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#163 of 1,906 Restaurants in Tampa}
€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
8546 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614-1646
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“catfish” (32 reviews)
“cheese grits” (10 reviews)
“hush puppies” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
8546 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614-1646
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The barbeque chicken and fried catfish are great. Large portions, affordable prices, casual rustic atmosphere, and friendly staff.

Thank Beinsasy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We love Hank's! The catfish is Wonderful and all the sides, or "fixins" are delicious too! I would have given it a solid 5 for their food, except for two reasons - One, they have been out of baby back ribs all three times we've...More

Thank Miriam K
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We haven't had good catfish since we left Mississippi 5 years ago. Well, now we have. Thanks Hanks, it was great! The slaw, baked beans and collard greens were all great choices too. We will be back for sure. It was well worth the drive...More

Thank FoodLuver57
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

First time at Hanks and I ordered the catfish, ribs, okra, and collard greens. Everything was amazing! Thank you Sara for your great customer service. I will be a regular and look forward to coming back. Hanks is a five star to me!!

Thank dutchgirlbarb
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I have been going to Hanks for quite a while now and I usually have some kind of BBQ but lately I have been hooked on the catfish dinner. Every Tuesday and Wednesday it is the special and you can order the all u can...More

Thank JesseH1969
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We have gone there twice for lunch and the pulled pork sandwich is great. It's always tender and not dry. The restaurant itself is always very clean as well as the restrooms. the staff is very friendly and the service is good. We've tried several...More

Thank george b
Reviewed 14 May 2017

There are multiple options for seating: outside tables, rockers and stools or inside at tall tables with stools or family style with both wood chairs and padded chairs. The inside is decorated like an old-school country restaurant with “stuff” everywhere on the walls. The menu...More

Thank Luvzog
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Our son lives in Tampa so we are frequent eaters at Hanks .. love love love the fried catfish. My husband gets the BBQ beef or chicken . All is awesome and the service is friendly

Thank dwcards
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This is only my second time at Hanks. My first trip was a business lunch. This time, I brought my wife along to check it out. I was told that since this was my second visit, I was now "family"! We started off with some...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We used to be regulars but have not been back in quite awhile due to food not as good as in the past. Tonight for what ever reason my husband wanted to come here for dinner. $38.00 for two dinners and one drink. We don't...More

Thank Paula R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8546 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614-1646
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 813-936-5555
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