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2613 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-2227
(510) 548-1140
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

I love well-prepared BBQ meats that stand alone even without the sauce. KC BBQ is a good example of this. Very moist and tender Pork Ribs, Chicken, and Brisket. Sides are good. While the sauce is good, get it on the side so that you can savor the meat without the sauce drowning out the smoky flavor. Interesting decor of... More 

Thank albebuc
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This place has been the same for at least the 20 years I've been going. The pork ribs are amazing, and the price per slab is good. I get the sauce on the side since I'm not in love with it. The links are second best. Then the brisket. Chicken is pretty dry. If you got and get a slab... More 

Thank davepick
San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Thrilled to discover a "Ribs joint" - one Friday night ... there was some foot traffic - a good sign. Placed our order - noted the fun and funky - very eclectic decor. Ribs were average, the beans were- possibly canned? Also two pieces of white bread included...we were under impressed.

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

Two of us ate dinner here for the first time last month while staying in Berkeley. The menu is fairly simple with offerings to include chicken, ribs, hot links and beef. My husband had a platter with three items; links, ribs and beef and I had a two item platter of ribs and beef. All of the meat was very... More 

Thank MSWMom50
cabo san lucas
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

funky but clean - BBQ as good as any in the Bay Area. For me the reason to go is the links. Absolutely wonderful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2613 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702-2227
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: (510) 548-1140

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?