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Bubbalou's Bodacious Bar-B-Que

12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
+1 407-423-1212
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (25 reviews)
“baked beans” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is kind of weird, in that you have to order at the counter first, grab a flag, then pick a table. My first few times I sat at the bar and I was able to order there and have it brought to me. Then...More

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for listening to a band, simple cocktail and a bite to eat. It's outdoorsy and a local and confocal crowd. Dining inside and out.

Thank lisa w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome and has so many choices that it's a bit hard to decide what to get. Staff is first rate and all as Sweet as pie. I have eaten the ribs, pulled pork, collared greens, green beans and some very cold beers!...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had great food at the right price. Big selections and the sides, specially the Texas caviar, were yummy !

Thank mamazee48
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying this BBQ Spot for years. Own and operated by locals forever. The Big Pig sandwich is the best sandwich ever.

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

In town for my son's UCF orientation and Bubbalou's was close to our hotel so we thought we would give it a shot. I got the 4 meat platter with collard greens, mac n' cheese & Texas caviar? Never had Texas caviar but damn was...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 17 June 2017

My husband and I stay at the hotel at cross Bubbalou's by the evening we choose to pick up our meal from there, he choose turkey basket, I choose the ribs and of course the amazing bake beans, everthting you eat there is DELICIOUS!

Thank redbirdsong
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Went with a couple friends to have a some food, a few drinks, and play bingo. Not to bad. Sat out side and enjoyed the night air.

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Was going to another place that turned out it happened to be out of business so we decided to give this place a try. Its not ur sit down and order kinda place. Here u order at the front and then they bring it to...More

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Just good BBQ. Ribs tender and fall off the bone, excellent greens and other sides, the smoked sausage by the pound, get one, its good. Since sons UCF days, we drive up in the morning and meet here for lunch seemingly every time we visit...More

Thank pineswineman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12100 Challenger Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32826-2705
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-423-1212
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