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Rib Crib

455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
+1 641-424-3794
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brisket” (10 reviews)
“catfish” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Grill
$$ - $$$
455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We couldn't get into our favorite Clear Lake eatery and went searching for something new. The Rib Crib was our unusual pick. You see, we don't eat red meat very often preferring fish and poultry. We had far too much food not realizing the portion...More

Thank MMM_and_MPM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...then got much better. Got there somewhat early for supper (4:45 pm) and the hostess sat us in a booth with no one else in the section. Waited and waited and waited for our server. After waiting about 10 minutes our waitress showed up. Not...More

Thank iowaway
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We arrived about 7:30 and had a group of 8. we said we would split up if that helped. They said it would be 20-30 minutes. no else was waiting and we counted 3 empty tables and staff just standing around. We were all dressed...More

1  Thank Dick J
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Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I had Brisket sandwich, my husband had ribs, excellent flavor, tender and large portions. Service was outstanding. Definitely would go back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We stayed in Mason City on our way west and were in the mood for ribs. This restaurant was near our hotel so we decided to give them a try. We were there on a Sunday evening so they were only moderately busy and we...More

Thank pinnacle-project
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This was our first time at this restaurant as we were traveling through town. Our selections were huge and very flavorful. Way too many french fries on my order, so we could have shared if we would have known. Our meat choices were juicy and...More

Thank JEP54
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Going through Mason City, we went a little off the regularly beaten path to find the Rib Crib- about 5 mins from the interstate. The size and variety of the menu was impressive! The best lunch in town offers two smoked meats and a side...More

Thank iowaer
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice in the last 60 days. The pulled pork and brisket sandwiches were great. Everyone in our group had good meals. No one had a bad word about the food. Service was also very good.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I eat here whenever I am in the area, best ribs in Iowa. The service is always good , clean restaurant and reasonable price.

Thank Kurtis S
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Their food is consistently good quality. I have dined at this restaurant in other states and the food here is better. The managers genuinely care that you are receiving good service and a good product. Their catering is to die for. Definitely a top pick...More

Thank Mo4less
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 18
American, Bar, Barbecue, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-424-3794
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