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Smokin Rib Shack

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600 W Bay Dr, Largo, FL 33770-3328
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    2.5 of 5 stars
Best wings around!

Have visited many times and carried out some great food. Our favorites are their BBQ wings, great smoky taste and awesome BBQ sauce. Food is 5 stars service is hit or miss. Some at the desk could be more friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Clearwater, Florida
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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Have visited many times and carried out some great food. Our favorites are their BBQ wings, great smoky taste and awesome BBQ sauce. Food is 5 stars service is hit or miss. Some at the desk could be more friendly.

Thank FlickBoone
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Drive down West Bay Drive and your sniffer will direct you right on in to this fabulous BBQ joint! We drive from Clearwater at least twice a month just to pick up some Ribs, Chicken or Pulled Pork........... This place rocks!!!!!

Thank Henry N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Having a micro brew at Barely Mow next door and their smoke was blowing over. It smelled great and I ordered ribs and chopped pork with pork and beans and greens to go. We got home and devoured all of it. The ribs are moist and tasty and the pork was tender. More of a "to go" place but great... More 

Thank Fig2222
Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Ate ther on the way in from the airport. we were "starving" so the review may be influenced by that but the food was excellent.

Thank Eric N
Clearwater, FL
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597 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I don't use Bay Drive much so somehow this place escaped my notice. Rode by and smelled the BBQ. My nose said "not bad." Did a u turn and in no time I'm needing a shower. Ribs are good. More sauce than I like but it easy to rake some off with free napkins right? The greens were fab. The... More 

Thank jimvet1826
Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I have been driving by this hole in the wall Restaurant for quite sometime. I finally had some available time to drop by. I got the rib dinner , there was a pile of awesome ribs, the sides were very small and you had to get your drink out of s cooler which consisted of canned drinks and bottled water.... More 

Thank Gene H
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It just looks like a place where good BBQ happens...and it IS! Tiny place with just a few tables. No frills but who cares when the food's this good? We each had a combo platter so between us sampled all the meats & sides. Moist, meaty ribs that just fell off the bone. Tender pulled pork & chicken with lots... More 

Thank Harl3yR1d3r
Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Our first time trying smokin rib shack, and we will be back for more! The sauce is incredible and worth the wait to get your food! We had the wings, the ribs, and the pulled pork with Cole slaw and baked beans. If you are driving through downtown Largo. Don't pass this one by!

Thank karissa70
Blind River, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We have been to this fabulous place every visit to our condo. We have eaten in but the tables are very limited so usually take it home. I can't comment on their food except the ribs. If I go to a steak house I order steak, if I go to a rib shack I order RIBS. We ordered 2 full... More 

Thank Murray F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I had the chicken and my hubby had the pork sandwich. The chicken was very tender and had a good flavor. The sides were good, but a bit small for the portions. The pork sandwich was good and very big. Can't imagine how big the larger one is. This is more of a take out place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 600 W Bay Dr, Largo, FL 33770-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Largo
  • Phone Number: 727-501-9090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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