4 Rivers Smokehouse
Mainstay for counter-serve BBQ
Barbecue · $
The Zagat Review
4.5
Food
3.9
Decor
4.1
Service
 
Cue fans "go ga-ga" over the "heavenly" Texas-style BBQ at this counter-serve chain, a local "sensation" thanks to "humongous" portions of "smoked-to-perfection brisket" , "simply divine" pulled pork and a "variety of delicious sides" all washed down with "retro sodas" ( "no booze" ); yes, "lines can be long" and it's often "crowded" , but "reasonable" tabs and "gracious" service help, so most still give it a "definite thumbs-up."
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Chevron
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
location 11764 University Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32817, USA phone +1 855-368-7748 website 4rsmokehouse.com directions Get Directions
Zagat Mentions of 4 Rivers Smokehouse
Google Reviews
4.5
(1013)
Came out so fat dumb and happy almost forgot the world's sad state of affairs. Food was terrific, some of the best BBQ I've had. Burnt ends, pulled pork, brisket, jalapeno sausage, beans and some kind of crazy corn mix... everything was on point. Their spicy BBQ sauce was the cat's pajamas. Had so much food walked out with second dinner. Took a piece of coconut cake to go from the dessert counter (no shame), delicious soft moist cake with a mind blowing icing, wanted to crawl into the box with it. This was my first time here and the staff was super friendly and helpful, even gave suggestions to my poor inexperienced soul. Dining area was clean, organized and comfortable. Not a place to take a first date as they will be disgusted with the amount of food you'll want to shove into your face. Give me 9 months to bring this food baby to term and I'll be back on my next visit to the area. 10 outta 10 would do again.
Andrew McArthur · May 22, 2018
Food was great and the atmosphere was fun. My 18mo loved their collard greens! They also have a separate bakery bar near the front with fun twists on common sweets. Like, red velvet whoopie pies. We went on a weekend afternoon and it was packed, but we found parking quickly. But we had to split up inside to snag and hold a table. Still, we'll definitely be going back!
Natasha R. · June 8, 2018
The best BBQ in Central Florida!! So many great sandwiches and sides.. i definitely recommend the burnt ends and mac and cheese. Ask for extra sauce- it goes well with everything. Save room for dessert- there is a separate bakery counter with freshly baked cookies, cupcakes, buckeyes, and more.
Christine Spidell · June 16, 2018