Welcome to Kojak’s House of Ribs. An award-winning south Tampa Institution since 1978.

Come join us under the Live Oak trees where you may dine indoors or on our outdoor veranda. Enjoy mouth-watering, slow cooked BBQ Ribs, Pork, Beef and Chicken along with our Homemade Sides.

Make sure to try a glass of our famous Sangria and don’t forget to top off your favorite meal with one of our Homemade Family Recipe Desserts. We hope to see you soon!

Dinner Menu

Kojak’s dinner options include two sides of your choice. Sides

SLAB (13-15 ribs) A full rack of our famous tender & juicy Spare Ribs. Enough for 2-3 people.
Side orders are extra.


Our most popular choice. A generous portion of our famous spare ribs. Sure to please.

For those “I need some ribs“ folks. Same as Rib Dinner only bigger.

Chopped Bar-B-Que

Your choice of: Pork (most popular), Beef or Chicken. Chopped and Smoked in our special blend of sauces and spices.





The highest quality pork smoked for 8-10 hours in our custom smoker. Moist and very tender pulled pork.

Choice cut brisket smoked for 10 hours with our Kojak’s specials blend of spices. Leanest brisket in town.


A generous portion of whole hog country sausage from South Georgia. For those who like it hot, there’s nothing else like it.

Barbeque Chicken

Smoked to a tender perfection in our custom smoker with our secret spices. It can’t be beat ! (Also a popular Kid’s Choice)

BBQ Combo

Your choice of Two or Three different meat combinations from all the menu options listed. Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork, Smoked Beef Brisket, Smoked Hot Sausage, Chopped Chicken/Beef/Pork.

All 8 choices are popular and sure to please. For those who can’t decide which is their favorite or just want it all!

Sandwich Selections

All Kojak’s sandwiches include one side order.

The highest quality pork smoked for 8-10 hours in our custom smoker served on a Kaiser Bun.


Choice cut brisket smoked for 10 hours with our Kojak’s specials blend of spices. Leanest brisket in town.

Beef, Pork or Chicken served on a lightly dusted Kaiser bun.

At least two choice spare ribs (with bone) served on top of two slices of bread. A Southern favorite.

Two links of South Georgia hot smoked sausage split open face on a Kaiser bun.

Sides Orders

Choose any two sides for dinner orders and any one side for sandwich orders. Additional side orders may be purchased in half-pint, pint, and quart sizes.

Homemade Sides

Kojak’s Famous Parsley Potatoes

Red potatoes prepared with parsley, garlic and butter.

Cole Slaw
Macaroni Salad

Potato Salad
Baked Beans

Other Sides

Apple Sauce

Green Beans

Kids Menu

Children 12 and under only please.

Little BBQ Lovers have their choice of a half dinner portion on the following menu options: BBQ Chicken, Ribs, Smoked Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork or Chopped BBQ Chicken, Beef or Pork.

Served with two half portion sides of your choice.

Served with one side of your choice.


Stews, Salads, and Extras.


Corn On The Cob


Homemade Chicken Stew

Thick with chicken and vegetables in homemade chicken broth.

Homemade Desserts

Made Fresh Daily – Mama Forney’s Recipes

Chocolate on chocolate, moist with fudge like frosting. A must for the chocolate lover.


Not apple pie, apple cake! Made with fresh apples, coconut, with brown sugar glaze frosting. There’s nothing like it!


Aunt Shelby’s own. Made with Real Key Lime Juice, a homemade crust with almond shavings. A Florida Favorite!


Beer, Wine, and Soft-Drinks

Soft Drinks

Homemade Sangria

Our special recipe.

Draft Beer (Bud & Bud Light)

Bottled Beer


Burgundy or Chablis

Bare Foot – By the glass

A La Carte Menu

Chopped BBQ

Beef, Chicken, Pork or Pulled Pork

BBQ Sauce

Hot, Mild, or Sweet

Side Orders

Parsley Potatoes, Baked Beans, Apple Sauce, Green Beans, Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad.

Other A La Carte Dishes

Corn On The Cob