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KC's Rib Shack

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837 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
+1 603-627-7427
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Milton, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the green salad with chicken and it was HUGE. I went to a wedding a couple of weeks prior and KC catered. Best brisket I have ever tasted.

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Thank HockeyNanna
Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

KC's features excellent smoked ribs, with several of their homemade barbecue sauces on the table to garnish to your taste. This was our first time in the upstairs dining room, which I believe was formerly exclusively a catering hall. It was very comfortable and relaxed. The food, as always, was excellent. The half-rack of ribs with 2 sides was plenty... More 

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Thank mlg36
Manchester, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Last Sunday after another win by our Patriot, decided to dine out. In the mood for a delicious fun meal we headed to KC's. Great spot, awesome Brisket, good service great food.

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Thank paulshoney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for lunch while in Manchester for work. Was pleasantly surprised to find excellent BBQ so close to work and the north. Brisket was tender and packed full of flavor. I also recommend getting the hush puppies, haven't had them that good since living in the south. Will be going back

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Thank Michael T
Nashua, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were out for my fathers birthday and ended up getting the Shovel of meat. It was great because it fed the entire family and we still had a couple doggie bags. Excellent food, I love the ribs and the brisket but it's all very yummy

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1 Thank KAppolo86
Contoocook, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, service and atmosphere! I don't barbecue at home anymore, nothing comes close to this and is very reasonably priced!

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Thank Tracy M
Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

have been here a few times and each time was a very enjoyable meal , the service was very good and the atmosphere was as expected = comfortable. I would suggest this for anyone who has not been their ribs are very good.

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1 Thank dmonag000
Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a ok place..nice for a change. Prefer to eat around the bar..much more fun. The food is not bad and priced pretty good..you should try it once.

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Thank Donna D
Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food anytime. Smoked chicken, ribs,steak, burgers.....and did I say Corn bread!! Best around for southern style comfort food.

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Thank smerfynh
hudson, NH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the outside tiki bar for food and drinks with the girls. Great service and drinks. Food was delicious. Great bbq with good flavor. The service was fast and waitstaff knowledgeable. Will go there again in a heartbeat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 837 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-627-7427
Description
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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