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The Spare Rib Barbecue Company

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1700 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401-7708
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Huntington Beach, California
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Local, friendly, atmosphere. Food seems to be made fresh to order even with call-ins. I always get the Catfish dinner with hush puppies. Hush puppies are OH SOOO GOOD. All the bbq ive had from here is delicious. Hot Sausage (unsure on exact name) is bomb too. You really cant go wrong here if you want some bbq or catfish.

Thank Amber H
Farmington, New Mexico
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167 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my lunch I order the plate and comes with two sides and it was so good I got the ribs and pinto beans and potatoes salad and drank sweet tea with it! Was good! I like it! And don't mine coming back soon

Thank Rbegay
Farmington, New Mexico
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is a nice family owned business that is very clean, friendly and value! Had a super lunch on the patio.

Thank julius_s57
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My family has loved Spare Rib for years. My go to is the chopped beef sandwich. This is a no frills restaurant with a family run spirit and love for their customers. Don't forget to leave room for their delicious cobbler!

Thank Nycole U
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

What a nice BBQ joint!!! I enjoyed eating here. The prices are fair and the atmosphere is quaint. My family and I loved this place.

Thank dan665
Farmington, New Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Excellent food. Comfort food at its finest. The staff is quick to fill the order and very friendly. The peach cobbler is a great ending to a fabulous meal.

Thank GmHomeImprovements
Farmington, New Mexico
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2016

This is a great no frills Bar - B - Que place, with picnic tables and radio country music for atmosphere, but the food is well priced and great - also generous portions!

Thank MarKSaxophone
Farmington, New Mexico
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Usually we do take-out here but it is a family friendly place with good and cheerful service and great BBQ. The ribs are so good and the sauce is terrific. Cole slaw is the best. We get a rack of ribs and cole slaw--asking for extra sauce. At home we put the ribs covered in the oven at about 250... More 

Thank Marguerite H
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Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

They catered lunches for a company I worked for. First time I are it tasted good but had stomach side effects. I tried it a second time thinking it was a fluke but got sick again. I wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Megan T
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

From out of town - Greeted immediately, atmosphere is decorative and casual with picnic benches, menu is large, option to order larger portions. I order the sampler and had a taste of the ribs that fell of the bone the shredded beef and pork were well seasoned. The green beans were perfect for me, soft but still has some structure.

Thank Alexandria C

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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
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401-7708
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Farmington
  • Phone Number: 06-99-62-09-18
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?