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Shorty's Bar-B-Q

1204 Rt 66, Moriarty, NM 87035
+1 505-832-0400
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“roasted chicken” (21 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“banana split” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1204 Rt 66, Moriarty, NM 87035
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard about Shorty's from a friend. Glad I stopped for dinner! The pulled pork meal was wonderful, very tender and delicious. Plenty of sides to choose from, the side salad was very fresh with lots of greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives and purple onions. The staff...More

Thank William L
leannetapia, Owner at Shorty's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. we appreciate you stopping in and glad you enjoyed. Hope to see you again. Leanne

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

What a great find in Moriarity. The food was amazingly good and the service was better. The bbq wings were perfect and the ribs were tender and flavorful. The best part was the service. Seemed to be a great family run restaurant.

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This has got to be the worst place I've ever eaten. I journied down Route 66 for fun this summer and came along this little restaurant with wonderful reviews. While there I was treated poorly, ate pitiful frozen or reheated food and left with a...More

Thank Dean C
leannetapia, Owner at Shorty's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Good afternoon, I am sorry your visit was not a good one. I got a notice of your review I would like to know what time and day you were at my establishment.. I can't fix what went wrong if I don't know what you...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Traveled Route 66 from Cadillac Ranch (North of Amarillo) to CA border. The BBQ here was the best I'd had anywhere!

Thank R R
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Out for a ride and found this gem. The food was great, broasted chicken, as was the service with very friendly service. There is plenty of parking and indoor and outdoor seating. We were traveling with our dog and sat outside. This place is not...More

Thank Buzz047
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stopped today for lunch. We both had the combo platters. One had beef brisket and ribs with coleslaw, a salad and a dinner roll. The other had brisket, BBQ chicken, potato salad, a salad and roll. It was very quiet at our table while...More

Thank Wanderer790
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for an authentic, non-chain place to grab a bite on Rt 66, this is it! Shorty's had a steady stream of customers, and for good reason! Everything was cooked to order, and tasted great! We had the broasted chicken and fries, and...More

Thank hopiraven
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This place is just a little hole in the wall, but like many little places it has the best BBQ. The décor isn't much, but who cares - the food is great, good selection, decent portions, reasonable prices. Pleasant service is the cherry on top!

Thank Julie J
leannetapia, Owner at Shorty's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post a review we appreciate you stopping. Happy you enjoyed..

Reviewed 12 June 2017

OK, so we ate Mexican food from Tennessee to Louisiana to Texas. Can't go home without eating at least on "so called" traditional meal before heading back to California. Saw a billboard for Shorty's on our way to Albuquerque. Just had to stop. It is...More

Thank Wordstock
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

First I have to say, the owners are the nicest people you ever want to meet. The kids that work there are polite, courteous and very helpful. The ribs are great, tasty & moist. There are three or four different types of BBQ sauce. They...More

Thank Sandy C
leannetapia, Owner at Shorty's Bar-B-Q, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.. we always love seeing you all.. Thanks a again we appreciate your business. Leanne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1204 Rt 66, Moriarty, NM 87035
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Moriarty
  • Phone Number: +1 505-832-0400
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Outside seating Kids menu Senior menu Free wifi Coco Cola products served Military and Senior discounts NON dairy ice cream FRIED CHICKEN
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