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Johnny's Rib Shack

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2325 E. Oklahoma Ave., Guthrie, OK 73044
(405) 282-0031
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 6
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  • 2
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly Service, So-So Food

We were returning from a visit to Texas and decided to give it a try. Our options were limited in this part of Oklahoma, since we were traveling with our dog, and couldn't leave her in the car on a warm day. Also, I am GF, which further limits things. This place fit the bill. Our server, a very... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Jays911
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were returning from a visit to Texas and decided to give it a try. Our options were limited in this part of Oklahoma, since we were traveling with our dog, and couldn't leave her in the car on a warm day. Also, I am GF, which further limits things. This place fit the bill. Our server, a very pleasant... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stopped since they advertised the best barbecue in OK. Couldn't be more far from the truth. Restrooms were extremely dirty. Food was extremely questionable. Chicken still had feathers on it. Food was disgusting. Everything was soaked in grease. They serve the food in Styrofoam plates, have the audacity to charge like a five-star restaurant for the food. Place was empty.... More 

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Cherokee, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed overnight here in Guthrie and due to road construction we decided to eat at this restaurant. We're glad we did. We usually don't eat a lot so we decided to split a dinner and asked for a 2nd plate. They actually served the meal to us on 2 plates already to go. And what a meal it was.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I am from Texas and I just had the ribs and they gave me chopped brisket instead of sliced. It is the worst barbecue that I have ever eaten!! The ribs taste like they were cooked in the slow cooker and the brisket was super sweet. I will definitely not return. However, the service was great.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

This place is handy, homey and tasty. They serve big portions at a fair price. We stopped in here late one evening. My wife had a huge rib plate, I had the hot links and brisket. We left here full and happy. I wish we had one of these in Omaha!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I travel every week to some big cities and then also to some smaller towns. I was very pleasantly surprised to find a BBQ paradise. I had the full rack where the meat just fell off the bone. I never use sauce because it covers the actual BBQ flavor. It was WAY, WAY too much for me to eat so... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Really good food, the waitress (Jordan) was friendly and attentive, and at a great price, no reason to complain here. I had the Engine #9 Smokestack sandwich and it was simply fantastic. I'm not from around and this was an unplanned visit on my way to OKC, but if I find myself on that same route, I will definitely stop... More 

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Guthrie, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

I'm not here to tell you where to eat. I'm here for telling you about my own experience. By far...bar none...the worst place I have ever eaten. The service was ok, but the food was so bad. Potatoes tasted like winded cleaner. The so called "Best BBQ" was under cooked. Sweet tea was not sweet. My wife's okra was not... More 

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Monticello, WI
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Oven roasted ribs were touch and fatty. Sided were sloppy and poorly plated. Brisket is dry as dust. Sauces pushed clearly to hide flaws. Waitress did not know spare ribs from babybacks.

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Fort Worth, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We've stopped at Johnny's for several years because of both the easy access from I-35, and it's good BBQ. When you can feed 6 grandkids and get no complaints, it means something. The meat is smoky as it should be and quite flavorful. The portions are generous, service is quick and prices are reasonable. It's a keeper.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2325 E. Oklahoma Ave., Guthrie, OK 73044
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Guthrie
  • Phone Number: (405) 282-0031

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
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

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