We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shiver's Bar-B-Q

28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
+1 305-248-2272
All photos (192)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (53 reviews)
“pulled pork” (69 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Grill, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
Write a Review
Reviews (614)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

71 - 80 of 614 reviews

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Read that this was No1 on Trip Advisor - it did not disappoint . Taste sensation . Beer Pitcher . Wagamama style tables (UK people know what I mean! ) . Brill !

1  Thank Colin F
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Grew up eating at Shivers. Throughout the years have always made it a point to eat there when I visit. Has it own charm. Long tables with benches for many to eat at. The mural on the wall has been there as long as I...More

Thank Carol Chrycy M
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Shiver's is worth a road trip from Miami to Homestead because the food is unsurpassed. It is a BBQ with benches, paper towel napkins, and funny signs on the wall. Wear jeans - it is not fancy. But everything I have tried on the menu...More

Thank Molthan
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Best ribs ever, and good service, don't miss it out. I saw it on a top 10 list, and we just have to go there, and we are from Denmark, cool place.

Thank Bongo50000
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Ribs and chicken were amazing. Service were ok....I had to get up in order to get my own sauces and the food runner only delivered the food before my friends made a request....she took off running. I ordered the peach pie/ ice cream; it was...More

1  Thank Earl B
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

For as long as I can remember - which goes back to the early 80's - Shiver's has been the best BBQ in South Florida. It's a little out of the way unless you already live in Homestead or are on your way to/from the...More

Thank ChasKW
Reviewed 29 November 2016

On our way from Key West en route to Jacksonville, we decided to get some lunch. This place had awesome food! All the apps were great, and the beef brisket was on point! You won't be disappointed.

Thank Shannon W
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Shannon, Thank you for your kind words! We're glad you enjoyed your brisket. Hope to see you again when you're in the neighborhood! Thank you, Michael

Reviewed 27 November 2016

After our tour of Coral Castle, we were referred to Shiver's. Amazing food. I had pulled pork and brisket with corn casserole and sweet potato fries. Wonderful and sinful!! Our waitress was very nice and kind. Our experience was great.

Thank janebridges26
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Jane, Thank you for your review! Glad you got to visit the castle. Those people over there are great!

Reviewed 25 November 2016

Shiver's has the look and feel of a real BBQ joint, except the BBQ fails. 6 of us visited Shiver's after returning from fishing in Key Largo, and were excited to sample the BBQ that had been recommended by both TripAdvisor, and a close friend....More

1  Thank WestonFred
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Fred, We're so sorry to her that you didn't enjoy your meals. We have worked very hard (for over 60 years) to create great BBQ for our guests and community. I'm not sure what happened on the day you were here but we can only...More

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We had the baby back ribs and 3 sides, bbq beans, sweet potato fries, and cornbread souffle. And the salted caramel cheesecake. All were very good, particularly the cheesecake. It's a typical mom-and-pop type, locally-owned restaurant. Comfort food and plenty of Americana at its best....More

Thank Michael S
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Michael, We appreciate your review! Glad you had a chance to join us! Thank you, Michael

Nearby Restaurants
Between The Bunz
18 reviews
.93 km away
Larry Curly Burgers and Moe
18 reviews
1.30 km away
Victoria's Bonnquen Cafe
9 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Coral Castle
1,036 reviews
.82 km away
Knaus Berry Farm
182 reviews
3.52 km away
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail
33 reviews
5.12 km away
Shark River Slough
18 reviews
5.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shiver's Bar-B-Q staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homestead
  • Phone Number: +1 305-248-2272
Shiver's BBQ is a family-owned and operated restaurant in Homestead, Fl. It has been serving authentic hickory smoked barbecue for over 50 years! Family generations have grown up eating here. Shiver's specializes in slow smoked meats such as baby back ribs, pork spare ribs, beef ribs, chicken, beef brisket, pork, and more. Many items, such as the pulled pork, have been smoked for 12 hours or more! This process ensures that each bite will be tasty and tender all the way through.