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Rib Shack

1815 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1302
+1 309-344-1915
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (39 reviews)
“baked beans” (12 reviews)
“cole slaw” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1815 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1302
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The first time eating here, we learned that calling ahead on busy nights for the fried chicken was useful and that the beef tips sell out really soon after opening. Tonight, we were fortunate to get both and they were fantastic! As others have stated,...More

Thank David U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered from here two times. My first visit was average; I bought the rib tips but was not impressed with them and the fried chicken which my son ate and said it was good. the 2nd time I ordered the Haystack sandwich which was...More

Thank TonyaOBnurse
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Went here on business trip and really enjoyed it. The staff was great and it was good food with reasonable prices, will go back again.

Thank bkm2323
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Having done an annual family visit to nearby Monmouth for many years, I cant believe I have managed to miss The Rib Shack. We have tried to visit at lunch in the past, but they are really only open for dinner. I have many versions...More

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We made a point to return to BBQ Rib Shack when traveling again through Galesburg. Good food, good value, ambience that likely has not changed in a generation.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Just wanted to mention besides the delicious baked beans, cole slaw and BBQ Chicken, slab of ribs and brisket, for the first time I had some of Rib Shack's onion rings. One order is huge. We had three adults and we had plenty to eat...More

Thank flymetothemoon1
Reviewed 18 November 2017

I don't go to the Rib Shack very often, but when I do, it's always a good meal. Best BBQ in Galesburg I believe. I don't ever recall having a bad meal. The prices are reasonable, the food is very delicious. You shouldn't go away...More

Thank Derrick A
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were in town for a family reunion and ten of us went to the Rib Shack for dinner. We had one in a wheel chair and once in the place they helped assist getting him seated. The BBQ and ribs were very tasty and...More

Thank Adventurer0ne
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I love the Rib Shack! I have traveled to a lot of places and tried bbq but the rib shack surpasses them all!!

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Service was good. Pork rinds, coleslaw, and baked beans were really good. Ribs had a good mild smoke flavor.

Thank David J
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John D
18 March 2016|
Response from Traveldiscounts | Reviewed this property |
Tues., Weds., Thurs., - 5p till 9p, Fri., Sat., Sun., - 4p till 9:30p, Closed Mondays. Probably too late now if you were wanting to eat there last night.
21 October 2015|
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Response from Ellen A | Reviewed this property |
N0, I don't believe there is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1815 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 309-344-1915
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