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AJ's Neighborhood Bar & Grill - CLOSED

120 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Apalachicola, FL 32320-2135
+1 850-653-2571
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
19 Aug 2016
“Sadly it's closed permanently 😕”
23 Jul 2016
“The best southern food in the Panhandle!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
120 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Apalachicola, FL 32320-2135
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went to AJ's for some soul food & actually ran into the owner. She told us the story of this wonderful restaurant that she & her husband ran. Unfortunately, he passed away & the doors are closed.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is the best southern food around. We are about 45 minutes away and visit there twice per month to get our friend chicken and vegetables fix!!

Thank williep51
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Food was average. the service was average, the building felt like I was in wrong neighborhood. Friends like the fried chicken, but not as good as the colonel's.

Thank rodney h
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Seafood at AJs is wonderful too. I usually have some kind of seafood but had the fried chicken club sandwich this time and it was awesome!

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We were on a road trip and craving fried chicken. Asked at our B and B and was referred to AJ's. The chicken was fresh, hot and delicious. Sides of mac and cheese, green beans and onion rings were perfection. Our bartender/server was Nya. She...More

Thank Vicki R
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We had read online that they offered a lunch buffet from 11:30-2:00, nope. A little disappointed, but we still had lunch at AJ's. We got there at noon and there wasn't any parking available, so we parked on the grass across the street from the...More

Thank ihatecats
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This place makes the best fried chicken I've ever eaten. It's atmosphere is utilitarian and casual, and service is erratic, but it is all worth it. Sides are good and well-prepared. It is a definite recommend

Thank 101ljd
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Their website says they have a lunch buffet every day but it's only on Sunday. Grilled fish was very greasy. One waitress and one cook - both very slow. They were out of potato salad already by 1 pm and no collard greens - what...More

Thank donnamb6669
Reviewed 21 February 2016

there's fried chicken and then there's AJs fried chicken and there's no comparison between the two. It's cooked when you order it so be prepared for a bit of a wait for your piping hot freshly made perfectly seasoned scrumptious chicken. Can't review any of...More

1  Thank Lkcoss1
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Surprised to learn this place has been open for 10 years! We didn't hear about it until this trip to Apalachicola. Maybe cuz it's a soul food place?? Great chicken tenders, not previously frozen and mass produced. Husband had the "pimp tight" basket. 2 nice...More

Thank Roz C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Apalachicola, FL 32320-2135
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Apalachicola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-653-2571
Soul Food. Sea Food. Good Food. Off the beaten path. No frills. Nothing fancy. Just good food! Family recipes and the best fried chicken ever!
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