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Menu

EVERY (TUES - SUNDAY)‎
Quarter Chicken w/ 2 Sides
$5.50
TUESDAY‎
20% Off Military Discount (Active & Retired)
WEDNESDAY‎
Rib Lunch w/ 2 Sides
$8.95
THURSDAY‎
Pulled Pork Sandwich w/ 1 Side
$6.00
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not impressed in the least, especially with all of the rave reviews and awards. The service was mediocre, the food was mediocre. The food comes out within minutes of ordering but it’s very dry, probably from sitting under a heat lamp for too long. We...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Food was excellent, as always. Great service, our server, Melissa, was a sweetheart! Can't wait to come back.

Date of visit: March 2020
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cforney450, General Manager at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2020

Thank you and Happy Anniversary.

Reviewed February 22, 2020

Picked this place from Tripadvisor, and it was terrific. Pleasant atmosphere, and great food. Lean brisket, delicious ribs and a good selection of BBQ sauces. The home-made key lime pie added the final touch.

Date of visit: February 2020
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cforney450, General Manager at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2020

Thank you, we're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed February 15, 2020

Near the end of our meal, the six of us found ourselves talking about memorable bar-b-que experiences and it had become clear we were mostly disappointed by what Kojak's had delivered. Clearly a rich tradition going back to 1978 in a glorious location under a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

Still great ribs after all these years. Worth the visit if you've never been and worth the visit fir first timers.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Great service, even better food. They give military discounts on certain days. I have had the chicken, extremely moist and tasty. The BBQ Pork sandwich is exceptional!

Date of visit: October 2019
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cforney450, General Manager at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2020

Thank you for the great review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed January 27, 2020 via mobile

Brisket Dinner and sides the Best in Tampa. Service is friendly and helpful. Food came out hot and quick. I Love this place.

Date of visit: January 2020
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cforney450, General Manager at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2020

Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

The ribs were delicious. The chicken was amazing. After reading the reviews, I made sure to save room for dessert. I actually did not like the apple spice cake at all. The chocolate cake was ok, but both tasted like they could use some recipe...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

It’s got the look and smell of good bbq but to say the meal was underwhelming is an understatement. The service was friends and very quick however.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 16, 2019

with a myriad of sauces and a well smoked rib, you can't go wrong. would really would have liked to have had some onion rings with my ribs, but the sides choices didn't permit that (and the ones I had [macaroni salad, baked beans] weren't...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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