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KC's Rib Shack

837 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
+1 603-627-7427
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (104 reviews)
“collard greens” (18 reviews)
“dirty rice” (18 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
837 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled on this place online and once I saw that they had s'mores I knew we had to come. The flavors weren't as spicy as they could be but the sauces were very good. Atmosphere was very fun. I have pictures and I'll include...More

Thank RebeccaMA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drive an hour just to eat at KC's. Get the Pigtails for an appetizer, and ask for extra BBQ sauce....cause it is just sooooo good.

Thank dasil22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a rib house in central NJ but nothing anywhere near as good. This restaurant has an outstanding atmosphere, great waitstaff and most of all them delicious food. We started with a huge portion of the fried onion rings. My son ordered the Cardiac...More

Thank windsgroup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a conference and was looking for some Barbour. KC’s did not disappoint. The brisket was great , and the menu provided many options to share a variety of choices. We had a great time and a good meal. Will return if back...More

Thank flextime789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good, especially the brisket. The Samore desert was tasty and uniquely served. Service is quick and the staff is friendly. The parking lot could be repaved and lines added. Hard to find - behind a closed resturant. We will go again.

Thank piccode
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read reviews so we had to try it. I have nothing good to say about the place. The rim of my glass had huge chips in it. The ribs had very little flavor . Even the server was bad,we had to find her to get...More

1  Thank Diamondss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going to KC's for many years. My husband has cravings for their dry rub ribs and it's his favorite place for ribs after trying many other places. He doesn't use any of the sauces they provide at the table to add to the...More

Thank mimifive603
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Loved this BBQ place. The upstairs has a great vibe! The service was quick and food delicious. I tried the BBQ ribs which were huge! Others tried the pulled pork and brisket. Both were yummy. The sides were great and the corn bread was fantastic!

1  Thank blake392
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Love KC's Ribshack. The new bar is awesome, the tiki bar is always great and the staff make you feel like your at Cheers. My favorite is the brisket points. Always worth the drive for us.

Thank Beckyz
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

After having spent a week on a gorgeous island in Maine soaking up all its beauty and delicious seafood, KC’s was the perfect spot to launch us home. I’m NOT a big meat eater at all but have to say the ribs here are to...More

Thank julie f
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Christine H
August 31, 2016|
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Response from NH2CA | Reviewed this property |
The chicken, ribs, brisket, corn bread, potatoes. Just ask the waitress, they are pretty good at knowing their menu items!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 837 2nd St, Manchester, NH 03102-5212
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-627-7427
  • E-mail
Welcome to KC's Rib Shack Barbecue restaurant. New Hampshire's favorite BBQ for close to two decades. At KC's Rib Shack, serving the world's finest hickory-smoked ribs and BBQ is our passion. Our food and exceptional service are definitely two things we take seriously. No white tablecloths here, you'll sit at butcher paper covered tables under the Christmas lights and pull from a roll of paper towels to wipe our homemade BBQ sauces from your face. Our Southern style Barbeque, Bar-B-Que, Bar-B-Cue, just Q, or however you spell it, is seasoned with our own recipe of different dry rubs and cooked without sauce. Its then cut to order and prepared straight from our smokers which run 24 hours a day...
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