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About Bulldog Barbecue

Located on Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami, Bulldog Barbecue is a no frills barbecue joint boasting treats so tasty your glands will salivate, all cooked up by our celebrity chef/owner Howie "Bulldog" Kleinberg. Acquired during his stint on Top Chef Miami where his bold – to put it nicely – attitude earned him the nickname, the Bulldog namesake stuck, and our restaurant concept was born. Our star Bulldog fell hard for barbecue after spending summers in North Carolina as a pup. He now enhances the down-to-earth fare with a few of the hautey tautey cooking techniques and ingredients he picked up cooking alongside some the nation's best chefs. After the Top Chef competition, Howie set his mind to pursue his culinary dream. In February 2009, just under two years later, we opened our doors and have been smokin' ever since.

15400 Biscayne Blvd.
Unit #107
North Miami, FL 33160
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Barbecue, American, Burgers

Hours of Operation:

Lunch:
Monday - Sunday: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Dinner:
Monday - Sunday: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Cross Street:
154 st

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(305) 940-9655

Website:
http://www.bulldog-bbq.com/

Catering:
Got a party you want to invite the Bulldog to? Check out our catering menu to add a bite to any event!

Executive Chef:
Howard Kleinberg

Private Party Contact:
Howard Kleinberg: (305) 940-9655

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Corkage Fee, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Bulldog Barbecue Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

Overall Rating

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food

4.0

service

4.0

ambience

3.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (48)
Kid-friendly (44)
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Hot Spot (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Good for a Date (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Fun (4)
Special Occasion (4)
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Good variety of barbeque items, burgers and sides. Waitress was very accommodating. Overall, a nice experience.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This is the second time that I have taken my group to this wonderful place. Daniella is an excellent server and she has not ever failed me with her excellence. I really have developed a love for the place and it looks like we will be back in January.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Fun, Hot Spot, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Disabled Access, Afternoon Tea, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Beautiful place and hands on great service. Delicious food, convenient location. Good craft beer selection!

Tags: Quick Bite, Cozy, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Good for Groups, Romantic
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

This place is excellent the food is awesome matched with excellent service.

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Great food. Chicken was a little too overcooked but was still good.

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 (Miami)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Food was very good and ambiance was great. Good selection, large portions, tasty, and fun. Desserts were amazing. Also terrific to have our food brought out to our table by celebrity chef, the Bulldog himself!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Hot Spot, Casual, Afternoon Coffee, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 11, 2017

The food and service were great, but the place was empty and a little dirty

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Excellent barbecue. Tender meat, well prepared. Atmosphere is small and quiet.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on April 15, 2017

FOOD WAS VERY GOOD BUT VERY PRICEY FOR WHAT YOU RECEIVE. PORTION SIZES ARE SMALL FOR THE PRICE.

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 (Miami)·Dined on April 2, 2017

We have been dining here for several years now and always great food and service!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Fun, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Miami)·Dined on March 5, 2017

My experience here was great, albeit a little skewed as I had 16 guests.
Service was quite good for a group of such size, however, we did have one menu item come out considerably late. They comped the meal and apologized, so I think they might have just been having a bit of trouble keeping up with 16 full orders. at a single table.

The food was perfect, and the burger I ordered was definitely what I expected, Juicy and Flavorful.

The Beer selection is small, but there were a couple decent brews worth going for such as the La Trappe Quad I had.

Overall Spectacular experience, would go again anytime!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Paleo Friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Casual, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on March 3, 2017

The pulled chicken sandwich was 👍🏿 along with the house honey mustard and barbecue sauce. The ice tea-Wow. Ask for liquid house sweetener on the side. Had a hint of lemon. Awesome. You're in control. Burger was huge, fresh and delicious. A nice casual atmosphere. Shout out to our waitress Michelle. Very pleasant and accommodating!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Toledo)·Dined on January 22, 2017

My birthday

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 8, 2017

The best ribs I have ever tasted. Always consistently good service and food.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 5, 2016

The best smoked ribs we have ever tasted!
We have brought many friends here for ribs and they agree that these were as good, if not better than what we said they were.

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on August 21, 2016

We had a nice time and enjoyed a killer burger, a great hot dog and a very good old fashioned bbq chicken. The deserts were also really good; the s'mores and apple pie were really yamieee.... My son enjoyed very much his cookies and milk :) the little one loved his kiddy hot dog!
Our waiter was very nice and helpful. I can see this place as somewhere you take your friends or family any night to have a laid back all American diner.

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 (Miami)·Dined on March 29, 2016

I had burgers there few years ago and it wasn't bad at all!!!!
This time I went for the St-Louis ribs!!!! Disaster! Worst ribs I had in a long time....
Dry, tough, hard, overcooked, reheated,
Sides were ok!
Would not go back there even it would be free!!!!

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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on March 28, 2016

It's hard to find good BBQ in Miami but Bulldog BBQ was just what we were looking for. Wings were great and the real winner was the BBQ brisket. The only just okay item was the burger which was good enough but nothing to cross town for.
Anyways, the place was fun, our waitress was great and the brisket was the best I've had outside of Texas.

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 13, 2016

We loved everything we got! Started with pigs in a blanket... amazing.
Husband said it may just be the best brisket he's ever had, I'm inclined to agree.
BBQ sauce was a tad on the sweeter side but there was a nice spice that came through after, which I personally love. They do have a mustard based sauce as well, you know, if you're into that sort of thing. And the mac n cheese was just good ol' southern mac n cheese. Can't go wrong with that!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on February 11, 2016

Nothing to get excited about here folks. Disinterested servers, average food with higher prices and very small side dishes. Continue your search.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 18, 2016

I know there are lots of great places but this place is great.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 6, 2015

Great food, honest pricing and outstanding service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 1, 2015

Just not good! The ribs were rubbery, the food was not very good at all.Server was not trained very well at all

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 (Miami)·Dined on March 14, 2015

Great food! And Colada Porter on tap... Perfect.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 22, 2015

Such great food here.I had the at Louis ribs with a side of Mac and cheese and it was excellent. The service was fast and the waitress was also awesome

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2014

We were a group of 7 and everyone was happy. That's not easy! From burgers to brisket everything was delicious!

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 20, 2014

Quality of the food has dropped since my last visit

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 13, 2014

The smoked turkey was swimming in liquid. it appeared as if it had been on a steam table, a fact denied by the manager. "We heat it in a broth" was his explanation. Unfortunately the Turkey must have stewed in the broth rather than steamed. The process deprived the meat of all of the smoked flavor. Use of the barbecue sauces did not help.

Barbeque sauces are vinegar based, not the spicy or sweet usually found in South Florida BBQ restaurants.

My dining partner looked for baby back ribs but settled on an acceptable hamburger.

Not planning on returning anytime soon.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on March 27, 2014

Bulldog BBQ is a solid option in an otherwise fair-to-poor 'cue scene in southeastern Florida. Good job at working in modern techniques and trends into the fare, which gives it a sense of authenticity, homemade-ness and quality. A little disappointed that we didn't try the pulled pork.

Out of 5:
Ribs: 4
Chicken: 4.25
Brisket: 3 - no discernible smoke ring; properly cut; lacked flavor and authenticity; looked like it had been smoked, chilled and reheated
Lemonade: 5
Mac & Cheese: 4 - good; more cheesiness - portion size with the 3&2 for 2 was tiny.
Burnt-end beans: 4 - can't complain... didn't see any burnt ends though.
Coleslaw: 3
Cornbread: 4
They need a wider variety of sauces. Especially something hot that isn't Sriracha...

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on March 26, 2014

We love the pulled pork and brisket. Their crispy pigs in a blanket are dairy free and my daughter loves them.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 5, 2014

Atmosphere and service was great - however ribs were totally overcooked and were very tough - probaley had been sitting in the bain marie after cooking -sauce that came with the ribs was very good. My father in law thought he was going to lose his false teeth! It is a pity as he is from Germany and specifically picked the Restaurant for the ribs which were anything but falling off the bone. There was a great selection of draft beer and our waitress was smart, switched on and personable. There was also a bus boy
from Jamaica who was also very entertaining.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 25, 2013

Great barbecue and very good service. Not
much atmosphere. Different beer selections.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2013

I discovered this resto on open table and it's definitely worth a try. Everything we ordered was tasty and good (hamburger, brisket, veggie burger etc...). It's a very casual place which is great for kids and large groups. It doesn't have much ambiance but we weren't going for that so it didn't make a difference. Service was good - the waiter went out of his way to make sure everyone was happy. I recommend it and would return!

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 23, 2013

great bar b q , got the hamburger with pulled pork on it and loved it. Others at table got the bar b q brisket and it was so much that they ended up taking it home. Great beer selection as well to go with it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 14, 2013

We ordered various dishes and every single one was spectacular in taste.

Hotdog
Their Famous Burger
Burger lettuce wraps

Every dish was properly prepared; our server was kind and attentive; even other waiters came by to check on us and comment on the heat game we were watching.

Everything good you've heard is confirmed...check them out!

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 1, 2013

The brisket was delicious and juicy. The seasoning was perfect. Also the BBQ sauce paired so good with the beef. It was very good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 1, 2013

After driving 19 hours from NJ , we checked into our hotel , rested a bit then started thinking about dinner. Last time we were in the area we picked up food from bulldog based on the fact it was Top Chef affiliated. Chef Howie didn't disappoint then or now.
Loved the creamy Mac and cheese and the pulled pork , both on my sampler platter. BBQ chicken pieces not as large as I expected, but still tasty and moist. S'mores pie for dessert was too sweet for one person in one sitting so I took half home. Looking forward to returning the next time we are in the north Miami area.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 14, 2013

The photo of the place does not fit how it looks like. This place is a very simple restaurant with a very cold atmosphere. The ribs were dry and it felt like everything we ate were old and re-prepared. We were five people and I took my family there after hearing about it on Public Radio. Four of us got stomach issues afterwards. So no.... I can not recommend this place.

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 14, 2013

This is a very awesome place, the food was great, the service was even better and we had a great time!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2013

The beef brisket was not very good -too dry-, but the burgers were excellent. Service very friendly. Very reasonable prices. Casual and informal.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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