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Rib Crib

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455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
+1 641-424-3794
11:00 - 22:00
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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off it was so cold in there, was in October and they had what felt like the air on. We weren't the only ones that were cold, waitress said she was hot and kinda blew us off. We had the nachos as an app, they were okay, Buffalo Wild Wings are way better. We got the club and weren't... More 

Thank Sarah F
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a friend. Had the ribs, brisket, fries and beans. Very good on all accounts. The service was good and fast. Had been busy all day and not looking forward to a drawn out meal. Next time through town, I will stop again.

Thank Pribs83
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Good location fast service, a clean place to eat parking there was lefty! Prices were good! And very good reputation!

Thank Mike D
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We were in town to meet a friend who was also traveling through Mason City. We chose hete because it looked busy and trip advisor had good things to say. Glad we ate here. Food was really good and bonus, Tuesday nights are all you can eat Rib night's and they don't charge extra for them it is regular menu... More 

Thank James S
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Known for its ribs but I liked the brisket. The service was great and the prices for the food you get is more than reasonable. Provided feee dinner to all bets on Veterans Day. Good food, reasonable prices and good service. Will definitely return for another dinner.

Thank Bill W
Southern Minnesota
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Our new favorite BBQ place!! Super busy today because Veterans got a free meal today! We aren't vererans, but it was still a great value! Food was speedy especially since the place was packed. Super pleasant & cheerful servers. Perfectly clean. Great thick napkins for messy food. Huge glasses of pop. We both had beef brisket & Hubby had pork... More 

Thank Jeanne T
Prior Lake, MN
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for supper. Had combo ribs and chopped brisket. One combo meal plus pickles was more than enough for two. Try the pickles. Good and plenty!!

Thank Taxifour
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Have not had ribs cooked this good ever. We had the St Louis ribs which literally fell off the bone. Sides were great, but definitely go for all the flavored ribs. Plentiful parking for dinner. Staff was fast in service. Would go here again in a heart beat.

Thank ELS20
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I got carry out for lunch and was very impressed with their BBQ. Someone got the cribwhich and raved about it. I just wished they had one closer to my house

Thank Chad B
Stacy, Minnesota
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I love BBQ, and I didn't find much to love here. While the ribs were cooked well, they didn't have any smoke or wood flavor. The seasoning was OK, but not something I'd go out of my way for. The salad was excellent. Coleslaw was way too soggy for me.

Thank Jeff T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-424-3794

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