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We’ve all been there before – you’re on vacation at the theme parks all day, and quite frankly, you want to leave and get something to eat. No worries, there’s a great option that’s great on price and taste minutes for the entrance of Universal Orlando.

While the Orlando area is stocked with great restaurants, many of which are affordable, there is one that is known to be a local treasure, and it’s well within reach of many top attractions. Located just outside the Universal Orlando Resort and in close proximity to Sea World Orlando as well, Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ is some of the best BBQ your family will eat not only in Orlando, but anywhere in the country. With three Orlando locations, the 5818 Conroy Rd., Orlando, FL 32835 location (at the corner of Kirkman Rd. and Conroy Rd.) is the closest to the theme parks and mere minutes from the entrance to the Universal Orlando Resort.

Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ opens at 10 a.m. daily (except Sundays, when it has an 11 a.m. opening time) and closes at 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Saturdays, 10:30 p.m. on Fridays and 9:00 p.m. on Sundays. With award-winning BBQ fare, restaurant goers can expect tasty old-fashioned home cooking options such as BBQ beef or pork, pulled pork, chicken, turkey, Texas brisket, lamb, sausage, spare ribs and baby back ribs, all cooked over hard-wood fires. With sandwiches and bodacious combos, including the Big Pig (sliced beef, pork and turkey) and sides that include baked beans, green beans, mac & cheese, french fries, garlic bread and fried corn on the cob, Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ is a real treat for even the pickiest of eaters in the family.

Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ, which was rated best BBQ and best ribs by “Orlando Magazine,” also offers an array of sauces, including four types of ketchup and an array of BBQ sauces that are all secret family recipes and made from scratch. And if you don’t believe us that this restaurant is worth a try, you should know that SeaWorld Orlando also features it during their annual Bands, Brew & BBQ event each year in the park. So what are you waiting for – we know your mouth is watering, so make your plans now to head on over to Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ during your next Central Florida vacation!