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“Sweet potato casserole is to die for!”
Review of Shiver's Bar-B-Q

Shiver's Bar-B-Q
Ranked #1 of 164 Restaurants in Homestead
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $22
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: 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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Description: 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.
Ohio
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Sweet potato casserole is to die for!”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

We had BBQ brought in for lunch at work, everything was great. The gave us three different sauces to choose from, which means you could also have it dry if you liked it that way. Cornbread was a little sweet and actually had corn in it which was great.

  • Visited September 2012
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Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
“Ribs, Chicken, Corn Souffle...Yum!”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

With over 50 years of experience, Shiver's has it down! Sit picnic style at long tables and order off paper placemat menus. It's perfect. Sweet or unsweet tea, fast service, great bar-b-que hot off the grill. Love the wide choice of side dishes: green beans, black eyed peas, the best collard greens, baked beans, tater tots, hush puppies...it's all good! The baby back ribs are my favorite. Try 'em. Save room for cobbler.

Visited October 2012
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Can't miss BBQ”
Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Looking for good southern barbecue? Shiver's is the place to go for that hankerin'. The portions are large and their house brand ”Shiver's sauce” is homemade and good, too. They also have other southern favorites like fried mac n cheese,fried okra,Texas toast,and more. Service is friendly and drinks were refilled without asking. The seating is what you find in many southern bbq restaurants and consists of long picnic-like tables. From ribs to beef brisket,Shiver's doesn't disappoint. Oh,and by the way, they DO have real homebrewed sweet iced tea !

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Englewood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Baby back heaven”
Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

The best baby back ribs in South Florida, bar none. Great value great people great eats! And no monstrously long lines like that bbq restaurant in Dadeland which will remain on named in this review.

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Oregon
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Hit and Miss”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

In an earlier visit with our two teenage sons a few years back, we loved everything about this restaurant. The BBQ was tender and flavorful. And the decor was rustic kitchy. Our recent visit was the day after tropical storm Isaac had blown through, so I'll given them the benefit of the doubt, but my ribs were quite dry, as was my wife's brisket. They were still tasty and flavorful, just not as good as we remembered. However, the sides were as good as we remembered - hush puppies, BBQ beans, coleslaw, tater tots. Seating is long bench style, and decor is rustic. Staff was attentive and friendly.

  • Visited August 2012
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