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4 Rivers Smokehouse

1600 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4604
+1 407-474-8377
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (255 reviews)
“burnt ends” (80 reviews)
“baked beans” (61 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1600 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4604
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Few foods bring out such varying opinions as barbecue. Whether beef, pork or chicken, everybody is an "expert" on what style is best‼️ Well, John Rivers has pretty much figured it out. Unless your idea of good barbecue is meat cooked in the oven with...More

Thank dandyrick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really late dinner for us (9pm) and got there at the tail end of the evenings line, which moved quickly. I had a burnt ends sandwich which was a little cool, should have been hotter temp and my daughter had a veggie sideboard...More

Thank MZTLady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again 4 Rivers delivered a stella dinner for me heading back to Ormond Beach. We stop by 4 Rivers this time for take out. And it was just amazing as the dine in. We had half slab of ribs, mac and cheese, collard greens...More

Thank TheRobinsons57
Reviewed 1 week ago

With no power at home , and food and ice scarce, I ordered online from my office and picked up Burnt ends sandwich and meal on my way home. I got stuck in traffic and was twenty minutes late picking up my order from the...More

Thank MToro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not fair for me to compare their brisket to my Dad's. He's and Okie and he does brisket like no other I've ever tasted. The brisket seemed as though it really had no flavor other than smoke. It's just not what I'm used to....More

Thank Bj K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend 4 Rivers Smokehouse!! The whole concept is a great idea. You can't beat huge pulled pork burgers, chunky fries, mac n cheese etc. Everybody who works there is so friendly and helpful. They make the experience even better. Prices are so reasonable...More

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've enjoyed BBQ for 60 years from Virginia to Florida and this is the juiciest, most flavorful brisket and burnt ends I've ever had. I look forward to try the pulled pork. I hope they have an Eastern North Carolina vinegar based sauce. The sides...More

Thank ruthles2
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We stopped for lunch and the food was terrific, as it always is when we visit. We had the Messy Pig and Burnt ends with friend okra and green beans. Friendly and quick despite the crowd. Even the rest room smelled like a smokehouse! Love...More

Thank bikehog
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Stopped at 4 Rivers since we were in the neighborhood.Had the brisket sandwich with macaroni and fries. My wife had the chicken sandwich with green beans and sweet potatoes .Sandwiches were very good and sides excellent. Please watch the chicken sandwich when eating as she...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We visited 4 Rivers while on holiday in Orlando. The quality of the food and the service from staff was excellent. I had the tasting platter with a choice of four of the meats - delicious. The deserts were also excellent, though we had to...More

Thank PrinceClegg
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9 October 2016|
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Response from LSLJD | Reviewed this property |
Travel time was about 30 minutes going. We took alternate route back using GPS to avoid the I-4 construction and the time difference was not enough to be of concern.
9 October 2016|
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Response from MrsVVV | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but call and ask to make sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 407-474-8377
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4 Rivers is a family-owned smokehouse specializing in 30-day aged brisket, homemade southern sides and fresh bakery items.
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