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Roadside Rib Shack - CLOSED

2045 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
+1 941-330-9597
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (30 reviews)
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
2045 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this BBQ shack! The ribs are super good and sides are amazing, especially the sweet potato casserole and baked beans. Our family will definitely be back every time we visit Sarasota!

Thank Rylan S
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Our family spends holidays in Sarasota and this is a regular stop. Best ribs hands down. Also sweet potato casserole and baked beans are amazing !! You will not come away disappointed.

Thank Rustyn S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent ribs. Large portions. The kids loved the coloring sheets, mac and cheese, cornbread and corn on the cob.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We were really pleased with our dinner here. Having tried other BBQ restaurants in the Sarasota area, we were hopeful that the Roadside Rib Shack would be better. Boy, it really was. Everything we ate(ribs,pulled pork, mac and cheese and corn bread)was outstanding. In addition...More

1  Thank RDCarerra
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We ate here three times while on vacation for a month in Sarasota. Loved both the ribs and pulled pork. A 1/2 lb of pulled pork (with a choice of sauces) with sides and corn bread (and purchasing an extra corn bread) was a great...More

1  Thank Ann622
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This place was a surprise! After living in NC for 9 years you get to know really good BBQ and this place has really good BBQ!!! ALL the food was delicious, All their sides are homemade and the sauces are amazing!!! This is a MUST...More

1  Thank russandange
Reviewed 1 March 2017

SMOKEY AS I LIKE,,,,BUT everything was good #2 boss hog has plenty of MEATY RIBS and sides were good,,,mac an chesse,,,mashed taters an gravey,,,tater salad was ok also,, as was corn bread,,, i will try again when hungey friends arrive,,,thanks

Thank JOEYGCentralWi
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Stopped here when we were hungry and just wanted to eat with no frills. Well there are no frills but you just can't beat the food! We had pulled pork and their huge spare ribs that fall off the bone. Both have mild smoky flavor...More

Thank flemingrecruit
Reviewed 1 January 2017

After reading reviews on Trip Advisor, we thought we would try this restaurant as it had a high rating and was very close to were we were staying in Sarasota. We found that the pulled pork was decent, lots of different sauces, but order baked...More

1  Thank JBS953
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great daily specials. Friendly service. And the food is first rate. When you need a barbecue fix on siesta key this is the place for takeout. We are having ours tonight on the beach as we watch the sun set and drink adult beverages.

1  Thank BrinksLawFirm
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  • Address: 2045 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-330-9597
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