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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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Bar-B-Que Ribs Chicken & Jerk Shack

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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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Bo Legs Bbq

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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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Finka Table & Tap

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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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Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill

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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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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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Saint City BBQ

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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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Shivers Bar-B-Q

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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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Shorty's Bar-B-Q

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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.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill

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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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Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

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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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Swine Southern Table & Bar

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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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The Social Club

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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.

Bar-B-Que Ribs Chicken & Jerk Shack

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.

Yelp

Bo Legs Bbq

Yelp

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

Yelp

Finka Table & Tap

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.

FINKA Facebook

Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill

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.

Fort Lauderdale Connex

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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.

Fooqs

Saint City BBQ

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.

Yelp

Shivers Bar-B-Q

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.

Jeffeats.com

Shorty's Bar-B-Q

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.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill

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.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill

Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

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.

Yelp

Swine Southern Table & Bar

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.

Swine

The Social Club

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.

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