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837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102
+1 603-627-7427
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Ranked #30 of 349 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Hamburgers
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Welcome to KC's Rib Shack Barbecue restaurant. New Hampshire's favorite BBQ for close to two decades. At KC's Rib Shack, serving the world's finest hickory-smoked ribs and BBQ is our passion. Our food and exceptional service are definitely two things we take seriously. No white tablecloths here, you'll sit at butcher paper covered tables under the Christmas lights and pull from a roll of paper towels to wipe our homemade BBQ sauces from your face. Our Southern style Barbeque, Bar-B-Que, Bar-B-Cue, just Q, or however you spell it, is seasoned with our own recipe of different dry rubs and cooked without sauce. Its then cut to order and prepared straight from our smokers which run 24 hours a day...
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Quechee, Vermont
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I went her for lunch and had an order of their chicken wings, they’re outstanding as always. While there I decided to place 2 to go orders to have for dinner with my wife. I ordered off of the entree portion of the menu. Each entree comes with 2 sides, for the first entree I got cole slaw and french... More 

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Townsend, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

If you like BBQ then you will love KC's Ribshack. Casual dining, great service and fast delivery. Bonus is sitting outside.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If your a drinker this is the place to go. Food was good portions were o.k. Bar was full of regulars and much of the attention was towards them.I would say not for families and not for couples over 50. This place has been around a long time there doing there thing.

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Deerfield, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were in town running errands, when the need for some good food struck. I needed a BBQ fix, this fit the spot. The ribs were very tasty.

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Quechee, Vermont
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I REALLY wish this place would get some good servers and bartenders in here because the food is always really good but the staff leaves something to be desired. Inattentive, rude personalities, being ignored is just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re fortunate enough to get Corrine when she’s there then you’re golden, she’s one of the best servers... More 

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NH
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303 reviews 303 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
367 helpful votes 367 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is an average place. Has a rib restaurant vibe. The layout is strange. The service is ok. The food was better than the place and area leads you to think. I think the food was good overall. I have eaten many ribs, this place is average. There is some parking, this is not upscale so casual for sure. Prices... More 

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We have been to KC's Rib Shack before and liked it so much we came back. The prices are great, the service is great and the food is great. This has been an all around great experience and I would definitely recommend KC's to anyone looking for great BBQ.

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Brockton
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

In Manchester for the night to go to a concert with my husband, sister and brother in law. My sister and brother in law always come here. Had a little bit of a wait only about 15 minutes which wasn't bad. Waitress was very friendly and explained everything. Started off with the fried pickles which were the pickle spears and... More 

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Derry, NH
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I love good BBQ, so when I travel, I'm always looking for new places. I found KC's several years ago and they have become the gold standard by which I compare all other BBQ. From the Cardiac Sam Sandwich (Pulled Chicken, Cheese, Lettuce, Pulled Pork, Bacon, Roasted Red Peppers, with garlic & herb mayo on a bulkie roll) to the... More 

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Boston, MA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you are a BBQ fan like I am you will LOVE KC's Rib Shack. Inside is so much fun - with the brown paper on the tables, to the 6 different sauces you can add to your meat choices - or not, lol. Everything is just delish! The last time we went, Labor Day weekend, we sat outside during... More 

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Additional Information about KC's Rib Shack

Address: 837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102
Phone Number: +1 603-627-7427
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Hamburgers

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