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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
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (176 reviews)
“pulled pork” (48 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
2808 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-2822
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1 - 10 of 346 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Andre L
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Manuel O
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 19 August 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

Thank Kelly J
cforney450, General Manager at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 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 10 August 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

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

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

Reviewed 6 August 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!

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

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

Reviewed 14 July 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

Thank CarySargent
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We make the journey down to Kojak's to be able to sit outside (fans and under roof) enjoy really good ribs and refreshing sangria. They sit back off a busy road, but it sits under a canopy of large oaks so you can enjoy it...More

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cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

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

Reviewed 5 July 2018

I have driven by this place for many years not having the company with me who are the rib types. But finally I lost them and took my 93 yr old grandfather to this place and now I can kick myself for letting others choose...More

Thank Jason C
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you for the great review, we are glad you finally tried us. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is the best barbeque I ever had in the state of Florida! We went their after visiting Tampa and were really hungry. It was fast, clean, and very good.

Thank Jamie H
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and in Tampa.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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