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Kojak's House of Ribs

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Barbecue
2808 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-2822
+1 813-837-3774
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (159 reviews)
“pulled pork” (45 reviews)
Closed
12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
2808 W Gandy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33611-2822
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove by, smelled the bbq in the air and turned around to have an impromptu out to eat family dinner. The prices were very reasonable such as $6.95 for a pulled pork sandwich loaded with enough pulled pork for 2 people and a side...More

1  Thank alisonunderland
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for the kind words. We really appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has the rib platter. Meaty ribs, great sauces, wonderful sides and great service. What more could one ask for. Will go again.

Thank lloydv183
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh ... how wonderful! First we just tried a few of the ribs. Then we ordered the slab! Just the right amount of seasoning but if you want wet sauce those are great too. Attentive service too.

Thank coachvicky
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. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I where in town for an event, and had the taste for some BQQ. I really enjoyed my pulled pork sandwich, and my husband loved his ribs. I was a little disappointed that they did not serve fries, but I was not...More

1  Thank Ellie W
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much, we are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the house of ribs with my son who is a bif critic about ribs! He rated the place for five⭐️ and the sweet souce was just superb! A must to visit place in Tampa!!!!

Thank pekka77
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you and your son. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 December 2017

We stopped for lunch and enjoyed the brisket and pulled pork sandwiches. The food came quickly and the meat melted in your mouth! Yum! The coleslaw and macaroni salads were fresh and a nice complement to the sandwiches. Everything here is homemade and tastes delicious!...More

Thank Yortakire
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

We have had lunch here several times. We like sitting outside on the porch. Service is excellent and there is a quick turn around time on your order. The food is very good and prices are reasonable.

Thank LGude
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thank you for the great review, we are glad you enjoy your visits. Thanks for your patronage.

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

The food was pretty good. Got there about 5pm on a Friday night and there were only a few other patrons there. Waitress seemed in a hurry but was nice. Service was expedient. By the time we left the place was getting packed so I...More

Thank 23Flipflops
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for the four stars. Sorry you felt rushed. We are always pretty fast around here. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 8 December 2017

This place has excellent ribs and fantastic beef joints, went with my wife and friends just visiting and was not disappointed, lovely staff and clean well worth a visit.

Thank Ian w
cforney450, Owner at Kojak's House of Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Folks in South Tampa seem to love this place and it is not bad but after living in Texas it is an average barbq place. service is good, portions are big (that doesn't make them excellent), beer list is awful unless InBev is your thing....More

Thank oldprop13
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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