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3861 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217-4634
+1 904-731-4444
11:00 - 21:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Daily special was a rib sandwich...ribs had no flavor. They tasted like they were boiled and then lately grilled...ribs are the namesake I thought. Left over Bbq is not desirable to me. I want flavor and reasonably fresh product.

Thank j000275
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I am not sure how they do it but they serve the best, coldest beer around. The q is great as well. Fried basket, pork sandwich and brisket are all excellent as is the hot mustard sauce.

Thank James G
Jacksonville, United States
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Rib Shack is a definite go to place for delicious Bar B Q in a hurry. The daily specials are always good, and you have to try the home made hot sauce. Also, the broccoli cheddar bites are amazing. This is really good food at a really good price and you can dine and dash.

Thank PatrickCFoodie
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

My friends and I 'stumbled' across the Rib Shack while looking for a lunch location. It's a non-assuming restaurant, but the flow of customers were a testament to its food. They soon had 'waiters' and a few walked away. The staff turned the tables quickly to get new customers seated. They have the usual fare - meats and vegetables and... More 

Thank TomJax
Jacksonville, Florida
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I guess I need to try the ribs since it is the rib shack, but I have had the chicken and the turkey, and I really liked the lima beans. And I don't even like lima beans, so they must be cooked with bacon, or something.

Thank Beth S
Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Have been going here for almost 30 years. Best smoked turkey, best coleslaw and mustard sauce in Jax

Thank fishyphiljax
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Long time local non chain business...clean and competitive priced....friendly and appears that owner is hands on....

Thank Paul N
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

I am from north Carolina, the home of southern BBQ!!! Its not vinegar based like nc, but just eat here once, you will come back if you like quality BBQ. Strongly suggest you ask for the hot sauce they make themselves. Order meat with no sauce on it. Slaw is perfect for accompanying BBQ & beans & fries. Better than... More 

Thank robert h
Jacksonville, Florida
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

This place is consistently good. The best, most "Memphis" style BBQ in Jacksonville. Family run, friendly and fast. My #1 BBQ spot.

Thank TGilmer75
Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

This is a great local BBQ place. We love their corn nuggets and fried squash. The BBQ is always delicious too. The service is awesome and the staff are always friendly and welcoming. We have been eating at Rib Shack for years and the food is great. If you need a cold beer, they always have a nice cold mugs,... More 

Thank Jax-Cruise-Girl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3861 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217-4634
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-731-4444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?