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Smokin Rib Shack

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600 W Bay Dr, Largo, FL 33770-3328
+1 727-501-9090
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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94 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just happened by, said give it a try, why not? Boy, am I glad I did. It has been many years since I have tasted bbq that reminds me of the excellent, non-franchise, bbq that used to be a common experience where I grew up in south Florida. This place is a gem: delicious, moist bbq, delightful homemade southern sides,... More 

Thank Hikesleepeat
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When I pulled up to this place it's exactly what I look for in a barbecue restaurant. Old, small, building with a giant smoker in the back that you can smell for blocks. Right away my expectations were very high. I've been here several times since. I have determined that the smoked wings are probably the best thing on the... More 

Thank mwfowler11
Clearwater, Florida
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

When its fresh its amazing. Nothing amazing going on lately. The pulled pork has always been one of our favorites here but lately they have apparently been re-hydrating it because its mushy like baby food. If you want to give them try I would ask to see a sample before you order. I have face book messaged them and talked... More 

Thank SafariDave2016
Largo, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I eat here pretty often and love their food. Pulled pork is my favorite but i have not been disappointed by anything on the menu. The portions are always big enough that i can't finish them. The bbq sauce is excellent. Definitely the best bbq place in town.

Thank Fishermansteve
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Great ribs, love them wet and covered in sauce. First time to go there, sure to be a returning customer!

Largo, Florida
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I have wanted to try this "shack" for a long time. Finally, we ordered a meal for the family there two weeks ago. It was delicious. The ribs were superb. The pork, which was pulled, was fantastic. We liked the potato salad and coleslaw as well. I recommend that you take out. The atmosphere inside is not really conducive to... More 

Thank EnidBetty
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Please, the waitress be happy, more smile ! Ok the meat is good but less bbq sauce would be better ...

Thank Vero C
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

The ribs here are very tender and good. It's kind of a small place so be prepared in case you have to take it to go. The wings were good too. My son had a sandwich and it had lots of pork piled on the bun. Good place to get some BBQ.

Thank Marsha41
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The pulled pork sandwich was very good. The amount of pork was plenty for lunch and the BBQ sauce was amazing. The Mac and cheese was bland but since it was just a side it's not a big deal. The BBQ sauce is the key as I think it would go great with anything on their menu.

Thank Cidoman
Largo, Florida
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140 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

7-04-2016  Last Year’s Comments Updated    “Cook good food and they will come”.   Like I said in 2012 and 2014, and today you could drive past this place a hundred times and miss it, usually when they are cranked for business, your nose will find the way first.  Thats how I found them the first time and curiously I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 W Bay Dr, Largo, FL 33770-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Largo
  • Phone Number: +1 727-501-9090

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