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Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que

12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
+1 407-423-1212
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (26 reviews)
“baked beans” (14 reviews)
“collard greens” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip to Bubbalou’s, our first trip was many years ago. The ribs were excellent in both taste and texture. They were great even cold.

Thank WmpMarshall
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had driven by a couple of times and it looked interesting. The restaurant decorations are rustic and fun, displaying antique signs and lots of pigs. We tried the sliced pork, brisket and baby back ribs. All were tender and flavorful. There are several sides...More

Thank boudta
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Yes it is not fancy. Yes you have to order and they will bring your food. Yes there are picnic tables. Is it good?-yes. If you want an inexpensive meal with large portions this is the place. I had the pulled pork plate and the...More

1  Thank ladyfish574
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Place is kind of weird, in that you have to order at the counter first, grab a flag, then pick a table. My first few times I sat at the bar and I was able to order there and have it brought to me. Then...More

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice place for listening to a band, simple cocktail and a bite to eat. It's outdoorsy and a local and confocal crowd. Dining inside and out.

Thank lisa w
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome and has so many choices that it's a bit hard to decide what to get. Staff is first rate and all as Sweet as pie. I have eaten the ribs, pulled pork, collared greens, green beans and some very cold beers!...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had great food at the right price. Big selections and the sides, specially the Texas caviar, were yummy !

Thank mamazee48
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying this BBQ Spot for years. Own and operated by locals forever. The Big Pig sandwich is the best sandwich ever.

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

In town for my son's UCF orientation and Bubbalou's was close to our hotel so we thought we would give it a shot. I got the 4 meat platter with collard greens, mac n' cheese & Texas caviar? Never had Texas caviar but damn was...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 17 June 2017

My husband and I stay at the hotel at cross Bubbalou's by the evening we choose to pick up our meal from there, he choose turkey basket, I choose the ribs and of course the amazing bake beans, everthting you eat there is DELICIOUS!

Thank redbirdsong
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-423-1212
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