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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)
“collard greens” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (105 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1609 Angel Oliva Senior St, Tampa, FL 33605-5133
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

Thank wiliiame
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Neeta B
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Mjkunz48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ribs and pulled pork were excellent with a rich, smoky flavor you could taste and savor. The baked beans were good but the green beans seemed more out of a can than fresh. All in all a strong recommendation that delivers good food in...More

Thank jrdhist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as you walk in the door the smell is amazing! We had the pulled pork dinner with a variety of sides, coleslaw, potato salad and baked beans. Everything was excellent. Staff is very friendly and the restaurant is simple but clean and has...More

Thank win3cats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Next time you’re in the Tampa area, make the trip to Al’s Finger Licking Good BBQ. Don’t let the humble exterior fool you — this tiny place is filled with the best smoked ribs, sausage and chicken around. If you visit on Friday, don’t miss...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

While in Tampa, I stopped at Al's since hearing that their BBQ was the best. I met Al who was quite personable and provided suggestions. He gave me a taste of the Hot Greens... he said that they were HOT and indeed they were. The...More

Thank neluv05
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Ribs were great, as was the pulled pork. Beans were ok, just not my style. Slaw was outstanding. It was a bit warm inside but it was 92 outside. Old school BBQ the way it was meant to be.

Thank indy6
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

A gem in Ybor. Good food, reasonable prices, and real cooking. I've been a few times and never disappointed.

Thank sarahhM1067DL
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

The ribs are tough and chewy. The chicken was dry and the skin was burnt. The sides & cornbread are nasty, with the exception of the beans. There is a large trash can with no lid in the dining area, right by the tables, with...More

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6 April 2017|
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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