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Tom Jenkins' Bar-B-Q

1236 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-2067
(954) 522-5046
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Ranked #83 of 1,110 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

I have been to several BBQ joints in Ga, Carolina & Florida! No one beats Toms. The homemade BBQ sauce is awesome. Mac n cheese, Coleslaw,Chicken & ribs are great!!!

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Fort Lauderdale
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Wow - nice find. I have been passing this place for years and never stopped in .... my loss! Food was great, service was friendly and the sauce was outstanding. The place is everything you think an authentic BBQ "joint" would be....rustic tables where you sit family style and enjoy the food. The atmosphere is basic but it works for... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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55 reviews 55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Awesome baby back ribs ! Just be prepared to wait in line, but it is truly worth the wait! After you order, your order is up pretty quick. It is a smaller place and there is additional parking in the rear. The food is well worth the wait , so stop by if you want great barbecue !

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Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Finger licking good and even better..a very down home place with awesome tasting BBQ. The night we went, they were out of dark meat chicken so we just ordered some ribs and side orders. The side orders, hush puppies, mac and cheese, potato salad were nothing to write home about, but the RIBS were great so choose the ribs and... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

If you need a BBQ fix go eat here! Small place with good food and service. The pork was excellent; it was tender and had a nice smokey flavor. The corn bread we enjoyed as well. Great food.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Very popular, and as some mentioned, the line can be long ... but that is only if you don't order it by phone for take out (which let's you go straight to the register, skip the line, and pickup your order as soon as it is ready). This is amazing barbeque, with a great smoky flavor. In fact, you can... More

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Hollywood, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This place is no secret..The best brisket and ribs in town. But when it's gone it's gone ..No fancy dining ..just a few picnic tables ..Well worth the waiting line..And yes the line can get VERY long !

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St. Augustine FL
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554 reviews 554 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If you are looking for BBQ in Fort Lauderdale this is it. The place is not much to look at and if you decide to dine in you will be sitting on pick nick tables. But the BBQ is the best and I mean the best. After reading the reviews, I decided to get a large order to go. I... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A small family owned business where locals (and us smart travelers have learned of) visit when we want good BBQ. This time they ran out of brisket and pork....so I still didn't get to try it. They said it sold out at 4PM...well, make more...hahahahaha. Guess you never know what's gonna sell out early for the day. So I was... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend. Service was friendly. Atmosphere is very rustic. BBQ ribs fantastic as was the corn bread & baked beans. BBQ chicken was a dry ... Would definitely go back but not for the chicken

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