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“Tiny old rib shack”
Review of Rib Shack

Rib Shack
Ranked #5 of 96 Restaurants in Galesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

This is a true shack but don't let that stop you from experiencing great BBQ. Only open at night and always packed you may have to wait. If you just want the BBQ and not the wait pick up and take it home. Really not a place to sit and linger with friends. Group picnic tables are hard for some older guests. The waitstaff is great and always in a hurry. Go with the basic BBQ and sandwiches.

3  Thank Stephanie G
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

We ordered beef tips to share and extra beans & slaw. A previous reviewer mentioned that the sauce was bland. Just ask for the more spicy. We did. It was just right. Everything was delicious. Although it is 40 miles from home, we plan on visiting about twice a month.
The first time we were there was for a birthday party on Friday night. It was too crowded and too noisy that night. But the ribs were worth it.

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1  Thank spokybob
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Reviewed September 22, 2012

We like the catfish, yes catfish. My son likes the ribs, but my husband and I aren't much for pork. Once in a great while, but seldom. Only twice were we disappointed on the catfish, due to a muddy taste, the other times, it was excellent. Small, noisy, old, but clean and the wait staff is pleasant & efficient.

1  Thank Linda P
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Reviewed August 4, 2012

A very small restaurant with a big menu.. Lots to choose from. Good service and really good food. A well established business over many years of being in Galesburg.

1  Thank Sandy W
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

laid back atmosphere,no frills but good food with generous portions

1  Thank LISH82
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