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Nancy's BBQ

) #59 of 677 Restaurants in Sarasota €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
301 S Pineapple Ave, at Ringling Blvd, on the roundabout, Sarasota, FL 34236-7019
+1 941-955-2271
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (118 reviews)
“baked beans” (41 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
301 S Pineapple Ave, at Ringling Blvd, on the roundabout, Sarasota, FL 34236-7019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love this place! Whether your eating in the restaurant or ordered catering it's always the same quality and delicious! Love that they make their own sauce and the mac n cheese is amazing! The pulled pork and chicken yum!

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good bbq lunch spot, very good pulled chicken sandwiches, sides are good also. Well worth the stop to eat.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the brisket, spicy sausage, and Bone in chicken. An absolute must visit for me next time I'm in Sarasota.

Thank Basem A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have tried two lunches and one dinner so far. The pulled pork and the brisket I tried were both outstanding. The cucumber salad, the baked beans, the potato salad sides I tried were all excellent. Other great looking sides as well. Good choice of tap...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our way through town after a day at the beach. We didbt have to wait lon in line and the staff was friendly and helpful. The meet wr both got was good, but all of it was lukewarm or cold. We also...More

Thank Kaila C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to stand in line, but it's worth the wait. I had brisket tacos and my wife had pulled pork. We felt the best sides are the baked beans and the corn bread. This was the best BBQ I have had in a long...More

Thank wte154
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious barbeque! This is great food and very reasonably priced. It's only been open for a relatively short period of time so get there now before the crowds descend!

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nancy knows how to do the smoker...and the sides...and the baked goods..and everything else to serve her discriminating well traveled regulars with darn good food and service. This restaurant is filled with respect and love to the palate. Just go ahead and order one of...More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So riddle me this: if a rib joint has no ribs, is it still a rib joint? I think the answer is no. Friday night, not late. No ribs. No apologies, just a shrug. No sign on the door. I will never return here, there's...More

Thank Delcogeesewatcher
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A very laid back setting in the Burns Court area on the south side of downtown. Order at the front counter and pick from a wide variety of brisket, ribs, chicken, pork and other typical BBQ favorites, with a wide variety of sides and some...More

Thank Bob M
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is the tater salad home made??????
10 March 2017|
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Response from Nancy K | Property representative |
I'm sorry for the delayed response, Joey G. Homemade? YES it is! Cut the Red Bliss potatoes, boil, drain and add just the ingredients you see and taste. No additives, no preservatives (other than what might be in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 S Pineapple Ave, at Ringling Blvd, on the roundabout, Sarasota, FL 34236-7019
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-955-2271
  • E-mail
Voted Sarasota's "Best BBQ" 2012 and 2013 by the readers of SARASOTA Magazine. We're a locally owned, family friendly, fast casual bar-b-q joint. Community seating inside, picnic tables on our screened porch and outside in our garden area. Good selection of American beers, including artisan breweries, plus wine. Children's menu. Serving award-winning Pulled Pork, Texas style Brisket, St. Louis Ribs, Smoked Chicken, pastrami-rub smoked and chilled salmon, and 13 sides -- most vegetarian and many vegan. Oh ... and don't forget our entree size salads: both our BIG salad and our Southern Ceasar Salad!