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Florida's Kitchen

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796 Fm 350 S, Livingston, TX 77351-4170
+1 936-967-4216
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Wed 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We almost missed it because it is surrounded by houses on a Farm to Market road. It doesn't look like much on the outside but then again, it doesn't look like much on the inside either. But the food is amazing and the portions are enough to feed two people. My wife had the barbecue chicken, advertised as 1/2 a... More 

Thank Ken W
Willis, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This is a good place to eat, was fresh home style cooking the way u remember grandma use to cook. Bring the whole family. Try the carrot cake u will not believe how good it is👍😋

Thank Debbie H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Florida's home cooking is always spot on. Consistently great fried catfish, chicken fried steak, pies, and cakes. Bbq is good, too. Hubby loves it.

Thank julbarrett
Coldspring, Texas
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

This a local favorite place to eat, tucked away on the backroads between Coldspring and Livingston, Texas. As with many local eating establishments, this one looks plain and rather like an old house (which it was) converted to a family restaurant. The food is very good home-style cooking and the staff is warm, welcoming, friendly, and efficient. The decor is... More 

Thank debsan55
Houston, Texas
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

They have changed the set up - you go to the counter and order your food and the service is very slow. Last time I visited it took 20 minutes to order and another 15 for the food to come out. Sides were not hot and the ribs were lukewarm. It's a shame because this has always been our go... More 

Thank KDMcHouston
Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

We've been regular customers for over a dozen years. We went last night - now we're not sure that we'll be back again. We do not like the new self-service format - which they went from having waitresses to ordering at the counter. (We have no issues with this model of self-service at other restaurants, but they don't know how... More 

1 Thank Rick F
Onalaska, Texas
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Had lunch there yesterday . I had been there before but a long time ago . They have done some remodeling . But , It is kind of like stepping back to the mid 50's and into a family owned restaurant of the time . It is basically and old house that has been turned into an eatery . A... More 

Thank GeneFitz40
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent. Service good as well, order at register have a seat then they deliver to your table. Didn't wait long for food or to order. Older restaurant but very clean. Off the regular path but worth the stop.

Thank Tracy C
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Went to lunch with friends. Several of us got the salad with brisket, sausage, and a rib on top. The salad was huge & full of meat. Delicious! There was no way to eat It all. Having seen them serving their homemade Italian Cream Cake I had to order a piece to take home. It was absolutely delicious!! I would... More 

Thank TxDeeDee
Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great food, great service. Worth the drive. Catfish was great and the stuffed BBQ potato is large enough to share.

Thank Liz A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 796 Fm 350 S, Livingston, TX 77351-4170
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 936-967-4216

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