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Rib City - CLOSED

201 E Center Dr, Alton, IL 62002-5931
+1 618-462-4600
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average26%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
23 Nov 2016
“Zesty, Smoky and all kinds of Goodness”
2 Oct 2016
“Good Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
201 E Center Dr, Alton, IL 62002-5931
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Luscious bbq, the old fashioned smoker kind of bbq. Go for the combo. The sides are well portioned. Family friendly atmosphere. Fun place to eat. Easy parking. Easy access.

Thank 4cory
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were in Alton visiting our granddaughter. Her boyfriend heard this place was good so we tried it. The food was very good. Everything we ordered was fresh and hot. This place is clean and the staff is friendly. The prices are reasonable. We would...More

Thank LynnLS7
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I'm particularly fond of the BBQ chicken dinner. Hubby loves the baby back ribs. Their sweet tea is just right, and their Cole slaw is delicious. Their garlic toast comes with every meal, and is really good, too. Our friends usually get the pork steak...More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We took advantage of a "buy one, get one" offer after signing up for the R.I.B. Club. The food was extremely fresh and hot. We had baby back ribs, fries, green beans and applesauce. Although they are not in the same league as Pappy's or...More

Thank Pippali2
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We decided to stop here for a little BBQ. I had the Jumbo pulled Pork sandwich. It was very good. The fried okra and hot wings were also pretty good. The ONLY downside was our server, although pleasant enough, didn't crack a smile once. We...More

Thank SMars1111
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Very ordinary place. Nothing great. One of the sides is Mott's applesauce (seriously?) We were there with a large group. Service was okay, but not outstanding. Kids menu is fried, fried, fried. We left full, but not very satisfied.

Thank 2,596,982
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

The food is bland and the service is slow. The prices are average. The staff is very friendly but we're very confused during our visit.

Thank Rosebowl94991112
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We have been at Rib City numerous times and the food and staff are always the best. The ribs are melt in your mouth. The owner has many times stopped by our table to make sure we are happy and every tastes great. The wait...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 8 March 2015

This restaurant practices portion control, so the menu items are overpriced. If you order garlic toast as a side item by itself, you get 3 slices, BUT if you order garlic toast with your meal you get 1 slice. Service was mediocre, bordering on indifferent....More

Thank _mattson2525
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Ordered 3 slabs baby backs, 1 qt slaw, 2qts baked beans, 1lb beef, 1lb pulled pork, $101, prices must have went up since web takeout prices posted. Extremely small racks even for baby backs, tender but slightly dry, beef and pork, good quality meat but...More

Thank David W
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E Center Dr, Alton, IL 62002-5931
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +1 618-462-4600
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