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Pride of the South Bbq

6616 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
+1 941-926-0099
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (28 reviews)
“baked beans” (8 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6616 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
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Reviewed today

My husband & I came here for dinner the other night. We both ordered the pulled pork sandwich which came with 2 sides each. I got the mac n cheese & fries, my husband got the baked beans & cornbread. The sandwich was HUGE &...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really surprised to find excellent bbq and sides too. Honey corn bread is the best I have ever had. Wife loved it too. Reasonable prices. Decent service. Baked beans were tasty. KC BBQ sauce was spot on. We will be visiting this place again and...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy this place! Very friendly people and the food is plentiful and so, so good. I love the brisket. They slow cook it all day and it’s tender enough to cut with a fork. My kids like the pulled pork. The sides are...More

Thank SKP41218
Ken C, General Manager at Pride of the South Bbq, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the thoughtful review. We so appreciate it when folks take the time to extend a positive shout out. We now have a root beer float for the kids if they have a sweet tooth attack. Again, thanks.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

You just cannot get BBQ this good in the Northeast. I thought I had tasted the best ribs ever a couple weeks back.....and then we went here. They haven't put any money into the decor, so don't get thrown by that. They SMOKE and then...More

Thank unclewilly
Ken C, General Manager at Pride of the South Bbq, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Uncle Willy, thank you for the exceptional review. We are so pleased to see that our array of dishes exceeded your expectations. Mike, our pit master, works at his craft 7 days a week and his devotion to perfection shows with each meal he prepares....More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

What a great spot. Don't be thrown off by the strip mall location. The best BBQ I have had in perhaps in all my life. My wife had the pulled pork sandwich which was a 9/10, and I had the Meatloaf sandwich which was a...More

Thank jmcboogey
Ken C, General Manager at Pride of the South Bbq, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

You discovered my secret...meatloaf! I agree it is sooo good. That's what I get the most but you are correct its all good. Thank you for the wonderful review. We appreciate when you take the time to say such nice things...it goes a long way...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Went in here as it looked interesting local and independently owned and run which is important to us. We were so glad that we did - ribs were absolutely delicious - meaty and saucy - fries were crisp hot and freshly cooked and coleslaw clearly...More

Thank avrilritchie
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The ribs, (baby back that were large and meaty) were wonderful. The sauce options were great, but what they started with was good. It's an extremely casual place, but clean and comfortable. I used to feel that one particular large chain had the best barbecue,...More

1  Thank William A
Ken C, General Manager at Pride of the South Bbq, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review! We have put in our application for a beer and wine license so we expect to have beer shortly. Again, thank you for the 5 stars...we truly appreciate the effort and review.

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Very casual small place. However, the food was excellent. We enjoyed the 1/2 chicken and brisket. The brisket was really tender, reminded me of a beef roast my grandma would make. They had a variety of BBQ sauces too, the Kansas City was by far...More

Thank cschoch778
Ken C, General Manager at Pride of the South Bbq, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. Suspect we know who was on the register and he was relatively new so we will give him a one time get out of jail free card. We are so glad you had a good food experience. The feedback...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Come from venice just to enjoy GREAT B.B.Q., wings meatloaf.brisket,,ribs,,,pulled pork sammie,,,Mike the smoke master does a great job!!!

Thank JOEYGCentralWi
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We had the BBQ chicken and brisket. Both were delicious! The honey BBQ sauce was good enough to try to sneak home in my purse. Also, probably the best mac n' cheese I've ever had. Don't let the exterior fool you, this is a place...More

Thank emhamlin
Ken C, General Manager at Pride of the South Bbq, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Wondered where that sauce went! Glad you loved the experience. Hope to see you again but please leave the silverware. Thank you for the lovely review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6616 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-926-0099
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