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Rib Shack

) #5 of 78 Restaurants in Galesburg ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Barbecue
1815 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1302
+1 309-344-1915
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (33 reviews)
“baked beans” (10 reviews)
“cole slaw” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1815 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1302
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the medium rack of back ribs - very good. Wife had pulled pork which was outstanding. I was happy with mine but jealous of hers. Kids had corn dogs and fries and slobber everything with ketchup, so they were happy too. Kids ordered...More

Thank Rohrbach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dont let the outside fool you. The food is unreal good. The sauce perfect. They have a spicy one too. The potatoes in the pic below are the best i have had . Beans are great. I cant complain about this place it is great...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family owned and run. Ribs are fall off the bone delicious. We have family who when visit from Cleveland, must have Rib Shack. We also like their wings and American fries.

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Rib Shack in Galesburg, IL has been at their current location for many years. While they have chicken & sandwiches, I shall limit my comments to Ribs and Brisket. While the Rib Shack is of limited size, our wait for a table was less...More

Thank Harry F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Rib Shack is a local institution. My family has grown up on their barbeque ribs, sandwiches, beef tips, half chicken, slaw, and baked potatoes. On the outside, you will think "Hmmm, it does look a bit "shacky." Not because it looks rundown, rather it...More

Thank Marcellene
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Place has been here for many years. Lots of food comes with your order. Good for families. Go each time we are in town. Staff is friendly. Can call and go through the pick up window. Never have to leave your car.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Seriously the best ribs i have had in Illinois. The onion rings are awesome. The Bbq sauce and beans are the best. Brisket is awesome too. Dont miss out on this place in Galesburg

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Whether you're looking for BBQ chicken, a slab of ribs, a ribeye sandwich or a heaping pile of onion rings, Rib Shack is the place to visit. The current owner has worked there since his teen years and learned the business from its founders. It's...More

Thank lincolnbuff2
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The name says it all. They serve ribs (and many other food items) and it is a shack but the whole experience was awesome. Food wonderful and lots of it for the price.

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

My family went here for dinner. It's really a shack being that it's very small but fun atmosphere. Arrive early or plan on waiting for a table. Being our first time we all tried combos. I had ribs & brisket, my friend had ribs &...More

Thank laurabD1650WO
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John D
18 March 2016|
Response from Traveldiscounts | Reviewed this property |
Tues., Weds., Thurs., - 5p till 9p, Fri., Sat., Sun., - 4p till 9:30p, Closed Mondays. Probably too late now if you were wanting to eat there last night.
22 October 2015|
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Response from Ellen A | Reviewed this property |
N0, I don't believe there is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1815 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 309-344-1915
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