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Mission BBQ

#294 of 1,908 Restaurants in Tampa}
€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
13612 Bruce B Downs Blvd, University Plaza, Tampa, FL 33613-4650
+1 813-443-9443
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“mac n cheese” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
13612 Bruce B Downs Blvd, University Plaza, Tampa, FL 33613-4650
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I ordered ribs and macaroni and cheese as a carry out. You order the ribs by the bone, 5 being a half rack. They advertise their mac-n-cheese and some of the best around. It's not. It's dry, not that cheesy and expensive. They advertise the...More

Thank Booperskp
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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly service. Love the military /first responder support. Only reason it's not 5 stars is main portion (pulled chicken) could be a little bigger. It's excellent food though.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

A couple of people recommended this place to me and told me they donate to some good organizations so I decided to check it out. First off it's over priced. Everything is a la carte do you have to order everything separately. Let me start...More

Thank Nick_yira
Erica Z, Public Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your last experience with us did not exceed your expectations. We would like to personally apologize. Would you mind passing along your contact information with us on the "Contact Us" portion of...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Mission barbecue was delicious. The staff went above and beyond with their helpfulness and friendliness. They made awesome recommendations. We tried a little bit of everything and all the sauces. It was a great experience overall and I would highly recommend it. The restaurant was...More

Thank dawnhR5478DE
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This BBQ is the best we've had in a long time. The portions are huge, the atmosphere is fantastic, and the service is wonderful. This company cares about what they do and who they serve - truly veteran and military-friendly. Stop by at noon (any...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I have been wanting to try this restaurant for awhile and decided since it was Father's Day, today was the day and the family couldn't veto me! The layout of the restaurant was a little confusing, it was crowded and seemed to be under staffed....More

Thank 629billc
Erica Z, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Bill, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your last visit with us did not exceed your expectations. We would like to personally apologize, would you mind passing along your contact information with us on the "Contact Us" portion...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

There are lots of gluten free options. Collectively, we had a chicken salad, ribs and pulled pork with fries. All but 2 of the sauces are gluten free. Tasted great. Service was friendly. Really enjoyed it.

Thank glutenfreesearch
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Like others have indicated this is a great stop for BBQ. Olivia was working a the dining room hostess and made us feel like we were the most special customers that she had all day! Get the brisket and the baked beans. And the $4...More

Thank Robert R
Erica Z, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Bob, Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback! We are so happy to hear that you were able to stop in and enjoy some chow with us. We will be sure to pass along your kind words to Olivia and the team...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of meats and some seasonal sides. There is great atmosphere and the service was great.

Thank kkdc2016
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best BBQ in Tampa. We had a variety of items including pulled pork, salads with turkey, Mac and cheese ad baked beans. The food came out fast an it was reasonable. Far better than 4R. And reasonably priced. Worth your...More

Thank Henry S
Erica Z, Guest Relations Manager at Mission BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Henry, Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback! We are so happy to hear that you were able to stop in and enjoy some chow with us. We look forward to the next opportunity to serve you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13612 Bruce B Downs Blvd, University Plaza, Tampa, FL 33613-4650
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-443-9443
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