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Michelle A.

16 September 2019

Excellent food and service overall. We were on a car ride that brought us to this area and looked for something to eat that wasn't fast food. The young lady at the counter was busy filling orders by phone but the patrons were quiet and peaceful, and she and the other young lady took care of them all and spent time going over the menu, which was all my husband and i's favorites so it was hard to choose just one thing. So we bought several small things and combos to share. Very affordable. The one menu suggestion I would make would be potato salad. To me, that's a bbq thing I've grown accustomed to choosing even if it's just a small side. The two young ladies on staff that night were personable and took the time to visit with us and talk. I like that there isn't a bunch of blaring media (music and tv) but a more peaceful country atmosphere in an urban setting plaza. I wanted to give it five stars but didn't because there are some areas physically of the restaurant inside that could use a little extra attention. I don't know if they had a leak and that's what the spots were on the ceiling (and the waitress apologized for a few flies we saw buzzing around), but all in all it looked and smelled clean and everyone was hard at work providing a quality meal for a decent price. More...

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Liz M.

13 September 2019

I've eaten a lot of bbq in many cities and I have to say this place is now one of my favorites. In addition to the staff being delightful and friendly, the meat was smoked to perfection and the sides complemented them perfectly. I don't think I have ever tasted a more delightful coleslaw (with apples!) and green bean were flavorful without being greasy. the corn bread was on point with texture and taste. The brisket and ribs were super tasty and just as good reheated the next day, I'm glad I got an extra side of coleslaw to go so I could enjoy the full experience the following day. While I can't say I ever really want to go back to Ocala, I would at least be happy to get back to this spot. More...

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Bill Blalock

15 August 2019

Food was terrific. First time we've been there.

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Sue Ellen McGoey

15 August 2019

Great Staff! Amazing BBQ, a must!

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Patty Leckliter

15 August 2019

Very tasty and quick to serve. Employees were very friendly and nicely dressed. No sauce drenched meat, truly smoked and delicious.

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Armando B.

8 August 2019

Hands down best BBQ I've ever had.First came to this place back 2 years ago when visiting my grandparents in Ocala. Whenever I come up I always have to stop in. The ribs are so juicy, tender, and fall right off the bone. The brisket is amazing as well and definitely the best I have ever tasted. The meat melts right in your mouth. The sides are also something you shouldn't overlook. The coleslaw and baked beans are a must. Not to mention, everything is pretty reasonably priced.The only downside is never being able to enjoy another BBQ spot again. More...

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Tim Ponygroom

8 August 2019

First time visit. Will return. Beef medium rare instead of medium well as ordered. Superior sides. Exceptionally clean.

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Galen Lohmeyer

3 August 2019

Great place, really enjoyed

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Darlene Rogers

2 August 2019

best st louis ribs I have ever eaten. The beans and okra delish. our first time there. will be back I give them 5 stars Darlene Rogers .

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Gary Alpert

1 August 2019

Been hard to find what I consider good BBQ since leaving Texas. Best place I have found so far in the Ocala area.

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Mizter Jc Gonzalez Cruz

30 July 2019

Been coming here since they opened and never left feedback bad me this place is great best smokehouse in Ocala Florida must try it’s a 10

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Jacqueline Scoggins

29 July 2019

I had the cheeseburger all the way and it was so good. It was made to order, so it was freshly made. The atmosphere is casual and comfortable. I will definitely be back the next time I go through Ocala, very good place More...

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Jude Missall

29 July 2019

Good barbecue with an emphasis on a sweeter profile, not necessarily the best, but not a bad place. A little pricier for what they give you however; expect about $10-14/plate range. From what I saw, they are very attentive and you wont have to wait long to be seen to (edit: reading other comments, apparently this has been an issue, but it looks to me like they are making an active effort to be attentive, and it shows). The only major concern I had was that the place was a little dirty. White AC vents smeared brown with dirt, and window sill needing a good dusting, but if they got that together this place would be charming. A lovely family owned restaurant with a wonderful staff.Side note: The slaw is made with apples! Not something Im used to, which caught me off guard. I enjoyed it, but its definitely coherent with the sweeter profile. More...

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Laura Allen

29 July 2019

All the food was delicious and would LOVE to have the recipe for the best baked beans EVER!!!

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EJ HARRELL

29 July 2019

Best BBQ in Ocala !!!!!!! Need I say more, I think not.

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Ben Ryals

29 July 2019

Amazing true BBQ, smoked to perfection paired with well thought sauces!

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The Demoness

29 July 2019

usually very good

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Diane Groman

29 July 2019

Hardware smokehouse is really good! I would recommend it to people who like things with smoke and barbecue. I got the Devon’s platter it made my day and the servers are really nice. It is so good!!!!!

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Dawn Lord

29 July 2019

Food was excellent reasonably priced.

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Ted C.

19 July 2019

The food is delicious! It's like the chain BBQ restaurants.  The food is made with a real love of BBQ and you sure can tell!  I love family owned and operated businesses!  At Hardwood Smokehouse, they make things more personal & it's a very family friendly atmosphere.  I have been eating here since they opened and I will continue!  Take your family! More...

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Lori Toljan

9 July 2019

We were looking forward to having a great smoked meat dinner and the Hardwood Smokehouse did not disappoint I had the ribs and my husband had the beef brisket with all of the sides that came with the order and the corn flapp jacks we took food back with us the prices are very reasonable and decided to eat earlier than the supper hour on our way back from golfing because I am pretty sure they get busy at the supper hour. The staff was very friendly and our waitress had also filled our drinks for on the way home the only downfall to our meal was that I like real butter but I find that a lot of restaurants have this whipped whatever and I have to watch certain types of food because of severe migraines but I was not upset but wish that staff would know what real butter is. More...

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Patricia Lancho

30 June 2019

Very nice food and friendly staff. Generous portions with good taste and prices.

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James Doss

30 June 2019

Good BBQ and other food that are very good

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Sasha Drawdy

29 June 2019

Barbeque is no easy dish to nail. But this place defidently knew how! Not only was the food great but the people who worked there treated us with great manner. I visit this restraunt all the time and give it my complete approval. (Not that it needed it) More...

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Gregory Hinkleman

29 June 2019

Awesome BBQ. We had the 2 person sampler with ribs and brisket. The food was great! Everything was savory and well priced for the portion. Restaurant was clean and organized with plenty of seating.They sell the sauces and mustard to take home. Try the homemade mustard.Within 8 minutes from I95 to get to the location. More...

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Linda Taylor

29 June 2019

Great bbq

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Chris Herrmann

29 June 2019

The food was fantastic, even bought extra to bring home.

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Andrew Salvo

29 June 2019

Great food and SERVICE

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Steve Beckham

29 June 2019

Good BBQ

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Pat Pacalo

29 June 2019

None better for barbecue, great specials!

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Elizabeth Bellinger

29 May 2019

The quality of meat here is outstanding! The portions are great, the the service was outstanding, every employee was a pleasure. Laid back atmosphere. Just all around great place, my family of 7 new go to place! More...

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Patrikk Hammer

29 May 2019

This... This was fantastic (。◕‿◕。)

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JP

29 May 2019

As a fan of 4Rivers I'm pretty psyched to find a spot here in Ocala that rivals their creativity and quality - without a drive to Gainesville! The apple slaw cheese and pork piled on a pancake with just enough cornbread and jalapenos to make it interesting is fantastic. Redneck Taco rules! We'll be back - and very soon! More...

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Janice Foster

29 May 2019

Always enjoy our meals here! Their staff is friendly and helpful.

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patricia walters

29 May 2019

Food is great, servers were very nice , they give you alot of food all homemade. The brisket is the best!

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Amber

29 May 2019

Wow I just watched an employee walk out to a customer's car and help them into the restaurant. Awesome customer service

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Robbie Bradley

16 May 2019

Atmosphere is fine. Smells good. Good food, nice portion..Recent fire. Closed for now

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Connie Grau

11 May 2019

best BBQ in citrus county!

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9 May 2019

Hardwood Smokehouse just catered our school-wide Community celebration this evening and the food was amazing the brisket is highly recommended but everything was really good! I haven't been to the restaurant but I definitely will be going now 5 stars all the way! More...

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Stacey Lowden

6 May 2019

Delicious BBQ, went there with good friends, had a great time!

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John Hartong

6 May 2019

Absolutely DELICIOUS!!!

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Ta-Jaunur Scott

6 May 2019

Finger licking good!

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KAREN THEODOSS

29 April 2019

Best be BBQ ever.

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John Hewitt

29 April 2019

Good BBQ, everything was great and the staff was patient and very helpful.

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Randall Ziemann

29 April 2019

Ok

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melissa thomas

29 April 2019

Absolutely delicious!

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Melvin LeBlanc

29 April 2019

Great barbeque

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William Griffin II

29 April 2019

Fuego fuego my guy

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Kristie McCloud

29 April 2019

Very tasty BBQ.

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Dana Dobias

29 April 2019

Nice mom and pop BBQ!

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liz Rod

29 April 2019

Excellent

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Roger L

29 April 2019

Oh yeah. Friendly, for my yankee taste buds the best bar b q I eat in FL. Want to bring a meal or two of leftovers home beer can chicken with 3 home cakes and 3 servings of beans. Eat some chicken beans and how cake. Take the rest home for easily two more lunches More...

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Julie Lauterbach Ward

28 April 2019

This is legitimately my favorite BBQ restaurant of all time. I would come for just a stack of cornbread cakes & a side of potato salad. The pulled pork is very good too.

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Lorelei Felix Nussbaum

18 April 2019

You’ll love the friendly staff members. From the first moment you walk in you feel like one of the family!

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Roberta Jolly

10 April 2019

Went for the first time with a friend tonight. Ordering was easy, the menu board was east to read. Food was delicious, I loved my Turkey sandwich, it was very flavorful. They came to check on us a few times and were very pleasant. Definitely will be back. More...

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Joanna Laster Tefend

9 April 2019

These guys are the best, both personally and with their food. Happy employees mean high quality, safe food and great service. Get the turkey and white BBQ sauce, it's to die for. My husband can't get enough of the redneck tacos with the apple slaw. More...

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Jim Thompson

8 April 2019

Drove from Daytona Beach. Was worth the ride!!!!!!!!

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Laura Goodson

6 April 2019

Good food, outside tables by the fire very nice .... waitresses too young n sliw

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rob k

6 April 2019

Food is good. Couldn't decide so I got the sampler! And alot to take home too.

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Lisa Sarette

6 April 2019

First time there.....awesome!!

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Jodie Kelly

6 April 2019

Loved loved loved this restaurant. The meat is smoked in the kitchen and was tender and delicious. We ate lunch here by chance one day and returned the next day to be able to experience it one more time before we left Crystal River. The staff was super friendly and accommodating. Highly recommend. More...

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Bradley Bunts

6 April 2019

Great family Atmosphere! Everytime I go here it reminds me of southern family feel with the smokehouse smell. Great food and great service! Always will come back.

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Shane Dusseau

6 April 2019

Great food! Railyn did an amazing job! Couldn't have asked for a better experience!

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Tim H

6 April 2019

Baby back ribs are melt in the mouth. Inexpensive and good service.

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Capt

6 April 2019

A must stop. Outstanding food and service

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John Ferrentino

6 April 2019

Great Great Food.....good price and value.

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Joanna Laster-Tefend

6 April 2019

Best food and friendliest service in town! Try the gator bites, they're totally worth it. The turkey is fall apart tender, and my favorite. All the servers are awesome.

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Frank Delage

6 April 2019

Love it Great Value the best barbecue in Citrus County!!!

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Alecia Acker

6 April 2019

Delicious smokehouse food & friendly staff. Plenty of dine-in or patio space.

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Chris Yoo

6 April 2019

Great bbq options and a decent craft selection with fairly consistent flavor. They have 4 sauce options per table so you can choose how sweet, tangy, or spicy you want to make whatever you ordered. Only complaint is that the chicken was dry, but their pulled pork and ribs were great. More...

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Ben Garrett

6 April 2019

Sorry guy's our smokehouse burned down over the weekend. Hope these guy's come back after a remodel and we can start enjoying some good BBQ. We post back when we here they are opening up. More...

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Donald Warne

6 April 2019

Great BBQ. Fair prices

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Pedro Williams

6 April 2019

This place was great. Love the food here.

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Bruce Miller

6 April 2019

Great food, friendly staff and it was a very neat and clean establishment.

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Ben Hansford

6 April 2019

We ate here during our one night stay in Crystal River. The food was excellent. I would recommend the gator bites if they are on as they were amazing. Do note that you will smell a bit smokey afterwards as they smoke all of their meats in house! More...

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Phillip Pitts

6 April 2019

The positive reviews are right. This bbq is good stuff. The Baby back ribs are tender with a sweetness that's a little uncommon. The brisket was really good and I usually don't go for chopped brisket. I'll definitely be back. More...

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Nancy Caruthers

6 April 2019

Great dinner at Hardwood Smokehouse! We had the brisket chili, babyback ribs, and burnt ends brisket. Everything was prepared perfectly and the staff were so pleasant and attentive. My only suggestion would be to offer real butter for the awesome hoecake. (We all ate the entire hoecake, so even without butter, delicious!) More...

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Robin Stein

6 April 2019

This restaurant is amazing! The Red Neck Taco is out of this world delicious!

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Tony Figueroa

6 April 2019

loved it

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Samuel Graham

6 April 2019

Better than average customer service and good food!!!

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Brian McCarthy

6 April 2019

Best baby back ribs around! Try the Q for 2! You wont be disappointed!

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Laura Goodson

6 April 2019

Good food, good atmosphere. Slow young waitresses

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Glenn Holt

29 March 2019

Pleasant atmosphere, courteous service and great food.

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kiran shetty

29 March 2019

Had the pull off ribs, soft tender juicy. The corn nugget was very good too. Will visit again.

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Will Collier

29 March 2019

Great BarBecue

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Diane Hart

29 March 2019

Awesome as usualRibs with cole slaw

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Steve Hannah

29 March 2019

My beef brisket was absolutely GREAT. Mac and cheese and BBQ beans were good too. I had corn bread with my dinner. It came as a pancake. Very good too. Highly recommend! Also, I was in town for business and am from NC, was surprised to find Cheerwine available. Made the dinner that much better!! More...

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Leslie Brown

29 March 2019

Great food. Staff very nice

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Patrick Harlow

29 March 2019

Pretty good. There is a lot of good BBQ in Ocala, I think this one ranks toward the top. The pork towers with jalepeno ranch will change your life. (Our we're a little over cooked last night- stay on your game, guys! More...

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CodyWatt4

29 March 2019

We have been eating here since they opened. Owners and employees are very nice and food is great! Ribs are our favorite with the smoke Turkey right behind it!

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James Dolfi

29 March 2019

I would go back!

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Deborah A. Carleton

12 March 2019

Smoked turkey with cornbread flapjack & chili were very good. Recommend trying it! My husband likes the brisket & pulled pork.

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Tom Strickland

6 March 2019

Good BBQ, reasonable prices, good service.

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Kevin Forrest

6 March 2019

Best BBQ ever!

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Kenneth Rhodes

6 March 2019

Great food. Worth the stop.

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Max Dufresne

6 March 2019

Very good! We had the ribs, which were tender, just the right amount of smoke, large and meaty. And the sides were also very good- nice to have a bowl of home made coleslaw instead of a thimble sized cup! Nice, fresh baked sweet potato, smoky green beans, onion rings, all good. Portions are large, prices are reasonable, the atmosphere is pleasant and relaxing, and our server was a delight. We will definately be back to try more of the menu items. More...

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Remsen Mather

6 March 2019

Friggin delicious, not one complaint! Had the redneck tacos and left happy. Great atmosphere and great staff!

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Marilyn Uhl-Tauginas

6 March 2019

Food and service was great.

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Mike Martinez

6 March 2019

Dynamite BBQ !!! BEST IN CRYSTAL RIVER !!! ENJOY EXCELLENT FOOD FOOD AND SERVICE !

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Darlynn Schroeder

6 March 2019

The food was amazing!!

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Debra Medders

6 March 2019

Always delicious best brisket in teo or three towns won't mention name.

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Michael Pontbriand

6 March 2019

As an avid fan of BBQ, I always try and find good places. This place has been a standout since I moved down here. Food is of excellent quality, staff is friendly and attentive, and I can always enjoy myself.

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George Fletcher

6 March 2019

This place was great. I ordered one pulled pork to go while driving, and when I got there and saw it I ordered another. My wife and I Sat at the bar waiting on our second order and was taken care of by a great tender.The food was incredible and the staff was extremely pleasent and attentive. I highly recommend Hardwood Smokehouse to anyone looking for a great time and a fantastic meal. More...

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Dewey Newgent

6 March 2019

Great Service great food great experience.

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keith doepker

6 March 2019

The brisket and pulled pork were very good but the Mac and cheese tasted like Kraft Mac and cheese.

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Rod Morgan

6 March 2019

Good brisket sandwich, great wait staff, no atmosphere

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Gwen Cook

6 March 2019

Redneck Taco is awesome!

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Madelyn Nelson

6 March 2019

Great food and a nice server. The gator was awesome!

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Drew Walden

6 March 2019

Excellent food! We tried the baby back ribs, pulled pork, chopped brisket, chicken fingers, green beans, and grilled corn, and garlic bread. Every bit of it was top notch delicious. Highly recommended! More...

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Jeromie Hunter

6 March 2019

Very good bbq

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Nathanael Michael

6 March 2019

Very good. Wonderful staff

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Chris Despard

6 March 2019

Great BBQ restaurant in Crystal River! We enjoyed the friendly service and delicious food.

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carolyn dan

28 February 2019

Great food, great service! I order for for quite a few people from my work, everyone loves it! Try the steak burger and pork towers, thank me later!!

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Terrah Bell

28 February 2019

Although we weren't initially greeted, Ms. Miikayla sincerely apologized and from that moment on, we received excellent customer service. I applaud the young ladies for their dedication to the jobs while in the absence of their manager. The food was great also, especially the pulled pork! More...

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Jill Hanzel

28 February 2019

This was one of the best BBQ's I've ever been to. The restaurant was extremely clean. We ordered a variety of items off of the menu and were not disappointed with one thing. The staff was friendly and efficient. We will be back. You will not be disappointed!!! More...

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Eric Ofiara

28 February 2019

Redneck taco was great!

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Zach McCormick

28 February 2019

Good brisket and sausage the fries and beans were also good

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Z Phone

28 February 2019

Burnt ends, brisket, super yummy!! Will be back!!

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Theron Remington

28 February 2019

Great menu, and atmosphere

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Avery Duval

28 February 2019

Best BBQ in Ocala !!

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Chris Olin

28 February 2019

Very good food. Prices about standard. Ladies bathroom kinda narrow. Overall positive experience.

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Stacey Golden

28 February 2019

Great food, though the fried corn on the cob is kind of odd, but overall it's a good place with good food. Decently priced for the portions. It has become a regular in our eating out occasions. More...

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Steve Kellam

28 February 2019

Food was great. SERVICE was very slow and bathrooms satisfactory.

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Donna

28 February 2019

Great Barbeque

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Angel Richardson

28 February 2019

BBQ at it's best! Soo good! Amazing sauces

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Darrin Christy

28 February 2019

Excellent service and legit BBQ! My wife and I had the platter for 2 (ribs, brisket, pork, 2 sides, breads) and had plenty of leftovers.

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sami krzyszton

28 February 2019

So good. Stormy is wonderful pork towers are the best So much food at a small price. This is a great place

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David Hall

28 February 2019

The food was excellent and the service was amazing.

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Lou Skelton

28 February 2019

This is the place for BBQ. Awesome food, service is top notch. If you love BBQ this is a place you need to go to. You can eat inside or outside by the wood fire.

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Andrew Lytle

28 February 2019

Absolutely amazing service. Everyone here is friendly and amazing, food is great and has such an amazing atmosphere. Mike and Jen are such amazing people and have a down to earth attitude and have amazing pride in every single thing they do. 5/5

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Kathy Pope

10 February 2019

very good ... yum .. yum

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sofa king rite

6 February 2019

We were captivated by the aroma of the restuarant. The allure of the barbecue did not disappoint. The service from what we had learned was the owners daughter was impeccable and on point. Great Establishment

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lisa porter

6 February 2019

What a great place. The food was awesome. Will definitely be back.

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Karen Bennett

6 February 2019

Not only is the food good, but the staff is always so friendly!

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Richard Anderson

6 February 2019

Pork towers as an appetizer, a bbq eggroll, delicious! Sides were outstanding, redneck taco delicious, service prompt. We will be back.

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David Griggs

6 February 2019

Good food as always. Good ser6.

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Megan Wilcox

6 February 2019

Delicious southern food! All the food came out super fast and everything was great. Definitely recommend their fried corn balls from the apps menu. We stopped by here for dinner after a manatee tour. More...

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Sam D

6 February 2019

Loved it. Awesome food. Awesome service. Will be back whenever possible.

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Ken McNeeley

6 February 2019

Waitress was beyond wonderful! Our group of 20 was a handful but she managed to keep all the drink glasses filled even those who were drinking beer. Food was good and no delay coming out of the kitchen. More...

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Scott Kroodsma

6 February 2019

In town from Michigan for vacation, had the pulled pork and jalapeno nuggets which were good. Service was great. I'll stop by again next time i'm in town for sure.

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Chip Maddox

6 February 2019

Pretty good barbeque and some good brews as well

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John Kemp

4 February 2019

i really them ribs one of the best i ever had

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Sonja Raisanen

30 January 2019

It was very good food!!! Nice people, and awesome service!

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Alexander Ziesemer

30 January 2019

This is...hands down...the BEST BBQ place I have ever eaten at...a great surprise! Clean, comfortable, great service, unique selection and the food was perfectly prepared. Turkey melts in your mouth.

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Debra Johnson

29 January 2019

Awesome food, you will never be disappointed, well worth the trip and easy on the pocket book. All the staff are so friendly.

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Ted Vatcher

29 January 2019

The chili was almost tasteless if you like it tasting like tomato sauce. The ribs were excellent and the Liquid Heck sauce was delicious. We actually bought a jar of it, it was that good. More...

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jerry deloach

29 January 2019

We had the Q for 2 and got a little bit of everything - it was ALL great!

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Brunilda Wright

29 January 2019

Food and service both outstanding!!!

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Dave Sibary

29 January 2019

Great food

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krazynam

29 January 2019

Just found this place by mistake, great food and service. Will diffently come back again.

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Bill Donahue

29 January 2019

The sandwiches were outstanding. The service was excellent in the bar area. The restaurant was busy because of the Stone Crab Festival, but the bartenders took great care of us. We will be back.

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Dale Tarpenning

29 January 2019

Staff and food were great

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Josh Weaver

29 January 2019

The burnt ends are excellent. You can request them without sauce. I have ordered them three times. The second time I forgot to ask for no sauce. It was a bit much for me. The flavor really pops with a little bit of sauce. Very well prepared. More...

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Captain Tim Baxter

29 January 2019

I'm picky about BBQ and was sent to this Amazing place by the EXPLORIDA team there on Citrus Ave. Man o Man i really do like their variety of Sauces.

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Erna Fox

29 January 2019

Really good pulled pork sandwich great sauce coleslaw was okay service was excellent will go back

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Daniel Mager

29 January 2019

Great home style food

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Ashley Smith

29 January 2019

Best brisket ever! And the patio is great with small fire pit, very family friendly! ⚡

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Stan Ralph

29 January 2019

Èxcellent food and service

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lori bernard

29 January 2019

Nice bbq!

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James Bowron

29 January 2019

If BBQ is your idea of heaven then this is you place. The brisket beef is amazing and the pork is to. Good service.

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Eric Dryden

29 January 2019

This is by far the best BBQ joint around! The service is phenomenal and the food is delicious!

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jbeats._rlrr arimoto

29 January 2019

Wow .Now that was a good meal.I love barbecue and hardwood smoke house is doing it right.I had the pork towers and they were out of this world.It's a southern style egg roll filled with sweet creamy coleslaw with a hint of apple and tender juicy flavorful pulled pork.It comes paired with spicy ranch so use in moderation unless u love heat.Squeeze a line of their homemade barbecue sauce down it and u have one amazing bite of perfect flavor and texture.My friend also got a burger topped with pork and onion rings and it's was just as good as the pork towers.This place has my local vote for best barbecue in Crystal river. More...

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Pat Driver

29 January 2019

Oh....... My......... God!!!! Everything i tried was the best i have ever had!!! Not on the menu, but you gotta ask for the gator if you go -- literally melts in your mouth........ It was amazing!!!!

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Charlene J

29 January 2019

Awesome food! Try the nachos...

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Ron Rordam

29 January 2019

Great meal and atmosphere. We think it is some of the best bar b que we've had. We also had a great chat with Rich the owner. A must visit on Crystal River.

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Jessie Morra

29 January 2019

Hidden gem in Crystal River. Really good! We had brisket and pimento cheese egg rolls! OMG so good. Three little kids enjoyed it so much. They all had a ribs kids meal. My husband had spare ribs so good. I had brisket, burnt ends. Wow. The staff was ok, but our server was amazing. She was attentive. She was knowledgeable about the menu and specials. She was quick to anticipate our needs and have everything on the table before we needed it. Will enjoy again soon. More...

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Charles Sherman

29 January 2019

Good eating

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Tanya Prinzing

29 January 2019

Great food and great service, but they serve some of their food on plastic plates at the table. Why not reusable dinnerware when dinning in, like porcelain plates used at other restaurants? Wouldn't that save the restaurant money, and be nicer for the customer to eat from? More...

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Doron Guttman

29 January 2019

The food is soooooo good. I recommend the pork tower.

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April Lufter

29 January 2019

No other bbq place compares ! Everything is delicious !

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Peggy Lee

29 January 2019

Good barbeque!

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david hayes

29 January 2019

Very good brisket sandwich, pulled pork sandwiches, cole slaw, BBQ beans. Worth the visit

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John Prevatt

29 January 2019

Good food

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Heddy Racinowski

27 January 2019

Please add pork belly...ASAP

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Phillip & Glenda Shemphillard

29 December 2018

Great barbeque it is now our favorite BBQ place! I had the sampler the first time I went and I couldn't eat more than half of it I saved it for the next night and it stuffed me then too. Still a great choice I have now eaten 5 or 6 different things on the menu and would recommend everyone of them! More...

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Chris Clabaugh

29 December 2018

Extremely great smoked food. It's not on the menu, but ask for their gator. It's amazing. Cole slaw with apples! Really? Just a fun place.

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Scott M

29 December 2018

Ate here along with the 3 other places in town 12/18 and this place was definitely the best. The wings we ordered extra well done extra crispy with sauce on the side, where perfect. The server was on top of his game nd the pricing was on point. Thanks for allowing us to rate your establishment with 5 star ratings. More...

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Melinda Russek

29 December 2018

Good bbq

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Chuck Rogers

29 December 2018

Great tasting good and good service.

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gus 3leches

29 December 2018

I'm from Texas, just visiting. I dont recall ever having this fast of service and drinks being brought out so fast. The waitress was super friendly and helpful. All that being said the food was amazing, bbq is one of my favorite foods and this place was amazing. Very fortunate to have eaten there. And their portions were Texas sized!! More...

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Sugar Pop

29 December 2018

The smoked turkey was so moist

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katherine whitley

29 December 2018

The Smokey scent around and inside this place is amazing! We went at an off time-just after 2pm. The place was basically empty. The service was super friendly. It took a little longer than expected to get our food, especially since we were literally the only people in the place, but when it came, it was pretty darn good. My pulled pork, while not really hot, was tender and not dry at all. The green beans were pretty good. Not a huge fan of the corn nuggets. They seemed like a frozen pre-packaged item. I was expecting more of a corn fritter, which I love! The brisket was also smokey and tender. Very tasty. I do wish they gave 2 slices of garlic toast, with the large pile of pork, so I could make a sandwich. It came with 1 rather small piece. However, I got another slice for .50. All in all, very good and worth going. I just would like to see some fresher side item options, like a green salad, or other veggies. I'll be back, though! More...

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DALEPRO STANLEY

29 December 2018

Very good BBQ, sides, and Customer service. Relaxing spot.

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James Prentice

29 December 2018

Great food!

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Jessica Noneya

29 December 2018

Amazing food! Great service!!

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M Epley

29 December 2018

Great food at fair prices, nice staff, quick service. Thank you

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Tom Mikell

29 December 2018

Good food

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Maria Toledo

29 December 2018

First time there and it was good!

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Mary K

29 December 2018

Great food and service.

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Eos L.

29 December 2018

Great choice to dine. 'Q for two' you'll get a lot for your money Storm was our waitress, friendly and attentive.

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Austin Grasso

29 December 2018

Simply amazing. The meld of flavors in the dishes was superb. The quality of the meat was outstanding. I'm only visiting but I wish they would open a location near me. I'll definatly be returning on my next visit. More...

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Richard Ask

29 December 2018

Awesome, loved the wings, BBQ was good, appetizers were good atmosphere awesome, and staff was fantastic

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Sue Doring

29 December 2018

Delicious food. Decent service.

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Diane Malecki

29 December 2018

Great brisket

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Robbie Crossland

29 December 2018

Love there BBQ

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Dan Lamons

29 December 2018

Some of the best bbq I’ve had. Huge portions, great food. Service from Mike was great.

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Jacob Burritt

29 December 2018

Really good food amd service. Perfect for the whole family on vacation.

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Your CarGuy

29 December 2018

Food was very good. The cornbread pancake was amazing. Their prices are extremely good. Nice siz portions too. We were greeted immediately and sat down promptly and our server was very helpful and very fast.

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Curtis Musser

29 December 2018

Awesome bar b que. I always work in a visit when I come to town to visit my mom; good thing I don't live in Crystal River or I'd be gaining weight.

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Kathleen Guillen

29 December 2018

Lunch today with my peeps !!! Great food, excellent service and good prices $$

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Logan Rees

27 December 2018

Good BBQ. Nice sized portions. Reasonably priced. Will go again!

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Gail LaFlamme

21 December 2018

Great food at reasonable prices

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Johnny Russ

2 December 2018

excellent food.we really enjoyed it.

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Calvin Froese

29 November 2018

Good waitress.

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JoAnn Eddy

29 November 2018

Delicious food, curtious staff, well worth the $!!!!!

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Ariel Perez

29 November 2018

Come here all the time and have brought family members who loved it as well. Always super delicious. Have eaten in or have placed phone in orders. They are now delivering through bite squad which was more exciting. Placed an order a few days ago, and there were issues. Contacted Bite squad and they offered a credit for next time. Great. Placed an order today and was missing things. Annoyed I called the store and actually spoke to the owner who was extremely appologetic and fixed things on the spot. I totally appreciate it and will continue to get my BBQ fixes here :) More...

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Chris Ryan

29 November 2018

Food was very tasty, I really enjoyed the bbq beans. Ample serving also. Worth a try...

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Diane Avery Wright

29 November 2018

Food was delicious, a very special treat was waitress service for our ladies lunch for 26.

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Alan McMillan

29 November 2018

Nice little BBQ place. Good food, not just the givens like brisket, but great burgers and chili too. Staff is friendly, the chef comes out to check up on you, overall great place for a meal.

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Jarieu Bayoh

29 November 2018

Great people better food

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R. Fitz

29 November 2018

Fantastic bbq pulled pork sandwich. Great service. Love their slaw.

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Bryant Prater

29 November 2018

I was not able to find anything on the menu that I wasn't crazy about. Great food and atmosphere.

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Thom Scott

29 November 2018

Great people. Fantastic food. I had a great time.

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Sali Polotov

29 November 2018

The best smoked chicken that I've ever had

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Norma Wright

29 November 2018

Great BBQ and service. 1st time there will be back

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Lola jacobs

29 November 2018

I love this place the food is good portion and the price very reasonable located downtown area crystalriver ,easy to park.

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John Young

29 November 2018

Great food, nice place to eat and have a drink

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Renee Larner

29 November 2018

Great service and great food.

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Gloria Peeler

29 November 2018

Service , food all

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Mark Capes

29 November 2018

Stopped in for stone crab festival today. Had a great time. Live music on the street, great food and drinks.

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Stacey Wilson

29 November 2018

Phenomenal! Food taste and portions are amazing! Very kind and considerate staff. My first time here and will definitely be back!!

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Robo Hobo

29 November 2018

THE BEST bar-b-que ever!! And Full service bar. Tremendous selection of out of this world menu items. Crazy good.

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Julie Savage

29 November 2018

Great food, great service

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Brittney Meyers

29 November 2018

Amazing. Love the atmosphere, the waitresses are on point, and the Nachos are huge!!! God Bless this Local Buisness Owner.

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Renee Batten

29 November 2018

Waitress was great and the food was awesome. The amount of food you get is a lot. You will have leftovers. I will.definitely be going back.

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Cynthia Wagner

29 November 2018

AWESOME food & drinks will come back next year for sure

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Nicole DME

29 November 2018

Amazing food and amazing staff. I wish I could eat their everyday. Their coleslaw is to die for. Everyone we have went the staff has been so amazing. Bloody Mary's need a little boost. However, overall great experiences. More...

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Chuck Vroman Sr.

17 November 2018

The food is excellent; the staff is always friendly and helpful. The new items coming to the menu are the bomb!!

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Beth Lovoy

29 October 2018

Every item that the three of us tried was delish!

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Melissa Sniderhan

29 October 2018

First time here this evening. Arrived at 5pm on Monday. Only one table occupied however placed filled up quickly after that. I got the smoked turkey and my daughter the pulled pork. Meat was so tender. Mac and cheese creamy. Will certainly be back! More...

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Julio Ramos

29 October 2018

Great food and service.

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Sarah Goodpaster

29 October 2018

Sat outside and had very good service. Storrm was our server and she was very punctual and nice. We got the nachos, the Legend and the jalapeno corn nuggets. The jalapeno ranch is SO good! The portions are very large. We left with most of our food. Prices are great considering the amount of food you get. Brisket on the sandwich was very moist and tender -- melt in your mouth. Everything was very well seasoned. BBQ done RIGHT. More...

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Ken Eberly

29 October 2018

Very good barbeque and sauces, burnt ends were a little fatty.

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John Pretzell

29 October 2018

Good service & good $'s

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Jim Dauria

29 October 2018

Excellent smoked Turkey sandwich and chicken wings. Our first time and we'll be back.

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Ken Eberly

29 October 2018

Great barbeque and sauces.

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Rachel Simmons

29 October 2018

Good food friendly people

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Denise Nelson

29 October 2018

Great food and service

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Michelle Ervin

29 October 2018

Gooed food better than Sonnys bbq and nice atmosphere

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Stephen Kobe

29 October 2018

Great bbq, prices and service, very good

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Kyle Kirkland

29 October 2018

Awesome food!!!

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Rob Pogorek

29 October 2018

Absolutely one of the best BBQ places anywhere. Sit on the patio, enjoy a cold beer, and soak up the greatness.

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Bob Andrews

29 October 2018

Great as always

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Michelle Kapisoda

29 October 2018

Great BBQ and service is excellent!

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Rick Polesak

29 October 2018

Good food and service.

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Ethan Keffer

29 October 2018

outstanding food and very polite and nice waitresses very very good

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Michael Lagarino

29 October 2018

Burger was Awesome!!!!

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Andrew M

29 October 2018

Nice restaurant, good local craft beers, and very good bbq

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Thomas Brock

29 October 2018

Always great

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Jennifer Marles

21 October 2018

phenomenal bbq!!! great atmosphere!!! great people!!!!

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Eugene Colvin

29 September 2018

Good food reasonable prices

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Vance Guerena

29 September 2018

Great BBQ & sides

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Cody Anderson

29 September 2018

I ordered via BiteSquad. I got the Q-Burger with the fries. The pork on the burger was absolutely delicious. Tender and juicy pork cooked to perfection. However, the burger itself was unevely cooked. I ordered medium well and it came half well, half medium-medium rare. Must have just been a full grill and it was stuck in a corner or something. The meat’s flavor was excellent though. The fries I got were soggy. They flopped like noodles. Almost like they’d been sitting for a while, then they got bagged up. The seasoning they put on the fries was really good though. All in all, it was a decent first taste. More...

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Corren

29 September 2018

Delicious good bbq

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Cass Jones

29 September 2018

I visit here regularly and I have to say that the meat is always no less than perfect. The atmosphere is nice and the service is always spot on. I love visiting with a date after a long Harley ride. My favorite has to be the ribs. Absolutely the most moist and mouthwatering meat I've ever tasted. More...

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Jimmy Page

29 September 2018

Nice motorcycle ride to the place very nice people excellent food. Excellent service. The price was at a fair price. The place was very clean nicely decorated great atmosphere

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S Moreno

29 September 2018

Great place for barbecue

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carol eyer

29 September 2018

Awesome barbecue!!! And I'm native to Memphis TN, home of stellar barbecue. :)

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Dawn Trimble

29 September 2018

Very great BBQ

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John Curtis

29 September 2018

Really good food!

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Reid Collum

29 September 2018

Good groceries!

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Peggy Graefe

29 September 2018

He went to this place with one of our daughters and her husband. Really great food. Excellent service. They let you sit as long as you wanted to. Even though it was lunch hour. As usual I had food left over. It tasted as good the second day as it did the first. I would highly recommend it. If you're in the area give it a try. The prices are really reasonable. More...

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George Forsyth

29 September 2018

Very good food barbecue obviously you must enjoy lots of meat. Not fancy

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David Eldridge

29 September 2018

They have some pretty good food.

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Walter Wyatt

29 September 2018

GREAT FOOD, great price, great people

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Luis Gonzalez

29 September 2018

Amazing food! The chicken on the Sample platter was so tender and juicy

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Quinten Duong

29 September 2018

Huge portions. Great food

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Tracy Bernzott

29 September 2018

Best Beef Brisket!

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Abby Scott

29 September 2018

Excell service,Waitress was very attentive always came and checked on us best waitress I've ever had ,food was good and I'm from Texas so I know bbq , loved the bread on the pulled pork sandwich , very clean restaurant

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Lee Piermatteo

29 September 2018

Excellent food!! Great atmosphere! Will definitely be back there!

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john45colt

29 September 2018

Barbecue was good, mac & cheese was good, Nice waitress, only problem was the flies.

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Diana Pyle

29 September 2018

Food was great. Nice addition to Crystal River.

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Cynthia Morin

29 September 2018

Best BBQ place that we have found since we moved to FL! Great service and fantastic food! I highly recommend this place.

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Ezekiah Manning

29 September 2018

Best potato salad I've ever had.

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Michael Scalf

29 September 2018

If you want the best bbq around, mixed with wonderful people, then this is the place to go!

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Dottie Barlow

13 September 2018

This good is fall off the bone good! Awesome ribs!

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Haleigh Kyzer

12 September 2018

We had Hardwood Smokehouse Ocala cater for our 1 year olds first birthday party last month & wow it was delicious! Everyone at the party wanted to know who catered! It was a pleasure working with Karen who I spoke with several times about pricing & ordering. She made sure we had everything we needed & even delivered the food for us the day of. So thank you Hardwood Smokehouse for great food & service! More...

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Richard Roy

29 August 2018

What a great find! Its hard to find food barbecue when you are a home smoker yourself, like I am. We will be hitting this spot often from now on.

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Julie Ruiz

29 August 2018

Darn good BBQ!

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Al Dusha

29 August 2018

Good lots of food casual dining

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Bill Coggin

29 August 2018

A very unique BBQ which specializes in originality. There will be at least one thing on that menu you have never seen or thought of before. You will leave full and very happy!!! More...

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Tom Gilbert

29 August 2018

Great BBQ and nice folks. We will surely go back. The pulled pork was just wonderful as was the chefs salad. Prices are very reasonable. You won't be disappointed.

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Tripp Krave

29 August 2018

Best burnt ends

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Sue Roy

29 August 2018

Food was very good. Service was excellent.

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Frank Deans

29 August 2018

Great food and good prices. Had the burnt ends dinner and it was fantastic. Sauce was kind of spicy but i like spicy so it was just what I was looking forward to. The pulled pork is also great, as is the brisket! More...

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Olan McKee

29 August 2018

The food is excellent

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Sherry Jewell

29 August 2018

The food was amazing and the manager and staff was great.

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Jason Ellisor

29 August 2018

Great food and a great atmosphere.

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cristobal morimitsu

29 August 2018

おいしい、私はアメリカ料理をお勧めします

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Glenn Record

29 August 2018

Great

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Fred Adams

29 August 2018

I had a nice large said with a huge portion of smoked turkey on top. The greens were very fresh and crisp. Smoked turkey is hard to do and these guys do it very well. My wife had brisket sandwich with Cole slaw and Mac and cheese. Mac and cheese very good old School rich and creamy. Definitely will be back again. More...

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Connie Hecht

29 August 2018

This is my favorite BBQ place in town. Family owned and operated. The food is delicious. I have been to alot of BBQ restaurants and alot of them can't cook brisket. Let me tell you they serve pulled brisket and it will melt in your mouth no BBQ sauce needed. The restaurant and bathrooms are always clean. The staff if very friendly. My husbands favorite is the pulled pork. They also make hoe cakes. This looks like a pancake but it taste like sweet corn bread with little pieces of jalapeno in it. I can't eat spicy things and I can eat those. Instead of having a bun I get hoe cakes instead. They do serve beer by the bottle. More...

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Kylor Mcquaig

29 August 2018

The ribs a awsome!

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Danise Manning

29 August 2018

Have never been disappointed. All meats are awesome, especially turkey...don't care for the slaw or BB though...

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Robert Berecz

29 August 2018

Ribs you can eat with a forkGood stuff

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