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Johnny's Rib Shack

2325 E. Oklahoma Ave., Guthrie, OK 73044
(405) 282-0031
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Ranked #24 of 51 restaurants in Guthrie
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Feb 18, 2014
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9 reviews from our community

55% Recommend
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English first
1 review
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Had lunch there twice (August 2012) -quick service, sizeable portions all servfged hot- enjoyed the bbq beans with my rib basket. Easy on/off I-35

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

The food, fun, and service were outstanding. The staff was very professional and hospitable and made us feel like family. We got a lot of great food at an economical price. Sincerely, Keith Brown.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

greasy, meats are fatty. I like the ribs to fall off the bone. We drive out of town and go to Steve's Rib if we want barbecue.

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Bethany, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

I've ate at Johnny's for the 6 yrs that I have lived in Oklahoma. It has had the same owner who is always there and very friendly. You can order a beer and have some good BBQ. I always have the Johnny Louisiana. It chopped BBQ brisket with cheese and slaw on garlic toast. Order the onion rings they are... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Below average greasy BBQ served with marginal tasty side orders. The stone faced service is typical of a high school dropout that cannot get a better job. Self service would be better. Lucky they are located on the highway exit or they might go broke IMO, go anywhere else.

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