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The Rib House

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2918 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4033
+1 863-687-8260
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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Sunny Central Florida
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129 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in following fasting blood work across the street. One other customer at 7:20 AM but a handful more arrived while we were dining. Our waitress was friendly, attentive, and kept the coffee cups full. We both ordered off the senior menu. The wife had an egg over easy, bacon, home fries and a biscuit. I had a huge chocolate... More 

Thank HappyFLTravelers
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow... my previous praises of this place were hasty, to say the least. Just more than a week after my first experience, I am forced to update and amend by first review based on the disgustingly rude and unprofessional behavior of three employees: the hostess and two of the wait staff. I had previously withheld mentioning anything about the blonde... More 

Thank Marc G
Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has excellent luncheon at unbeatable prices! The specialize in Thia foods as well as all American fare. All their sandwiches and burgers come with homemade soup (wonderful) and a salad bar that is fresh and contains a variety of salads, as well as homemade potato chips. Their burgers and BBQ meals are great. I had a Thia sampler... More 

Thank jandehiggins
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to there curb side service picked up my food. Got home and there was food missing. Called the Rib House and spoke to manager who was not very helpful. He offers me a double order of fries or single order if I wanted to come later. I had fried mushrooms and garlic bread which was going to be... More 

Thank Mufusa
Mulberry, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I love the Thai food and my husband loves the BBQ. No matter what you order, it comes out really good. The servers are really nice and if you can't decide what you want, they are the ones to ask

Thank madhare21
Dousman, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I go there twice a week for breakfast! Great variety and awesome prices! The wait staff is very friendly and always make you feel welcome!

Thank Cathy4572
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244 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

this was a surprise--we were looking for bbq and ribs and also found thai food. I ordered the brisket and it was basically a pot roast--bay leave in it was a big clue. Food was good and hubby enjoyed the cole slaw and ribs. Not what you are expecting but fun.

Thank buckmi
Lakeland, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This place has remodeled, not only the layout and design but also the menu. The result is surprisingly good. Really enjoy the Thai dish with the English translation "steak salad". An amazing combination of tender sliced sirloin steak on a bed of marinated cucumber, basil, green onions, tomatoes and hot pepper. A wonderful symphony of flavored, textures and color is... More 

Thank joeytomatoes
Lakeland, Florida
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This place has been in Lakeland for years. It is in a busy plaza but it's location doesn't say much. The food is very good; it has an extensive menu w a lot of items to choose from. I had the pad manbee and it was delicious. Love the noodles and veggies. You can pick any meat to go w... More 

Thank Gooki
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This recently remodeled restaurant is a great place eat that easy on the wallet. I love their breakfast including the Awesome Twosome and their unique omelets which I've had for breakfast and lunch. The home fries are chunks of red skin potatoes with a crispy exterior. Yum! Ribs are good too! Atmosphere is very nice, booths and tables available. Have... More 

Thank Susan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2918 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4033
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-687-8260
Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The specialty is BBQ food especially well known for Ribs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?