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Florida's Kitchen

796 FM 350 South, Livingston, TX
(936) 967-4216
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Ranked #5 of 41 restaurants in Livingston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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74% Recommend
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We have been eating here for several years. Good BBQ, love the ribs, I like to order the rib tips which is the ends and pieces they can't sell as ribs. Fried catfish is really good, and I love the Sly Bowl.

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Houston, Texas
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Ate at Florida's Kitchen on a visit to Livingston based on friend's recommendation that it served "the best BBQ in Livingston". Other reviewers here speak of "best in Texas" or "best in country". I'd say it was good, not great. Certainly not even the best I've had in Texas. I order a two meat plate ($13) with brisket and link... More

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Livingston, Texas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Been coming here for over 15 years. Food is still okay but wait staff is now unfriendly and even downright rude!

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Livingston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You have to try the bake potato! It's the biggest, most delicious potato ever! Also, they have the best coconut cream pie I have ever ate! They have also been featured in magazines for their barbeque, mostly their ribs.

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Missouri City, TX
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We've lived in Texas for over 40 years, and became residents of Livingston in Oct. 2012. Moving from Houston presented a challenge for our eat-out-regularly lifestyle because Livingston isn't Houston. Florida's is arguable the best BBQ in Texas and absolutely the best in Livingston, The ribs are fall of the bone tender, brisket is like buttah, the chicken fried steak... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They made me a salad free of gluten - in a place known for friend southern soul food - they have a separate area to prep salads and chicken for those with allergies - How about that!!!! Good prices, great service. I hope they make diners and drive in's again!

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Onalaska, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Been there several times over the years. Crowd increase during the summer when the weekend Lake folk come up from Houston. Simple, clean, with sweet Tea..... BBQ is good. Traditional potato salad and veggies/cold slaw. FYI, the cake is slices ARE LARGE, Try it, and I will return.

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Bryan, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I'd drive out of my way to go eat here. Great home cooking. Everything cooked perfectly. Not far off the main highway but pay attention or you'll pass it up. Parking is not the best but who cares!

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The Woodlands, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We heard about Florida's from a friend that used to own a lake house in Livingston. Our friend said that the ribs at Florida's were the best she's ever had. We decided to see for ourselves and were not disappointed! The ribs were fabulous and a nice feature is that they were already cut and ready to pick up and... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

In my Professional Opinion; as an Experienced Food Manager. I feel that a Hostess who gets the drinks & supplies a complimentary Bread/Cracker with Butter Basket would compliment the wait for the Great Food when its busy. And you have to save room for their Homemade Desserts.

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