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KC's Rib Shack

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837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
+1 603-627-7427
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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512 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

KC's Rib Shack is a legit BBQ restaurant in Manchester. There's a decent amount of parking, and the service was friendly. They have a nice selection of pulled pork, brisket and chicken. I ordered the BBQ sundae, which has beans, slaw, and pork. The sauces are well-crafted and complement the BBQ so well! The lower-priced lunch menu is a bonus.... More 

Thank Bowmanator22
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent food and excellent staff. I highly recommend it. There hasn't been anything I've tried on the menu that I haven't liked. The fried pickles are one of my favorites.

Thank 1120map
Pleasant Valley
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Let me set the stage - post travel hockey game, ravenous 14yo foodie-goalie son and friend I've known for 30 years drove 2 hours to visit - needed a good place to chat and eat. I did a quick research of lunch places in the area and landed on KC's Rib Shack. Now, my little foodie and I LOVE a... More 

Thank midhudsonvalley
Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious food, great drinks, relaxing and fun atmosphere!! Had a pladda, which had chicken, ribs, pulled pork, sausage, corn bread (yum) dirty rice and chili!!! All extremely delicious.

Thank dmheon
new boston
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the menu has plenty of options, you will find something. the atmosphere is good, the attentiveness of the waitstaff is perfect.

Thank ddemers12
Manchester, New Hampshire
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate a late lunch at the Rib Shack. The restaurant has two sections a bar area with hi-top tables and a couple of booths and an upstairs area that has multiple booths situated in an old barn. The barn has many turn of the century pictures of the mill-days in Manchester and other old time pieces... More 

Thank Gene D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is all about the meat! And the sides. And the appetizers. We started with delicious onion rings. Main course was a family platter with 4 meats. We had ribs, sausage tips, pulled pork, and the star of the platter was the brisket. I highly recommend the collard greens for your side. For some reason, we never have room for... More 

Thank Michael B
Manchester, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

KC's is a small place,but very good ribs. Thy make em just right !! Did I mention the beans, mac and cheese,oh I forgot corn on the cob? There great too.!

Thank Carol S
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

KC's is great for the family f you are in the mood for barbeque. its a no frills so no worry if you bring the family. But the ribs are great and they have a variety of sauces so you can suit what ever your taste is.

Thank B7706OMpaulh
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

KCs rib shack is your go to BBQ place. Standard favorites and a great atmosphere. The best part, the brown wrap table clothes. Nothing like an entire family creating drawings, cartoons and whatnot while enjoying their wings and cornbread. The food is great, staff is friendly and a good time for all. Definitely worth the stop.

Thank klwood2000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-627-7427
Welcome to KC's Rib Shack Barbecue restaurant. New Hampshire's favorite BBQ for close to two decades. At KC's Rib Shack, serving the world's finest hickory-smoked ribs and BBQ is our passion. Our food and exceptional service are definitely two things we take seriously.

No white tablecloths here, you'll sit at butcher paper covered tables under the Christmas lights and pull from a roll of paper towels to wipe our homemade BBQ sauces from your face. Our Southern style Barbeque, Bar-B-Que, Bar-B-Cue, just Q, or however you spell it, is seasoned with our own recipe of different dry rubs and cooked without sauce. Its then cut to order and prepared straight from our smokers which run 24 hours a day...

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?