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Dianne's Old Time Barbeque

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6707 SE US Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL 32640
+1 352-481-3305
06:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

very busy, great service, friendly staff, very informative. Host was exceptional, directs traffic to accommodate customers. Bathroom is clean, tables buss quickly, noise level perfect. Wonderful place to eat.

Thank Fred R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful BBQ lunch. Service was friendly, smiling, and attentive. In a few minutes, the food arrived. The sliced pork was tender and juicy and the sauce selection was excellent. Fries, beans, and slaw were great too. We felt lunch was a great value and will return if we are in the area again.

Thank solomon5
Oxford, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered the St Louis ribs for 2 for $22 and got an entire slab of ribs with 4 sides and garlic bread! The only down side is we had to order the fried okra as an appetizer as it does not come as a side-even for an up charge. The tea is good and the send you with one... More 

Thank YorkiesByDiane
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Dianne's is located on FL Hwy 301 in the heart of Hawthorne. I stop there whenever I'm in the area because it is just that good! Reasonably priced and tasty. The wait staff often asks if you want to take a glass of iced tea with you as you leave!

Thank Kenneth K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

On a long car trip with the kids, we grew tired of Chik Fil A (though still think its the best fast food option)... so we looked for something different on TripAdvisor and were delighted to find Dianes. It's BBQ lives up to its great reviews (outstanding pulled pork) and the folks serving us were wonderful, even giving my kids... More 

Thank Bill K
Charleston, South Carolina
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch as we were passing through central Florida. What a nice surprise! The service was friendly and fast. The food was homemade and delicious! We tried the BBQ chicken lunch plate with homemade BBQ-beans and coleslaw. Wonderful! We will definitely stop there again the next time through. And the price? Two lunch plates and two glasses... More 

Thank 724nancym
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Time to try a Bbq restaurant we said..oh my it was an excellent choice too...Fact is the restaurant's owner is the daughter of Sonnys Bbq...It is a no frills happy bbq /smoke place with just the right smokey flavour. Service was fast and the food was yummy..Hubby had the pork ..baked beans & cornbread ...I had chicken....fries & garlic toast...flavour... More 

Thank milliemccabe
Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. We had the all you can eat beef platter. Meat was great! I did not care for the beans but my boyfriend loved them.

Thank vmeloy
Live Oak, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had to stop for gas and my husband said there was a Sonnys BBQ. Well it changed hands to sonny tillmans daughter and she has brought back the way Sonnys used to be. The bbq beef sandwich was to die for. Tender and not over cooked. Fell slam apart. I ordered chicken with collards and Mac n cheese. Homemade.... More 

Thank M k
Bon Air, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

They don't excel at breakfast, but you can't beat the smoked chicken or the BBQ beans. Both are excellent. We make a point of stopping every time we are on 301 in that part of Florida. We also get a large container of BBQ beans and chicken to go and eat them for lunch the next couple of days.....mummmm!

Thank Harry S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6707 SE US Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Hawthorne
  • Phone Number: +1 352-481-3305
phone 352-481-3305, no website

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