Jacksonville's 3 best spots for inexpensive barbecue

Latin Soul Grille | Photo: Faith W./Yelp
Latin Soul Grille | Photo: Faith W./Yelp

Craving barbecue?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable barbecue hot spots in Jacksonville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

1. The Flame Broiler

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Topping the list is The Flame Broiler. Located at 9822 Tapestry Park Circle, Suite #103, the Korean spot is the highest-rated low-priced barbecue spot in Jacksonville, boasting four stars out of 86 reviews on Yelp.

In terms of signature items, "The Flame Broiler is a fast-food restaurant that offers a healthy choice menu of food made to order," it states on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. "We offer a variety of products including barbecue, chicken, beef, Korean short ribs and veggies over white or brown rice."

2. Charlie's Diner

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Next up is Charlie's Diner, situated at 8929 Philips Highway. With 4.5 stars out of 46 reviews on Yelp, the diner, which offers barbecue and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. 

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"Peter T. is a fourth-generation chef and restaurant entrepreneur who lives in sunny Florida with his wife Val and son Nick," the business says on Yelp, this time in the bio section of its profile.  

Furthermore, we found this about the business' signature items: "Charlie's Diner specializes in breakfast, comfort food and Peter T.'s famous barbecue," it notes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties.

3. Latin Soul Grille

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The Latin Soul Grille, located at Boardwalk Drive, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive food truck and Latin American spot 4.5 stars out of 27 reviews.

Yelper David M., who reviewed Latin Soul Grille on June 8, wrote, "This is a legitimate contender for the best food truck in town and it might be the frontrunner."


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