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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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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: (262) 544-4099

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic BBQ in Wisconsin

I would like to say everything on the menu is great - it probably is - but I never make it past the beef fry basket. It is so good I have a hard time ordering anything else. Not only does Pat's have really good BBQ, they also make a selection of tasty sauces and serve the best french fries... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I would like to say everything on the menu is great - it probably is - but I never make it past the beef fry basket. It is so good I have a hard time ordering anything else. Not only does Pat's have really good BBQ, they also make a selection of tasty sauces and serve the best french fries... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Their brisket is outstanding! Get there early before they run out of it. Their fried green beans are also Excellent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

I will be back!!!!! The staff are great and the owners. They do sell out on the weekends they told me and I do see why!

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Le Sueur, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

The food was good but they I didn't get what I really wanted because they were out of it. The sauces were okay, but I've made better at home. Lastly, the place itself is rather small. It is much easier to order and go. The fries were probably the best thing I ate.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Went here for the first time to celebrate my birthday, as we've heard nothing but rave reviews of how good their bbq was. We (10 of us - 6 adults, 4 kids) came in about 3:30 in the afternoon. Most of us wanted the brisket. However, we were informed they only had enough for 1 sandwich worth of brisket. Since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

So glad to find this place. Food was fresh and delicious. I had the pulled pork over fries. Loved that I could try the sauces myself. Very tasty Cole slaw...for some reason restaurants around here have a hard time making a simple Cole slaw...This was very tasty. Crunchy and sweet!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went to Pat's tonight with a friend. The food was fresh, cooked to order and quite good. Not fancy, low overhead, a hole in the wall, when they run out of an item that is it. We had bbq wings which were perfect, corn bites also perfect, and then a slab of ribs and pulled pork sandwich. All quite yummy.... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This place is an unexpected GEM in a strip mall in Waukesha. My husband and I were here on a Saturday night and the place was jammed. I was blessed to have the last rack of baby back ribs and my husband had the pulled pork. Both were cooked perfectly and we enjoyed all the sauces! Call ahead for seating... More 

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 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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Additional Information about Pat's Rib Place

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

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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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