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Ken's Bar-B-Que

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387 SW Saint Margarets St, Lake City, FL 32025-6923
+1 386-752-6725
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Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here today and it was some of the best BBQ I've eaten. I love the sauce and ranch dressing. You can even buy the ranch dressing to enjoy at home. The sliced pork was moist and juicy...not dry at all like some other places we know of! ;-) I'd highly recommend this restaurant!

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Thank luv2travel6482
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Good food and good prices. The place is clean and nicely decorated. Fast service. Would have liked to see deeper smoke rings in the meat. Staff is very nice. We are happy we stopped.

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Thank Elizabeth A
Alma, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent food at a great price!! We eat here all the time. There is always fast friendly service and wonderful down home feel!! Highly recommend!! Go in and ask for Susan she will treat you right!!

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Thank JaneDoe8798
North Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

We eat here often--either dine-in or take-out. The food taste and portions are consistently good. The servers are very friendly and outgoing. Their sweet tea is always good!!

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Thank F M
Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

My wife and I ate here on a Friday night for an early dinner before a high school football game. The restaurant had great atmosphere, service, and food. The waitress we had got our orders promptly and brought our food out to us in a timely matter. The food tasted wonderful (both of us got the turkey). The waitress kept... More 

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Thank Jason L
Lake City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

The BBQ here is average, but it is a local place where you go to see people you know. They have really good sweet tea and I like their French Fries. Sometimes the chicken is moist and sometimes very tiny, dry pieces. The hamburger is okay.

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Thank travlingal51
Kokomo, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Barbeque was good. Service was quick and good. No complaints. They did not have desserts and that was a big deal to my wife but the barbeque was as good as any I have had. Meats are cooked without the sauce and you apply sauce at table (like Sonny's).

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Thank John T
Lake City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

I have eaten at Kens for many years and have never had a bad meal. The service is fast and friendly. The ribs are amazing!

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Thank MGD1313
Lake Park, Georgia
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

The food is good but the service is slow, not rude but not nice either. The lunch crowd is loud but at night it is actually quite. If you do not mind waiting 20 - 30 minutes for your food after ordered with only 3 couples in there then you are fine. prices are average.

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Thank FLND
Lake Elsinore, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

Had the pork and sweet potatoe fries, with slaw and garlic bread for lunch and it was all good. Just the right amount portion size. Had both the normal and sweet BBQ sauces and enjoyed both.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 SW Saint Margarets St, Lake City, FL 32025-6923
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 386-752-6725

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