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Zambia Smokehouse

#198 of 1,996 Restaurants in Tampa
€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (18 reviews)
“sampler plate” (3 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not a huge red meat fan so his really wasn’t the place for me but my dad and son enjoyed the brisket sampler. I had a chicken salad which I didn’t really enjoy at all and I should have perhaps got a turkey wrap...More

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Boyfriend LOVED THIS SPOT!! All Day Dining Pass we ate here. Fresh and Tasty! BBQ Chicken and Ribs. Worth a Peek!

Thank MsMorales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 'all dining pass' and we went to Zambia on 2 days. BBQ Chicken, Ribs and Brisket were very tasty. It's a walk to get there from the entrance area but well worth it. Bring some dental floss and eat inside.

Thank nysjconnection
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner there portions were large. Hot food Hot Cold foods Cold. Line was S L O W! and they were not really busy. Staff friendly and helpful. The smoked meats we had were rather dry and over cooked.

Thank floridagal970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They have a sampler plate now, with brisket, chicken and sausages. I really only want the brisket. The brisket is smoked pretty well with a good smoke ring and is not overly dry or wet. Good flavor a must try...

Thank wook323
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Positive: generous portions; good pulled pork, sausage, mac & cheese, and fries; staff was very pleasant in spite of it being insanely busy during a thunderstorm. Negative: people were camping out at tables to get away from the rain and no one cleared them out...More

Thank Katrina B
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Ducked in here for lunch while we were in the park on Wednesday June 27. Tried the Sampler Plate. Brisket, Chicken and Sausage with Cole Slaw. Wife and I shared a plate. She said the brisket had a good flavor, the sausage was ok, though...More

Thank TravellingAZTeacher
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The food at Busch Gardens is not great with the notable exception of Zambia Smokehouse. We've never had a bad meal here. The bbq chicken was outstanding as are the fries! My favorite is the bbq beef brisket which is so tender and juicy!!! We've...More

Thank newlymarriedman12
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The food hear is very good and most dishes will feed two people. The desserts looked awesome but I had to restrain my self.

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed 23 June 2018

been at this park twice and ate here 3 times with the all day dinning. you will get a lot of food per serving worth the try i really really recommended. love the ribs and chicken and the rolls they are so soft and delicious.

Thank eldiablomayor09
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
located inside Busch Gardens, Tampa, FL
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