4 Rivers Smokehouse East Orlando offers a casual dining atmosphere perfect for families, college students, anyone who needs to get a great meal fast, or just take your time and have a beer in the outdoor game area where guests can play cornhole and ladder golf.
John Rivers, Founder of 4 Rivers combined the best BBQ techniques and recipes from around the country and perfected them. From authentic Kansas City Burnt Ends to Pulled Pork that would make Memphis proud, a Tri-Tip as good as any in California to homestyle Carolina Ribs, paired with 4 Rivers’ signature Texas Brisket, taking the time to get it right every time has always been a part of the 4 Rivers philosophy.
Barbecue may be the main attraction, but 4 Rivers takes the same approach to homestyle sides, curating then perfecting an entire lineup of crave-worthy southern styled comfort foods.
Always innovating, Founder/CEO, John Rivers continues to look for bold flavor combinations, creating new dishes like Tacos and Quesadillas and even a huge selection of vegetarian options like Smoked Portobello Mushroom, Veggies’n Grits, and the Vegetarian Quesadilla.
The 4R Sweet Shop creates the area’s best cakes, cookies, cupcakes, southern dessert staples like Bread Pudding, and new fan favorites such as Cake Balls and Fried Oreos. Seasonal items or featured flavors will change, so visit often.
Since founding 4 Rivers in 2009, John Rivers’ continued dedication to his craft and care for the community have blessed the company, turning it into a vehicle to do tremendous good while being honored as one of “The South’s Best BBQ Joints” by Southern Living Magazine and The Best BBQ in Florida by Food & Wine Magazine.
See what others have had to say about 4 Rivers Smokehouse East Orlando
“The BEST BBQ in Orlando area. Hands down.“
“4Rivers makes me proud to call Orlando home.“
“This is a great place for barbecue in Orlando.”
“Best place in Orlando for BBQ“
“This is the best BBQ around!”
“Best BBQ place around. Get the brisket, mixed moist and lean – you won’t regret it! “
“Perfect for lunch bbq.”
“One of the best BBQ places that I have found. The brisket is really good.”
“Food is excellent. Service is prompt and precise. No waste of time in handling order and delivery.”
“This place is just good! Or daughter is at UCF and we eat here on every visit!“
“The best BBQ in Central Florida!! “
“4 rivers is the premier barbecue experience in Orlando, offering amazing food at normal prices.“
“Save room for dessert- there is a separate bakery counter with freshly baked cookies, cupcakes, buckeyes, and more.”
“The best BBQ brisket in Orlando. Their sides are excellent too. I specially like the collard greens, coleslaw and the bread pudding.”
“A must visit while in the Orlando area”
“Great tasting southern comfort food.”
“Fall off the bone good, old-fashioned BBQ! “
“My favorite bbq in the area. The meat is so good it doesn’t even need sauce.”
“Two Enthusiastic Thumbs Way Up”
“We can’t wait to go again, & again!”
“Not only great food but a great mission as well. Local food and for a local cause. Love this gem. “