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Rib Shack

3861 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217-4634
+1 904-731-4444
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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“pork sandwich” (4 reviews)
“fried squash” (2 reviews)
“bbq beans” (2 reviews)
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3861 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217-4634
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Fried squash appetizer is fresh, hot, and homemade. Worth the trip! Pork sandwiches are served on toast. Big portion of pork, good but the fried squash was the star. BBQ beans just OK. Excellent service at lunch on a Monday.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Took the granddaughter for lunch and we ordered ribs and a hot dog plate for her. The hot dog was charred perfectly and delicious. The ribs however, were another matter. They taste like they are partially baked in an oven and finished on the grill....More

Thank Sandi W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is a "Hole in the wall" style restaurant which is what I look for and seems to have some of the best food. I have been eating here since 1978 and I frequent this establishment about every other week. The current owner and staff...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Daily special was a rib sandwich...ribs had no flavor. They tasted like they were boiled and then lately grilled...ribs are the namesake I thought. Left over Bbq is not desirable to me. I want flavor and reasonably fresh product.

Thank j000275
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

I am not sure how they do it but they serve the best, coldest beer around. The q is great as well. Fried basket, pork sandwich and brisket are all excellent as is the hot mustard sauce.

Thank James G
Reviewed 25 March 2016

The Rib Shack is a definite go to place for delicious Bar B Q in a hurry. The daily specials are always good, and you have to try the home made hot sauce. Also, the broccoli cheddar bites are amazing. This is really good food...More

Thank PatrickCFoodie
Reviewed 23 January 2016

My friends and I 'stumbled' across the Rib Shack while looking for a lunch location. It's a non-assuming restaurant, but the flow of customers were a testament to its food. They soon had 'waiters' and a few walked away. The staff turned the tables quickly...More

Thank TomJax
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I guess I need to try the ribs since it is the rib shack, but I have had the chicken and the turkey, and I really liked the lima beans. And I don't even like lima beans, so they must be cooked with bacon, or...More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Have been going here for almost 30 years. Best smoked turkey, best coleslaw and mustard sauce in Jax

Thank fishyphiljax
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Long time local non chain business...clean and competitive priced....friendly and appears that owner is hands on....

Thank Paul N
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3861 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217-4634
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-731-4444
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