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“The Worldwide best BBQ place for decades!”
Review of Shiver's Bar-B-Q

Shiver's Bar-B-Q
Ranked #3 of 175 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.
Reviewed June 11, 2015

We came here more than 30 years ago already - when the house was standing alone along the highway - and we try to get back there as often as we can for the excellent and tasty baby back ribs. It's more difficult to find it now with the overbuilt area nowadays, but you smell it when you get near Shivers! The hickory smoke tells you you have arrived. The place has not changed over decades and it is always busy with a lot of friendly patrons - apparently mostly locals - and also the excellent food and the size of the portions has not changed over all those years. Staff is very efficient and remains calm and friendly even with a frenzy of lunch-time custormers wanted to be servedd all at the same time. And all this at an unbeatable prize/value ratio for the quality you get. Shivers is the place to come back to again and again.

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Reviewed June 9, 2015

Being from Texas I am always skeptical about BBQ joints. Well, I was more than impressed with Shiver's. There were many choices on the menu and the portions are huge! Although, I found it odd there was no potato salad on the menu. I didn't mind that at all since the other sides are so very good.

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Reviewed June 7, 2015

Of all the BBQ restaurants I've been, Shivers is by far the best. The building shown doesn't look the same; it is stained a dark brown and sits on the East Side of Hwy 1 (Dixie Hwy) . I always describe it as, "I can taste the smoke all the way to the bone".

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1  Thank Laura L
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Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a nice size place with ample of parking. The staff was friendly and prompt, the food here was better than average, but not great. I was surprised to see that that did NOT have brisket on the menu, but they did have the rest of the regular BBQ staples

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Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2015

Thank you for your review. Just wanted to point out that we have several different beef brisket plates on our menu including the beef brisket platter, beef sandwich and numerous combos. I hate to see that you didn't get to try those!

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Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

First ate here in 2013. Was on holiday in Florida from England again in May 2015 so we thought we would pop in to Shiver's again.

The food was as good as we remembered from two years ago. We couldn't finish our food so took plenty home for lunch the next day.

As for drinks... The Long Hammer is excellent!

1  Thank Martin F
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