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“Best Beef Ribs in FL”
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 October 16, 2015

This is the only restaurant I know that serves Beef Ribs. Of course they have baby backs but the beef is "oh so good." This is a down home place that has stood at the same location since 1950. In this town, if you last that long, you know it's great. The menu includes everything one would expect from a BBQ joint but also, fried okra, collards, jumbo hot wings, fried Mac 'n Cheese, fried green tomatoes, BBQ pork skins and fried pickle chips. My very favorite side is the fried corn on the cob. The frying brings out the sweetness and tastes like candy. I have been eating here since 1970 and have never had anything but a consistently great meal. It's a must in Miami. The restaurant is located literally halfway between South Miami and Homestead straight down US 1 South.

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Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2015

We appreciate your review, Goldie! Come by and see us anytime!

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Reviewed October 15, 2015

It was our first time trying out this BBQ joint, and, we only stopped in because of how good the reviews were on this place, Shiver's. We chose wisely! This place is simple but the foot was awesome! Thank you for the good service, Barbie!

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1  Thank ChiGwando
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Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2015

Thanks ChigWando! Glad you liked our foot

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Reviewed October 7, 2015

What this little place lacks in atmosphere (long picnic tables and benches) it makes up for in the best BBQ we have ever had. The sides were amazing as well. Go prepared to pig out!!

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Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2015

Thank you! Love Chattanooga, by the way. Thanks for doing with us!

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Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

This has to be the best BBQ I've ever eaten. The atmosphere feels welcoming, with the long tables for patrons to sit at and eat. The location is very far from the center of the city of Miami, but I always tell people that they must try Shivers, because it's savory.

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Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2015

Thank you John!

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Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Finally made it down the Shivers after months of reading reviews and having my colleagues tell me about how great it is. We came from Zoo Miami so needless to say we were starving.

Appearance: Old school smoke and bbq house with five backyard style patio tables. Very rustic looking due to the yeas it's been around. Right when pull in you get that great smell of smoke so you know you're in for a treat.

Service: Great. Very kid friendly, and attentive.

Food: Excellent selection of meats sides and starters as well as desserts. I had the chicken with green beans and slaw. Chicken breast was smokey and moist. Beans were good but the Cole Slaw was Fantastic! Wife had the pulled pork with fries and hashbrown casserole and my daughter had the kids ribs meal. Naturally I sampled. All with great smoke. Ribs had a little too much tug and fat not rendered so I think a another hour in the smoker was called for. For dessert we had the caramel fudge cake (pictured). Very decadent.

Price: Very reasonable

Only slight gripe is that our food was sitting on the expediting counter for a few minutes. The problem is that there was a line of people waiting to pay which is adjacent. This setup leaves food vulnerable to sneezes, coughs, stray hair, fry thieves lol.

Overall very good and would come back. So get yourself down to homestead and order up some bbq trust me you'll thank me later.




























1  Thank BigDNOBrag
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Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2015

David,

We appreciate your feedback!

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