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Federal Ribs

€€ - €€€American, , Barbecue
Cra 35 # 10b-17 Medellin | Santa Coloma, Medellin, Colombia
+57 2688895
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
13 Jul 2017
“Southern style US Ribs at a bargain price”
6 Jul 2017
“Laureles location a big disappointment”
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gastropub
€€ - €€€
Cra 35 # 10b-17 Medellin | Santa Coloma, Medellin, Colombia
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Needed a BBQ fix and gave Federal Ribs a try. It is casual, come as you are. I was alone at a table for two but there were several groups of 4 that had to wait for tables after 8:00 on a weekend. The service...More

Thank BillHill98290
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I ordered the 180 gram Angus burger which was so new that it was still off the menu. I didn't even ask the price because I'd heard good things about this place and figured it would be worth it. Well...when I got to the center...More

Thank geoffbob
Reviewed 21 May 2017

In the 9 1/2 years that I have lived in Medellin, eating at the Federal Ribs Poblado location tonight was the worst dining experience I've ever had in Colombia. I arrived with a group consisting of more than 30 ex-pats and tourists. The waiter mistakenly...More

Thank Patrick J
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I felt ripped off by my 1/2 order of Jack Daniels ribs, which barely had any meat on the bones. It only took a couple bites to finish them, so I couldn't even get a good feel for the taste. The brownie and ice cream...More

Thank ExtraUnderwear
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place has it all to be a great dining experience it is confortable nicely decorated and an attentive staff, but the star of the show is lacking the ribs where tasteless and needed some good seasoning, the sauce was ok. Something else I didn't...More

Thank jaime h
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had the ribs without sauce as I feel that is the best way to get the full flavor, you can add the sauce later. The ribs were very tasty, but also very dry, they should have stripped the meat off for the rib burger. I...More

Thank isslandboy
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I saw a review from a guy saying that he can find these kind of ribs anywhere in Medellin, in my opinion this guy is an idiot (and never trust a skinny person on a food review, us bigger people enjoy food at a different...More

4  Thank Victor F
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I went with my family, we were told it was a very good restaurant. The service is good, all the staff was very keen to meet our requirements. But, the food was OK, wasn't that good as we were expecting. The ribs were tasty, but...More

1  Thank VickyLarios
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Ribs are just regular ribs you can eat any other tipico restaurant. I made a mistake of Googling best ribs in Medellin and clicking on them. Went there with big expectations but was extremely disappointed. Why 1 star you ask. Because its misleading advertising, I...More

2  Thank zegeli
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Visited this place following a trip advisor report as I am a rib lover. Good place with decent prices and nice selection on the menu. My Medellin rum flavored ribs were ok but a little too watery.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cra 35 # 10b-17 Medellin | Santa Coloma, Medellin, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Medellin
  • Phone Number: +57 2688895
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Federal Ribs is a dream, one that is born of the desire to provide our visitors Friends the best experience in terms of taste, atmosphere and service. Our dishes are inspired by the cuisine of the Southern United States and our specialty is ribs ... The important thing is not our secret recipe, unique sauces ... What matters is who we came from and what makes you happy Federal share. Federal believe in camaraderie. Believe on the experience and fraternity. Believe in the value of friendship and knows that happiness is only complete when shared.
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