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The Sparerib BBQ Co

1700 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401-7708
+1 505-325-4800
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“catfish” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1700 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401-7708
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The place was cute, we saw tons of great reviews and decided to try this place out. Husband got the rib plate I got pork and brisket. The side green beans tasted like they just poured them out of a can, hoped for a little...More

Thank bugzy74
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Best little diner in Farmington. Have been a customer of Spare Rib for over 20 years. Love their meats: brisket, chicken, pork. Owners are great supporters of events in Farmington. Cater many events. Just a wonderful place to go. Did I mention fried okra?? Go...More

Thank RoadrunnerNM
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I ate the catfish here, coleslaw, okra, and peach cobbler. The catfish tasted a bit too moist under the cornmeal. I think its going straight from the freezer trapping in the moisture making it almost mushy! The coleslaw was good and the okra was darn...More

Thank wildlife4vr
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

WOW! The Spare Rib has some dang tasty BBQ!! Hubby and I tried chopped brisket, sausage, ribs, and catfish. It was all delicious! The owner is from Texas and so am I. I joked with my hubby that we were in New Mexico eating Texas...More

Thank AK2309
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This place is great. The bbq is very good. Don’t compare it to places in the south or big cities. The fact that a city of this size has a great bbq place that is locally owned you must support it.

Thank Trails4U
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Home style settings, food is good and wholesome. Get your southern favorite food such as black eyed peas and really good potato salads or try the wonderful green beans. You can get good catfish along with the great ribs and brisket. Great little quaint place...More

Thank travelerinnm2014
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent. The staff are friendly. The beef barbeque brisket , ribs and sausage with coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, corn on the Cobb and cornbread all very good. The barbeque sauce was just right. The restaurant was busy and people kept coming and going.

Thank PandaExperience
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch.... Incredible lunch I might add! A bit pricey but no complaints! Service was outstanding! Hubby had catfish which was the best ever! I had ribs & pulled pork combo which was delicious! The hush puppies were to die for! Cole slaw was awesome!...More

Thank tammyj317
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great local place for BBQ! Good size servings and fair prices. The catfish, sausage and brisket were all very tasty. Brisket wasn't fatty like many other places we have been and the batter on the catfish was crisp and delicious, not sopping with grease. Sides...More

Thank Wendy Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017

All of their food is good, love their fried okra. You can dine in with a roll of paper towels on the table or take out.

Thank 4cornersresident
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401-7708
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Farmington
  • Phone Number: +1 505-325-4800
  • E-mail
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