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Rib Crib

455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
+1 641-424-3794
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brisket” (10 reviews)
“catfish” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
455 Tiffany Dr, Mason City, IA 50401-1535
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived about 7:30 and had a group of 8. we said we would split up if that helped. They said it would be 20-30 minutes. no else was waiting and we counted 3 empty tables and staff just standing around. We were all dressed...More

Thank Dick J
A TripAdvisor Member
Champaign, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had Brisket sandwich, my husband had ribs, excellent flavor, tender and large portions. Service was outstanding. Definitely would go back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Mason City on our way west and were in the mood for ribs. This restaurant was near our hotel so we decided to give them a try. We were there on a Sunday evening so they were only moderately busy and we...More

Thank pinnacle-project
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was our first time at this restaurant as we were traveling through town. Our selections were huge and very flavorful. Way too many french fries on my order, so we could have shared if we would have known. Our meat choices were juicy and...More

Thank JEP54
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Going through Mason City, we went a little off the regularly beaten path to find the Rib Crib- about 5 mins from the interstate. The size and variety of the menu was impressive! The best lunch in town offers two smoked meats and a side...More

Thank iowaer
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice in the last 60 days. The pulled pork and brisket sandwiches were great. Everyone in our group had good meals. No one had a bad word about the food. Service was also very good.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I eat here whenever I am in the area, best ribs in Iowa. The service is always good , clean restaurant and reasonable price.

Thank Kurtis S
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Their food is consistently good quality. I have dined at this restaurant in other states and the food here is better. The managers genuinely care that you are receiving good service and a good product. Their catering is to die for. Definitely a top pick...More

Thank Mo4less
Reviewed 31 January 2017

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,...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 19 January 2017 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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