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KC's Rib Shack


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options

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Hand Made Beer Battered Pbr Onion Rings
Hand cut slices of onion soused in pbr beer, dusted & marched single file into a churning vat of what yall might call veggie hell.
Sausage Kchunks With Spicy Mustard Dip
2 big ol sausage links smoked & grilled up just right and cut into KChunks.
Deep Fried Pickles
We've become famous for these. dont knock em till you try em! served with ranch dipping sauce.
Regular 12
Large 22
Chicken Wings
Crispy Salt, Pepper & Garlic Kansas City BBQ Honey Garlic, Tiki Wings - (Polynesian Hoisin BBQ Sauce) Garlic Parmesan Traditional Buffalo, Spicy Caribbean, Jamaican Jerk, 357 Diablo (insanely hot)
Plain 5
Cheesy Sauce 2
Lissie's Chili 2
Bacon 2
French Fries
Our killer skin-on French fries
Hush Puppies
Kinda like little deep fried balls of cornbread with minced onions and spices. with maple dip.
Bacon Sriracha Deviled Eggs
These addictive little flavor bombs have been kicke up a bit iwth the addition of jalapeno, bacon, and Sriracha hot sauce.
Crispy Pig Tails
Strips of boneless rib meat lightly breaded and deep fried. Served with a side of Kansas City Barbecue sauce for dipping
Choice Of: Bleu Cheese, Italian, Ranch, Caesar, Sweet Vidalia, Light Balsamic Vinaigrette.
Large 8
Side Salad 5
Tossed Shack Salad
Fresh crisp romaine lettuce greens with tomato wedges, cucumbers, onions and croutons.
Large 8
Side Salad 5
Kcaesar Salad
Tossed in the traditional style with croutons, fresh grated romano cheese & caesar dressing.
Pulled Chicken Caesar or Tossed Salad
Hot Smoked chicken breast pulled from the bone into shredded chunks and served as either a Caesar or tossed salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onion.
The Pitmaster Caesar
If your idea of a salad is some veggies buried under a blanket of barbecued meats than this ones for you. Topped with smoked pulled chicken breast, pulled pork and KC's sausage KChunks.
Cheese 1
Lissie's Chili & Cornbread
One of my favorite singer songwriters "Lissie" was nice enough to share this recipe with me. It's as addictive as her music. Guaranteed to lift the sheets & warm ya twice! served with a dollop of sour cream on the side.
With A Big Rib 11
Barbecue Sundae & Cornbread
Layers of baked beans, pulled pork cole slaw and a pickle.
Brunswick Stew & Cornbread
A southern tomato based begetable stew, packed with Chicken, Beef Brisket & Pulled Pork. With Cornbread
All dinner entrees below are served with your choice of two side dishes and cornbread unless it says otherwise.
1/3 Slab (3 - 4 bones) 17
1/2 Slab (5 - 6 bones) 23
KC's Famous Memphis Style Pork Spare Ribs
Full-size pork spareribs rubbed with our original Bubba Rubba spice blend & smoked for 4 hours until tender. Served original dry rubbed or wet, slathered in sauce.
Barbecued Chicken Breast
Dry rubbed in our award winning poultry spices, our famous bone in chicken breasts are slow smoked for 2 hours then grilled and basted with our "Juice of life" to order. Served dry rubbed or wet, slathered in our Memphis BBQ sauce.
North Carolina Pulled Pork Pladda
We smoke our pork shoulders for over 15 hours or until the things are lookin' butt ugly & hissin back at us. We know they're done when we yell at em and they fall apart. Mixed with our special north carolina bbq sauce then piled high onto a couple slices of white bread.
Texas Beef Brisket
We smoke our beef briskets all night long for about 14 hours until they are fork tender. Our brisket dinner platter comes with both cuts of the brisket*. The moister "point" cut which is cut into chunks and the leaner "flat" cut which is sliced then lightly sauced. *We occasionally do sell out of one or the other cuts. If so we will let you know.
2 Meats 18
3 Meats 23
4 Meats 29
Build Your Own Combo
Can't decide on just one meat? We don't blame ya. Build your own combo here by choosing from the 5 choices of meats listed here: Spare Ribs Smoked Chicken Breast Pulled Pork Smoked Sausage Chunks Beef Brisket.
Standard Meats 38
With Brisket 42
QQ Pladda's (Quick pick for 2 or more people
Each QQ pladda will feed 2 to 3 people and comes with: 2 large sides, 2 cornbread and the first four meats listed below. Spare Ribs - 4 ribs Pulled Pork BBQ - 1/2 lb. Smoked Chicken 1 breast cut into 2 Smoked Sausage Chunks - 8" link. ***Beef Brisket can be substituted for $4.00 extra ** No doubled meats of ribs or brisket.
The Feedbag Shovel (Quick pick for 3 to 5 people)
So much food we've got to bring it to your table in a shovel. Over 6 pounds of BBQ goodness. A great choice for 3 to 5 people. It's a little bit of all the BBQ meats we specialize in. 1 full rack of Spare Ribs 1/2 lb. Pulled Pork 1/2 lb. Pulled Chicken 1/2 lb. Beef Brisket 1 Smoked Sausage 1 Pt. of two different side dishes 4 pieces of cornbread. (No Substitutions)
Beef Brisket Chinese Pie
Our take on New England's version of the Scottish classic shepherd's pie. Made with beef brisket, cream corn and mashed potatoes.
Overstuffed And Served With 1 Side And A Pickle.
Cheese 1
Barbecue Beef Brisket Sammie
Sliced beef brisket piled high on a bun and topped with our brisket BBQ sauce.
Pulled Pork Sandwich
A bountiful mound of our fork tender Carolina style pork barbecue on a bulky roll. ask for it the real way to get it topped with cole slaw & pickles.
Add Bacon 1
Pulled Chicken Sammie
A mound of our slow cooked pulled chicken on a bed of lettuce, with grilled roasted sweet red peppers and garlic & herb mayo.
Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwich
Moist chicken breast pulled and tossed in bbq sauce and your choice of cheese.
The Cardiac Sam
Havin one of those days when the ol cholestorol just seems a little low? one of these puppies will fix ya right up! a mound of pulled chicken breast topped with cheese, pulled pork, bacon, roasted red peppers, lettuce & garlic & herb mayo.
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Pulled chicken topped with smoked ham, bacon melted swiss cheese and garlic & herb mayo.
The Barbecubano
Our version of the classic Cuban sandwich with smoked ham, BBQ pulled pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, & mustardmayo.
Brisket • Bacon • Swiss
with Fried Onions & Horseradish Sauce
Handmade big 1/2 Pound Burgers With 1 Side And Pickle. Cheese Choices: Swiss, American, Pepper Jack, Chedda, Provolone
Add Cheese 1
Add Bacon 1
The Bubba Burger
Fresh gently hand formed burgers served with lettuce, onion, pickle & tomato on a fresh bun.
The Blues Burger
A burger topped with chunky bleu cheese dressing, onion, bacon & crushed pineapple.
Carolina Burger
Topped with bbq sauce, pulled pork, cheese, pickles & onions.
The McWhopper
Our take / mashup of two iconic burgers. All beef patty, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, tomato & onions.
One Dog 5
Two Dogs 7
Chili Cheese Dog 2
Fenway Frank
100% all beef dogs with 1 side and a pickle.
One Dog 7
Two Dogs 9
Chili Cheese Dog
100% All beef dog with 1 side and a pickle. With Chili, Cheese, Mustard, & Onion
Franks and Beans
2 100% All beef dogs with our famous beans 1 side and cornbread.
Available 11:30 am to 3 pm
Add A Rib 10
Bbq Sundae
Layers of baked beans, slaw, pulled pork and a pickle in a bowl w/cornbread.
Add Bacon 1
The Classic Pulled Chicken Sammie
Moist chicken breast with lettuce, grilled sweet red peppers and garlic/herb mayo.
Small Rib Plate
1/4 rack of spare ribs, 1 side & cornbread.
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Slow-smoked north carolina style pulled pork on a bun. served with one side and a pickle.
Texas Brisket Sandwich
Our authentic hickory smoked sliced beef brisket on a bun. served with one side and a pickle.
Smoked Chicken Breast
Our smoked breast with 1 side & cornbread.
cheese 1
Bacon 1
1/4 lb. Bubba Burger
Lettuce, tomato, onion & pickle w/1 side.
Chicken Caesar Salad
Brisket Chinese Pie
Beef brisket, cream corn & mashed potatoes
Each 3.5
Half Rack 5 - 6 bones 15
Whole Rack 12 bones 28
KC's Original Dry Rubbed Spare Ribs
Lb 15
Carolina Style Pulled Pork Bbq
Lb 18
Texas Beef Brisket
Each 6
Smoked Chicken Breast
Each 4
Smoked Sausage Link
Each 1
Dozen 11
Corn Bread
Side 3
Pint 5
Quart 10
Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Mac Salad, Dirty RIce, Apple Sauce, Chili, Brunswick Stew, Collard Greens, Mashed Potatoes,
For Our Little Friends 10 And Under. Includes A Small Drink And 1 Side. Dine-in-only
Kid's Burger Or Cheeseburger
Small Pulled Pork Sandwich
Peanut Butter And Jelly
Small Rib Dinner
with cornbread.
Chicken Nuggets
Whole white meat chicken pieces
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Vanilla Or Kevin's Bacon Ice Cream
Root Beer Float
Brisket Chinese Pie
Beef Brisket, cream corn & mashed potatoes
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..
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

KC,s Rib Shack compares to no other!! I love this place!!! The dirty rice and chilli , pulled chicken salad....,To die for!! If you BBQ and great staff come here here you won’t be disappointed .

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lieu1803
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A waitress gave herself a $15 tip despite us leaving cash for a tip. We have been going to this place for 15+ years and have seen the quality of there food slowly decline to that of loyds pre-made ribs from the grocery store. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there once and the service was horrible. Wandered around waiting to be sat. After 25 minute wait, Finally got a table only to mot get a table - even though there were plenty of tables open...?People came right didn’t wait, got served before us!!...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ClevelandOHLisa
KCSRIBSHACK, Owner at KC's Rib Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Lisa, This is Kevin. I'm own KC's. I'm so sorry to hear that. We are have not been ranked in the top 5 restaurants in Manchester for the last 10 years by having cold food and bad service. I would never expect anyone to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have gone here a few times now. It's good if you are in the mood for BBQ. There is a wait at peak times but they do take reservations. We sat in the basement level this last time, with some storage and open utility...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jenn161
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there right before closing and the staff had started to close down the kitchen. They did not turn us away, we got the works. We had the wings and the brisket. This is really a good spot. Also the prices are great. If...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kjbf6969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

was searching for somewhere to eat. Found KCs Rib Shack online, looked inviting. It's located behind other businesses. Went in and WOW, the upstairs atmosphere was awesome. Real country style decor and wonderful food. My daughter and I got a pulled pork burger that was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick lunch here - awesome bbq - great staff - Sabrina and Bartender Brian are fantastic - beer is ICE cold - drinks are spot on - great atmosphere - great bbq

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank glib17
Reviewed April 15, 2019

I've been here a few times- it's a fun place to go to and the food is okay. But, I'm really taken aback on how much on how much garbage that place generates. They serve food on styrofoam plates and bowls and their utensils are...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank christine_evelyn
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Sunday afternoon around 1:00 P.M. we re-visited KC' Rib Shack. Sat at their bar on the second floor which has a rustic open post and beam decor. The place was very busy yet not noisy. We ordered sodas though they have a full service bar...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank govbanker
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Roadhouse log cabin/BBQ decor, kitschy and cute. Friendly staff, good service. The brisket was tender and succulent, 4 different BBQ sauces, good cornbread, collards, baked beans, dirty rice. Started with saucy chicken wings and yummy spicy jalapeno and cucumber margarita. Reasonable prices, good solid BBQ...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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The chicken, ribs, brisket, corn bread, potatoes. Just ask the waitress, they are pretty good at knowing their menu items!!
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