Sunday, June 22, 2008

Do NOT go to Corky's in Flowood.

Went there for the first time in a long time a few weeks ago and got some ribs. Were dried out, bland, and half of them were shoe leather. Went there for lunch today. Had no pulled pork available. A BBQ place? Soooooo..... I got the combo platter of sausage and brisket. Completely cold. Friend's order was botched too. Yes, they comped the meal but not going back. Understand now why the parking lot doesn't have many cars on it during the weekends.


Anonymous said...

Yeah, it's pretty bad now. Went about a month ago and have sworn it off for good.

Kingfish said...

what is it with this town and bbq? Hickory Pit is ok bbq. Red hot and Blue was good then went downhill when they got new owner. I loved Doc harry's til he sold out. ugh.

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

C'Paws in Brandon has very good BBQ....their ribs are excellent, as is the sauce they make there.
They are located on Greenfield Road just before Patrick Farms golf course.

Anonymous said...

stopped eating at corkys over a year was terrible, both the food and service.

pig out inn in ridgeland has become my favorite local bbq joint.

pig out or someone needs to open a good bbq joint in Belhaven around fenians or kiefers.

Anonymous said...

I agree, Pig Out Inn needs to come to Jackson...I love it. I eat there usually twice a week. I do miss Gridly's (sp) though.

Anonymous said...

Well, I thought I was just being picky when, about two months ago, I suggested a friend meet me at Corky's for an extremely important lunch. It was the worst meal I can recall having been served in a long time. Not going back -- predict no one will have that opportunity for long unless things change dramatically, and fast!

Anonymous said...

The proper thing with anyone who has ever been involved with a business to do would have been to have talked with the manager or owner.

Nothing will get accomplished with complaining to the general public.

This is because I have been in business before.

A professional business person would have talked with the manager or owner.

Anonymous said...

If one needs to speak with the manager or owner about product quality then the problem is much bigger than a lousy meal. Business chivalry by a "professional business person" won't resolve the fact that Corky's local leadership is already directly, or indirectly, tolerating the situation.

Anonymous said...

Consumers are under no obligation to submit reports to management/ownership. In fact, I would argue that the obligation is on the part of ownership. Just how important is that consumer's dollar?

Kingfish said...

actually I did email Corky's each time.

Did not receive an answer or apology. oh well. not going back.

Anonymous said...

Voting with your feet works in both the public and private sector. Just look at the City of Jackson. Unfortunately, like Corky's, they also have yet to fully understand the message.

Tom Head said...

I'll add my voice to the chorus of folks asking for a BBQ joint in Belhaven. That would rock.

At least we have an Arby's on High Street now. (And yeah, I know it's fast food, but it's really good fast food.)

Kingfish said...

we had Homer's but the last time I bought ribs from them, they weren't that good. We wound up cooking and seasoning them some more.

Anonymous said...

The Pig Out Inn on Old Canton,just North of County LineRoad is the superior BBQ in the area. Why it is not packed is a total mystery.

Anonymous said...

in my opinion, the reason it's not packed is the location. It is hard to get in and out there when the traffic is heavy and traffic is heavy most of the time. The Pig Out Inn, if located in Belhaven, would stay packed.

Anonymous said...

To add insult to injury, not only was it not that great on the food or service side, they have beer signs all over the place but the waitress tells me they don't have a liquor license yet. So I can't have a beer. False advertising, I say.

Paul Mitchell said...

Pig Out is very good. Hickory Pit cannot be beaten for service in my opinion. And yes, I miss Gridley's, damn Doug Cunningham, damn him for closing that place. The place out on Greenfield Road that used to be called Magnolia was very good, but I don't get out that way very often lately since I moved from downtown Brandon.

Is that barbeque place still open at the Madison exit? It was pretty good.

Corky's, feh.

Anonymous said...

I cant believe anyone would go to a fast food bbq place like corkys to begin with. Try a place with some soul such as the northside dr. exxon. great ribs. or try E&Ls just off fortification. I think E&Ls is on galitin st.

Anonymous said...

Lol I'm glad I quit working there. Corky's sucks.

Anonymous said...

Its was a pretty sad job. Ribs served under cooked, they ran out of sides almost every night, and the management was terrible.

Kingfish said...

Actually I like Sweet Daddy's at the Exxon.

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