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KC's Rib Shack

837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
+1 603-627-7427
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (98 reviews)
“dirty rice” (18 reviews)
“collard greens” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a good meal with the family or for an adult night out. We always stop here on our way north for a weekend of skiing

Thank Carie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken to KC's for my birthday. Bottom line, I will not eat BBQ anywhere but there as long as I am in NH. They are second only to the BBQ I had in Nashville, TN

Thank dasil22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our meal at KC Ribs last night. The brisket was tender and moist, just the way it should be. The serving are beyond generous but, being a senior citizen, I have too much food with the big portions and I am not a...More

Thank lizziesongs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting to find a good BBQ place in NH but I was very pleasantly surprised. Some of the best wings I have had and fantastic ribs. Not the cheapest place but worth the money.

Thank JamesP1990
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a group of 4 we ordered the shovel, A full rack of ribs, bbq chix, pulled pork, brisket and 2 pints of sides. It tasted great, service was awesome. Ill be back

Thank sctredsoxone
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very cool atmosphere--exposed wood, fun license plates, classic rock in the speakers--but the food is what will keep you coming back. Soul food done right in this little corner of NH. And extremely good service from warm, welcoming people.

Thank Iamnotatwork
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the prices are a little high but the ribs are the biggest around and all the food is good, very consistent and the service is awesome so I don’t mind paying a little more.

Thank Beth r
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I love beef brisket and theirs is very good. My Fiance had the ribs and he had to bring the rest of his meal home they give good size portions. We went back a week later and we had their chicken wings they were great.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Went there before and when we were planning the company gathering proposed this place. To my surprise, many people leaving in Manchester or nearby did not know this place. Anyway, I insisted that it is good. We had a great team dinner. Very nice friendly...More

Thank ngrigoriev
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here for dinner on the way back to Boston from the mountains. Ribs & pulled pork were great. Friendly staff, quick service and good sized portions. Would definitely visit again if in town.

Thank Alex C
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Christine H
1 September 2016|
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Response from NH2CA | Reviewed this property |
The chicken, ribs, brisket, corn bread, potatoes. Just ask the waitress, they are pretty good at knowing their menu items!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-627-7427
  • E-mail
Welcome to KC's Rib Shack Barbecue restaurant. New Hampshire's favorite BBQ for close to two decades. At KC's Rib Shack, serving the world's finest hickory-smoked ribs and BBQ is our passion. Our food and exceptional service are definitely two things we take seriously. No white tablecloths here, you'll sit at butcher paper covered tables under the Christmas lights and pull from a roll of paper towels to wipe our homemade BBQ sauces from your face. Our Southern style Barbeque, Bar-B-Que, Bar-B-Cue, just Q, or however you spell it, is seasoned with our own recipe of different dry rubs and cooked without sauce. Its then cut to order and prepared straight from our smokers which run 24 hours a day...
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