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Kinfolks Bar-B-Q

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333 Racetrack Rd NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-4619
+1 850-863-5166
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This place is iconic in FWB. I have been going here since about 1992 and it is fantastic, real BBQ with a mustard based BBQ sauce. I love the chipped beef sandwich with fries and new brunswick stew. They have great peanut butter pie for dessert. The place is not much to look at, but the food is really good... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank USAFReb
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank ChrisGuy10
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

1 Thank Bill M
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 .

1 Thank Gerling H
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

1 Thank Pam D
Shalimar, Florida
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Wildone_Z06
Buffalo, NY
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank TonyStreet
Fort Walton Beach
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank gunner57
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Scoty F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 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: +1 850-863-5166

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?