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Lillie's Q

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9848 W Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
+1 850-654-3911
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent beef and pork BBQ. We are from Indiana and went during Spring Break. Support the small businesses! Very good sandwiches!

Thank JALIND2015
Saint Charles, Missouri
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for great barbecue? Then this is the place. Slow smoked, it melts in your mouth. Beef tri-tip is my favorite. Nothing fancy just delicious food. Sit outside on their wrap around porch and enjoy. You add the sauce you want, it's worth it!

Thank Kenneth L
Destin, Florida
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We enjoyed our visit to Lillie's overall, but found that the pulled pork sandwich was much better than the brisket sandwich -- which was somewhat crispy and burned. At first I was put off by the "crusty" demeanor of the owner/server, but he warmed up after we spent a little time at the ordering window. We didn't try any of... More 

Thank Deborah E
Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Lillie's is consistent, and actually improves. Frequented by repeat travelers to our are from out of state (personal experience and reported to me by a large group of business travelers from Northern Virginia and The District of Columbia). Lillie's is TRUE smoked ONSITE. The Memphis Tacos are a real kick, should not be missed. All orders are served in generous... More 

1 Thank LocalGirlEatsGood
Cleveland, Ohio
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Outstanding BBQ. Do not be fooled by this small roadside shack, the meat is great, and fairly priced. A few picnic tables on the porch if you want to stay there and eat, but most business is carry-out. Had 2 pork sandwiches for a special of the day at $9.00 sandwiches were huge and outstanding.

Thank Robert S
Destin, Florida
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Don't be late. The owner cooks only so many racks of ribs. You are late, you starve. The ribs are great and I mean St Louis Pappy's great.

Thank Sunburned31
Miramar Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This tiny carry out features surprisingly delicious pulled pork and ribs. They carry a variety of sauces so you can choose your favorite - sweet, tangy, spicy, whatever. For a special treat or a party, you can order ribs, but if it's a holiday you must get your order in early as they sell out. Visitors who want a local... More 

1 Thank bjvondy
Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

No frills here, but darn good BBQ sandwich. Has a variety of sauces to choose from. Bring cash, no credit cards.

1 Thank Golf1040
Atlanta, Ga
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155 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

First of all the BBQ was good but not my all time fav. They are a 4 location operation according to the owner; LA, Chicago, StL and Destin. The owner claims they have won 1st place at the Memphis BBQ contest in May. It was pleasant eating out on their deck. They make their sauces in ST Louis. He makes... More 

1 Thank psl126
Nashville, Tennessee
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296 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a walk up window with just an older gentleman to take your order. We were second in line. After listening to him talk to the women in front of us for 15 about all he does for cancer charities without any acknowledgment of waiting customers, we left. And then we noticed the women he was talking to left... More 

Thank J M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9848 W Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-654-3911

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