Smoke Fades & Embers Cool as Dr. BBQ the Restaurant Serves It’s Last Meal

Dr BBQ Mural on the North Facing Wall Easily Visible from the Roundabout on Central Ave at 11th St.

Dr. BBQ The Restaurant (and Burnt Ends Tiki Bar) has closed ending a four year run.

Owned by The Datz Restaurant Group, the restaurant’s 7,935-square-foot building at 1101 Central Ave., was sold to PTM Partners back in August 2022 for $4.5 million. Co-owners Roger and Suzanne Perry of the Datz Restaurant Group leased the building back and continued to operate … Continue Reading

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Dr. BBQ —Not Your Typical Barbecue Joint—Over Delivers (in a Good Way)

Dr. BBQ St Louis Ribs with Jack Daniels Baked Beans and Purple Slaw

Dr. BBQ.

“Yeah. I’ve heard that name before.”

That was my first thought a couple of years ago when we caught wind of a new restaurant coming to town via the Datz Restaurant Group from Tampa.

Admittedly, even though I hadn’t previously watched any full shows with Ray Lampe a.k.a. Dr. BBQ (I have now), the name recognition was there, … Continue Reading

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