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Holy Hog BBQ

#160 of 1,907 Restaurants in Tampa}
€€ - €€€Fast food, Barbecue
302 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602-5262
+1 813-223-4464
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (8 reviews)
“mac cheese” (7 reviews)
“brisket” (10 reviews)
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Fast food, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
302 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602-5262
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time in Tampa. On business and like to try bbq wherever I visit. I used UberEATS which went very smoothly. Ordered the rib meal wth beans and jalapeño Mac and cheese with a pulled pork sandwich and half gallon of Arnold Palmer tea. This...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had the opportunity to visit this wonderful establishment and really wish we hadn’t eaten before. The food looked excellent and everyone was very positive about the food. A good beer selection which we really enjoyed as well as seating outside which was great for the...More

Thank TheScubaDuo
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here after reading reviews. Perfect location to Hilton. Got Southern Ribs. Were fatty & had alot of grizzle. Mac & Cheese was superb. Greens had a lot of hard stems. Cold. Toast, too, was excellent. I wish I had bought bottle of sweet sauce....More

Thank touringbee
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I was walking downtown looking for a place to eat and ran into this spot. I am glad that I explored and went off the beaten path because this is some bomb "A" BBQ. The candied burnt end brisket point are awesome. The Texas style...More

Thank Andrena W
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Quick service BBQ with lots of outdoor seating. The pulled pork was good, and was served without any sauce, which is the way I prefer. Unfortunately, they did not have any eastern Carolina style vinegar sauce available, only tomato or mustard based bbq sauces. The...More

Thank MJ V
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We came here with my school after we did a team building outing. My staff raved over the food, and believe me we ate a little something of everything. The staff was nice as well. Not too hot considering it was outside seating. Not a...More

Thank nicole s
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in to quench my thirst while exploring Tampa. Frank was working behind the bar outside and was lovely. He recommended a beer for me and explained things on the menu and advised me to try different things. He was so helpful. Unfortunately, we couldn't...More

Thank keeleyandrewmunro
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We went over after a long day of grading to enjoy some BBQ. Being from Texas, I was on the fence about it and how good the food could possibly be. Well... let me just say that Frank offered me a sample of brisket and...More

Thank Texasredsoxgirl1
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Finished the last day of AP test grading, hungry and thirsty. Went to Holy Hog for some BBQ. Sat outside, met the bartender, Frank, who was helpful and recommended excellent beer to go with my brisket dinner (for the record, Fat Tire Ale). Had the...More

Thank MikeDolan40
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Hidden gem in downtown Tampa. Great B-B-Que with good selection of meats and sides. All homemade. Very friendly staff.

Thank Carolyn D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602-5262
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-223-4464
Established in 2010. Owner and founder Danny Hernandez was born into a family with a passion for food and excellence. After working in his family's Cuban-style restaurant in Tampa, Hernandez gravitated toward another genre close to his heart: the smoky flavors of barbecue. Determined to share it with the community he loved, Hernandez opened the first Holy Hog Barbecue in Tampa, offering authentic southern barbecue nuanced with Cuban flavors. Today, Holy Hog has grown to four locations in the Tampa Bay area. We're also thrilled to have two locations at Amalie Arena, home of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning and venue of choice for A-list performers and shows.
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