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Rib City

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1521 Oxbow Dr, Montrose, CO 81401
+1 970-249-7427
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We go there for $6 smoked pork burritos and 25 cent Bud Lights. All other beers are a buck. Smoked turkey sandwich, spicy chicken, and buffalo chicken salad are good. Try the fried okra.

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Thank Bbcakes88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rib City has specials every day. A wide selection of beer. I love the ribs & BBQ turkey. Cole slaw is very good, so are the baked beans. You can get a choice of sides with every meal. Side salad is great. You can get a baked potato with dinner. Oh, and great sweet potato fries.

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Thank Lee Ann R
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great food and great atmosphere. However, in decorating there seemed to one picture on the back north wall that we couldn't identify. While most of the decor was Colorado related, we just couldn't place it, nor could any of the staff. Still baffles me. But definitely not a CO image.

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Thank JerHeis
Placitas, New Mexico
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231 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

You would think that a restaurant named Rib City would have had better ribs. Mine were dry and just smeared with some store bought BBQ sauce. The French fries were just average as well.

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Thank 44dave56
Belgium
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282 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I tried out the "Rib & Rib" which is half a rack of St Louis and half a rack of Baby back ribs - with a potato and a salad. The St Louis ribs were good, the baby backs a bit overcooked. It was near the end of the day so... I guess that has something to do with it.... More 

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Thank Gwen_BE
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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121 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Very good food served hot and the service is excellent. We have been here three times so far and it is always consistent. The friendly local atmosphere is a plus. Great burgers and other items on the menu besides their superb ribs. Plenty of parking.

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Thank Ron R
United States
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285 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

For a chain restaurant this BBQ is awesome! It's cute and the staff is really sweet. The day we were there they had Peanut Butter Pie - don't miss this slice! The best Rib City we've been to. Baby backs, fries, cole slaw all the way.

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Thank AOneWorldTraveler
Craig, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The service was very good. We went with a large group, and couldn't believe how fast the food was delivered. The food was alright. I have had/made better ribs, but the overall experience was good.

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Thank GeneL769
Shannon P, Manager at Rib City, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in! Love seeing big groups come in for great food and a great time, and it's always fun to make them feel at home. I'm sorry our ribs didn't blow you away. We're know for delicious BBQ, especially our ribs. I hope we can welcome you back soon, and maybe we can talk about cooking? ;) Take... More 

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Not bad ribs for not being on a real pit. Tender and had a pretty good flavor from the griddle. Be sure to ask for them without sauce if you are diabetic as the sauce is loaded in sugar as are the sides.

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Thank Retired822
Shannon P, Manager at Rib City, responded to this review

Glad you liked the ribs! I hope you asked about the sauce ahead of time, and the discovery was not made too late. That being said, we are always ready to do whatever it takes for our guests with special diets. I can't wait to welcome you back! Best, Shannon P. - Manager More 

Hyde Park, New York
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145 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I had the sweet tea which was very good. The food was good and staff friendly. The barbecue dishes are very good.

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Thank kayaker332
Shannon P, Manager at Rib City, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by! It was our pleasure taking care of you with some BBQ and our sweet tea. We can't wait to welcome you back and make you feel at home again! Best, Shannon P. - Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1521 Oxbow Dr, Montrose, CO 81401
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 970-249-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?