank taftdev
California, United States
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346 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We randomly stopped in and WOW it was awesome. We were seated right away and a server took our drink order. Food came out very hot, it tasted great and the portions we had were huge. there was plenty of parking and inside was clean including the rest rooms. I would stop in here again.

Thank Reginald S
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

WOW,we were told about this place by a regular,it is the best bar b q brisket we have ever tasted.the staff were very friendly.this is now a regular visit when we are in orlando

Thank biddyford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
American, Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19501 Hwy 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853-2456
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake Wales
  • Phone Number: +1 863-678-1844
Smoked meats and grill items in a casual restaurant.

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