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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
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Springfield, Virginia
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

If you want a quick BBQ sammich to pick up at the drive through, then Sonny's is right down the street. BUT, if you want some old school que that is a couple of notches better, go down the street to Kinfolks. I think the sign on the street may be missing, but just follow the smoke on Racetrack Rd... More 

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Thank USAFReb
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a fancy place with silver flatware and crystal adorning the tables, move on! But if your in the mood for fantastic BBQ, (chicken, pork, or ribs), a crunchy salad, yummy Brunswick stew, rivers of ice tea, a staff that remembers what you like best, and other patrons that are open and friendly, then pull up a... More 

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Thank ChrisGuy10
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This place is a whole in the wall with paper plates, but the Best barbecue in town! Be sure not to miss!

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Thank Bill M
Navarre, Florida
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

From the smell driving past the restaurant when their cooking food you are drawn to the bbq I get the rib dinner every time 4nice pieces of rib with baked beans potato salad an 2 dinner rolls absolutely yummy .

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Thank Gerling H
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Their food is amazing! It is a down to earth atmosphere with happy servers and friendly people. I would put their BBQ pulled pork against any BBQ that I have ever had, their house sauce is great but they offer others to choose from. Go to this restaurant you will walk out feeling good

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Thank Pam D
Shalimar, Florida
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Great BBQ and sides. Some of the best stew you can get. A real local hang. Not lots of atmosphere, but who cares.

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Thank Wildone_Z06
Buffalo, NY
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

I lived in FWB for 20 years and visit there regularly to visit friends. This is my Go-To spot for BBQ. I usually opt for the sliced beef or the chipped pork sandwich. Others that I have eaten with have had a variety of other entrees and we all rave about them. The have home made sauces, Mild, Hot and... More 

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Thank TonyStreet
Fort Walton Beach
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here because it was on our way home. They have been in business for a very long time but if tonights meal is the norm I don't see how. They close at 5 and we arrived just after 4pm. Server was very good. Food came out quickly. Fries were nice and hot and my wife's was good. She was... More 

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Thank gunner57
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Havn't been here in here in years. It still one of the best places for a chopped pork Bbq sandwich. Reel pit cooking. North carolinia mustard sauce. Tasty not over sweet. Sandwich has sill pickles and slaw on it. Very awesome staff. Ribs are great.

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Thank Scoty F
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Part of my soul was lost in the confines of Kinfolks when I attempted to eat what they are passing off as bbq. I tried two different types of pork, chopped and sliced. Both were dry and lacked any kind of real flavor. The sauce didn't even help as it was mostly vinegar with a touch of hopelessness for kick.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?