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“Terrible BBQ” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que

Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Heathrow, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Terrible BBQ”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

This joint used to be very good...but it has changed for the worse: waiters try very hard but quality isn't there any more, baby ribs were terrible (dry, not falling off the bone, overcooked, they are perhaps using another supplier or cook), fried beans so so sweet. When we complained to the waitress, she said she was going to report our complaint immediately to the manager...but guess what, the manager never came to our table! That's just appalling and so disappointing. That was our last visit ever to that place and would never recommend it. Worst BBQ in Central Florida.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank chuck h
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Longwood, Florida
Level Contributor
291 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
“BASIC SERVICE BUT GOOD GRUB”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

When you enter this old fashioned BBQ joint you go to the counter and look at the marquee on the back wall to order, if you're eating in you go to the table of your choice and wait (with mine it was only a couple of minutes) for a server (who continues to watch the tables for any additional needs the guest may have) to bring you a big plate of food. Condiments are on the table as is a roll of paper towels for you napkin needs. This is a wonderful place to go when you don't want to wait forever; you want a place where the kids will be welcome or you want good BBQ at a decent price.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Linda C
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Altamonte Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

The food is delicious! However, when I glanced into the kitchen and saw my food getting nuked in the microwave...I became very disappointed. Nothing like Kellers...where they warm the food on the grill.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Belle-Ann85
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Western North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Yum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

Always a favorite place to eat when in the Orlando area. The pulled pork has just enough smoke and bbq flavor and the beef brisket is delicious. Meals are priced well. it's a great value.

Visited December 2013
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Thank HaywoodMom
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Customer Service Sucks!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

I read my fellow advisors reviews and I have not tasted the food yet. I'm actually standing here waiting for my to go order which we called in. BUT, the customer service is so awful till I don't want to wait for the food. Half of the business is getting people in the door. We stood in front of the counter for about 10 minutes with no acknowledgement which so ever. I finally had to say something to the lady standing behind the counter. TWO MINUTES later the guy behind the counter says to the man behind us as he points him out "Sir, have you been helped" O_o really!

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