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KC's Rib Shack

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837 Second St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
+1 603-627-7427
11:30 - 21:00
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had the ribs smoked perfectly with collard greens which were done to perfection along with one the best onion rings I'v had in very long time. Service was excellent, prompt attention from the waitress when we seated and she followed up after we received our dinners to see if everything was OK. Didn't have to ask for a refill of... More 

Thank Mark M
Pembroke Pines
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my second time at Best BBQ I've ever been. Great food. We were three and ordered the shovel it was enough for five! We took food home. Best fries ever! Service was great. We will definitely go back when we visit Manchester again.

Thank Soraya M
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

KCs is a great place for a family dinner. If you're really feeling adventurous, order the shovel for the entire family. Four of us were eating it, and we're still able to take home some leftovers.

Thank Samantha K
manchester, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good ribs and beer but the sides need some work. I had the wings the last tie I was there and the garlic wings were real good. I have eaten her probably 10 times and enjoy the barbecue. I would recommend they get a few different sauces for the ribs as well.

Thank baronem159
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been here a few times to meet friends out on the patio for yummy cocktails and good music, but this was the first time we actually ate there. We were dying for good BBQ and decided to try the food there. Omg! So glad we did!! Beef brisket had that great sweet blackend crust! Even the fries were amazing!... More 

Thank Amy E
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved everything we ordered. Ribs were amazing. The sides were also very good. Ate outside and really enjoyed ourselves. Recommend this for both parties and catering!

Thank Mary C
New Hampshire
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here once every 6 months. The food is great and the servers are all very pleasant. They have a kids menu for your children.

Thank imtkldpnk
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I dine at KC's quite often - I enjoy good BBQ and this is one of the best in New England. Portions are generous, the ambiance of the restaurant is interesting (although I prefer the booths to the newly-remodeled high-top tables). The Brunswick Stew is an excellent option, as a starter, or side dish, full of veggies and asst. BBQ.... More 

Thank jeans138
Nashua, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always go here for celebrations. We came to celebrate my husbands graduation this time and we were NOT disappointed! The service was great and so was the food. We ordered a shovel and enjoyed every bit of it!

Thank mrscoachclauss
Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great dining experience at KCs. Onions rings were excellent and crispy, we had 3 different sandwiches ( brisket, pulled chicken, and chicken cordon bleu) and they were all excellent.

Thank ssilberfeld

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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Peterborough, New Hampshire
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?