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Shiver's Bar-B-Q

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Grill, Barbecue
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28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
+1 305-248-2272
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Great Brisket, awesome pulled pork, the corn bread soufflé is the bomb! Waitresses are very nice and helpful. I highly recommend this BBQ join.

1 Thank Izzyg71
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Thank you Izzy! More 

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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Having lived in Texas and Kansas. I can confidently say that this place ranks among the best! Defiantly best in Florida!! Service is understandably a bit slow...as they most likely make everything fresh and don't take shortcuts. Great atmosphere...we made one mistake...did not leave room for dessert...gives us an excuse to defiantly come back again!

Thank Asif S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I've been visiting this family style restaurant for well over 12 years and have never been disappointed! The staff is friendly, the food is awesome and the atmosphere leads to making friends easily!

Thank Antoinette D
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77 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I will start by saying that I travel to Texas every single month and I am a lover a BBQ. I cannot believe I have been living in Miami for 39 years and did not know about this place. It is better than Salt Lizard in Texas hands down. The ribs were amazing. The fried corn on the corn is... More 

1 Thank Joeluba
Ardmore, Alabama
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We had the pork sandwich, brisket sandwich and the teens had the hickory burgers. Our sides were: jalapeño cheese grits, cheesy hash brown casserole, collard greens, baked beans, fries, sweet potato fries, and sweet potato soufflé. The BBQ and burgers were very good and the sides were above and beyond, especially the sweet potato soufflé. Our server was very friendly... More 

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

Jennifer, Thank you so much for the review! More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

It was 95 degrees outside and the waitress wanted everyone to wait outside for 30 to 45 minutes without any shade. I understand the place is small but at least provide somewhere for the customers that are waiting a place to get out of the sun. Being around for 30+ years, you would think they would have that figured out... More 

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

CnHSimmons, We apologize for your experiences with us. We recently extended our awning out front to try to keep some shade on the sidewalk. Unfortunately, at the 5 o'clock hour, it does not provide adequate cover. Our hostess is also instructed to let our guests know that they can wait in their cars while they wait and called when their... More 

Aurora, Colorado, United States
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The food here was great and I know good bbq (being the southerner that I am). Portions are huge and there is nothing here that will dissapoint.

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

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Homestead, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I live in Homestead and this has been a favorite. Their ribs are great and the sides are delicious! I've been here many times and the food is always delicious!

1 Thank Lyndev55
Miami, Florida
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The place was clean; service was great; I can still taste the Beef Barbeque Sandwich. Enjoyed the picnic style atmosphere and seeing a number of friends. I never usually eat an entire sandwich at once! I ate the whole thing!

2 Thank Goodeating2014
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I go to this restaurant very frequently, the BBQ is ok, nothing from out this planet, if I can pick my favorite dish, has to be the pulled pork sandwich. But the from the side dishes the corn souffle is the best thing you going to eat.

Thank Dalnegron

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
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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