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Shiver's Bar-B-Q

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Grill, Barbecue
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28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
+1 305-248-2272
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Miami Beach, Florida
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There's already nearly 600 reviews of this place, and it's been around forever, so I'll just offer my two-cents. The food? Average. While the ribs were tender and came right off the bone, they were served to me stone cold. I mean cold. It's the second time this has happened. I returned only to give it a second chance and... More 

Thank RKS73
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. I am so sorry that your food was cold...TWICE! There is simply no excuse for that and I do apologize. As far as the food is concerned, we believe that we have a wonderful BBQ product. We are a simple mom and pop operation competing in a corporate world. We really hope that people... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The baby back ribs were very good a little on thr dry side, the French fries could have been cooked more, kinda soggy. We will try it again sometime.

Thank Karen A
Calgary, Canada
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Couple having dinner on a Tuesday evening. We shared burnt brisket ends, baby back ribs, an Andouille sausage, coleslaw, green beans and mashed potatoes. Everything was very good; we had no complaints about the food and would return if we are ever in the area again. Our only complaint (a small one) is that the service could have been a... More 

Thank Technopall
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for romantic and quiet atmosphere, do not eat here. If you want great barbecue in a casual setting - picnic tables, loud noise, etc, then this is the place. They have a selection of grilled meats, including ribs, brisket, chicken, pulled pork, etc. and some good side dishes which many barbecue places are missing. Get there... More 

Thank Herbert M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Real BBQ, Good Portions, Great Flavor. Place is Worth bragging about. Until you try for yourself, you'll just continue driving by saying wonder how good their food is.

Thank David W
State College, Pennsylvania
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were visiting the Everglades and gave this place a try for dinner. My husband thought the ribs were excellent, but was less excited about the brisket - he has high standards for brisket, seeing as he is Texan. I loved the sides I chose - hash brown casserole and BBQ beans.

Thank travelingfool49
UK, London
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here en-route to Naples from Key West for lunch. The ribs were the best we've had. It's based on bench style sitting so you find a spot, service is quick and the food is great. Menu is concise - does what it says on the tin! We are working out how we stop on the way back to... More 

Thank LondonDebsUK
Sequim, Washington, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic baby back rib's and brisket. It's been here since 1950. The place is packed tonight with lots of locals!

Thank David K
Independence, Missouri, United States
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are traveling in Florida from Kansas City (King of BBQ). Shiver's hangs right in there with KC BBQ. We had burnt ends, beans and slaw. It was soooo good! Friendly staff.

Thank Julie R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews were on target. The food was great and we will be back the next time we are in Florida. Loved the pulled pork sandwiches and the ribs.

Thank carol S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $22
American, Grill, Barbecue
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homestead
  • Phone Number: +1 305-248-2272
Shiver's BBQ is a family-owned and operated restaurant in Homestead, Fl. It has been serving authentic hickory smoked barbecue for over 50 years! Family generations have grown up eating here. Shiver's specializes in slow smoked meats such as baby back ribs, pork spare ribs, beef ribs, chicken, beef brisket, pork, and more. Many items, such as the pulled pork, have been smoked for 12 hours or more! This process ensures that each bite will be tasty and tender all the way through.

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