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4021 Acton Highway, Granbury, TX
(817) 326-4752
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointed

We went here for the ribs but they were sold out at 7:30. The brisket was okay but nothing special. I guess if you want ribs you need to get there earlier.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
valveman52
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We went here for the ribs but they were sold out at 7:30. The brisket was okay but nothing special. I guess if you want ribs you need to get there earlier.

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Fun unusual place. Ribs were great and the hot and sweet pickles were tasty. I loved the potato salad. Very neat place that is different atmosphere. The cobblers were the bomb. Will go back next time we are in Granbury

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Granbury, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Our first visit to the Rib Shack was a couple of months ago. My husband got the ribs, and I had the chopped beef sandwich. It was AMAZING! The ribs were so good, the meat fell of the bone. We have been back about once a week since then. I have tried several things there and have never been disappointed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Just had a rib dinner at rib shack. I haven't been there for a while. The ribs are great. The meat just falls off the bones. Best ribs ever. Price is not extreme for the quality of the meal. Highly recommend you try it.

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Acton, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I've lived at Acton for many years, and I've eaten at the Rib Shack lots and lots of times. I wrote a good review for them a few months ago. But when I got home with my to-go order of a sliced brisket plate tonight, I was very disappointed to see how much fat was on the meat. I'd go... More 

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Granbury, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I'm new to Granbury and visited Rib Shack based on Trip Advisor Reviews. It's better than I imagined. Amazing, fall of the bone, ribs that are the best I have ever eaten. I'll be back...often!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We live quite a distance from this place so we haven't been there in a long long time- our mistake! They have reminded us why they are worth the drive-fantastic, lean, tender, succulent ribs with just the right amount of smoke. (too much smoke gives me indigestion). We picked up a couple of pounds and inhaled them in no time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A review by a local. This tiny delicious restaurant is actually in Acton, TX rite beside Granbury. U wudnt kno u were out of Granbury. This is truly a great b b q! The ribs, brisket, sausage AND sauce is finger AND toe lickin good! Another shocker: the potato salad and the pintos are equally delicious! Most places one or... More 

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Acton, Texas
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20 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

They have good brisket, but their ribs is what sets them apart from the other places at Granbury. The only problem is that the price is more than other places. And the times they are open are so limited that you can't really tell if they are open or not when you drive by. So I usually just drive on... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Do not miss this place if you are in or around Granbury Texas. This is far and away the best BBQ in Granbury. Ribs are always done to perfection.... Go, Eat, Enjoy... Oh and by the way don't forget the different homemade cobblers, they are to die for....

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 4021 Acton Highway, Granbury, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Granbury
  • Phone Number: (817) 326-4752

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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