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Hickory Hollow Barbeque

4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222-2871
+1 941-722-3932
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“corn fritters” (46 reviews)
“pulled pork” (33 reviews)
“ribs” (47 reviews)
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222-2871
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of selections. I had pulled pork & fried shrimp combo. My husband had pulled pork, baby backribs, & blackened pork shank combo. Puled pork was tasteless & needed plenty of BBQ sauce to give it flavor. On the other hand, the pork shank was...More

Thank Ryco
Reviewed 25 April 2018

still on the search for the best BBQ joint around, this is not it. We arrived at 7:30 and the restaurant looked like it had quieted down. walking in the door I noticed a sign saying 'if you are in a hurry this is not...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Maybe the help wanted sign on the front door, looking to fill all positions, or the pile of plastic bags and unused decorations on the “waiting bench”, should have diminished our expectations, but they did not. Instead we entered a busy eating place with continued...More

Thank jhasko
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were in Ellenton. We saw this little restaurant and thought would give it a try. What a pleasant surprise. The food was excellent. I had catfish and couldn't have asked for anything better. My husband had the barbecue chicken and he...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Generous portions of good BBQ and many sides. Friendly, fun atmosphere. Reasonable prices but bring cash. No credit cards. Great for a party.

Thank FlBrokenankle
Reviewed 15 March 2018

If you like good BBQ and you are traveling on I-75 through Ellenton, FL near the premium outlets, you have to pay Hickory Hollow a visit. The restaurant is a mile on the other side of the interstate from the outlet malls right on US...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

It it definitely a rustic old time bbq joint. From the decor to the seating it is exactly what you would expect to find. Slow cooked meats, an unlimited number of side dishes and all sorts of combos. I had the fall off the bone...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Huge veggie side selection. Large beer selection that fluctuates. Only accepts cash and has sign out front that if you are in a hurry to consider going elsewhere. Such arrogance is warranted by the food and prices. They even have an atm at the front...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Everyone ordered a variety of plates. All were very satisfied and would return. I personally ordered catfish, as its been some time since last order. Was hungry so ordered the 3 piece (1 and 2 piece options also available). Filets were large, struggled to eat...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been here twice in the last months. Both times it’s been very busy, but we were sat and served promptly. Pricing very reasonable. Food absolutely delicious. We have tried the barbecue chicken, pulled pork with vinegar, yam patties, spinach soufflé,...More

Thank Rockymed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4705 US Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222-2871
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ellenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-722-3932
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