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Shorty's Bar-B-Q

#22 of 3,496 Restaurants in Miami}
€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
+1 305-670-7732
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn on the cob” (63 reviews)
“ribs” (160 reviews)
“cole slaw” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returned to Shorty’s after 50 years and I enjoyed it now as much as then. I did notice that the sauce they bring to the table is different and not warm. The staff was real friendly and politely listened while I rambled on about working...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in while traveling thru town. Great BBQ. Portions were HUGE. Slow ordering, but worth the wait. Will visit again next time in town.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place with well cared recipes for ribs. The softest meat ever. Briskets were good but not spectacular. The place is not elegant but a very good environment for a BBQ experience. Willing to repeat.

Thank Dionisio Ismael M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

"Good place to visit for good barbecue dinning while in South Florida. Good service, nice decor and very good food (although not the best brisket I have had as it was not juicy enough). Their menu has a lot of variety and prices are well...More

Thank SBE73
Reviewed 26 October 2017

A local favorite a must-go for tourists.Without a doubt the best BBQ in South Florida. My family and I are frequent patrons for eat-in and take out. They also do catering. Ribs are by far the best. They also have BBQ Brisket but it is...More

Thank TheBestOnly_13
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Classic American BBQ restaurant with nice interior. Baby ribs and appetizers were tasty, big portions..

Thank stx83x21
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Looking for casual great food this is just right. Great selection of classic BQ. Half chicken was done perfectly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stopped there to wait out rush hour traffic. We shared a rack of rib. The food was pretty good. The meat wasn't quite falling off the bone the way I like, but it was still pretty good. Everything was tasty and the cornbread was...More

Thank VenturingJu
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My wife wanted BBQ food for dinner, so Shorty's it was. It was a great choice. The Ribs were perfect and special BBQ sauce was oh so good! The service was efficient and courteous. We're going back for more. Shorty's also honors military discount.... We...More

Thank D Y
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Perhaps my earlier memories of this restaurant are blurred, but this place was once a family favorite, that no longer serves the fresh,delicious food it once did. On a recent visit found it to be just OK. The ribs and the sides were acceptable- just...More

Thank Marisol F
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Carol S
15 December 2016|
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Response from HDrahos | Reviewed this property |
Actually, I think you CAN get Shorty's shipped!! Delicious!
Irit S
18 September 2016|
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Response from Karen M | Reviewed this property |
I've never used one there. it's such a laid back place, I just pay. Not that expensive either. Never looked though, let me know if you find any. lol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-670-7732
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