Since 1947, the Peebles family has been mastering exceptional barbecue and part of their secret includes a huge smoke pit. This family owned and operated barbecue restaurant was even featured in Garden & Gun Magazine.

It's a BBQ Shack

You'll find large portions of flavorful barbecue in an Old Florida setting that includes a screened-in eating area and indoor picnic tables. Located just off the Polk Parkway in Auburndale, Peebles is easily accessible from Lakeland or Winter Haven.

Quality: The Secret to a Successful Menu

Peebles knows exactly how to use a smaller-than-average menu to their advantage. By no means is their menu lacking, rather, they offer about 15 items which have been perfected. Seconds after your first bite, you understand that the quality of this food is a top priority here. Unlike the traditional BBQ restaurant, this charming shack offers plates with half a pound of meat, and if you are extra hungry or have many mouths to feed, you can order take-out by the POUND.

Peebles Bar-B-Que
Peebles Bar-B-Que

Options include chicken, chopped pork, sliced beef, sausage links, pork ribs, and more. Baked beans, potato salad, and coleslaw come with your meat option, so enjoy all three and remember to top it off with their signature barbeque sauce. Recently Peebles added loaded baked potatoes to their menu and they are huge!

Peebles Bar-B-Que
Peebles Bar-B-Que

Seasonal Hours

Satisfy your cravings before or after summer because Peebles closes during the months of July and August. While you are in the lovely city of Auburndale, visit the Auburndale Dog Park with your furry friend or help digest your Bar-B-Que by taking a hike on the close-by Auburndale TECO and General James A. Van Fleet State Trails.

Peebles Bar-B-Que
Peebles Bar-B-Que

Address / Location

441 Dixie Hwy
Auburndale, FL 33823
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Hours of Operation

Open Seasonally September - May
Thursday - Saturday 11:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Trip Advisor Logo Reviews

1 Star Rating

We wanted local barbecue and got a rack of ribs and they were very dry and tough. We were very disappointed in our ribs. Read Full Review

5 Star Rating

Always sad when they close for the summer. The very best ribs around. Don’t pass up the backed beans either! Read Full Review

4 Star Rating

Stopped in to get a to go order for home. I got some pulled pork and cole slaw. The service is good but they do get busy. I suggest calling ahead. Read Full Review

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