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Rib & Loin

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5946 Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-3501
423-499-6465
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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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
great barbecue!

I stopped here for lunch after hearing wonderful things about it from others. So glad I did! The food was good, fast and friendly service, even jets taking off from the airport nearby made little noise. When I want barbecue again, this will be my first choice. Rib and Loin also does a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I stopped here for lunch after hearing wonderful things about it from others. So glad I did! The food was good, fast and friendly service, even jets taking off from the airport nearby made little noise. When I want barbecue again, this will be my first choice. Rib and Loin also does a tremendous catering business. Group of 500 dying... More 

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Nashville Tn.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I saw where they claimed to be voted number one in Chattanooga...but ..I also saw the same thing at another joint here....They are both pure bull.. I, truly, almost threw up when I tasted the first bite of ice cold BBQ Ribs they served....no telling how long they had been cooked...then threw some sauce on them and stuck them in... More 

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Rossville, Georgia
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great food. Very reasonably priced. Don't blink though. Once you order your food it's usually at your table in less than 5 minutes. Now that's speedy service! Great BBQ. My favorite is the stuffed potato. Fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

In the mood for some "real" BBQ and really didn't want to go to a "chain restaurant". Looked in TripAdvisor and found this place was not too far from the hotel that were were staying at. Found they had an online menu so took a peek before heading out. Once we drove into the parking area, the smell coming out... More 

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Dalton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My husband and I took a chance on the rib and loin for our Memorial Day bbq meal. My husband had the half rack of baby back ribs and I had the pork plate. Both meals were excellent! The service was great and the restaurant was clean - will definitely return!!!

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El Centro, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I traveled to Chattanooga for work and wanted to find a real rib joint, not some no flavored chain place. This is it. We spent $12 and had enough food for dinner and lunch the next day. We chose the 3 meat dinner, which is your choice of 3 different meats plus sides. I've tried the brisket, pulled pork, pulled... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

While I think the pork was above average the sides are all really good. Always have had good service here and it has good value too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Great bbq!! Had the baked potatoe with bbq pork. It was spectacular!! The pecan cobbler and banana pudding was a southern delight. Tanner was fun even to us yankees!!

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I ordered the combination dinner that came with three meats and two sides. The fries were very good. The mac and cheese was okay. The three meats were tender, moist, and tasty (chopped beef, chopped pork, and ribs). The mild sauce is good. The hot sauce is good. Combine the two sauces, and you have a great sauce! The outside... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Lived in this area my whole life and never tried this place, been hearing about how good it was for 20 years. Wished I had never tried it now. Very, Very disappointing! Hubby got the half rack meal with 2 sides, steak fries, and fried okra (ribs were VERY dry and tasteless, Fried Okra was ok...the best part of this... More 

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Address: 5946 Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-3501
Phone Number: 423-499-6465
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
Average Prices: USD $8
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5946 Brainerd Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-3501
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: 423-499-6465

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $8
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Families with children

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