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1160 S Main St, Bell, FL 32619
(352) 463-6859
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
The place was packed!

Discovered Akins on my way to Atlanta via a shun pike route. Food was very good, priced right, and very crowded. Worth a stop if you are in the area. Wish they had pulled pork, and a beer license.would go again

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2013
steelpanwoman
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Discovered Akins on my way to Atlanta via a shun pike route. Food was very good, priced right, and very crowded. Worth a stop if you are in the area. Wish they had pulled pork, and a beer license.would go again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

The baby back ribs are fall off the bone and basted with a homemade sweet and tangy sauce. The fried fish and shrimp are fresh, and hand battered with a lite salt and pepper breading. The steaks are delicious, seasoned and cooked perfectly with the perfect amount of marbling. Try some of the baked beans for a side. They also... More 

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Bell, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I live about 5 miles away from Akin. Always have awesome food. Only thing I wish they had more of was pulled pork. And maybe start serving beer

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Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

I have been to Akins many, many times and never left disappointed. Everything is wonderful but try the Fried Shrimp, the best we have found!

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florida
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Always good food or they will make it right. Service is very good. Small town restaurant with excellent food at a good price. They serve Breakfast, lunch and supper. Open 6 to 9 everyday, Except SUNDAYS.

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Bell, Fl
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Bell is the sort of community where families have lived for generations. Everybody knows each other and they all go down to Akins' Bar B Que weekly as much to visit friends as for the consistently good food. The staff is friendly and attentive; the prices quite reasonable. Two areas they could improve: the salad bar is only so-so, and... More 

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McAlpin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Akins is more than just good food. It's a slice of north Florida farm country. People come in in jeans and tractor caps, everyone seems to know everyone, and if you listen in conversations are about crops and cattle and weather. I've eaten here a few times and the food has always been consistent. There is a salad bar better... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Akins has been around for years and is always consistent, always good. They have a pretty diverse menu and really friendly staff. It is the main draw in the tiny hamlet of Bell.

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in while traveling. We had dinner specials.....my husband had the fried shrimp, which he said was the best shrimp he ever ate! It was fresh, not frozen. And he got so much, he couldn't eat it all....would definitely stop again!

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Bell, FL
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Akins has been around for a long time and I've enjoyed going there only for the last 10 years.. I've never had anything that I didn't like, had to send back, wouldn't eat twice. My two favorites are the sliced pork plate with coleslaw and baked beans, and the hamburger steak with sweet potato fries and green beans. Their fried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1160 S Main St, Bell, FL 32619
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Bell
  • Phone Number: (352) 463-6859

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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