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Shack In the Back BBQ

406 Mount Holly Rd, Louisville, KY 40118-9408
+1 502-363-3227
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“baked beans” (7 reviews)
“turkey tips” (18 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
406 Mount Holly Rd, Louisville, KY 40118-9408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came for my first time not knowing what to try so I ordered the sampler plate that came with turkey ribs, chicken wings and 2 sandwiches (I picked the pulled pork and brisket) and two sides (I picked mac n cheese and baked beans)....More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I often drop into Shack in the Back after a hard hike in Jefferson Forest and wow is it delicious. I always get the 1 /4 rack of ribs and its never less than excellent. The sides are really amazing, especially the ***homemade*** potato chips....More

1  Thank stevewatkins17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pulled pork sandwich, minus the bun, drenched in sweet sop (barbecue sauce.). My sides were potato salad and skillet fried corn. The pork has such a good flavor! The potato salad is excellent and the fried corn is straight from your grandmothers...More

Thank odie2101
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This restaurant has very good pulled pork. The service is quick and friendly. A great place to stop for lunch. The green beans were overcooked. It is not a fancy restaurant but has a large open air picnic porch or a small air conditioned eating...More

1  Thank Peg677
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Looks can be deceiving! Not meant to be fancy dining or eating! The food is great! Nice laid back eatery... Make sure you wear loose fitting clothes ... Stomach will definitely expand due to all the good eats!!!

1  Thank Mom K
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The bottom line is they lost my order, and one my my traveling companions order. Other folks with us had received their food and had eaten it before we got ours. I realize mistakes happen, but it took 2 tries to get my meal correct...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I chose this restaurant due to the ratings and was looking forward to some great BBQ. I ordered a half rack of ribs dinner with w sides. I chose the baked beans and the slaw. I also ordered the sausage meal with 2 sides which...More

Thank drrosenthal
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I will be going back here. I would maybe not go on a cold day again. I was quite cold but the food was wonderful.

1  Thank TopBanana2066
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent BBQ and Sides, Picnic Atmosphere all the time. Friendly Family feeling staff. Parking is the only issue we have had.

1  Thank JimmyCa468
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A bit off my beaten path, but well worth letting Garmin find it for me, this BBQ joint has great food at reasonable prices. No frills, but good service and 5 different sauces to try (or mix your own special blend) for that perfect compliment...More

1  Thank nspm2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 Mount Holly Rd, Louisville, KY 40118-9408
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-363-3227
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