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Roadside Rib Shack

2045 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
+1 941-330-9597
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (26 reviews)
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2045 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent ribs. Large portions. The kids loved the coloring sheets, mac and cheese, cornbread and corn on the cob.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We were really pleased with our dinner here. Having tried other BBQ restaurants in the Sarasota area, we were hopeful that the Roadside Rib Shack would be better. Boy, it really was. Everything we ate(ribs,pulled pork, mac and cheese and corn bread)was outstanding. In addition...More

Thank RDCarerra
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We ate here three times while on vacation for a month in Sarasota. Loved both the ribs and pulled pork. A 1/2 lb of pulled pork (with a choice of sauces) with sides and corn bread (and purchasing an extra corn bread) was a great...More

Thank Ann622
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This place was a surprise! After living in NC for 9 years you get to know really good BBQ and this place has really good BBQ!!! ALL the food was delicious, All their sides are homemade and the sauces are amazing!!! This is a MUST...More

Thank russandange
Reviewed 1 March 2017

SMOKEY AS I LIKE,,,,BUT everything was good #2 boss hog has plenty of MEATY RIBS and sides were good,,,mac an chesse,,,mashed taters an gravey,,,tater salad was ok also,, as was corn bread,,, i will try again when hungey friends arrive,,,thanks

Thank JOEYGCentralWi
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Stopped here when we were hungry and just wanted to eat with no frills. Well there are no frills but you just can't beat the food! We had pulled pork and their huge spare ribs that fall off the bone. Both have mild smoky flavor...More

Thank flemingrecruit
Reviewed 1 January 2017

After reading reviews on Trip Advisor, we thought we would try this restaurant as it had a high rating and was very close to were we were staying in Sarasota. We found that the pulled pork was decent, lots of different sauces, but order baked...More

1  Thank JBS953
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Great daily specials. Friendly service. And the food is first rate. When you need a barbecue fix on siesta key this is the place for takeout. We are having ours tonight on the beach as we watch the sun set and drink adult beverages.

1  Thank BrinksLawFirm
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We were in Sarasota (Siesta Keys) on a short vacation from "The Up North" over the Thanksgiving week. Everywhere I travel I try checking out a local non-chain BBQ place - love supporting small businesses and I do love BBQ! This place had the correct...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

So I walk in a half hour before they close and ask if they have any type of closing special. The owner Vince, tells me I don't discount my food, thanks for stopping by. Really? That's how you speak to the customer? The barbecue is...More

Thank Al O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2045 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-330-9597
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