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The Rib Crib

421 S George Nigh Expy, McAlester, OK, McAlester, OK
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Ranked #1 of 68 restaurants in McAlester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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37 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
Milton, Florida
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

we ate here with family from the area and they recommended it. It was very good and the first time at one of these. Will definitely recommend it if you like BBQ!

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The smell was heavenly when we walked in the door. The wait staff recommended ribs as it is their specialty. So we were surprised when she came back & announced they were out of ribs. In fact, all customers that came in after us were surprised (or in some cases, disappointed or mad) that there were no ribs. Brisket was... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Lunch goal under 7 minutes. Great because we were in a hurry. Food certainly didn't taste rushed, though. Ribs were tender. Sides were delicious. I liked the macaroni and cowboy beans.

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Wilburton, Oklahoma
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I love bbq and they do good bbq. I didn't expect it to be this good, honestly for a chain restaurant they're doing great. Good service too, plus the root beer is in bottles, with free refills, makes it fun

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Pretty good food for a chain. Good selection of meats served and available in a combination. So if you can't make up your mind get the triple combo. My picks are always dry rub ribs, pulled pork and brisket either chopped or sliced. Wife likes the turkey and sausage. Food comes with two sides of choice with a large selection... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Ate here based on trip advisor overall rating. Very disappointed. Initial server was unfriendly and put out with my questions. No extras at all uses you asked for, ie butter. Way over priced for what you get. Would not eat here again.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Serve ribs, BBQ meats of all kinds, fried catfish. All pretty tasty. About 13 per plate. Cobblers for dessert did not try but looked good.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Restaurant always clean. Staff friendly. Food great. The only drawback is small parking lot. My favorite part is the kids menu. My kids always eat from it and get dessert with their meal.

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Dallas, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Being from Dallas, I eat a lot of BBQ. And Rib Crib is by no means the best BBQ I've ever had, but for where we are in Oklahoma- I thought it was pretty good!

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McAlester, Oklahoma
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77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

First let me say we have tried 'take out' here twice. the first time it was ready for pick up at the 15-20 minute time they gave. The sandwiches were okay and the seasoned fries were plentiful. The next time though, we arrived to pick up at 15 minutes like they said. Then waited 15 minutes. The orders looked like... More

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