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Gators BBQ

8083 Baymar St, Jacksonville, FL 32220-3367
+1 904-683-4941
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (16 reviews)
“collard greens” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (20 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
8083 Baymar St, Jacksonville, FL 32220-3367
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looked for a local BBQ dinner and found it at Gators! Had the pork with green beans and macaroni salad. If I was local I would repeat the selection again! Very small for on site dining but worth the trip.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Come for business around here, try the brisket, was good and great atmosphere, look like I was in grandparents house back in the days, will be back

Thank memendez15
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I mostly order the Smokehouse Tender Pork Ribs and every time they just melt in your mouth. I have tried every single side they offer and they are all fantastic. I am a fan of the sauce as it doesn't mask the smokiness of the...More

Thank Califanna348
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

When I worked on this side of town it was a weekly visit and I always got the inexpensive special- Pork Sammich with a side and Large Drink Sometimes the side would be the yummy crinkle cut fries or I'd get the collard greens! The...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Found this gem here on TripAdvisor and couldn't have been more pleased. We tried a large variety of items and each one was delicious. I loved the sweet sauce and the red hot. The sweet tea was also delicious. They gave out samples of the...More

Thank Jenn L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were staying at a hotel off 295 & Commonwealth and searched TripAdvisor for a lunch place. We found two BBQ places very close to each other and for no particular reason we picked Gators of the two. Right decision. The food was awesome and...More

Thank JudiRas
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We got take out today it was the best BBQ ever . We really enjoyed all of it we got a huge mixed platter so we got to try it all . We tried the breaded mushrooms but wasent super impressed . But all the...More

Thank Calbama
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Little hole in the wall type place, Nothing fancy but i f you appreciate all the attention put in the food, you will not be disappointed. Bbq Chicken was so delicious, tender and had a great smokey flavor. Not a big fan of the sauce...More

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We have grown up eating BBQ in South and this is a BBQ lovers dream! Fried Pickels are my fav "fried sin" and these are THE BEST I'VE EVER HAD (the ranch served with is perfect compliment but they are so awesome don't even need...More

Thank LTD2thfairy
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This type of restaurant is one that you go to the counter and order you food and then they bring it out to you. You get your own drinks. I had brisket and my wife had turkey and ribs. each had two sides, mine were...More

Thank MarknMar
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pat h
20 July 2017|
Response from MarknMar | Reviewed this property |
You go for BBQ not catfish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8083 Baymar St, Jacksonville, FL 32220-3367
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-683-4941
  • E-mail
Behind Bennetts Hardware in the Marietta section of Jacksonville
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