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KC's Rib Shack

) #4 of 313 Restaurants in Manchester €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
+1 603-627-7427
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (86 reviews)
“dirty rice” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The BBQ here is good, maybe some of the best in the state and the service is pleasant but the ambiance takes the cake with its energy and fun barn-like space and its decorations.

Thank sam t
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a two meat meal, the ribs were outstanding, perfectly smoked with great flavor. The slaw and fries were world class in fact nothing on the plate was less than outstanding.

Thank vrrooom
Kevin C, Owner at KC's Rib Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the good word! That makes us smile! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoy the atmosphere of the Tiki Bar on a great summer night !! Went to eat dinner and listen to the live music with some friends ..... did not disappoint ! The food was good ! Got the brisket plate with Coke slaw !...More

Thank NikkiOh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere was very good, along with the food. One of the best BBQ dinners we've had. There are a ton of options. They even had live music!

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like the atmosphere, portions are large, but food not as "authentic" as you'd find in the south. Little bland, but would go again.

Thank rryan313131
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was top notch we were seated by a very friendly hostess and the waitress was just as friendly. She came back to our table after bringing the dinners to insure everything was to our liking and refilled our glasses. The only improvement I would...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I come back to New Hampshire I have to pop in for my meat feast. Not the cheapest place but it's a brilliant experience. You need to check out when they have live music.

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

chicken and sausage were both fantasic, always a lot of fun eating outdoors at KC. Waitress service was good, personality was a lot of fun.

1  Thank ssilberfeld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several time and each time the food was great!The pulled pork sandwich is amazing! The combo plate is fantastic!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If one is searching for excellent BBQ in New Hampshire, look no further than KC's Rib Shack in Manchester. We have been frequenting this restaurant for years and it is our 1st choice for entertaining visiting family and friends; I even served their ribs and...More

Thank Emy R
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Christine H
31 August 2016|
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Response from NH2CA | Reviewed this property |
The chicken, ribs, brisket, corn bread, potatoes. Just ask the waitress, they are pretty good at knowing their menu items!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-627-7427
  • E-mail
Welcome to KC's Rib Shack Barbecue restaurant. New Hampshire's favorite BBQ for close to two decades. At KC's Rib Shack, serving the world's finest hickory-smoked ribs and BBQ is our passion. Our food and exceptional service are definitely two things we take seriously. No white tablecloths here, you'll sit at butcher paper covered tables under the Christmas lights and pull from a roll of paper towels to wipe our homemade BBQ sauces from your face. Our Southern style Barbeque, Bar-B-Que, Bar-B-Cue, just Q, or however you spell it, is seasoned with our own recipe of different dry rubs and cooked without sauce. Its then cut to order and prepared straight from our smokers which run 24 hours a day...
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