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Quick Bites, American, Bar, Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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Big Roddy's Rippin' Rib Shack - Brisbane's Finest Ribbery. Deliciously tender racks of Big Roddy's signature secret recipe ribs basted in one of our five homemade BBQ sauces, stacked burgers, spicy wings, chilli fries, genuine poutine and much more! Love, Big Roddy
PRICE RANGE
USD 9 - USD 27
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Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue, Grill
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 8 June 2021

I've been going to Roddy's for years. Last Friday, I ordered my usual beef short ribs. When I got home and opened them up I was shocked to discover they were about half the usual size. I messaged them about it and got no response....Check out the photo. Pretty disappointing for $45. If I wanted that little meat, I might as well go to the vegan burger shop next door. So long Roddy's. I won't be coming backMore

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 17 May 2021

The restaurant looked pretty dirty. As this restaurant is located on Fish Street, I was expecting it to be a bit more upper class, but it was probably the most casual on the street. I ordered the jalapeno poppers which were almost in-edible. They had...been so over fried. My boyfriend's ribs were nice though. We ordered drinks after our meal, but got rushed out. Not a very pleasant experience.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 15 May 2021 via mobile

Friendly staff great service excellent ribs in food, icy cold drinks. reservations required. so popular especially @weekends. We will be back again thats for sure.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 May 2021 via mobile

We ordered Baby back ribs, buffalo wings, corn bread, corn cobs & chips & we loved it ALL! Would definitely go back when we’re in town again. Amazing customer service!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 13 April 2021

Great ribs. Honestly don't go past the ribs. We shared a Royal Sampler and a Poutine between two adults and honestly couldn't get through it all. The Poutine is fabulous. Our kids had a pulled pork burger and cheeseburger - both of which they said...were good. They did seem more impressed with our ribs when we gave them a taste though so if you go here I'd say just get the ribs. The only real downside was the huge amount of smoke in the air. It's kind of to be expected with smoked ribs but my husbands eyes were streaming and our daughter is asthmatic and found it quite difficult to breathe. Food is great though!!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 7 January 2021 via mobile

Super nice staff, prompt service and the food came out in a timely manner despite it being very busy. The food was AMAZING.... wings were great, Jalapeño Poppers best we’ve ever had, the Poutine was to die for and the Ribs were spot on. Don’t...miss out on this gem!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 25 November 2020

Just the best, we used a voucher and had sooooo much food with drink included. We did ribs, burger, sides and an alcoholic drink. Great themed atmosphere, staff excellent and a wealth of information and tips. Check open and close times before you consider dropping...in.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 5 October 2020

I tried this place last night after walking past it for months, so glad I did! This is now my local fave soul food. Staff were also great.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

Welcoming and happy place, lots to choose from on the menu (even vegetarian!) Big portions of food, even the (Always hungry) two teenage boys couldn’t finish theirs as they were stuffed. Really tasty, great tasting food. Our family of six thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Atmosphere...is bright lighting and cheerful.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 September 2020 via mobile

Sensational. Busy Saturday night but we were served fairly quickly and the food was next level. Will most certainly return

Date of visit: September 2020
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Response from carmelj2013 | Reviewed this property |
There is limited street parking but there is a Secure Parking station just across the road at SW1. I believe if you use any of the cafes or the IGA there you can get your parking validated for 2 hours free.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Roddy's Rippin' Rib Shack - South Brisbane

Yes, Big Roddy's Rippin' Rib Shack - South Brisbane offers takeaway services.

Yes, Big Roddy's Rippin' Rib Shack - South Brisbane offers delivery services.

Big Roddy's Rippin' Rib Shack - South Brisbane is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4