Slow-cooked in our barbecue pits over white oak and cherry woods, The Rib Shack is dedicated to traditional, southern-style BBQ. Never boiled or baked, once you taste the distinctive smoky flavor and fall-off-the-bone tenderness, The Rib Shack’s BBQ will be the flavor you crave for any event.

The Rib Shack in Knoxville, Iowa is located at 1102 N Lincoln Street, Knoxville, Iowa 50138. We are conveniently located next to Knoxville Raceway and are open all year round.

We have 4 large screen tv’s, so come join us to watch your favorite team and enjoy our great food! We have a full service bar with indoor and outdoor seating and provide free wifi!

We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

Our hours are Monday thru Saturday 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Walk-Ins Welcome, Take Out, Catering and Outdoor Seating is also available.

You can also find our award winning booth at the Iowa State Fair. In 2015, The Rib Shack won the Best New Food at the Iowa State Fair with the Ultimate Bacon Brisket Bomb.

The Rib Shack offers full catering and premium catering with Great Caterers of Iowa.