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455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
641- 424-3794
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Prior Lake, MN
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for supper. Had combo ribs and chopped brisket. One combo meal plus pickles was more than enough for two. Try the pickles. Good and plenty!!

Thank Taxifour
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have not had ribs cooked this good ever. We had the St Louis ribs which literally fell off the bone. Sides were great, but definitely go for all the flavored ribs. Plentiful parking for dinner. Staff was fast in service. Would go here again in a heart beat.

Thank ELS20
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I got carry out for lunch and was very impressed with their BBQ. Someone got the cribwhich and raved about it. I just wished they had one closer to my house

Thank Chad B
Stacy, Minnesota
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I love BBQ, and I didn't find much to love here. While the ribs were cooked well, they didn't have any smoke or wood flavor. The seasoning was OK, but not something I'd go out of my way for. The salad was excellent. Coleslaw was way too soggy for me.

Thank Jeff T
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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560 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Saw the pilon for the Rib Crib and decided to try for lunch. In one word it was fantastic. I had the sliced brisket sandwich. It was huge and great tasting as was the coleslaw. My wife had the Philly cheese steak sandwich and loved it. The fries we crispy and well seasoned. Very fair prices. A sure bet.

Thank Iralgo
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Driving home from Colorado taking the tourists route to Wiaconsin. We have had almost every cuisine during our week on the road but still hadn't had BBQ. Based on most of the reviews we decided to give the Rib Crib our business. I would have just wrote YUM for my review but 100 minimum it will be... Pulled pork sandwich... More 

Thank Jamie G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We frequent the Rib Crib for lunch and dinner - with family and friends - we always have great service and awesome food. The smoked chicken is outstanding!

Thank Amy M
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

We were reluctant to visit but were pleasantly surprised. The service was fast, food came fast, and was very good. The brisket and pulled pork serving sizes were very large. Kitchen was noisy where we were seated. We would certainly return if in the area again.

Thank 0313Kathy
Decorah, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

We are always looking for good BBQ...this place has it all! Great food!. Great service! Good down home atmosphere!

Thank Marcia T
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

The Rib Crib is an excellent place for the family. The staff is very friendly and they get the food out to you fast. I usually get the sliced brisket, and it's been perfect every time.

Thank Matthew J

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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 - $18
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: 641- 424-3794

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