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Ronnies Ribs, Wings, and Other Things

25th and Main Street, Richmond, VA
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Ranked #373 of 1,288 restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

What a public relations nightmare this place is. Bought a groupon and never got to use it before it expired. Had to complain to groupon and receive a refund. For weeks I called the business number "rons personal cell phone" and it just went to a voice mail that was always full and couldn't even take a voice mail. The... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Ronnie's has the best ribs that I've had in RVA. However, I don't know if they're still in business anymore as they lost their spot in Shockoe Bottom. I'd love to know where they are, it's a loss if they're gone.

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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

As all the other reviews mention, Ronnie's is located in a parking lot under a tent Saturday and Sunday only. If you are going towards downtown on Main Street, Ronnie's is right before 25th street. Now while my ribs were being packaged it was mentioned by the owner they are moving to a new location near Route 5 in an... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Ronnie's Ribs has some of the best BBQ ribs I've eaten. Get yourself a half rack with a couple of sides and be prepared to delight in true BBQ bliss. Ronnie and his son Darrell aim to please. You can't truly experience true Richmond BBQ until you've tried Ronnie's. Bon appetit!

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Ballston Lake, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We learned about this place from the Food Network show Best Thing I Ever Ate! and it was correct - they make the best ribs. It is basically a trailer in a parking lot, but don't let the look of the place turn you away.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,461 reviews 1,461 reviews
603 restaurant reviews
767 helpful votes 767 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

This BB place is located in a parking lot. I had a bisque sandwich combo with cole slaw. The meat was super tender and tasty (is a little spicy). I enjoyed it. But the cole slaw was awful. I also tasted the ribs. They were really tasty. And they have an amazing rub. I think that this place is a... More

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San Diego, California
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29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Having had ribs all over the country I can honestly say the ribs here are some of the best. I've been twice this week, everyone has been as friendly as can be, cant wait to visit again next time I'm in town. Featured on Food Networks best thing I ever ate!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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59 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Not being a Southerner, I have a pretty open mind (so I'd like to think) on what is good barbecue. Well, here in Richmond, you have your Kansas style people, your Carolina style, your Memphis style, etc........I really don't worry about which is which, but if it is good or not. And Ronnie's......it's just good!!!! Based on the vinegar-like odor... More

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Prince George, Virginia
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100 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Good barbecue at a walk up trailer. Decent pork barbeque sandwich and ribs. Baked beans were better than expected. Service was friendly.

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