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Shiver's Bar-B-Q

28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
+1 305-248-2272
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (60 reviews)
“pulled pork” (74 reviews)
“baby back ribs” (61 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Grill, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
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71 - 80 of 611 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2017

We'd just arrived after 5 months in Austin, Texas, so we were pretty hesitant about going to this restaurant. But what a nice surprise! Some really good baby back ribs and a nice Hickory burger. The sides weren't bad either.

Thank David R
Reviewed 6 June 2017

By far my favorite BBQ restaurant in homestead FL. There are many others in this area, but this is the best. My husband loves it here, and I agree with him. He wanted this to be our rehearsal dinner place lol, but we got catering...More

1  Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My wife and I went to Shivers BBQ, as TripAdvisor showed it as the number 1 restaurant from 137 others in Homestead / Florida City. It was close to our hotel, and we found it easily. Outside, it is nothing to shout about. I wanted...More

1  Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

BBQ chicken was great, Ribs cooked perfect I like the corn on the cob , Shivers has been around for a long time , Best BBQ in Homestead and maybe Miami.

1  Thank Joey G
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Joey, We appreciate your review! Thank you dining with us!

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

You like good meat, nice people and an authentic place? Then hesitate no more this is the place to go in Homestead. Not expensive (cheap even), very friendly staff and the meat... well I've said it already so just go!

1  Thank Yvan F
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We took a detour from our Everglades trip to eat here, seeing it was supposed to be great. Coming from Texas, we know a little about BBQ. I try not to cuss but we just ate the Blank out of damn good BBQ! We cleaned...More

1  Thank Greg M
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Greg, Thank you! We're glad we could fill you up!

Reviewed 31 May 2017

This was my first time at Shiver's, and while the food was very good. We did not receive our whole order. We called in ahead of time to place the order, as the place does get busy. We were kept waiting, which was not a...More

Thank hann817
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

We apologize for your experience at Shiver's. I'm not sure what happened with your order but we definitely want to correct it. Please call me at your earliest convenience. Thank you, Michael

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Don't mind the wait it is worth it! These are the best ribs I've ever had. You get two sides I recommend the corn soufflé and the BBQ beans. I had the cole slaw was good but not comparable. Just be patient for the table...More

1  Thank Jose Alberto F
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Jose, Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again real soon!

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for 30 + years. It is a wonderful place to eat and enjoy good company. The seats are long picnic tables. The food is great.I usually get the pulled pork sandwich combo. I get French fries and green beans with...More

Thank Mary9921
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Mary, We love to hear that people have been coming here for so long. My in-laws have owned Shiver's for over 35 years. Sadly, they both passed within the last 2 years. But they were always so happy to hear about the great experiences people...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is not a chain restaurant, but a family owned business with the best ribs in town. You can't go wrong with the brisket either. The fried green tomatoes were delicious. And the key lime the best! It tends to be full, but we went...More

1  Thank gachris
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Chris, We appreciate your review! Hope to see you again soon!

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9 July 2017|
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Response from Michael C | Property representative |
Thank you! So glad that you like it! Unfortunately, it's not a recipe that we can give away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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