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KC's Rib Shack

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837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
+1 603-627-7427
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food at KC's Rib Shack is very good. BBQ is very much a personal taste item. This BBQ hit our expectations square on. We had "The Shovel" for 4 which came with just about everything. We enjoyed each item and there was more than enough for 4. Our biggest disappointment was that everything is served on paper plates and... More 

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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I still love KC'S for BBQ. Drink prices high. Paid $8 for Stoli vodka/ OJ.... Don't pay that except in a fancy club, average is $6.50/7.

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Thank Beth03054
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

So this was my first time there after hearing good things. The service was good but the food was average. Ordered the shovel. I recently spent 27 days in Kansas City and ate at all the top BBQ places, so maybe I got spoiled, but this place was a little more pricier than what I paid on my trip and... More 

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Milton, Vermont
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had the green salad with chicken and it was HUGE. I went to a wedding a couple of weeks prior and KC catered. Best brisket I have ever tasted.

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Thank HockeyNanna
Nashua, New Hampshire
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

KC's features excellent smoked ribs, with several of their homemade barbecue sauces on the table to garnish to your taste. This was our first time in the upstairs dining room, which I believe was formerly exclusively a catering hall. It was very comfortable and relaxed. The food, as always, was excellent. The half-rack of ribs with 2 sides was plenty... More 

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Thank mlg36
Manchester, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Last Sunday after another win by our Patriot, decided to dine out. In the mood for a delicious fun meal we headed to KC's. Great spot, awesome Brisket, good service great food.

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Thank paulshoney
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch while in Manchester for work. Was pleasantly surprised to find excellent BBQ so close to work and the north. Brisket was tender and packed full of flavor. I also recommend getting the hush puppies, haven't had them that good since living in the south. Will be going back

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Thank Michael T
Nashua, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were out for my fathers birthday and ended up getting the Shovel of meat. It was great because it fed the entire family and we still had a couple doggie bags. Excellent food, I love the ribs and the brisket but it's all very yummy

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Contoocook, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great food, service and atmosphere! I don't barbecue at home anymore, nothing comes close to this and is very reasonably priced!

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Thank Tracy M
Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

have been here a few times and each time was a very enjoyable meal , the service was very good and the atmosphere was as expected = comfortable. I would suggest this for anyone who has not been their ribs are very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-627-7427
Description
Welcome to KC's Rib Shack Barbecue restaurant. New Hampshire's favorite BBQ for close to two decades. At KC's Rib Shack, serving the world's finest hickory-smoked ribs and BBQ is our passion. Our food and exceptional service are definitely two things we take seriously.

No white tablecloths here, you'll sit at butcher paper covered tables under the Christmas lights and pull from a roll of paper towels to wipe our homemade BBQ sauces from your face. Our Southern style Barbeque, Bar-B-Que, Bar-B-Cue, just Q, or however you spell it, is seasoned with our own recipe of different dry rubs and cooked without sauce. Its then cut to order and prepared straight from our smokers which run 24 hours a day...

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