Though years of working as a trainer for chain restaurants taught Mike Tolley how to cook quality food efficiently, it was the slower, lower-heat cooking that he enjoyed the most. So when he decided to open his own restaurant, Uncle Mike's Smokehouse, he eschewed traditional fast-food preparation in favor of the slow smoking that gives meat a rich, complex favor. He and his chefs grill everything from pork shanks and chicken wings to St. Louis?style barbecue and steaks. They don't just specialize in savory, smoky flavors, however. They also add a sweet note to meals with slices of cornbread, vanilla maple sweet potatoes, and bourbon-laced pecan pie.
Our store offers a fiery collection of seasoned BBQ favorites and blazing NEW products. From outdoor grills and smokers to grill tools, cookware and seasonings, we offer outdoor products from around the country that will allow you to stoke the fire in at-home entertaining!
When the new owners conceived of their idea for Wholly Smokes Bar-B-Que, they checked the frills at the door. Wood booths and tables proudly display two items and two items only: succulent sauce, and fully stocked paper towel dispensers to erase the evidence. Their menu, on the other hand, has a bit more to say—particularly, it celebrates classic American barbecue by allowing customers to put together plates heaped with their choice of meats and sides. There’s a steady supply of sliced pork, beef, and sausage coming out of the pit, which pair well with servings of coleslaw, mac ‘n’ cheese, and barbecue beans. Tailgate specials fuel game days with full slabs of ribs or Britain's 18th-century currency whenever there was a sudden silver shortage: pounds of smoked meat. Wholly Smokes also recently introduced chicken wings, slathered in sauces such as hot garlic or sweet honey barbecue.
It’s all good at Jazzy’s BBQ and there are plenty of scrumptious offers to prove it! Lovers of authentic Southern country cuisine come from far and wide for that real smoky flavor. Enjoy tender pork, rich beef, crunchy chicken, tasty sausage, and mouth-watering glazed ribs in a welcoming and homey ambiance that will truly take you back to a simpler time. In the true spirit of the American dream, produce is locally-grown and meat is sourced from the most trusted cattle farmers in the US. All the folks visit Jazzy’s for the distinctive BBQ sauce, which is their trademark! It would be hard to find ribs that are more tender, moist and flavorful than these. If you’re done grabbing a bite y’all will agree Jazzy’s BBQ is as tasty as it can possibly get!
At Smoky Bones, you can set your hunger aflame with barbecued and grilled favorites and quench your thirst with signature cocktails, making your meal a night to remember. Start with the Crowd Pleaser, an assortment of appetizers ranging from chicken strips and onion rings to loaded cheese fries and nachos—something to please every palate. Then, dig into an entrée like one of the fire-grilled favorites: your choice of steak and your choice of rub or sauce, grilled over an open flame to savory perfection. Round out the night with a cocktail such as the blood orange margarita, or try one of the many beers and wines available. If you're hungry in Tampa, Smoky Bones is a perfect place to land.
Kojak's House of Ribs is the go-to eatery for rib-lovers in Tampa Bay. Come on down and try the famous rib dinner, featuring a plate of spare ribs and your choice of two sides—the baked beans and parsley potatoes come highly recommended by local Kojak's fans. If you prefer something you can eat just using your hands, try one of the signature sandwiches, such as the roast beef. You can add a cup of home-made chicken stew to any order to make your dinner a multi-course meal, and the desserts—such as the key lime pie—are to die for. Kojak's has been serving mouthwatering barbecue to the Tampa Area since 1978. Pay a visit to find out what has kept Kojak's in business, year after year.