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Lillie's Q

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9848 W Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
(850) 654-3911
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Year later and still the best ribs around

Fall off the bone deliciousness with amazing potato salad and corn salad. I wish I could transplant this place back to Cincinnati. So much better then the world famous Montgomery inn ribs from my home town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Robert M
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Fall off the bone deliciousness with amazing potato salad and corn salad. I wish I could transplant this place back to Cincinnati. So much better then the world famous Montgomery inn ribs from my home town.

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Taylors, South Carolina
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25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Oh wow, have not had as good a pulled pork BBQ sandwich in years. Food is fresh & portions are gracious. Hours 11am-6pm. Need to call for directions as GPS can't find it.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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165 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

If you like bbq and banana pudding this is definitely a place you need to stop in Destin FL. The two guys working here are extremely nice and pleasant to talk to. I had a tasty pork taco and it was topped with a little bit of coleslaw. The corn salad and baked beans were delicious too as were the... More 

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Ville Platte, Louisiana
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14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The BBQ Pork Ribs are the best! Be ready to catch the pork because it literally falls off the bone. Choose between several sauces and get-it-to-go or sit at one of the several picnic tables on the porch. The usual sides: BBQ beans(very good), potato salad(also good), cole slaw, etc. One rack of ribs will easily feed 3 adults provided... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This un assuming little shack provide the best barbeque period. The ribs and pulled pork are fantastic. They take call in orders and there is some outdoor seating but we always do take home. The souces are the best and there are several shoices with tasting provide to help you choose. Order/come early because he almost always sells out and... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

high quality ingredients. the many sauces are worth trying them all. beef tri- tip is like smoked steak.

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Kansas City, Mo.
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Stopped here on a friends recommendation. Lunch of pulled pork sand. and a side of very creamy potato salad. The food was all good. It's only a shack, and carry out seems to be a large part of the business. There is limited seating on a covered patio. Will return

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

I wanted to write in reference to the folks that indicated that the owner's were rude. I have known this family for close to 20 years and you won't find friendlier people. If you had a bad experience then you must have done something to provoke that response. I have enjoyed their food for years! Just wish they hadn't moved... More 

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Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had driven by here a hundred times before we finally decided to give it a try. Sure glad we did. I ordered a full rack of baby back ribs to go. I'd have to say that they were the best ribs in Destin and we've tried them everywhere. Can't wait to go back and try some of their other... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nearly missed this cute little place....thought it was closed....but the owner/worker told us, "see that pig out front? If the pig is there, we are open!" I ordered pulled pork with smokey sauce and chose coleslaw and baked beans as my two sides, for $11. The sauce was in a small cup and was perfect with the half pound of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9848 W Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: (850) 654-3911

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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