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Adam's Rib Company

2111 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609-3428
352-373-8882
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Ranked #97 of 468 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I was really excited to try some of the best Gainesville north Florida BBQ. I got the ribs and brisket. Mac ok at best. Some rib pieces were super tough :( good flavor a little tough . The brisket chucks were chewy not tender sooooo wasn't crazy about it. The highlight of Gainesville were first Maganitude brewery brand new

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I first ate at Adam's Rib Co. during my last semester as a student at UF and I instantly fell in love. This is the best BBQ I've ever had. I especially like their pork sandwich meal, which comes with two huge sides. Their sandwiches on the garlic toast are the best! Now whenever I come back to Gainesville for... More 

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Deltona, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My fiancé and I have been to Adam's twice and we cannot get enough of it! We love Adam's BBQ even more than Sonny's and the other chain BBQ restaurants! The food is always out of this world and the service is always great. We have had a hard time finding a hard time during the typical lunch time but... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

I eat lunch at Adam's Ribs about once a month. I love the pork sandwich with two sides. The food is always good, and the service too. Sometimes hard to find a seat, but it is worth the wait. I certainly would recommend Adam's to people looking for some good BBQ.

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Gainesville, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great food at a sensible price. Place is small with tight tables but still worth a visit. The staff are friendly and this place has no pretense.

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Gainesville, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Have been here several times. Some of the very best ribs in area! Service was also great. A real treat to eat here.

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Gainesville, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The owner Adam treats his employee's so badly. He yells and curses at them for no reason. His kids steal money out of the cash register and his wife steals tips from the servers. I refuse to support "people" like that.

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High Springs, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Tried to hire them to cater a 100 person event and they won't even call me back. Left 5 messages for Adam and nothing. Finally tracked Adam down at the north location and he promised to call me back and that was two days ago. He complained of being overwhelmed and that I should understand. I am sympathetic to things... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

This unassuming small restaurant set in a former donut shop does an excellent job on barbecue. We ate on a Sunday afternoon, we're very impressed with the wait staff. After seeing what another diner was eating, I ordered the ribs and my wife had chicken. A half order of ribs was 7 very large meaty ribs, cooked to "falling off... More 

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Venice, Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Great BBQ, wait staff friendly, fast, effecient. Food is good ole home cooking. Lost of charm...great atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Adam's Rib Company

Address: 2111 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609-3428
Phone Number: 352-373-8882
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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