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Kinfolks Bar-B-Q

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333 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-4619
850-863-5166
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best BBQ ever!

A little hole in the wall with the BEST BBQ around! The onion rings are so good. Really it's the BEST BBQ ever.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Dawn L
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Pensacola, Florida
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A little hole in the wall with the BEST BBQ around! The onion rings are so good. Really it's the BEST BBQ ever.

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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I had read good reviews about this place and was in the area, so decided to give it a try. I love southern BBQ and have had the best in NC and SC. This was, without a doubt, the WORST BBQ I have ever had. You could order either chopped or sliced "pulled pork". Isn't pulled pork supposed to be... More 

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Destin, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Been here numerous times over the years. They have great BBQ. Place is a little run down and in desperate need of updating or a renovation. Service is usually good and the food comes out fairly quickly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The food was mediocre and the service was as well. Literally had to hunt down my waitress to have my tea refilled. As I was walking out, I looked over and saw the gentleman who was prepping the bbq and physically putting the bbq on the plates without any gloves! Sorry, but some gloves wouldn't hurt for the sanitary portion.... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If they were bad they wouldn't close on the weekend or close by 5 pm. Ribs and chicken are my favorites. They do BarBQue only . Drive down racetrack road and your car will take you there. Locals know Q.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Family owned and operated, this place is a barbecue lover's delight. The variety is great, with sandwiches, sides or plates and go-orders of bulk bbq. There are three sauces, all of which have their own personalities. Don't miss this place. The hours are 9 to 5 weekdays. Get there when you can.

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Sellersburg, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My fiance' and I have been craving "good" BBQ since we have been in the panhandle for the past 2 months. And no, not that cookie-cutter, chain BBQ you see advertised on television or huge billboards. But that special kind of BBQ that can normally be found in the backwoods area, across the RR tracks or one tucked away in... More 

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Stanwood, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

If your looking for fancy, this is NOT the place for you. But if your looking for great barbecue, then I would give it a try. We have been going to this place on and off for 15+ years, any time were in the area we try going. Every thing we have tried has been very good..

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Mary Esther, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Ive eaten here many times over the past twenty years. Its still my favorite bbq place in the area. The brunswick stew and the baked beans are awesome.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This bbq location has been a mainstay for bbq in Fort Walton for a long time. The staff is very nice. I like bbq the ribs are always really good..the chicken is good as well the only negative is the pulled pork is dry alot of the times. A new bbq joint opened called Parsons Son BBQ out of Tennessee.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 333 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: 850-863-5166

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?