About

Today the restaurant remains a piece of South Florida’s glorious history, a nostalgic and delicious landmark next door to Datran Center Skyscrapers, and the southern end of MetroRail, all just a block from Dadeland shopping center, as well as four other locations throughout South Florida.

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Shorty’s Catering

PERFECT FOR ANY OCCASION!

Whatever the occasion may be … backyard, tailgate, company picnic or beach party … just name the place and pick the menu. We’ll be there with the best Bar-B-Q spread ever! *Payment plans are available! Party Room Available in Doral

Pick-Up & Delivery

Shorty’s master cooks will carefully prepare your Bar-B-Q meal at our restaurant. You may either pick up your food or have it conveniently delivered and set up at your designated site. We’ll provide all serving ware and paper goods. The complete set up. When we’re finished, your guests can help themselves to a great buffet! Delivery and set up are available for a nominal fee.

For orders of 50 or more, please call our catering office
@ 305-595-1622 in Dade or 954-436-3562 in Broward.

Per Person Menu Portions Price based on number of Adults
No. Selection 10-49 50-99 100-199 200-299 300-399 400-499 500+
1 Chicken Special
1/4 Chicken, any 2 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
5.99 5.49 5.29 5.09 4.89 4.69 Call
2 Chicken Dinner
1/2 Chicken, all 4 side dishes + BBQ Sauce
Rolls + Paper Package
9.49 8.49 7.99 7.69 7.49 7.29 Call
3 Rib ‘n Chicken Special
1/3 Lb. Ribs, 1/4 Chicken, any 2 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
10.49 8.99 8.59 8.29 8.09 7.89 Call
4 Rib ‘n Chicken Dinner
1/2 Lb. Ribs, 1/4 Chicken, all 4 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
11.99 10.79 10.49 10.29 9.69 9.29 Call
5 Baby Back Rib ‘n Chicken Dinner
1/2 Slab Baby Backs, 1/4 Chicken, all 4 side
dishes + BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
17.49 15.79 14.49 13.99 13.59 12.09 Call
6 Baby Back Rib Dinner
Full Slab Baby Backs, all 4 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
18.99 15.79 14.49 14.09 13.89 13.49 Call
7 Spare Rib Special
1/2 Lb. Ribs, any 2 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
8.99 7.59 7.09 6.79 6.59 6.39 Call
8 Spare Rib Dinner
3/4 Lb. Ribs, all 4 side Dishes + BBQ
Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
12.99 11.89 11.69 11.49 10.89 10.59 Call
9 Bar B-Q Sandwich Special
1 Pork or Beef Bar-B-Q, any 2 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Buns + Paper Package
6.99 6.29 6.19 6.09 5.99 5.89 Call
10 Bar B-Q Premium Sandwich Special
1 Pulled Pork or Chicken Bar-B-Q,
2 Sides, BBQ Sauce & Buns + Paper Package
8.99 8.09 7.99 7.89 7.79 7.69 Call
11 Brisket Sandwich Special
1 Beef Brisket Sandwich,
2 Sides, BBQ Sauce & Buns + Paper Package
10.39 9.39 9.19 8.99 8.79 8.59 Call
12 Bar B-Q Brisket Dinner
1/2 Lb. Brisket, all 4 side Dishes +
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
14.49 13.29 12.79 12.49 12.09 11.79 Call

Side Dishes

Coleslaw
Bar-B-Q Beans
Potato Salad
Corn On The Cob (Cobbettes)

Extra side dishes above are available for an additional $1.50 per person.

Additional Items

Tossed Salad w/choice of dressing
1.50
Baked or Sweet Potato
1.50
Hot Dogs w/ condiments
1.75
1 Can Soda & 1 Water
2.50
Key Lime or Pecan Pie
3.50
Bar-B-Q Sandwich (pork or beef)
5.50
Bar-B-Q Pulled Pork Sandwich
6.50
Bar-B-Q Brisket Sandwich
8.50
Bar-B-Q Chicken Breast Sandwich
6.50
Brownies or Sheet Cake
1.50
Set of 5 Chafers & Sternos
50.00
Boxed Meals per person
0.75

Paper Package

Shorty’s Bar-B-Q includes all needed paper and service goods with your order:

Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons, Napkins, Wetnaps, Toothpicks, Corn Skewers, Salt & Pepper, Serving Containers, Disposable Tongs, Serving Spoons, Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons, Napkins, Wetnaps, Toothpicks, Corn Skewers, Salt & Pepper, Serving Containers, Disposable Tongs, and Serving Spoons.

Prices quoted above are for pick-up at Shorty’s Bar-B-Q.

For a nominal charge Shorty’s Bar-B-Q can deliver and set up your Bar-B-Q buffet-style.

*Prices are subject to change without notice. A deposit and signed contract are required to guarantee price.

Serve On-Site

Your delicious Bar-B-Q meal will be prepared to perfection at our restaurant by Shorty’s master cooks. A professional and uniformed catering crew will conveniently deliver it, set it up buffet style and serve it at your designated site while you relax and enjoy your party.

Call us @ 305-595-1622 in Dade or 954-436-3562 in Broward.

Per Person Menu Portions Price based on number of Adults
No. Selection 50-99 100-199 200-299 300-399 400-499 500-
999
1000
1 Chicken Special
1/4 Chicken, any 2 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
6.29 5.79 5.29 4.99 4.79 4.59 Call
2 Chicken Dinner
1/2 Chicken, all 4 side dishes + BBQ Sauce
Rolls + Paper Package
9.39 8.89 8.29 7.89 7.39 6.89 Call
3 Rib ‘n Chicken Special
1/3 Lb. Ribs, 1/4 Chicken, any 2 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
9.69 9.29 8.79 8.29 7.79 7.29 Call
4 Rib ‘n Chicken Dinner
1/2 Lb. Ribs, 1/4 Chicken, all 4 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
11.69 11.49 10.99 10.49 9.99 9.49 Call
5 Baby Back Rib ‘n Chicken Dinner
1/2 Slab Baby Backs, 1/4 Chicken, all 4 side
dishes + BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
17.29 16.79 15.49 14.99 14.49 13.79 Call
6 Baby Back Rib Dinner
Full Slab Baby Backs, all 4 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
17.99 17.69 16.39 15.89 15.39 14.89 Call
7 Spare Rib Special
1/2 Lb. Ribs, any 2 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
8.99 8.49 8.29 7.79 7.29 6.99 Call
8 Spare Rib Dinner
3/4 Lb. Ribs, all 4 side Dishes + BBQ
Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
12.99 12.79 12.29 11.79 11.29 10.79 Call
9 Bar B-Q Sandwich Special
1 Pork or Beef Bar-B-Q, any 2 side dishes
BBQ Sauce & Buns + Paper Package
8.29 6.09 5.99 5.89 5.79 5.69 Call
10 Bar B-Q Premium Sandwich Special
1 Pulled Pork or Chicken Bar-B-Q,
2 Sides, BBQ Sauce & Buns + Paper Package
9.59 9.29 8.79 8.29 7.89 7.79 Call
11 Brisket Sandwich Special
1 Beef Brisket Sandwich,
2 Sides, BBQ Sauce & Buns + Paper Package
10.59 10.29 9.79 9.29 8.89 8.79 Call
12 Bar B-Q Brisket Dinner
1/2 Lb. Brisket, all 4 side Dishes +
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
13.99 13.59 13.29 13.09 12.79 12.49 Call

Side Dishes

Coleslaw
Bar-B-Q Beans
Potato Salad
Corn On The Cob (Cobbettes)

Extra side dishes above are available for an additional $1.25 per person.

Additional Items

Tossed Salad w/choice of dressing
1.50
Baked or Sweet Potato
1.50
Hot Dogs w/ condiments
1.75
1 Can Soda & 1 Water
2.50
Key Lime or Pecan Pie
3.50
Bar-B-Q Sandwich (pork or beef)
5.50
Bar-B-Q Pulled Pork Sandwich
6.50
Bar-B-Q Brisket Sandwich
8.50
Bar-B-Q Chicken Breast Sandwich
6.50
Watermelon
1.00
Cookies 1.00
Sheetcake
1.50
Beer Keg (Bud or Bud Light)
275.00
Beer Keg Heineken 325.00

Paper Package

Shorty’s Bar-B-Q includes all needed paper and service goods with your order:

Plates, Forks, Knives, Spoons, Napkins, Wetnaps, Toothpicks, Corn Skewers, Salt & Pepper, Serving Containers, Disposable Tongs and Serving Spoons.

Staff and travel charges are additional.

Shorty’s personnel will accommodate delivery, set up buffet serving lines and provide service and clean up for a three-hour period.

Ask us about tent, table and chair rentals and a full entertainment package.

*Prices are subject to change without notice. A deposit and signed contract are required to guarantee price.

Cook On-Site

Your delicious Bar-B-Q meal will be prepared and cooked to perfection on site by Shorty’s master cooks. A professional and uniformed crew will set up buffet style and serve while you relax and enjoy your party.

Call us @ 305-595-1622 in Dade or 954-436-3562 in Broward.

Per Person Menu Portions Price based on number of Adults
No. Selection 50-99 100-199 200-299 300-399 400-499 500-999 1000+
1 Chicken Dinner
Bar-B-Q Chicken, all 4 Side Dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
14.79 12.49 11.49 10.99 10.49 9.99 Call
2 Spare Rib Dinner
Spare Ribs, all 4 Side Dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
16.49 13.99 12.99 12.49 11.99 11.49 Call
3 Rib ‘n Chicken Dinner
Spare Ribs, Chicken, all 4 Side Dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
16.99 13.99 12.99 12.49 11.99 11.49 Call
4 Baby Back Rib ‘n Chicken Dinner
Baby Back Ribs, Chicken, all 4 Side Dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
19.49 17.99 16.49 15.49 14.49 13.49 Call
5 Baby Back Rib Dinner
Baby Back Ribs, all 4 side Dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
19.99 17.99 15.99 15.49 14.99 13.99 Call
6 Hot Dog & Hamburger
Hot Dog & Hamburger & condiments,
all 4 Side Dishes
11.99 10.49 8.99 8.49 7.99 7.49 Call
7 Rib, Chicken, Hot Dog & Hamburger
Ribs, Chicken, Hamburger, Hot Dog all 4 Side Dishes
BBQ Sauce & Rolls + Paper Package
16.99 14.69 13.69 13.29 12.29 11.79 Call

Side Dishes

Coleslaw
Bar-B-Q Beans
Potato Salad
Corn-on-the-Cob (cobbettes)

Additional Items

Tossed Salad w/choice of dressing
1.50
Baked or Sweet Potato
1.50
Hot Dogs w/ condiments
1.75
1 Can Soda & 1 Water
2.50
Key Lime or Pecan Pie
3.50
1/4 Lb. Hamburger w/ Condiments 3.00
Bar-B-Q Sandwich (pork or beef)
5.50
Bar-B-Q Pulled Pork Sandwich
6.50
Bar-B-Q Brisket Sandwich
8.50
Bar-B-Q Chicken Breast Sandwich
6.50
Fruit Salad 2.50
Brownies 1.50
Watermelon
1.00
Cookies 1.00
Sheetcake
1.50
Beer Keg (Bud or Bud Light)
275.00
Beer Keg Heineken 325.00

Paper Package

Shorty’s Bar-B-Q includes all needed paper and service goods with your order.

For Parties under 150 people there will be a $100.00 extra charge.

Shorty’s personnel will accomodate delivery, set-up buffet serving lines, cook food on site and provide service and clean up for up to a three-hour period.

Prices are subject to market changes after 45 days of receipt.

Ask us about tent, table, and chair rentals and a full entertainment package.

*Prices are subject to change without notice. A deposit and signed contract are required to guarantee price.

Shorty’s Catering Reviews

“Just wanted to drop you a note to let you know how pleased I was with our catering order. The delivery came on time (even a few minutes early!), the delivery person (Ryan I believe) was great, and everyone thought the food was delicious! You guys made it all so easy for me!!! Thanks so much.”
-Sandy Soto


 

“Shorty’s catered for our mother’s birthday on 3/28/15. Our guests loved the rib and chicken dinner. The servers were friendly, attentive, and just the best. Everything was excellent.”
-Rosalva Morua


 

“EVERYONE in your staff works like a well-oiled machine. Everyone knows what they are supposed to do and therefore you get a fantastic event. They are so efficient and accommodating and then before they leave they clean up everything so fast. You have the best staff ever. They were also very polite and they rushed to get everything ready for the event. So thank you so much.”
-Cristina Diaz – South Florida Executive


 

“I just wanted to say thank you for such a great job.  The event was a complete success and Angel did a fantastic job. I could not be happier with your food and service.”
-Andy Crichton – Palmetto Truck Center


 

“Thank you for everything.  The event was a huge success and as always your staff was friendly and helpful.  They all went above and beyond to make this event a special one.  We received many compliments on the quality of the food.  Thank you again for your attention to detail and great customer service.  We will definitely be using Shorty’s again.”
-Kimberly Marin – Prestige Cruise Holdings


 

“Thanks for all the help again this year. The event was another tremendous success. Talk to you again this time next year.”
-Kevin Spellacy – Citadel Club of South Florida


 

“Everything was just wonderful Friday night! The food, the set up, the bar, the service — EVERYTHING! And I thank you so much for your personal involvement with it all. Means a great deal in the success.”
-Carolyn C. White, Public Relations and Special Projects


 

“Thank you again for the great food and service yesterday. The event was terrific!”
– The Jockey Club


 

“I just wanted to take the time to thank you and your team for such a wonderful job. The food was great and the service was even better.”
– Kimberly from Prestige Cruise Holdings

CATERING QUOTE REQUEST

Please complete the submission form below to request a quote. *NOTE: This form should only be used for requests for quotes or requests for more information. We will contact you to confirm receipt of your request during normal business hours. No catering orders can be fulfilled by this submission alone. For a printable and faxable version of this form, please request one via email or call us. For questions or assistance, please call us at 305-595-1622. Se Habla Español.