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Nancy's BBQ

301 S Pineapple Ave, at Ringling Blvd, on the roundabout, Sarasota, FL 34236-7019
+1 941-955-2271
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (121 reviews)
“baked beans” (43 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
301 S Pineapple Ave, at Ringling Blvd, on the roundabout, Sarasota, FL 34236-7019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have to say everything was really good. I had the beef brisket sandwich with sides of mac n cheese and baked beans. All was scrumptious. The temp could have been hotter on the brisket but I was loving th w taste and went with...More

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very delicious. All the meats were moist. The sides were perfectly seasoned. Highly recommend the cheesy grits. Also the baked beans were very good. Great atmosphere with outdoor netted seating. Definitely a favorite for barbecue.

Thank brad b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want great brisket, go and visit the queen of smoked meats--Nancy's! This is as real as you can get. Great quality brisket, chicken, and sausages. If you even want a BBQ salad it is there for the taking. This place is a casual,...More

Thank Sarasotabrad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love going to Nancy's every chance we get. Everything is great but the brisket is my favorite. Collared greens are fantastic as are all of the sides. Glad we live so close but would drive all day for this place

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I discovered Nancy's Bar-B-Q by accident. While driving into downtown Sarasota on Pineapple Avenue, I noticed the easy-to-miss restaurant at 301 South Pineapple on the roundabout at Ringling Boulevard. Barbecue in Florida? St. Louis-style ribs? North Carolina-style pulled pork? We had to...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nancy catered a surprise birthday for my girlfriend. She was awesome. Due to an unexpected cancellation from another caterer, i met Nancy 48 hours before the party. She pulled it all together and delivered it herself. Everybody loved the ribs, chicken and pulled pork. The...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came across this purely by accident but what a gem! You place your order at the counter, pay then pick your table. There is both indoor air conditioned or outdoor screened in patio. There is a waitperson to refill your beverages and "cater" to your...More

Thank SirPenLadyGwen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 5 of us went to Nancy's for lunch. We had the pulled pork sandwiches and the pulled chicken sandwiches, with sides. All of it was just okay, except for the edamame succotash which was pronounced very good by everyone. On the pulled...More

Thank T P
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Cute place .... Recommended by our daughter so thought we would give it a try. The owner is a white jewish lady .. Interesting eh? We both had the Brisket Sandwich which comes with 2 sides. We chose mac & cheese, collard greens, potatoes salad,...More

Thank Flylowe
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Whether your eating in the restaurant or ordered catering it's always the same quality and delicious! Love that they make their own sauce and the mac n cheese is amazing! The pulled pork and chicken yum!

Thank Amy A
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Nancy K | Property representative |
I'm sorry for the delayed response, Joey G. Homemade? YES it is! Cut the Red Bliss potatoes, boil, drain and add just the ingredients you see and taste. No additives, no preservatives (other than what might be in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 S Pineapple Ave, at Ringling Blvd, on the roundabout, Sarasota, FL 34236-7019
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-955-2271
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Voted Sarasota's "Best BBQ" 2012 and 2013 by the readers of SARASOTA Magazine. We're a locally owned, family friendly, fast casual bar-b-q joint. Community seating inside, picnic tables on our screened porch and outside in our garden area. Good selection of American beers, including artisan breweries, plus wine. Children's menu. Serving award-winning Pulled Pork, Texas style Brisket, St. Louis Ribs, Smoked Chicken, pastrami-rub smoked and chilled salmon, and 13 sides -- most vegetarian and many vegan. Oh ... and don't forget our entree size salads: both our BIG salad and our Southern Ceasar Salad!
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