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James Barbeque

262 E Orange St, Groveland, FL 34736-2563
+1 352-557-4187
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cornbread” (7 reviews)
“mac cheese” (7 reviews)
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
262 E Orange St, Groveland, FL 34736-2563
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Their sign says it all 'YOU DON'T NEED TEETH TO EAT JAMES RIBS'. three of us went for dinner ordered ribs,'BBQ chicken,brisket', collards mac and cheese, corn bread and finished off with sweet potato pie OMG JAMES KNOWS BBQ.service was wonderful along with everything else....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JJ J
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here tonight for a quick dinner, and were very pleasantly surprised! The service was prompt and super friendly; the food was outstanding, and the prices can't be beat! We will definitely return!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 108carlap
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We visited James Barbeque today for lunch. The place is fairly small (it used to be a house) with about 12 tables. The music is great - Staple Singers, Bill Withers, Kirk Franklin and the atmosphere is very easy going. The staff is very friendly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank plp31314
Reviewed 28 July 2018

on my way back from Lakeland today, stopped off in Groveland at James Barbeque...very limited menu, but for $8 had a pulled pork dinner w/two sides...sides were a decent size and the greens and baked beans were excellent, as was the pulled pork...had enough pork...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank RicDic
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Mr. James’ motto of, “you don’t need teeth to eat James’ ribs”, is the truth!! His barbecue is so tender and delicious, any other barbecue is no longer worthy. I have eaten lots of good barbecue, but Mr. James’ is in a class all it’s...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank scotthX5017PJ
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been past many times and finally stopped in with my wife. She had the chicken dinner with coleslaw and beans. I had 1/2 rack of ribs with slaw and greens. Everything was outstanding so I won’t try and break it down. We will be...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank TerryH456
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Great ribs and brisket! The ribs were some of the most tender I’ve ever had. The sweet corn bread, and collard greens were outstanding. My kids both loved the Mac and cheese. We did not have any room left for desert, we will have to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mandyh2os
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Wonderful community atmosphere, neat and clean with wonderful food. Opt for the pull pork dinner instead of sandwich and you'll 2 sides and cornbread for $2 more. Love the double sauce. Fresh iced tea. Friendly, fast service. James BBQ is your best stop in Groveland.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AnitaS484
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I have never had barbecue melt in my mouth. Yes this meat will. It was the best I have ever eaten. And I am not a barbecue fan. It is a very clean restaurant and the owner is always there and will pull up a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank whimisical
Reviewed 15 March 2018

If you ever get to the Groveland area in Lake county, stop in at James Barbecue for a great tasting lunch. My wife and I ate at James' a couple weeks ago and have been meaning to go back ever since, my bad. James and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Joseph T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 E Orange St, Groveland, FL 34736-2563
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Groveland
  • Phone Number: +1 352-557-4187
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