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Adam's Rib Company

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2111 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609-3428
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Gainesville, FL
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Seriously good BBQ. They opened their new location with more seating. Thank goodness. Their lunch specials are a great deal and great for your belly. They have a variety of sauces to choose from and their sandwiches are amazing. Their sides are so good. Literally have not had a bad thing from here.

Thank donsanchez23
Gainesville, Florida
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is fairly good, but, the service, especially last night was great. A big thank you to Mark for being so attentive. We had 2 young kids in our party and he is great with kids. Our group commented on how nice he was to not just our kids, but, the other kids in the place. He gets down... More 

Thank Paca S
Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have the biggest and meatiest ribs you can eat. Their food is fabulous and everything on the menu is great. Love their appetizers, especially the "broccoli bites", great way to eat your veggies. The chicken literally falls off the bone and has the best flavor, even without any kind of sauce on it. If you want really good BBQ,... More 

Thank Nancy P
Orange City, Florida
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284 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My husband and I returned to Adam's Rib Co after returning to Gainesville for our one year anniversary. We were blown away yet again at the taste of the bbq. It is easily our favorite bbq restaurant! I ordered the pulled pork sandwich with mac-n-cheese and collard greens. Everything was hot and tasted great!! My husband ordered the "Big Deal"... More 

Thank Ginas418
Gainesville, Florida
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I ate here with my son on their first night open in the new location. We had been to the old location many times. It was so nice. The food here is fabulous. I won't go to the other major BBQ place in town anymore. This is really, really good BBQ.

Thank Maevenish
Tampa Bay
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174 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Gainesville for the first time and found Adam's on Tripadvisor. We were very happy with our meals. I really liked the buttery garlic toast. The corn miming gets were a great starter. The BBQ pork was flavorful and tender. The baked beans were good as was the potato salad. You get what you pay for. Good BBQ... More 

Thank boudta
Gainesville, Florida
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103 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Very flavorless ribs very watery the coleslaw had a very strange taste to it, and I got the baked beans and all it tasted like was a cinnamon raisin cookie I asked the waitress if they put cinnamon in their beans and she said yes very odd seasoning to put in baked beans

Thank tima505
Kettering, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Adam's Rib Co has the best pulled pork sandwich I have ever bought. I highly recommend it. Also, Adam's is one of the only places I can find fried pickles in the chip form and they are always generous in their serving size. To drink, do not pass up their sweet tea. I swear, it is (almost) better than what... More 

Thank Kyle C
Gainesville, FL
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272 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

The BBQ food is good in this place. That's evident by a steady stream of customers during lunch. The problem is finding a place to sit. However the staff does a great job of quickly cleaning and resetting the tables and the counter. Pork sandwiches seem to be a favorite, and mine was super tasty on garlic bread. Adams has... More 

Thank JFGainesville
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41 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

This place has the absolute best ribs. I got the 4 rib plate that came with 2 sides and garlic bread. Everything was so good. The dining room has limited seating. My favorite part was the selection of bbq sauces they had at least 10 and they were all great. I will be back!!

Thank Shannon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2111 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609-3428
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 352-373-8882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?