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Ken's Bar-B-Que

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285, Lake City, FL 32055
+1 386-752-3845
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pork” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (14 reviews)
“rib combo” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
285, Lake City, FL 32055
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were recently in Lake City for a baseball tournament- Kens was right down the road from the fields so we popped in. Staff was very friendly, greeted us instantly. Drinks were out to our table stat. Food was amazing. So amazing in fact we...More

Thank Erica S
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Ordered beef and rib combo and just ribs. Real tender both meats. The one negative is that their cold slaw and potato salad tasted like it was store bought. Everything else was pretty good.

Thank M k
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Just down the road from all the chain restaurants, Kens is an awesome break from the cookie cutter. I got the pork and ribs combo and was very pleased. Generous portions were served fresh and the fries were done well. The ribs have a dry...More

Thank HRay833995
Reviewed November 19, 2017

My husband and I had lunch. He had the special, chicken and ribs. I had bbq pork plate. Both was very good. You get slaw and a side. The slaw was just right. The bbq sauce is very good. It has the vinegar base. We...More

Thank susan195263
Reviewed August 11, 2017

BBQ - nuff said? Nope, good ribs with just the right amount of sauce. Sauce on the side was great also. I got the hot sauce. It is not very spicy, but still tasty. The cole slaw was really good. The green beans were piping...More

Thank DrBublak
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We ate at Ken's on the way out of Florida, and we each had a sliced pork sandwich, fries, Sweet potato fries and beans. The pork was very flavorful, you did not need any sauce, but their sauces are great too. The sweet potato fries...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Looking forward to some good smoked BBQ, we tried this restaurant. The BBQ chicken was best with more of a smoky taste, the pork was thinly sliced which made it dryer; tasty but not as smoky-tasting. Sides were good; slaw very good, sweet potato fries...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Four of us dropped into Ken,s for dinner last night. We managed to order ribs, BBQ pork dinner and a Pork BBQ sandwich. The dinners came with two sides and toast. Sandwich came with fries. Dinners were good, ribs were a bit dry, sides were...More

Thank KCDC1989
Reviewed February 1, 2017

We usually order "to go" from the Ken's on US 90. The BBQ and sauces are great. Nice folks :) The ribs are always done, but for an extra measure of tenderness, take them home, warm for 30 minutes to an hour at 200 degrees...More

1  Thank Joe B
Reviewed January 14, 2017

The price was good but I'm so use to really good BBQ this was disappointing. The waitress was very nice and helpful and the restaurant was clean.

1  Thank Lagar_7
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I do not run this restaurant so don't know why you asked me about when they have brunswick stew. Also the directions/address for this restaurant is completely WRONG - you will end up in the middle of the forest if you go by... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285, Lake City, FL 32055
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 386-752-3845
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