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Pat's Rib Place

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151 E Sunset Dr, 53189, Waukesha, WI 53189-7601
11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
Sat 12:00 - 20:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends from work took me here. We were instantly greeted warmly by the ladies behind the counter. They were very helpful in explaining what was offered. I tried all of the barbecue sauces as they have them on every table. Service excellent. Atmosphere comfortable. Restaurant very clean. Will definitely return.

Thank RNMomneedsavacation
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seats about 25, friendly. Good pulled pork and brisket. Reasonable prices. Pork- fry basket. Take out too.

Thank troutmask69
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've only had take out here, 4 X, fish, fried chicken, chicken wings and sides. Eveything is wonderful. The catfish is the best and you can order by the piece. Alisha's Bbq sauce is delicious. Order early, this place is sooooo popular. Also, sooooooo friendly. Love this place and it's staff.

Thank Maija K
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I will absolutely be returning to Pat's Ribs. The food is delicious! The service was very slow and there was only one other table in there besides us. I am hoping it was just an off night... guess I will have to return for more Ribs to see :)

Thank Anna D
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I have been to this place a few times in the last year. First, the people are very friendly. Normally you will find Alisha (Oprah's niece) and Tydus Hayes, the owners working in this tiny place in a strip mall. Next fresh meat is smoked daily in two smokers and when it's gone, that's it but there are a variety... More 

Thank Bluesbaby_US
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Food was good.Best cornbread ever! Owners very friendly and made you feel welcome! We will return to eat here again.

Thank Tasha S
Watertown, Wisconsin, United States
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Tried Pat's for the first time tonight due to the rating on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed at all! We had Brisket, Ribs & Pulled pork. All 3 were outstanding and the fried pickles were the best. Alisha is just a treasure...so pleasant! We were later on Sat so you know the staff already had a long day but... More 

Thank Brian H
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We love Pat's Rib Place! You cannot go wrong with whatever you order. Every cut of meat is tender, juicy and smoked to perfection. A lot of food and value for the money.

Thank Lynn S
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I had the pulled pork sandwich with side of fries. All was tasty and filling. I also at a previous visit had the catfish dinner. No complaints. I want to return again someday for lunch. I want to try their back ribs.

Thank 1Mishka4u
Waukesha, WI
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Authentic BBQ! Beef brisket is out of this world! I'm not one for fried food, but anything you get fried at Pat's is hot and fresh. Hubby loves the ribs, and our son loves the pulled pork sandwich. I only wish it was a bit larger, as seating is limited. The owner always remembers me and says hello! Great neighborhood... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 E Sunset Dr, 53189, Waukesha, WI 53189-7601
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: 262-544-4099
(262) 544-4099

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?