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Shiver's Bar-B-Q

) #1 of 135 Restaurants in Homestead €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
+1 305-248-2272
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (70 reviews)
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American, Grill, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I've lived in the greater Miami area for 30+ years. I've had barbecue and had been to a couple of barbecue places. I've even been to Texas and had barbecue over there. And then I came to Shiver's. Wow. If I'd have known before Shiver's...More

2  Thank Borninthegrove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank Yvan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Jose Alberto F
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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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