Thursday, October 13, 2022

Kinfolks Award Winning BBQ in South Easton Has Closed; Taunton Location Remains in Operation

A pair of BBQ spots with an award-winning pitmaster behind them is now back down to just one.

According to a source, Kinfolks Award Winning BBQ in South Easton is no longer in operation, with a MassLive article showing a Facebook post from the business indicating that the closure is "Due to labor shortages." The article does say that the Taunton location of Kinfolks remains open.

MassLive mentions that the owner of Kinfolks had won approximately 200 barbecue awards over the years (we have been told that the awards were from competitions in Florida).

The address for this now-closed Kinfolks Award Winning BBQ in South Easton was 25 Robert Drive, South Easton, MA, 02375. The website for the business is at

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

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