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Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar B Que


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American, Barbecue, Bar
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

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All reviews baby back ribs pulled pork baby backs bbq ribs mashed potatoes brunswick stew mac cheese sandwiches catfish falling off the bone food was great sides meaty tender portions corn slaw
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Had a great time, the food was great and the service was better will definitely go back. Just remember the sampler is for two. (Or someone really hungry)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank iqttrvlr
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you want some good barbecue, you got to go to Bubbalou's. They also have a good breakfast with awesome pancakes.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The service was good. The food however is less to be desired. Brisket was dry and not even flavorful. Had to drench it in mild sauce. Mashed potatoes was complete waste of a side. Not even hot either, like luke warm. Macaroni cheese was blah....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Snoopy6986
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Great breakfast. You would not believe how much food you get. The quality is excellent. Eaten there at least once a month. The baby bbq ribs are excellent also.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jimmybif
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Their BBQ ribs and sandwiches are awesome! But we also go for their awesome breakfast plates. The pulled pork omelet is terrific.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kdisalvatore
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I admit to being a bit of a snob when it comes to bbq, but we were tired and hungry and from out of town so stopped here instead of the ubiquitous fast food. We were one of the few people there...and once the other...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CaroleLK
Reviewed 8 April 2018

If you check out my reviews, you will find very few 5's, A restaurant needs to be outstanding for me to give up a 5. This place has Baby Backs that are this best i have ever had, and i have had a lot. The...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We had never heard of Bubbalou’s before we tried it. We were looking for something quick to eat the evening we arrived in Apopka and thought we’d check it out because it was something different than the usual fast food. The young woman working the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank AnitraW8
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my friends came here tonight for dinner the bbq was ok i had better ,it was very quite for a Saturday night we were just about finished eating when a group of about 20 people came in to eat it was 20 or...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 1971ST
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The original location on Rock Springs Rd. Still putting out fine for BBQ over 50 years now. Building is much different from the shack that I first encountered in 1961 but food is same. Baby back ribs falling off the bone tender n tasty. BBQ...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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