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Michelbob's Championship Ribs & Steaks

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371 Airport-Pulling Rd N, Naples, FL 34104-3520
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visit this restaurant whenever we come on vacation to Naples. The ribs are delicious and so is the pulled pork. We have never had a bad meal here. Service is also good.

Thank MJB611
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our return to Naples we were looking forward to our second visit to this award winning restaurant. It did not disappoint, we were greeted immediately and seated straight away. The server then introduced herself and we ordered soft drinks. The Ribs I ordered were succulent and absolutely perfect and my girlfriends steak was cooked as ordered. The atmosphere here... More 

Thank Steve W
Naples, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On Thursdays the lunch special is rib tips and two sides for $7.99. What a great value. Its the fourth time and every time it was excellent!

Thank Napes12
Levittown, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Michelbobs has the best ribs I have ever had! The staff is friendly and the service was quick. The owner Lou actually walks around and greets every table to see how you are enjoying your experience.

Thank Rosemary C
Pleasant Hill, Iowa
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff was friendly. The menu has a lot on it. Typical BBQ food and sides. The only thing they don't have is burnt ends which are popular when I am from. Our waitress suggested end pieces of beef which were pretty dry & lacked smoke flavor to me. An okay place to eat.

Thank Denise B
Louisville, Kentucky
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166 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The advertisement is totally wrong, I have eaten BBQ in Memphis Tn, Owensboro Ky, Kansas City Mo and all are better. Was close to airport and was short on time so we tried. The rack and beef was not as expected the sliced red meat (beef) had no taste. The chicken breast was just ok. The cold slaw and baked... More 

Thank Dan6801
Naples, Florida
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so hoping to love the ribs. They were fall off the bone, but not too tasty. In addition, we ordered the onion rings, just ok as well! The best part was that we had a Groupon, so it wasn't that expensive. I don't get why folks rave about these ribs. Just so-so.

Thank SAR615
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Naples, FL for a few days, we had driven past Michelbobs a couple of times and decided to try it on our last night in town. We ordered take-out and it was brilliant! Great food, great service and - best of all - great value! We would definitely recommend this establishment to anyone stopping in Naples.

Thank Tallpaulus
Estero, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I had heard about Michelbob's ribs from several people. We decided to try it for dinner and we were disappointed. The ribs were overcooked and dry, with very little flavor. You could add bar-b-q sauce to the ribs and they had several to chose from. Their coleslaw was very good and so was their sausage appetizer. Our waitress was very... More 

Thank Mindee W
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

You won't go wrong by choosing to eat here. Best ribs I have ever had and I'm from TN. Were tender and cooked just right. Even purchased a bottle of their sauce to take home. Portions were good and service was great. Highly recommend.

Thank donna c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $19
American, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 Airport-Pulling Rd N, Naples, FL 34104-3520
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: 12396437427
Michelbob's has been family-owned and operated since 1979. Features imported baby back ribs, pulled pork, sliced pork, sliced beef, steaks and homemade onion rings, cole slaw and baked bbq beans. Winner of over 100 awards for great food and voted "Best Restaurant" in S.W. Florida. Casual family dining with a full bar. The decor is worth the trip by itself.

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