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Gators BBQ

8083 Baymar St, Jacksonville, FL 32220-3367
+1 904-683-4941
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (16 reviews)
“collard greens” (11 reviews)
“brisket” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
8083 Baymar St, Jacksonville, FL 32220-3367
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This is a real-deal BBQ just off the highway. A small place with just a few tables, is busy as all get-out, with people coming in for food (eat in and take out). Had both the chopped pork (like pulled pork) one time and the...More

Thank eve1950
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Helpers are right. This is a true rare gem devoted to making great BBQ. Everything we ate was superb and the simple shack reflected the down to earth food. My only regret that we live in New Jersey and cant simplify drive here for great...More

Thank Codfish1
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We travel the route around Jacksonville somewhat regularly and were happy to see good reviews for a BBQ place convenient to I-295. Gators looks like a typical BBQ shack with unpaved & haphazard parking, unlit signage, a counter for ordering and a few tables at...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Looked for a local BBQ dinner and found it at Gators! Had the pork with green beans and macaroni salad. If I was local I would repeat the selection again! Very small for on site dining but worth the trip.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Come for business around here, try the brisket, was good and great atmosphere, look like I was in grandparents house back in the days, will be back

Thank memendez15
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I mostly order the Smokehouse Tender Pork Ribs and every time they just melt in your mouth. I have tried every single side they offer and they are all fantastic. I am a fan of the sauce as it doesn't mask the smokiness of the...More

Thank Califanna348
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

When I worked on this side of town it was a weekly visit and I always got the inexpensive special- Pork Sammich with a side and Large Drink Sometimes the side would be the yummy crinkle cut fries or I'd get the collard greens! The...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Found this gem here on TripAdvisor and couldn't have been more pleased. We tried a large variety of items and each one was delicious. I loved the sweet sauce and the red hot. The sweet tea was also delicious. They gave out samples of the...More

Thank Jenn L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were staying at a hotel off 295 & Commonwealth and searched TripAdvisor for a lunch place. We found two BBQ places very close to each other and for no particular reason we picked Gators of the two. Right decision. The food was awesome and...More

Thank JudiRas
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We got take out today it was the best BBQ ever . We really enjoyed all of it we got a huge mixed platter so we got to try it all . We tried the breaded mushrooms but wasent super impressed . But all the...More

Thank Calbama
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pat h
20 July 2017|
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Response from MarknMar | Reviewed this property |
You go for BBQ not catfish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8083 Baymar St, Jacksonville, FL 32220-3367
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-683-4941
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Description
Behind Bennetts Hardware in the Marietta section of Jacksonville
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