About Us

Kojaks House Of Ribs has been family owned and operated by the Forney family since 1978. A charming atmosphere in a converted southern bungalow style home that sits beneath the shade 3 or 4 great live oak trees "Kojaks", as the south Tampa institution, is known around town, offers indoor seating as well as outdoor seating on the relaxing fan cooled verandah, it has a basic BBQ menu that boasts the best ribs from here to west Texas. Everything is home made from the tangy Cole slaw to mama's chocolate cake! (World Famous) she also has an unparalleled homemade fresh apple cake, exquisite with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. Other items include BBQ Beef & Pork lean tender and juicy BBQ'd in Kojaks zesty BBQ sauce. Also a great hot smoked country sausage straight from south Georgia, itís special and can't be beat! Great BBQ chicken that comes in 1/2 and 1/4 dinners. A variety of side Orders, Killer Baked beans, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad and the ever popular Parsley Potatoes. They serve Beer, Wine and an Infamous Homemade Sangria also soft drinks tea and pink lemonade. The name "Kojaks" comes from Bill (JW) Forney who was chief of detectives in Midwest City, Oklahoma (A Super Sleuth!). Although he left the police force and went into the BBQ Business the name stuck! He opened his place in the early 70's and called it House Of Ribs right across from Tinker A.F.B in Midwest City. His brother Bud Forney opened this BBQ Rib House in Tampa and used Bill's special recipe for the spare ribs thus "Kojaks House Of Ribs" The folks down at Kojaks say:


"We Hope To See Ya'll Real Soon!"
















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