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Dianne's Old Time Barbeque

6707 SE US Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL 32640
+1 352-481-3305
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (28 reviews)
“sliced pork” (10 reviews)
“beans” (12 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6707 SE US Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL 32640
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1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Home town cooking in Hawthorne. The lunch specials are one of the best deals on the menu. Be sure to try the fully loaded burger.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here while on a bike ride from Gainesville and were very pleased with both the food and service. The pork BBQ sandwiches were excellent but what really made them was the thick slices of grilled garlic bread. The baked beans...More

Thank whishigi
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Good food. Friendly staff. Quick service. The sliced beef is outstanding. Would definitely visit again!!

Thank uspsdoug
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Hawthorne, FL is East of Gainesville, FL on US Hwy 301. Dianne's Old Time BBQ is good enough to go out of your way to eat. Their sliced pork is outstanding with layers of thinly sliced meat (not that hard to swallow, chunky stuff), their...More

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

If you blink while driving through on Rt 301, you might miss this old-time gem. So, look carefully and pull in. It's worth the stop. Been here a couple of times. Always good, especially the sides according to my wife. My only suggestion would be...More

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I understand this is the old Sonny's BBQ. Diane's is much better than the Sonny's we have now. It's as good as the Original Sonny's BBQ. Sauce is good, pork is good, really enjoyed the potato salad. And the BBQ beans are wonderful.

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were traveling from Jax to Tampa via Hwy 301 and decided to stop at Dianne's for lunch. Boy are we glad we did! The service and the food were both outstanding. My wife and I both ordered the lunch special for $7.99. I chose...More

Thank eatsoutallthetime
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food is treble. The prices are very high. Use to have Hot Bar with homemade food. Now it's strictly BBQ except Mornings! It's the only restaurant that has Breakfast in town.

Thank lorigayle717
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meats and potato salad. Nice on the road stop for lunch with very friendly staff. Next time in this area we will stop again.

Thank trish h
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Had the barbeque plate and EVERYTHING was great. Meat, slaw, Beans, bread and fries. Huge ice tea glass just like the old Days.

Thank Richard T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6707 SE US Highway 301, Hawthorne, FL 32640
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Hawthorne
  • Phone Number: +1 352-481-3305
  • E-mail
phone 352-481-3305, no website
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