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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” (102 reviews)
“dirty rice” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
837 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went tonight with family. Place doesn't look like much but that's where you usually find the best food. Very true in this case. Ribs are the best I have come across ever !!!! 4 sauces, pulled pork and great cornbread. When in Manchester gotta go...More

1  Thank WebsterFoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decor: KC's had a decor that was not to bad, I sat down stairs of the restaurant and was quite pleased with how much room there was, tables are not right on top of each other and even though it was carpeted, the carpet did...More

Thank Jay J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always go to KC's when my husband has a craving for Ribs ! He thinks they are the best around the area. I love their pulled chicken and the Brunswick Stew is my absolute favorite ! The wait staff is friendly and accomodating too.

Thank mimifive603
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was great, servers keep drinks filled food came out fast even though they were busy. The food was exceptional.

Thank MrFireman1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food with many choices,but definitely not healthy. Prices are middle of the road.If you have a hankering for barbecue, this is the place!

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like great ribs and a friendly atmosphere, this is the place to go. KC's has an excellent variety of rib, chicken, sausage, pulled pork and brisket, so if you like "down south" cooking, KC's is the place!

Thank NHRock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A meal at KC’s made our Valentine’s Day . Couldnt wait for the evening to come for our reservation time and as always it was worth being hungry all day. Service was excellent , ribs were delicious.

Thank sdjjaunt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place has it all, great food, great staff, and great atmosphere , we come here at least 8 times a year and in the summer theres a great tiki bar with music out back so we go in a group in the summer and...More

Thank mfraumeni
Reviewed 4 February 2018

KC's has the best BBQ food in New Hampshire in our opinion. From Pig Tale Appetizers to Best Ribs and Sandwich's to a Fried cheesecake at deserts this place ot worth the drive if you are not living in Manchester NH

Thank sch69
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I were looking for a place to eat about three years ago before we go to watch the Manchester Monarchs hockey team play. We came upon KC’s Rib Shack on line and we loved it. The meats and side dishes are phenomenal....More

Thank Alby3200
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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