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All 383 Lakeland Restaurants

The Rib House

2918 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4033
863-687-8260
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Ranked #111 of 383 Restaurants in Lakeland
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
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English first
Lakeland, Fl
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118 reviews 118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This restaurant has been in business for many years and attracts a faithful base of customers who like reasonably priced, down home cooking. We ate breakfast there this morning and were well satisfied with the food and the service. Nice choice of the traditional breakfast items - all nicely prepared and served hot. It is not anything fancy, but it... More 

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FL
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Rib House is a hidden jewel in the city of Lakeland! We had a taste for BBQ one evening and following the recommendation of a friend, we gave the Rib House a try and we're impressed. Very tender ribs, great vinegar-based BBQ sauce, and hot side items! The serving was a ample amount. We will return and tell other... More 

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Miami, Florida, USA
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139 reviews 139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Good big meaty ribs. There was a nice family pack with options for ribs and another meat. Serves Breakfast. Open from 7a-2pm, closes and then reopens for dinner 4:30-8:30. Closed for dinner on Sundays.

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Lakeland, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

If you want the best ribs in town go to Fred's Market. Nobody else serves a large variety of fresh veggies and a salad bar. Plus chicken, steak, fish and other great foods and desserts. You won't anything like this at Sonny's or any other Barbecue restaurants.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Rib House has some awesome ribs. I also enjoy their mixed grilled veggies and fried green tomatoes as side dishes. My cousins, from Tampa, make it a point to eat at the Rib House each time they make a trip to Lakeland. They enjoy the ribs as well as the baked chicken, which is always great. They also have a... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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121 reviews 121 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Food is average at best. Service was good. Prices were exteremly high for what you got especiall from a mom an pop restaurant. There are better choices

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

Absolute best burger I've ever had...and for a great price...wonderful place to eat at or to go thru drive thru :)

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

I've been going to this place for years! The breakfast menu is delicious! From omelettes to good ole southern biscuits and gravy, it's all good! The ribs are absolutely to die for! Fall-off-the-bone, smoky and full of flavor. Their fried mushrooms are my favorite :) Great vibe for friends and family. The prices are very good, especially considering the amount... More 

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Lakeland, FL
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235 reviews 235 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Very easy to drive past and not notice it. Have yet to have ANYTHING there that wasn't great. Breakfasts are especially a nice experience. Good service, good portions, good pricing.

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Lakeland, Florida, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

mmmmmmmmmmm :d Fall-off-the-bone goodness. They have the best bbq sauce too!

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Additional Information about The Rib House

Address: 2918 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4033
Phone Number: 863-687-8260
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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