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Kojak's House of Ribs

2808 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-2822
+1 813-837-3774
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (183 reviews)
“pulled pork” (48 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
2808 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-2822
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a cool fall/winter evening, with very limited indoor seating, Kojaks idid a better than average job of keeping the ribs and brisket ready to serve, without drying it out, and ruining the flavor. The brisket is better than average for not being in Texas...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robert T
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples out for a bite to eat and landed at Kojak’s. Several good friends had recommended it to us so we gave it a shot. It was perfect and just what we were looking for on a quiet Sunday night. Love the ambiance of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jasper3962
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

My first time in this lovely place. The warm welcome from our waitress Christa put us from the beginning in a very good mood. The place is simple, Florida style, I think. The food is mostly different kinds of Ribbs. Mine we’re delicious, with some...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mehdi B
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Thank you for the great review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit. I will let Krista know you enjoyed her service.

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We had the grande rib basket. Ribs were meaty and tender. Ribs were Falling off the bone. The key line pie was tart and good. the whip cream on top made it excellent. The homemade sangria was also wonderful

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DaSteelerGirl1
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Cool little barbecue joint. Good service, and very fast. The ribs are spare ribs, and finger licking good. The sweet barbecue sauce is awesome. Slaw is good, baked beans are good, but nothing special. Save room for key lime pie, nice and tangy.

Date of visit: August 2018
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cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you for the great review, we appreciate your business.

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Little cozy bbq joint, great atmosphere, very relaxed and laid back neighborhood, a few blocks away from the Bayshore sidewalk. The bbq was simply hands down amazing, I wouldn’t say the best I’ve ever tried, but definitely up there in my all-time favorites. I definitely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 835manuelo
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you for the great review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

While on a business trip to Tampa we visited this cool BBQ joint. The business is actually a renovated house with inside seating as well as outside seating on the veranda. The atmosphere is casual and fun, but the food is the star! The BBQ...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kelly J
cforney450, General Manager at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again when you are back in Town.

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Whenever travelling we always have to try the local bbq places. Tampa was no exception and it certainly did not disappoint. So much ambiance that was truly refreshing. Service was spot on point for us and for those observed around us. We had the ribs...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jim B
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for the great review, we are glad you stopped in. Hope you enjoyed your visit to our great city.

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We love Kojak’s! The ribs are so tender they fall off the bone, and all of the sides and desserts are excellent. We are regulars there and love the friendly service and delicious food as we enjoy dining on the outdoor porch. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank debbaely
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed July 14, 2018

We were looking for a good bar-b-q place and asked one of the locals in the area who suggested Kojak's. This place has been here for 40 years or so. It's a very small old house that has outside and inside sitting. I ordered their...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CarySargent
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $14
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2808 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-2822
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-837-3774
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Description
Located one block west of historic Bayshore Blvd nestled under several grand oak trees. A 1927 bungalow converted into a restaurant. Serving South Tampa since 1978. Family owned and operated.
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