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Hickory Hollow Barbeque

4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222-2871
+1 941-722-3932
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn fritters” (42 reviews)
“pulled pork” (32 reviews)
“ribs” (43 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222-2871
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sporting a new look, Hickory Hollow continues to serve THE best collards ever. Coupled with the NC barbque, black eye peas and fritters, one can not go wrong!

Thank GNOP60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my partner and friends. We ordered green fried tomatoes, crab cakes and ribs. Everything was perfect. The crab cakes had huge lumps of crab and hardly any filler. The ribs were amazing with the meat falling into the plate. Really good wholesome food...More

Thank JayPee22
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best barbeque! North Carolina style/ Be sure to try their the vegetable plate! Homemade cobbler too! One of our favorite stops on the way home!

Thank Bernadette V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for dinner tonight and arrived at 5pm. Being from Baltimore, I specifically wanted to try the crab cakes. They were sold out at 5pm. Does that mean that they are good? Or that the restaurant was unprepared? Instead, our whole table had the...More

Thank TropicHope
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Best crab cakes in Florida outside of Maryland. The owner knows how to make a real crabcake and you can see the lumps. Cozy experience and always crowded. Lots of BBQ stuff also on the menu but my reason is strictly to get great crab...More

Thank Pete A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Excellent stop if traveling between Tampa and anywhere south. Also, a local favorite. Great BBQ but also a great selection of local, southern originals. Eat their food and your stomach will love you. Good service. Older building but the kitchen is grreat.

Thank SixSix2015
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My wife and I love visiting Hickory Hollow whenever we can. Their BBQ options are so good and they have the largest variety of tasty side items that I've ever seen at a restaurant of any kind! Also, they have local craft beer which scores...More

Thank dtg976
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The food tastes homemade, the side dishes occupy my dreams!! So many of them, all in a Southern ilk!! Go there, get some scrumptous southern chow and set a spell! Lol!!

Thank sojourn93
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to HH since the 80's. I no longer live in FL but when I am here visiting family, I always stop in for their famous BBQ and sides. This time I was extremely disappointed with the "jiffy mix" hush puppies, the "pork...More

2  Thank Jacqueline G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Have eaten there several times and never disappointed in the food or service. A very popular place so there is often a wait but we always feel the food is worth the wait. Have lots of side dishes to order and the entree always comes...More

Thank Joan G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222-2871
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ellenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-722-3932
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