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The Spare Rib Barbecue Company

1700 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401-7708
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
“coleslaw” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1700 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401-7708
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

WOW! The Spare Rib has some dang tasty BBQ!! Hubby and I tried chopped brisket, sausage, ribs, and catfish. It was all delicious! The owner is from Texas and so am I. I joked with my hubby that we were in New Mexico eating Texas...More

Thank AK2309
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This place is great. The bbq is very good. Don’t compare it to places in the south or big cities. The fact that a city of this size has a great bbq place that is locally owned you must support it.

Thank Trails4U
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Home style settings, food is good and wholesome. Get your southern favorite food such as black eyed peas and really good potato salads or try the wonderful green beans. You can get good catfish along with the great ribs and brisket. Great little quaint place...More

Thank travelerinnm2014
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent. The staff are friendly. The beef barbeque brisket , ribs and sausage with coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, corn on the Cobb and cornbread all very good. The barbeque sauce was just right. The restaurant was busy and people kept coming and going.

Thank PandaExperience
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch.... Incredible lunch I might add! A bit pricey but no complaints! Service was outstanding! Hubby had catfish which was the best ever! I had ribs & pulled pork combo which was delicious! The hush puppies were to die for! Cole slaw was awesome!...More

Thank tammyj317
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great local place for BBQ! Good size servings and fair prices. The catfish, sausage and brisket were all very tasty. Brisket wasn't fatty like many other places we have been and the batter on the catfish was crisp and delicious, not sopping with grease. Sides...More

Thank Wendy Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017

All of their food is good, love their fried okra. You can dine in with a roll of paper towels on the table or take out.

Thank 4cornersresident
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I have to say the catfish and tarter here are very good. The sides and BBQ are solid but not out of this world. The restaurant is clean but and is barn style eating. The people are friendly and the food comes out piping hot,...More

Thank AnB_4ever
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We ordered ribs and pulled pork bbq. The service, bbq and sides were good. They were busy at 5:00 PM which is a good sign.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Local, friendly, atmosphere. Food seems to be made fresh to order even with call-ins. I always get the Catfish dinner with hush puppies. Hush puppies are OH SOOO GOOD. All the bbq ive had from here is delicious. Hot Sausage (unsure on exact name) is...More

Thank Amber H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87401-7708
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Farmington
  • Phone Number: 06-99-62-09-18
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