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Shorty's Bar-B-Q

#16 of 3,425 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-2930
+1 305-670-7732
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Sao Paulo, SP
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to 4 different BBQ places on my visit and this was my favorite. Besides the food, the waiters were very friendly.

Thank gGzin
Dijon, France
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at Shorty's a half dozen times and the food was always good. To find a great BBQ restaurant in Miami is a incredible and this is a casual, fun and clean environment. The BBQ is cooked in a real smoker with all the authentic steps, the cole slaw is genuine southern cole slaw, the french fries are... More 

Thank David D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been eating here for 35 years and never get tired of it. Love the atmosphere and the constant hustle and bustle noise is great if you have kids. (No one hears them). Food is always great and you wouldn't think to come here for a burger but the burgers are to die for!!!! And the recent addition of baked... More 

Thank Brigette B
Upland, Ca
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place looks like it's been here forever. Bench seats all around but the food was great. Had the brisket sandwich and it comes with coleslaw with fries. That and a cold beer hit the spot,

Thank BobBarb
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on the way back home from the Keys.. figured it would be good, the place looked like a BBQ joint, but was very disappointed in the pork it tasted more like it was baked in a oven , no smoked flavor, the menu said pulled pork but instead it was deli sliced.. the sause was like every other... More 

Thank Saddletramp58
Miami, Florida
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met a friend for lunch here. It's got long communal tables, with rolls of paper towels (which I need) and various sauces etc. The server comes with menus, takes your drink order (served in a paper cup). I ordered a cheeseburger and my friend ordered the brisket sandwich. This is his 'go to order' at a bbq place (he... More 

Thank Marca P
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I initially went to pick up the food but when I got home realized they had given me the wrong order, when I called in the manager had already sent someone with the correct order. I had two different meals for the price of one and they apologized and were great about it, mistakes happen and they more than made... More 

Thank JackieMorales
Decatur, Georgia
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving down S. Dixie Highway in the Kendell area of Miami, we decided to stop and check out this place. The service was outstanding. I enjoyed the full rack of ribs.

Thank Cal S
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Remember Shorty's from years ago and how good it was. Went back with family delicious ribs coleslaw wonderful corn on the cob portions are huge You sit at long tables always very busy. Place to go if you like ribs.

Thank Judy W
Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Who doesn't love BBQ? If you're in the mood for BBQ, then you will love this Miami institution. Shorty's has been around for decades, giving Miamian's their BBQ fix. You'll find all things BBQ here, ribs, chicken, pork and brisket. Not to mention Buttery corn on the cob, deep fried Okra, onion rings and more. When it comes to BBQ... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?