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Lunch, Dinner
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
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Reviewed April 25, 2020

Do not visit this restaurant during the pandemic. The whole reason I like to go to this place is the variety of sauces. When we got home there was no sauce in the bag. If I had to turn around and ask for sauce my...More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed December 1, 2019 via mobile

The meat was very stringy and dry. Not what I expected. Not enough sauce. However, the sauce was tasty. Deb E

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 1, 2019

We stumbled across Tickle My Ribs on our way back to our hotel one night. It was one of the highest rated BBQ places in the area so we decided to stop. That was a great decision. We spoke with the girl at the counter...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 25, 2019

Reasonable price for a sandwich, although my favorite is the large plate. It's enough for 2 sandwichs along with sides. The food is good. the service is quick & friendly.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed April 18, 2019

My wife, granddaughter and I headed to Tickle My Ribs for lunch today, we will certainly go back. My granddaughter (5 years old) opted for the mac and cheese and oranges, my wife the BBQ shredded pork sandwich and coleslaw, I decided on the Brunswick...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

My family come to this amazing barbecue restaurant for their mouth watering bbq and scrumptious sides! I definitely recommend trying the brisket and fried okra! Their dessert selection is limited but don’t pass on the banana pudding! Pros: excellent bbq, friendly staff, clean and kid...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Fantastic family restaurant!! I took my Son and Granddaughter there for dinner. The food was superb and the atmosphere was great.They made you feel special and they made you feel like family. The prices were ok, and the location was easy to get to. It...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed February 10, 2019

I have been to Tickle My Ribs numerous times. Both by myself and with family members. We have never had a bad meal. I really love the brisket. The cut it nice and thick and give good portions. Luckily, as any Q-Joint that serves brisket,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

We found this place while trying to please 9 different people for dinner - and TickleMyRibs did it! It was delicious!!! Ribs, chopped pork sandwich, chicken tenders, salad, veggie plates and hotdogs - all great! Don’t miss the fried okra - it’s as good as...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Service was very friendly, ordered quickly and served fast. Food was hot and delicious. Ribs and brisket combo was good. Had a small issue with ribs but manager Mark took care of it. Husband got ribs and chicken and raved how good it was. Really...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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