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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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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46 reviews
28 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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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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566 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Saw the pilon for the Rib Crib and decided to try for lunch. In one word it was fantastic. I had the sliced brisket sandwich. It was huge and great tasting as was the coleslaw. My wife had the Philly cheese steak sandwich and loved it. The fries we crispy and well seasoned. Very fair prices. A sure bet.

Thank Iralgo
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Driving home from Colorado taking the tourists route to Wiaconsin. We have had almost every cuisine during our week on the road but still hadn't had BBQ. Based on most of the reviews we decided to give the Rib Crib our business. I would have just wrote YUM for my review but 100 minimum it will be... Pulled pork sandwich... More 

Thank Jamie G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We frequent the Rib Crib for lunch and dinner - with family and friends - we always have great service and awesome food. The smoked chicken is outstanding!

Thank Amy M
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We were reluctant to visit but were pleasantly surprised. The service was fast, food came fast, and was very good. The brisket and pulled pork serving sizes were very large. Kitchen was noisy where we were seated. We would certainly return if in the area again.

Thank 0313Kathy

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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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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?