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Slim's Deep South Bar B Q

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319 S Brevard Ave, Arcadia, FL 34266-4308
+1 863-494-2332
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Arcadia, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoy eating here. There's a nice selection of food, reasonable prices, and fast and friendly service.

1 Thank gmaandgpaj
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I've heard the whispering of this hidden gem for a few years now of mouth watering BBQ that could be found at Slims in Arcadia. I had a sliced pork sandwich on Texas garlic toast with coleslaw, steak fries and some of the most phenomenal spicey BBQ sauce I've had to date. I've been hangry for a great BBQ place... More 

Thank Steven L
Dunkirk, NY
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112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

A small local place with pretty good BBQ. Service is real good, friendly and helpful. The food was pretty good overall, two had BBQ chicken, one was good, other was dry. Ribs were good, beef was rare and well flavored. BBQ beans and Cole slaw fine, garlic bread pretty normal. Overall a pleasant lunch, would try again

Thank FireChiefDunkirk_NY
Venice, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We've been to this place twice and have had great food and service. It's a drive for us since we live in the Sarasota area but it's worth it. The food is fantastic and very reasonably priced. Don't miss the Florida orange cheesecake!

1 Thank 555loveflorida
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Fast friendly service with a GREAT house sauce! Beans baked from scratch are the best side dish on the menu.

1 Thank Don G
North Port, Florida
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255 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

There were a few reasons why I gave 3/5, otherwise it was perfect. We came for lunch right at opening and had people already waiting to go inside. The outside and inside is clean and nice looking. The inside has a country type of feel, loved the picnic tables and wood beams on the ceiling. The waitress was friendly and... More 

1 Thank icemodeled
Boiling Spring Lakes, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

After a fun airboat tour, my son and I needed some lunch. Thanks to other Trip Advisor reviews we had decided on Slim's. When we pulled into the parking lot I knew this was going to be good since the place was full. When we entered the restaurant there was a wait for a table, but we were seated after... More 

Thank Woody W
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The food and service were excellent. BBQ sauce tastes homemade. Our server was THE best. Restaurant was clean and neat. Great for families and travelers looking for a great meal on the road. Can't wait to visit again when we are passing through.

Thank 142Travel2
Bradenton, Florida
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488 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

On a trip returning from the Atlantic coast, we stopped in Arcadia, a large town dedicated to those in the area that are farmers, cattle ranchers, citrus growers and all that are invested in the area! Of course, we consulted with the TA app and found this place. It is a goldmine for one to get to know the culture... More 

Thank pablocollier
Nokomis, Florida
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Very friendly staff. Shrimp was very good, but ribs were a disappointment. Not a bad place to eat if you are in Arcadia.

Thank Pat G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 S Brevard Ave, Arcadia, FL 34266-4308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Arcadia
  • Phone Number: +1 863-494-2332

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