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Cooter Brown's Rib Shack

8464 Al Highway 204, Jacksonville, AL 36265-5607
+1 256-435-1514
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (81 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“turnip greens” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
8464 Al Highway 204, Jacksonville, AL 36265-5607
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s no other place with ribs as tasty as Cooter Brown’s Rib Shack! The staff is fantastic and friendly and the atmosphere is great. I don’t think you’d be disappointed is anything you ordered, but try the ribs 🙂

Thank scunning74
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

They have the best ribs in the state for a reason. If you have never been to Cooter’s you must go. Also try the Cooter’s Cobb as a side BBQ nachos are another good item to get as an appatezier

Thank onefast800
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you ever travel through NE Alabama, Cooters is a place to stop if you love ribs. Either dry or wet, they hit the spot. An excellent place to stop for lunch or dinner.

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have eaten here over 50 times in the past years, but have only eaten on thing on the menu...the ribs! I went in about ten years ago with a friend and my boys and ordered the ribs. Best I have eaten, and I have...More

Thank dantemike1
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Had heard great things about this place, but left disappointed. The ribs were tough and I had to chew and chew to get them down. I have eaten ribs all over the US, even tried some in Canada, and would only rate these above the...More

Thank rbh_0922
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Stopped in for lunch. Service was good. My wife and I each ordered the pork platter. The pork and sauce were both delicious. The side salad was generous. The cornbread was too dry and flavorless. The beans were not ready for prime time either. Maybe...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We stopped by to enjoy an early dinner and was not disappointed! First time there and will def be back! Choice of dry or wet ribs, we chose dry and they gave us sauce on the side. I ate with no sauce, hubby dipped into...More

Thank Ginger S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great food good bartender, warm environment that makes one want to come back, everyone is so friendly one of the best places to eat in Jacksonville a must stop.

Thank Joyrab
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I have eaten BBQ all over, and read the reviews. Being from Texas, we love our cue. I am sorry to report that the ribs ranked at an all time low for me. Hoping it was just a bad day, if not, well it's time...More

Thank Dean D
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Kept hearing how good this place was, so, we tried it. Last time, we ate inside in a booth that seemed to be made for kids ( we are seniors and are not skinny any more ) ; we just could not enjoy our meal....More

Thank jimandlo23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8464 Al Highway 204, Jacksonville, AL 36265-5607
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-435-1514
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