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Adam's Rib Company

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2111 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609-3428
+1 352-373-8882
09:00 - 21:00
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Enterprise, Alabama
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten a lot of ribs in my lifetime but these are absolutely the very best. They are tender and MEATY. A half slab and two sides are belt tightening and delicious.

Thank Louis C
Winter Springs, Florida
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Adam's Rib while in town for Spring Break. Given that there are five of us, we had Adam's Sample Platter and a kid's Chicken Tender meal. The Sample Platter was excellent - the ribs and chicken were perfect, as was the pork. The brisket was moist and juicy on the inside, carmelized on the outside - perfect! Our... More 

Thank BKM407
Gainesville, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The best ribs I've ever had. Smoked until fully caramelized .I don't need any sauce they taste so good but they have a huge variety all types of barbecue sauce. Big surprise catfish nuggets served only on Friday are also the best I've had. fried with a light batter like grandma used to make

Thank jimmccauley123
Raleigh, North Carolina
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89 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Great spot portions are huge all three of us have had the ribs and love them. Go with the half rack we couldn't finish them plus had baked beans coleslaw corn. All very good finished it off with carrot cake and banana putting. I'd recommend

Thank Kent H
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

In the last two weeks, a group of us have enjoyed some great bar b que at Adam's Rib. Several friends have enjoyed several visits. We love it! In fact, on the second visit Which was yesterday, both households wound up taking "to go " orders from the wonderful menu. Adam himself came and introduced himself to us and waited... More 

1 Thank GeoShero
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Big tasty breakfasts & serious ribs! One of our favorites in the neighborhood. Great value, very good customer service and tasty BBQ. Recommend the rib platter if you want to get your meat coma on. Great assortment of proper Southern sides and cornbread will do you in if the mounds of meat on your plate do not. Good casual sports... More 

Thank Steph G
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast food was great. Only issues were the plastic forks, knives and styrofoam cups. Noice level was a little high. Prices were reasonable biscuit and gravy $7.00, French toast combo $8.00, meat lovers omelette $9.00.

Thank Richard M
Gainesville, FL
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99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Seriously good BBQ. They opened their new location with more seating. Thank goodness. Their lunch specials are a great deal and great for your belly. They have a variety of sauces to choose from and their sandwiches are amazing. Their sides are so good. Literally have not had a bad thing from here.

Thank donsanchez23
Gainesville, Florida
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The food is fairly good, but, the service, especially last night was great. A big thank you to Mark for being so attentive. We had 2 young kids in our party and he is great with kids. Our group commented on how nice he was to not just our kids, but, the other kids in the place. He gets down... More 

Thank Paca S
Gainesville, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

They have the biggest and meatiest ribs you can eat. Their food is fabulous and everything on the menu is great. Love their appetizers, especially the "broccoli bites", great way to eat your veggies. The chicken literally falls off the bone and has the best flavor, even without any kind of sauce on it. If you want really good BBQ,... More 

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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$10
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2111 NW 13th St, Gainesville, FL 32609-3428
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-373-8882

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