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Po' Folks

2001 34th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-3607
727-327-8090
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Ranked #36 of 725 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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  • English first
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English first
Venice, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

I thought Po Folks went out of business years ago, and was surprised to find one in St Pete, so I had to give it a try. It's hokey, country, relaxed but that was to be expected. I had the fried chicken and it was excellent! Fried okra was good but the let down was the mac & cheese- tasted... More

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Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I travelled for business last week and had to find me some southern cooking. I was driving from Sarasota to Tampa, so I took the drive through st. Petersburg to indulge in PoFolks. Be warned - PoFolks looks quiet and unassuming from the outside, but it was bustling on the inside. I am pretty sure that if I had arrived... More

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Hollywood
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

good old southern cooking . I had the all you can eat country fried steak special which was delicious . my wife had the chicken and dumplings . both meals were excellent . they have a large selection of sides to choose from . we were there with another couple and we all enjoyed the meals very much .

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Ocala, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We were heading down the coast to the Sarasota area and ready for lunch. We remembered the PoFolks restaurant from years ago when we lived in Colorado. Decided to give it a try as we do not have one in our area. We try to always eat at a restaurant that we do not have at home. Noticed delicious looking... More

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St Petersburg, Florida, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The food is your basic southern fare. That being said, you will know what to expect when you order. Both their fried chicken and fried fish are quite good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

love the fried chicken at this chain of family style restaurant. The rest is no better than an Old Country Buffet. That said I would go back for their fried chicken. yum

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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

order messed up, forgot items and then brought wrong item when I reminded them what they forgot. Great chicken and popcorn shrimp, Friendy wait staff.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The menu here offers REAL country cookin' AND the excellent waitstaff delivers same. We've been to our Po' Folks 3 times in the past month and consistency is the hallmark at the 34th Street North location here in St. Petersburg. Unlike other "country" themed restaurants, this chain delivers wonderful fried chicken and other country style goodies. Whole pieces of crispy,... More

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tx
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Don't let the cheap prices fool you -- the fried chicken is just like Grandma used to make. And be sure to try the strawberry shortcake in season; it's perfect! We love all the country vegetables; sometimes we just get the veggie platter, but the chicken and fish are really good, too. This is NOT a diet kinda place, but... More

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Glade Spring, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stopped here because my wife had not been to one these in many years. The food was ok and the price was reasonable. It just wasn't what my wife was expecting.

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