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Rib City Grill

4187 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5112
+1 941-408-7505
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baby back ribs” (31 reviews)
“baby backs” (12 reviews)
“baked beans” (14 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4187 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5112
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been to Rib City a few times before and the food was okay but this last time we got a big surprise. We ordered the ribs and were burnt so bad the were inedible. I complained to the server and she brought me...More

Thank Tom n Barb K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came back for the baby back ribs and they are still excellent - and they were the daily special. Still a very popular restaurant but not as crowded as the last time we were here. Baked beans and coleslaw are very good. Everyone here is...More

Thank eleanorl671
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I've come to Rib City for take out many times. Usually, I'm very happy with the food. This time, however, the barbeque chicken was rubbery and chewy. The barbeque beef was dry. The barbeque beans weren't very impressive either. The staff, as usual, were outstanding....More

2  Thank Dan K
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This venue is about the same as other venues for this smaller chain restaurant. Don't let its convenient location in a strip mall fool you. The locals love this place, which is famous for the baby back ribs. The price is reasonable for this "family...More

Thank CaptainMidol
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love eating ribs but usually find the fake tasting, imitation smoke sauce ruins them - NOT here. Rib City provides you a choice of sauces and their signature sweet sauce is excellent. My full rack of ribs was very meaty and fell off the...More

Thank KPatt
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Best ribs around and budget friendly pricing. Love their BBQ sauce. Staff are friendly. Get there before 5pm or will be waiting.

Thank pkst2016
Reviewed 17 January 2018

It had been a long time since we had visited a Rib City. We ordered the whole slab of ribs and they were delicious! The baked beans are good, but the salad is lacking. I wish restaurants would quit putting in the yellow part of...More

Thank mamacooks
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Lunch for two of us. Both ordered from the lunch menu and we ordered the same 1/2 rib, and 2 sides. The french fries were outstanding. The ribs, 1/2 each not so much, very small portion. Hate to see what they consider a whole rack....More

Thank charlesalanlancaster
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We have been coming here for years and always had a good meal. This year we were disappointed that the ribs were dried out or over cooked. We went back another time cuz maybe they just had a bad night. Nope, they were dry again....More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Rib City beats ALL BBQ places in Venice / Sarasota, hands down. Simply the best ribs in town ( baby back ribs ). Complete dinner about 15.00, usual choices for side dishes, good service, very casual. Great for take out as well. No heartburn from...More

Thank morgan s
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Danny D
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Response from Dan K | Reviewed this property |
The waitress told me that they do catering.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4187 Tamiami Trl S, Venice, FL 34293-5112
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-408-7505
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