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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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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
Best BBQ on the Emerald Coast

This place has phenomenal food. Sure you have to order it through a window, and sit outside, but it is totally worth it. They also have great "Dinner for 4" combos that are great to take home. The smoked chicken salad is amazing. I'm also told that the banana pudding is divine, but apparently you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place has phenomenal food. Sure you have to order it through a window, and sit outside, but it is totally worth it. They also have great "Dinner for 4" combos that are great to take home. The smoked chicken salad is amazing. I'm also told that the banana pudding is divine, but apparently you have to get there by... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I had heard through the BBQ grape vine that if I was in Destin, I should try Lillie's Q. I had the Tri Tip Sandwich based on another's recommendation, and they were right, it was flavorful and the meat was very tender. Now, I also picked up a slab of ribs to sample. This is where I was disappointed. The... More 

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Terre Haute
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I love the hot & smokey BBQ sauce with the pulled pork. Great sandwich. Quick and easy. Pork & beans are just fair, but add a little hot BBQ sauce and they come alive.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you a foreigner or any non anglosaxon person than forget a friendly welcome. Just pretend you don't care for the sake of food . Food is food and this is dry. Tasteless bq .This could be a bad day but why serve us dry old brisket? Why serve sides like bush beans instead of cooking your own .

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Gulf Coast, MS
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Decided to try due to good reviews. Sadly disappointed. We walked from Embassy Suites anticipating the good bbq as everyone wrote about. 1st flag was when they person just swings open glass and asks us what can he get us. Nice greeting I guess for some but we were both thrown off. Anyway we proceeded to order Tri tip plate... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

One of the best BBQ places around. I think we have tried most everything on the menu through the years as well as bought the sauces for ourselves and for gifts. Make sure that you try the white sauce--it is exceptional. The white corn is also unique and worth a try. We go every time that we come into town!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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

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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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