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Rib City

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4836 Leonard St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9151
+1 239-549-7427
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Everything is so good here and the staff are always so nice. Great for family anytime. The ice tea is like your Grandma made it, always a daily special, and the desserts are amazing too.

Thank Betsy D
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Sadly, there is not much good to say about this establishment. Premises in dire need of an update, staff with harried and pained looks like they can hardly wait until their shift is over and not very good food. You would think that with the word "rib" featured in their name, they would get that right, but unfortunately in this... More 

2 Thank Mick J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We had take away one night and brought some friends the other. Tender, juicy ribs in various forms- yummy. The side order of tomatoes was nothing to write home about, though. Wonderful staff.

Thank Heffaklump
Herndon, Virginia
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Not going back middle of the road food and the smallest ribs I have ever seen. Staff is young it is a rib house with no so good ribs.

1 Thank Dennis J
Taunton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

" It is far better to travel in hope, than to arrive " This is so true of this establishment. Located in the back streets of Cape Coral, the car park small and like a building site, very dark too. Not a welcoming atmosphere inside either dated and in need of a revamp...Server did her best but was stressed for... More 

2 Thank westcountry
Cape Coral, Florida
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Every time we go here the bbq is great. They are very reasonably priced and the quality stays the same. The baby back ribs fall off the bone they are so tender and I am a baked potato lover. Every time I get one, it's so big I have to take half of it home. If you are in the... More 

Thank CapeGirl70
Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The ribs are wonderful! We enjoyed our meals! It was dinner time but I was able to order a lunch portion, which was perfect for me. The desserts are homemade and the raspberry cheesecake was incredible!

Thank Terrie S
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33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Well being from Texas and Louisiana I knew better. Ribs were pretty bad. When BBQ became sweet I don't know, lol.. The corn seem to be steamed for days. Kinda a corn mush. The beans also very sweet but edible. Garlic toast was like cardboard. My fault for going there true, but never again!

Thank beachrat1903
Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Tonight we wanted a variety of tastings since there were four of us. We looked at the menu on line and saw there is a feast for two which included full rack of ribs, 1/2 roasted chicken, beef and pork. We substituted turkey for the beef at no extra charge. It came with 2 bald potatoes, 2 baked beans, Cole... More 

Thank terri E
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

With every trip to Cape Coral we try to visit this restaurant. We first discovered Rib City about 11 years ago. The ribs are delicious and fall off the bone as claimed. The side dishes - especially the okra which we can't get up North - is great as both an appetizer or to order as a side to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4836 Leonard St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9151
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-549-7427

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