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Rib Shack

223 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4838
+1 650-589-1178
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Jul 20, 2018
“Great ribs and great hosts!”
Jul 14, 2018
Closed Now
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
223 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4838
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic pork ribs. The Mac and cheese and coleslaw were great too. But the best part had to be the 2 ladies running this rib shack. They made my dad and I feel at home and were so kind and fun to talk with. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank funbrew
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

True southern BBQ and even truer hospitality. There’s a sign inside that says, “I kiss better than I cook.” Well, Lottie must be one heck of a kisser because her food and kindness and incredible! I will be back for more baby backs and at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Schmin
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Well the owner was really sweet......that being said, she was out of major items, stayed anyway . Food that we had was pretty good not great. But we enjoyed her company and the other patron. Way too expensive for a bbq joint. Two of us...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Linda G
Reviewed January 11, 2017

When you want some good bbq, visit the Rib Shack in San Bruno. The owner is super friendly and welcoming. Food is reasonably priced! Typically plenty of parking all around.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank PandaLovesTravel
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Proprietor was very friendly, but the menu isn't as good as it was under the old management. No more cucumber/citrus salad (that was my favorite). No corn bread when I visited. BBQ is always a little expensive, but this place was very expensive and I...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank rubyprivate
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

What more could you ask for? The aroma from the ribs took me back to my BBQ days; however, my ribs never were as tasty and tender. The sauce, ah the sauce was made by the chief and was to die for a perfect mixture...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

this place is hard to beat! delicious food in a small little restaurant! the ribs are awesome and also the sides are over the top. highly recommended!!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank snowside77
Reviewed June 25, 2016

We got into San Bruno late and they were just closing up. We were starving and the wonderful Southern lady from Louisiana took these weary travellers under her wings and fed us the BEST ribs and beans we've ever had! It may seem somewhat pricey,...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank 10Jim10
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

The owner was courteous and sweet. When our order was up she called us by our state, "Wisconsin, your order is up"! It was like a 10-15 wait for our food, but totally worth it. We took it back to our hotel..even after a short...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Mandi B
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

This place has the best barbecue in town hands down. Family run, the staff is so warm and friendly making you feel right at home. The food is a little pricey but for a home cooked meal it's well worth it. I got a huge...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Christian T
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA 94066-4838
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-589-1178
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