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Shiver's Bar-B-Q

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$$ - $$$
American, Grill, Barbecue
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28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
+1 305-248-2272
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Homestead, Florida
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Probably the best BBQ in Homestead, the ribs were amazing, brisket was good, and love the coleslaw! It has a good family atmosphere!

1 Thank BrinkyDinky
Miami, Florida, United States
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, I am not a BBQ person but this place changed my mind. I just loved it and enjoy it so much. It is close to our house now we even order for take out every once in a while. Truly recommend this place.

1 Thank Jessie N Robert... T
Chicago, Illinois
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Friendly wonderful service...decided to try Shiver's based on reviews. Certainly lived up to the raves. Outstanding barbecue sauce, Cole slaw and homemade banana pudding. Barbie a delightful and helpful waitress...highly recommend

2 Thank onygo12
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Food,ambiance, staff....everything was just great! No frills kind of place with hands down the best ribs we've had since we got hooked on the USA.

Thank Joost v
Medford Lakes, New Jersey
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Staying in Homestead w/a party of 6 on a fishing trip in Everglades National Park. Shivers was a real find for all of us.With 6 people, there was a wide variety of menu items ordered--all were excellent,from falling off the bone tender ribs to the pulled pork & brisket.Sauces were tasty, beer was cold, & server was terrific! Decor was... More 

1 Thank JerseyBoy811
Augusta, Georgia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our BBQ here, home-made spicy BBQ sauce was delicous. Atmosphere of the restaurant was fun, with people sitting at long picnic style tables. One of the best options for dinner for the area I believe. Staff was friendly.

Thank maverickgirl149
South Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Been there for 30 years. Always busy. Reason, they do BBQ right. Rustic interior. Try burnt ends, corn, ribs, chicken, brisket and baby backs. Don't forget banana pudding. Have not ever had a bad experience. Very crowded on weekends-go early.

Thank 1776BigH
Miami, Florida
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111 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Shiver's is a Homestead institution and has been so for many years, yet it seems that it has lost a little luster. I was excited to revisit this old friend which I fondly remember as a great BBQ joint. The place still looks like a traditional southern, no pretense kind of place. The tables are still family style which you... More 

Thank JBlanc197
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

JBlanc, Thank you for your review. I hate to hear that your experience was sub-par. I won't make excuses however, I will say that we have had the same cooks, smokers, and recipes for many, many years. With that said...I'm not sure what happened!? I just hope you'll give us another chance in the future. PS. The cornbread is inherently... More 

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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped at Shivers on our way from Fort Lauderdale to Key West. The BBQ was amazing. He had the best, tasty beef brisket and I had the BBQ pork ribs, which were "fall off the bone" tender and delicious. The sides were equally tasty. The atmosphere is laid back and casual, with seating at long, communal... More 

1 Thank Andreatc
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

This place is a great place to eat BBQ the service is great too I highly recommend it! The barbecue ribs just fell off the bone and melted in your mouth the Black Eyed Peas was good too we also had hash brown casserole that was great!

1 Thank Kevin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
American, Grill, Barbecue
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homestead
  • Phone Number: +1 305-248-2272
Shiver's BBQ is a family-owned and operated restaurant in Homestead, Fl. It has been serving authentic hickory smoked barbecue for over 50 years! Family generations have grown up eating here. Shiver's specializes in slow smoked meats such as baby back ribs, pork spare ribs, beef ribs, chicken, beef brisket, pork, and more. Many items, such as the pulled pork, have been smoked for 12 hours or more! This process ensures that each bite will be tasty and tender all the way through.

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