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Al's Finger Licking Good Bar-B-Que

€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
1609 Angel Oliva Senior St, Tampa, FL 33605-5133
+1 813-956-0675
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked beans” (32 reviews)
“ribs” (112 reviews)
“collard greens” (22 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1609 Angel Oliva Senior St, Tampa, FL 33605-5133
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1 - 10 of 239 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Nice to find a non-chain BBQ restaurant. I am so tired of the expense chains and this is not one of them. I really enjoyed the BBQ, might be the best in town.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hermon D
Reviewed yesterday

The BBQ eater's place to be. They smoke it just right, flavor is what you expect when savoring good BBQ

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 200marcr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great, we had (obviously) Ribs and with two sides. The beans were excellent, I'd recommend these as a side. The meat was very delicious too, so smoky!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank simonecakay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best bbq in the Tampa Bay Area. Could not stop eating. Even my five-year-old loved it. We will definitely be back for more!

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here because of the reviews- but I have to say, We were disappointed! We took a take out-and discovered once we got home that the smoke flavour was wonderful but the meat was tough and the sauce was sweet! Since I am a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AndreaD252
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

I have had the honor of going to Big Als bbq for a few years- the best freaking ribs and yardbird.... did I mention okra, greens, potato salad , oh hell its all great! You will nor be disappointed! Just took my kids from California...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mpb54
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Headed to Als to try out the barbecue food and we were not disappointed. Although we struggled to find it with my sat nav, once we had, we parked up and were greeted by one of the guys serving. We had chicken, ribs and chopped...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andypguernsey
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Great BBQ Perfect setting in Yabor City Very casual paper plates but food doesn’t get better than this. Staff friendly and accommodating Must try if you love Bbq

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wiliiame
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We stumble upon this place when walking, we saw a guy bbq and told him it smelled so good and he said if you want good southern cooking to go inside, we did the ambiance was not the greatest but the food was awesome. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Neeta B
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Came here for lunch last Friday based on it being #3 on TripAdvisor. The restaurant looks like a little house in an up and coming neighborhood. When I walked in it was mostly full even though it had been open for only 45 min. And...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mjkunz48
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6 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Luvzog | Reviewed this property |
molasses-based sauce
Suzan M
4 June 2015|
Response from AlOwner | Property representative |
Currently, gift cards are only available for purchase in the restaurant. We hope to eventually add them for sale on our website. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 16:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1609 Angel Oliva Senior St, Tampa, FL 33605-5133
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-956-0675
  • E-mail
Named Best BBQ in Florida! - Located in a bungalow off of 7th Ave in historic Ybor City, Al's Finger Licking Good Bar-B-Que is dedicated to serving you the most delicious barbecue food while demonstrating true Southern hospitality.
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