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Pat's Rib Place

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151 East Sunset Drive, 53189, Waukesha, WI
262-544-4099
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Description: (262) 544-4099

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
great food

Pats is a cozy home town place, with great food. Nothing fancy just a few tables and a food counter. Get there early the food goes fast. Great place to grab a quick authentic BBQ. I've been there many times and it is always packed. Veriety of choices in BBQ souces for all tasts

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Pats is a cozy home town place, with great food. Nothing fancy just a few tables and a food counter. Get there early the food goes fast. Great place to grab a quick authentic BBQ. I've been there many times and it is always packed. Veriety of choices in BBQ souces for all tasts

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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63 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I like baby back ribs, so I remembered reading about a great Rib Shack in Waukesha that smoked them. (Way to go, Famous Daves, for taking them off your menu) We tried the baby backs along with their Sweet Potatoe Fries which were fantastic! The ribs are dry rub, but they had plenty of sauces at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This place is small but big on quality. This is the best southern style barbecue you are going to find in the area. You have to get your order early because they sell out fast on a weekend. I all ways get my order to go. Limited seating, but if you have ever been to a southern road side barbecue... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Pat's Rib Place has the best pulled pork sandwich. You just can't beat the dinner plate with baked beans and seasoned fries. There is plenty to eat and it's awesome with the house sauce. The fried okra is better than any I have tasted - even at the best restaurants down south. It's a small place but cozy and the... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Best pulled pork sandwich I ever had! I loved the fodd and the people. Pat was very gracious and nade suggestions regarding the BBQ sauce.

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Waukesha
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I'm from the south and have heard of Pat's Ribs since moving to Waukesha. I was told the food would take me home. I'd been let down by experiences at several other establishments. I'm sorry I doubted for so long. Some of the best spare ribs and baby back ribs I've ever eaten and the House sauce is not to... More 

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Waukesha
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I recommend the BBQ pork sandwich with sweet potato fries. The sweet potato fries have some sort of brown sugar seasoning on them that is just delicious. Also make sure to try out the corn bites. They are amazing deep fried on the outside with this creamy corn center, just melts in your mouth. If you want ribs make sure... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Can't find good catfish like this anywhere near here. I like the fries and any of the BBQ is great also. Just a great little joint to pick up food from and go home and extinguish my Catfish cravings.....you will not be disappointed. Enjoy a cold bottle of beer (or soda) while you sit at the very high counter. Call... More 

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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We've lived in Waukesha for two years and just stopped in here for the first time. Wish we had come sooner! I had heard that one of Oprah's relatives own, not sure if this is true or not. Doesn't really matter, the food is Awesome! We ordered a brisket and pulled pork basket. My husband and I shared them so... More 

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kmsouthern
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I consider myself a BBQ connoisseur and Pat's Rib Place wins the "best BBQ" award, hands down. The spares are wonderful, pulled pork melts in your mouth and the smoky flavor of all of their meats is excellent. Their homemade sauces are to die for. I like a sweet sauce, so the apply chunky and Brown brown sauces are my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 East Sunset Drive, 53189, Waukesha, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: 262-544-4099

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

(262) 544-4099
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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