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Shiver's Bar-B-Q

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28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
+1 305-248-2272
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were excited to try this place because of all the reviews and we were very disappointed. The food was nothing special I've definitely had much better BBQ elsewhere. The brisket was so thick and fatty and dry and it came with undercooked French fries and that was it. No taste to the brisket sand which and the BBQ sauce... More 

Thank Shir F
Michael C, Owner at Shiver's Bar-B-Q, responded to this review

Shir, We're very sorry about your experience. 😞 Our brisket is always moist and very flavorful. I'm not sure what happened? We hope we can make it up to you if you ever try us again. We, as a family run business, work very hard to create a great BBQ product. We want to make sure that each guest leaves... More 

Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've lived in the greater Miami area for 30+ years. I've had barbecue and had been to a couple of barbecue places. I've even been to Texas and had barbecue over there. And then I came to Shiver's. Wow. If I'd have known before Shiver's existed, I probably would have saved myself a trip to Texas. Amazing doesn't even begin... More 

Thank Borninthegrove
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After visiting Coral Castle we lunched at Shivers before heading home. This was the best bbq we have had in a while. I had the catfish (not on the menu) was the bomb. We recommend the fried green tomatoes and pulled pork.

1 Thank VonsterM
edenton, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was very good, as usual. The ribs are best I've ever eaten, including the ones I prepare. The brisket is also very good. Place can be noisy.

1 Thank Ernest B
Fort Pierce, Florida
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87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped in well after dark on a Monday night and the place was nearly full. That is a sign that someone thinks it is a good restaurant. We ordered the ribs, sandwich, baked beans, collard greens and a beer. The ribs were smoked and still a little juicy. Several sauces, everyone should be able to find something to please. Collared... More 

1 Thank Rustyturn
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We live in Boca and wouldn't drive two hours to eat BBQ in Homestead FL; however, when we travel to or from the Keys, the Everglades, or anywhere south of Miami, we include a stop at Shivers BBQ. Most BBQ restaurants come-and-go after within 5 years, but Shivers has been in business since 1950. When you last that long in... More 

Thank James A
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a pit master from Maine. I had ribs and brisket. I was so glad to get real off the pit BBQ. I would highly recommend this place. I am also a BBQ judge and was very impressed. Good job

Thank Bill S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Especially if you make the mistake (like we did) of going on a weekend day, it will be packed no matter the time. To go orders at the window seem to take just as long as getting seated at the long picnic bench style tables. But the food is that great and worth the wait. The BBQ is juicy and... More 

Thank Luke P
Everett, Washington
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased with our choice of good eats at Shiver's BBQ in Homestead, FL. The ambiance was great in an original long, single-story, rough log-style building from 1950. The wait-staff was happy and friendly, and one worked there for over 30 years. The parking lot was full, which was all a good sign of good eats. Our order... More 

Thank MrsRoe1
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. The food is delicious and the prices are great.I live in homestead and there are very few places that I love for bbq and this is one of my favorite spots.

Thank Vedastar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
American, Grill, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homestead
  • Phone Number: +1 305-248-2272
Shiver's BBQ is a family-owned and operated restaurant in Homestead, Fl. It has been serving authentic hickory smoked barbecue for over 50 years! Family generations have grown up eating here. Shiver's specializes in slow smoked meats such as baby back ribs, pork spare ribs, beef ribs, chicken, beef brisket, pork, and more. Many items, such as the pulled pork, have been smoked for 12 hours or more! This process ensures that each bite will be tasty and tender all the way through.

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