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KC's Rib Shack

837 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
+1 603-627-7427
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (104 reviews)
“dirty rice” (18 reviews)
“collard greens” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
837 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Come here all the time-it's one our go-to places. Always trying new dishes and never disappointed. Casual dining, tables covered in brown paper liners, drinks are delish (usually get the double drinks in a beach pail. Something for everyone and they have a special dining...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

sandwiches and ribs were both excellent. Eating outdoors was an added bonus. Fun sitting at the bar and the music was good.

Thank ssilberfeld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped here for lunch and it being a mild May afternoon with sunshine, I elected to sit outside. There are plenty of tables, most with umbrellas adding to the natural shade provided by trees. The menu has a variety of options from sandwiches to...More

Thank Moonrover2004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good food and service on a very busy day. We were a party of 6 and waited about 10 minutes while they cleaned a table for us. Besides regular menu which is quite large, they had a buffet for Mother’s Day

Thank Lynda P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, portions are great and the brisket is especially out of this world. The ribs hear are great as well. One of my favorite bbq spots, and worth every penny

Thank 457chris
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here on a rainy Saturday to try somewhere new. The food was fantastic and the portions were great. This place knows what they are doing. The sausage and ribs were fantastic. We will be back soon!

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great local restaurant in Manchester. The atmosphere was fun and the food was so delicious. All the staff we encountered were so friendly, and we enjoyed our time here so much!

Thank samanthajfindlay
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Not a discount operation, this place provides superb products and a comfortable atmosphere. Family friendly, and a menu that offers every conceivable option, this is a great dining experience. Portions are very generous, and sides (side dishes) are fabulous. Not overpriced, but not inexpensive. You...More

Thank Kirk M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I love the food, especially the brisket, at KC's Ribshack! Go check out the new upstairs bar! Bigger and lots of T.V.'s. Plus opening soon is the outside Tiki bar! Life is good!

Thank Beckyz
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Big spruce up done recently and the place looks great. Upstairs bar has quite a few tvs and a huge one at the end of the bar. It is a lively and fun atmosphere! Food is good in general. We brought a guest from North...More

Thank sbar2n
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-627-7427
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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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