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Ribs at The Social Club

Where To Find South Florida's Best Ribs

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From "low and slow" to spicy and sweet, there’s something about ribs that always makes us all unequivocally say "mmm." When you’re craving some good ol’ comfort food, start with a plate of ribs from one of the following places in South Florida. We bet you’ll be starving by the time you finish reading this list, which is listed in alphabetical order.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Bar-B-Que Ribs Chicken & Jerk Shack

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12101 NW 27th Ave
Miami, FL 33167

Be prepared for generous portions of just off the grill barbecue ribs, served with even larger portions of sides like mac n' cheese and cornbread.

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2. Bo Legs Bbq

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250 NE 167th St
Miami, FL 33162

Served out of a trailer across from a laundromat, this no frills barbecue spot serves up smokey ribs doused in mustard sauce.

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3. Finka Table & Tap

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14690 SW 26th St
Miami, FL 33175
(305) 227-8818
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When you want that sweet and spicy kick, head over to FINKA and try its sweet sriracha glazed pork ribs served with house made potato wedges tossed in kimchee salt.

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4. Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill

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2721 Bird Ave
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
(305) 446-1114
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When you’re looking for tender, juicy, fall-off-the-bone barbecue ribs, Flanigan’s never disappoints. Don’t forget to drench them in their signature sweet barbecue sauce.

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5. fooq's

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1035 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136
(786) 536-2749
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If you’re looking for a Persian take on classic ribs, try Fooq’s Persian lamb ribs made with tamarind glaze, citrus, pistachio, cilantro and served with upland cress.

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6. Saint City BBQ

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9302 NW 22nd Ave
Miami, FL 33147

Don't be fooled by the coffee shop signs, this place is serving up all things barbecue. This Little River spot features popular half slabs of ribs, doused in a sweet sauce and served with white bread of soak up all the additional saucy goodness.

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7. Shivers Bar-B-Q

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28001 S Dixie Hwy
Homestead, FL 33033
(305) 248-9475
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Any of the ribs dishes— baby back ribs, barbecue beef ribs, rib trio — are smoky, sweet perfection and a must try at Shiver’s in Homestead. It will totally be worth the drive.

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8. Shorty's Bar-B-Q

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9200 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33156
(305) 670-7732
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Iconic spot for barbecue since 1951. If you like barbecue, you’ll love everything about Shorty’s. You especially won’t be disappointed with the tender, smoky flavor of its spare ribs and baby back ribs.

9. Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill

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S University Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324
(954) 474-3833

Baby Back Ribs, St. Louis Ribs, or a mix of both. Hand rubbed and seasoned, smoked for hours, and brushed with a sweet barbecue glaze make these a must-stop, authentic dish.

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10. Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

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3252 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137
(786) 369-0353
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Midtown isn’t exactly known for being a rib go-to neighborhood, but those who have tried Sugarcane’s melt-in-your-mouth Korean style beef short ribs know differently.

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11. Swine Southern Table & Bar

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2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(786) 360-6433
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Swine’s known for many things but above all its ribs are smoked low and slow for 14 hours to give it that authentic barbecue taste and fall-off-the-bone quality.

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12. The Social Club

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1717 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 604-1800
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Would you brine ribs for 96 hours? Yeah, we didn’t think so. Good thing we don’t have to because the Social Club takes care of that for us with its tender 96 Hour St. Louis Ribs made with sugarcane brine, sesame-sorghum glaze and jicama slaw.

1. Bar-B-Que Ribs Chicken & Jerk Shack

12101 NW 27th Ave, Miami, FL 33167
Yelp

Be prepared for generous portions of just off the grill barbecue ribs, served with even larger portions of sides like mac n' cheese and cornbread.

12101 NW 27th Ave
Miami, FL 33167

2. Bo Legs Bbq

250 NE 167th St, Miami, FL 33162
Yelp

Served out of a trailer across from a laundromat, this no frills barbecue spot serves up smokey ribs doused in mustard sauce.

250 NE 167th St
Miami, FL 33162

3. Finka Table & Tap

14690 SW 26th St, Miami, FL 33175
FINKA Facebook

When you want that sweet and spicy kick, head over to FINKA and try its sweet sriracha glazed pork ribs served with house made potato wedges tossed in kimchee salt.

14690 SW 26th St
Miami, FL 33175

4. Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill

2721 Bird Ave, Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Fort Lauderdale Connex

When you’re looking for tender, juicy, fall-off-the-bone barbecue ribs, Flanigan’s never disappoints. Don’t forget to drench them in their signature sweet barbecue sauce.

2721 Bird Ave
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

5. fooq's

1035 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136
Fooqs

If you’re looking for a Persian take on classic ribs, try Fooq’s Persian lamb ribs made with tamarind glaze, citrus, pistachio, cilantro and served with upland cress.

1035 N Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33136

6. Saint City BBQ

9302 NW 22nd Ave, Miami, FL 33147
Yelp

Don't be fooled by the coffee shop signs, this place is serving up all things barbecue. This Little River spot features popular half slabs of ribs, doused in a sweet sauce and served with white bread of soak up all the additional saucy goodness.

9302 NW 22nd Ave
Miami, FL 33147

7. Shivers Bar-B-Q

28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033
Jeffeats.com

Any of the ribs dishes— baby back ribs, barbecue beef ribs, rib trio — are smoky, sweet perfection and a must try at Shiver’s in Homestead. It will totally be worth the drive.

28001 S Dixie Hwy
Homestead, FL 33033

8. Shorty's Bar-B-Q

9200 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156

Iconic spot for barbecue since 1951. If you like barbecue, you’ll love everything about Shorty’s. You especially won’t be disappointed with the tender, smoky flavor of its spare ribs and baby back ribs.

9200 S Dixie Hwy
Miami, FL 33156

9. Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill

S University Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324
Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill

Baby Back Ribs, St. Louis Ribs, or a mix of both. Hand rubbed and seasoned, smoked for hours, and brushed with a sweet barbecue glaze make these a must-stop, authentic dish.

S University Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324

10. Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137
Yelp

Midtown isn’t exactly known for being a rib go-to neighborhood, but those who have tried Sugarcane’s melt-in-your-mouth Korean style beef short ribs know differently.

3252 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137

11. Swine Southern Table & Bar

2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Swine

Swine’s known for many things but above all its ribs are smoked low and slow for 14 hours to give it that authentic barbecue taste and fall-off-the-bone quality.

2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134

12. The Social Club

1717 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Would you brine ribs for 96 hours? Yeah, we didn’t think so. Good thing we don’t have to because the Social Club takes care of that for us with its tender 96 Hour St. Louis Ribs made with sugarcane brine, sesame-sorghum glaze and jicama slaw.

1717 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139

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