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Rib City

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4836 Leonard St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9151
+1 239-549-7427
11:00 - 21:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sayreville, New Jersey
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Went during prime time on Friday night and we're seated immediately. Place was not crowded at all for 7pm. Waitress was very nice and attentive but was not very knowledgeable when we asked questions about the menu, I think she was a new employee. I had the special ribs with shrimp. The ribs were good but the shrimp only came... More 

1 Thank Lauren M
Cape Coral, Florida
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This place has it all. Great Ribs, Chicken and Beef. The Baked Beans, Corn on the Cob, Cole Slaw was just as good as the main course. Will definately come back again.

Thank nswalm
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

The ribs I had here were over cooked and chewy, there are some many better barbecue restaurants in the area.

Thank Kevin R
New England - USA
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388 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

They had a great rib special the night we ate there --- a full rack of ribs with two sides (I had baked beans and corn on the cob) for $13.99. I usually only order a half rack, but at that price I said what the heck and went for it. I ate all of the ribs by myself and... More 

Thank KayTee9
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

We have gone to Rib City on Leonard St. for years. My husband loves the Wed. night beer special which he takes pictures of and brags to his friends about. We love that Sonja knows and brings our order with just checking with us to see if we want to try something else on the menu. The restaurant is kept... More 

Thank Frances N
Cape Coral, Florida
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76 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

It is cheap and the food is mediocre. I definitely would not recommend the ribs, but the place is somewhat busy considering. I don't think this local area has ever had a good rib shack compared to what we are used to in the midwest. Someone likes to eat here, but after two tries, we haven't gone back. Too many... More 

Thank MichiganMillionaire
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272 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat, left hungry & disappointed. Maybe the man's should be changed, I don't think they know Ribs. Besides having a friendly waitress this was a horrible place.

Thank FtMyersFoody
Finleyville, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We stopped here to try the ribs for dinner and found the worst tasting ribs we have ever had. The place was not very crowded and that should have set off a red flag.

Thank myduck219
Boise, Idaho
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I was in Cape Coral for business and stopped here for lunch. I was alone, and the place had plenty of tables, so I was seated right away. The waitress asked for my drink order (unsweetened tea) and told me about the special, smoked beef sandwich with 2 sides. Sounded good to me, so I ordered that with fries and... More 

Thank Steve H
Cape Coral, Florida
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89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Rib city in Cape Coral is not pretentious nor elegant you sit at wooden picnic tables in a busy place beer and other drinks available the staff are friendly and pay attention to your orders even suggesting a less expensive option to a entree order with substitutions. The garlic toast is wonderful and my favorite St Louis ribs outstanding. They... More 

Thank nicknky

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4836 Leonard St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9151
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-549-7427

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?