Ron's Ribs

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Some might not like that a place runs out of food but I believe its the mark of a great restaurant. Would you rather have food that is a day old or something fresh? At Ron's everything is cooked daily and it's easy to know all this because if you get there too late in the evening all of the favorites are usually gone. It's certainly well worth the trip and get there before 8pm and you will be fine. Love the food and the sides.

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★★★★★

Some might not like that a place runs out of food but I believe its the mark of a great restaurant. Would you rather have food that is a day old or something fresh? At Ron's everything is cooked daily and it's easy to know all this because if you get there too late in the evening all of the favorites are usually gone. It's certainly well worth the trip and get there before 8pm and you will be fine. Love the food and the sides.

Pros: Everything food related and the staff

Cons: get there early

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I really like Ron's Ribs. The owner is very nice. The reason the hours are odd is probably because he re-enrolled in college a while back. He's a super friendly guy. Sure it's a pain that the hours are odd, but personally I think that's what makes this place so special!

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★★★★☆

I really like Ron's Ribs. The owner is very nice. The reason the hours are odd is probably because he re-enrolled in college a while back. He's a super friendly guy. Sure it's a pain that the hours are odd, but personally I think that's what makes this place so special!

Pros: friendly establishment, good food

Cons: odd hours

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I have to admit that as much as I can not stand the folks who work there, the desire for the ribs is to great. I eat them plain, no sauce, and keep the sides. The ribs are out of this world, but everything else is garbage. They use the least expensive ingredients, the service is disgraceful, and they do not know the meaning of consistency. They keep odd hours, run out of ribs (how do you run out of your main product?) have a very rude young lady who works there. I'm amazed that they are still here. It's time to take a mop and bucket, get a new owner, and bring this gem back to glory

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★★☆☆☆

I have to admit that as much as I can not stand the folks who work there, the desire for the ribs is to great. I eat them plain, no sauce, and keep the sides. The ribs are out of this world, but everything else is garbage. They use the least expensive ingredients, the service is disgraceful, and they do not know the meaning of consistency. They keep odd hours, run out of ribs (how do you run out of your main product?) have a very rude young lady who works there. I'm amazed that they are still here. It's time to take a mop and bucket, get a new owner, and bring this gem back to glory

Pros: The ribs

Cons: The folks who work there

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Lured in by the smell of smoke, I got one of the best meals I've had in this city. Easily The best cornbread I've had anywhere above North Carolina. Fantastic beef and pork ribs that would make even the best southern pit masters salivate( We ordered the beef ribs and Ron gave us a sample of his fantastic pork ribs, both went great with his spicy bbq sauce. Delicious mac and cheese as well. Can't wait to try there pigs feet, they;ll be my first and based on the smells emanating from the restaurant, I know they'll be good.

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★★★★★

Lured in by the smell of smoke, I got one of the best meals I've had in this city. Easily The best cornbread I've had anywhere above North Carolina. Fantastic beef and pork ribs that would make even the best southern pit masters salivate( We ordered the beef ribs and Ron gave us a sample of his fantastic pork ribs, both went great with his spicy bbq sauce. Delicious mac and cheese as well. Can't wait to try there pigs feet, they;ll be my first and based on the smells emanating from the restaurant, I know they'll be good.

Pros: corn bread, ribs

Cons: doesn't take credit cards

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1st time i stumbled across this place after just moving to the city it was great. i got the beef ribs and the chicken. the sides were pretty good, but the mac and cheese can use a little work. either way the service was girl and the one girl working there was fast and polite.

now the 2nd time a whole nether experience. supposedly the guys i met was ron himself but rumor has it that i met kevin and that ron actually died years ago..fraud!! anyways he seemed real rushed and occupied with whatever was going on next door. i felt absolutely no hospitality. and they are still yet to have a menu to take home. this time i got the pork. BAD IDEA, they were terrible and the foolish man thought he could fake me out by puttin one juicy slab on top wit boat load of sauce while the bottom slabs were dry enough for fire would. i didnt finish the meal, i was embarassed that PHIilly would promote such an establishment. and talk about irresponsible they dont even have set hours. i am sure that ron would not appreciate it. its like either be a resturante and have normal hours or go do watever u need to do next door and close the shop down for the serious business owners. south street is letting me down for bbq. i give up!!

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★★★☆☆

1st time i stumbled across this place after just moving to the city it was great. i got the beef ribs and the chicken. the sides were pretty good, but the mac and cheese can use a little work. either way the service was girl and the one girl working there was fast and polite.

now the 2nd time a whole nether experience. supposedly the guys i met was ron himself but rumor has it that i met kevin and that ron actually died years ago..fraud!! anyways he seemed real rushed and occupied with whatever was going on next door. i felt absolutely no hospitality. and they are still yet to have a menu to take home. this time i got the pork. BAD IDEA, they were terrible and the foolish man thought he could fake me out by puttin one juicy slab on top wit boat load of sauce while the bottom slabs were dry enough for fire would. i didnt finish the meal, i was embarassed that PHIilly would promote such an establishment. and talk about irresponsible they dont even have set hours. i am sure that ron would not appreciate it. its like either be a resturante and have normal hours or go do watever u need to do next door and close the shop down for the serious business owners. south street is letting me down for bbq. i give up!!

Pros: yams and green

Cons: pork ribs

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Ron's does not play around. This place is no frills. No seating, no decor but the BBQ is out of this world. Take a minute and talk to the owner. This place has a very interesting history. It is a diamond in the rough. Take your time and walk a few blocks up from all the hype on South Street. There you will find Ron's You will be happy that you did.

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★★★★★

Ron's does not play around. This place is no frills. No seating, no decor but the BBQ is out of this world. Take a minute and talk to the owner. This place has a very interesting history. It is a diamond in the rough. Take your time and walk a few blocks up from all the hype on South Street. There you will find Ron's You will be happy that you did.

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Was driving through the city today with my daughter, and passed this place on South Street. Being in the mood for BBQ, I thought I'd give it a shot. I even checked reviews on my cell phone before going in, and thought I found a gem with all of the glowing reviews...

The place is definitely a dive, which isn't a problem. A very small place, that emits a nice smokey aroma. I thought that the menu was on the size of an index card, was a little strange, but once again no big deal. So I ordered...Chopped pork sandwich, corn bread and baked mac and cheese. Thought this would be plenty for my daughter and I to split. Opted for the pork instead of the ribs, because my daughter is only 17 months . Thought I'd be able to keep my hands cleaner with a sandwich. Food was ready in no time, and was definitely steaming hot. Except, I was a little surprised to find out that sandwich meant BBQ pork laying on white bread. I'm not anti-whitebread, but this is not the time for it. If it was at least toasted ,I would have been ok with it. The white bread quickly turned to a sloppy mess. The pork itself was so-so. Nothing special here. Same with the sides, they were ok. The $12 for the meal seemed a bit pricey for what it was, but not a big deal. I'd pass on this place, unless the ribs are that much better.

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★☆☆☆☆

Was driving through the city today with my daughter, and passed this place on South Street. Being in the mood for BBQ, I thought I'd give it a shot. I even checked reviews on my cell phone before going in, and thought I found a gem with all of the glowing reviews...

The place is definitely a dive, which isn't a problem. A very small place, that emits a nice smokey aroma. I thought that the menu was on the size of an index card, was a little strange, but once again no big deal. So I ordered...Chopped pork sandwich, corn bread and baked mac and cheese. Thought this would be plenty for my daughter and I to split. Opted for the pork instead of the ribs, because my daughter is only 17 months . Thought I'd be able to keep my hands cleaner with a sandwich. Food was ready in no time, and was definitely steaming hot. Except, I was a little surprised to find out that sandwich meant BBQ pork laying on white bread. I'm not anti-whitebread, but this is not the time for it. If it was at least toasted ,I would have been ok with it. The white bread quickly turned to a sloppy mess. The pork itself was so-so. Nothing special here. Same with the sides, they were ok. The $12 for the meal seemed a bit pricey for what it was, but not a big deal. I'd pass on this place, unless the ribs are that much better.

Pros: Its in the city?

Cons: Bad BBQ, smoke in the restaurant

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the best barbeque that I have ever had. It is real pit cooked barbeque, hickory smoked. They also have the best tenderlion biscuits I have ever eaten. The homemade biscuits are delious and you get a nice thick slice of tenderlion on them

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★★★★☆

the best barbeque that I have ever had. It is real pit cooked barbeque, hickory smoked. They also have the best tenderlion biscuits I have ever eaten. The homemade biscuits are delious and you get a nice thick slice of tenderlion on them

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I've been suckin down ribs from this South Street storefront since 1979 (Formerly Bea Bea's Lawnside BBQ). The neighborhood has changed alot over the years ( for the better) but the ribs and the sauce have stayed great. Very consistent quality of meat, always slow cooked in the wood fired pit. Several sides available but the cornbread and candied yams are the best. I like to mix the hot and mild sauce - hot sauce alone will definitely make you sweat. Smokey inside but there are several tables outside that make a nice place to eat to stay on the street.. Kevin is the owner and BBQ master. Interesting guy to talk with on a wide array of topics. Highly recommended even if you have to drive in from the burbs.

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★★★★★

I've been suckin down ribs from this South Street storefront since 1979 (Formerly Bea Bea's Lawnside BBQ). The neighborhood has changed alot over the years ( for the better) but the ribs and the sauce have stayed great. Very consistent quality of meat, always slow cooked in the wood fired pit. Several sides available but the cornbread and candied yams are the best. I like to mix the hot and mild sauce - hot sauce alone will definitely make you sweat. Smokey inside but there are several tables outside that make a nice place to eat to stay on the street.. Kevin is the owner and BBQ master. Interesting guy to talk with on a wide array of topics. Highly recommended even if you have to drive in from the burbs.

Pros: Awesome ribs

Cons: I can't eat ribs every day

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I was on vacation in philadelphia heard about RONS RIBS through a few friends it was some of the best barbeque I have eaten in a long time the owner ron was there not only did he have good food the service was great its a little place but its worth the wait ( its was a line) , the Beef ribs where delicious, cornbread out of this world the sauce is HOT, thanks RON can not wait to come back from LA to try you again keep up the good work

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★★★★☆

I was on vacation in philadelphia heard about RONS RIBS through a few friends it was some of the best barbeque I have eaten in a long time the owner ron was there not only did he have good food the service was great its a little place but its worth the wait ( its was a line) , the Beef ribs where delicious, cornbread out of this world the sauce is HOT, thanks RON can not wait to come back from LA to try you again keep up the good work

Pros: Good customer service

Cons: Wish i could eat more

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i had heard good things about ron's ribs. growing up in the south i love great bbq. i heard ron's was the best, so i went. the website says they're open till 3am on the weekend, i figured that wasn't true, but i went anyway around 12 one night, not open. that wasn't such a big deal, so i went back a few days later....at 8pm. not open. again i went during the evening and again they weren't open. i give up on ron's bbq. i have since asked around and people are not so pleased with ron's anymore, quality is down and apparently they are all a bunch of potheads, so im told, buy other potheads. i guess there to busy smoking to be smoking ribs, how unfortunate.

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★☆☆☆☆

i had heard good things about ron's ribs. growing up in the south i love great bbq. i heard ron's was the best, so i went. the website says they're open till 3am on the weekend, i figured that wasn't true, but i went anyway around 12 one night, not open. that wasn't such a big deal, so i went back a few days later....at 8pm. not open. again i went during the evening and again they weren't open. i give up on ron's bbq. i have since asked around and people are not so pleased with ron's anymore, quality is down and apparently they are all a bunch of potheads, so im told, buy other potheads. i guess there to busy smoking to be smoking ribs, how unfortunate.

Pros: good word of mouth

Cons: never open

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As I was walking down south street with a friend, I was looking for places we could eat later on in the day. Once we smelt this delicious smell, our mouths watered and we HAD TO come in immediately. I am happy to say that Ron's ribs, tastes even better than it smells. They were VERY freindly and their prices made me happy. As a matter of fact, I'm about to head up to Ron's ribs right.................. about............ NOW!

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★★★★★

As I was walking down south street with a friend, I was looking for places we could eat later on in the day. Once we smelt this delicious smell, our mouths watered and we HAD TO come in immediately. I am happy to say that Ron's ribs, tastes even better than it smells. They were VERY freindly and their prices made me happy. As a matter of fact, I'm about to head up to Ron's ribs right.................. about............ NOW!

Pros: Exallent food and friendly service

Cons: I got full before i could try something else... i guess that's a PRO haha

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I am a great lover of bar-b-que chicken and quite picky about it. I also do not eat beef or pork. I have been hunting for great bar-b-que chicken since moving to Philly and have tried a couple of highly rated places. None of them come close to the flavor and texture here. The meat is beautifly cooked and the sauce is tasty.

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★★★★★

I am a great lover of bar-b-que chicken and quite picky about it. I also do not eat beef or pork. I have been hunting for great bar-b-que chicken since moving to Philly and have tried a couple of highly rated places. None of them come close to the flavor and texture here. The meat is beautifly cooked and the sauce is tasty.

Pros: great food and service

Cons: cash only

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★★★★★

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Pros: everything

Cons: I had to leave.

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My boyfriend is a carnivore and he's had his share of ribs. One bite of Ron's pork ribs and he claimed that it was the best ribs he's ever had. I ordered the pork sandwich with a mix of the hot and mild sauce and it was PERFECT. I like spicy but not too spicy where I can't taste anything. I would just eat the sauce if I could. The sides were OK; I guess the other reviews hyped it up too much for me. In any case, if you want to eat some good ribs, go to Ron's.

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★★★★★

My boyfriend is a carnivore and he's had his share of ribs. One bite of Ron's pork ribs and he claimed that it was the best ribs he's ever had. I ordered the pork sandwich with a mix of the hot and mild sauce and it was PERFECT. I like spicy but not too spicy where I can't taste anything. I would just eat the sauce if I could. The sides were OK; I guess the other reviews hyped it up too much for me. In any case, if you want to eat some good ribs, go to Ron's.

Pros: Food, friendly service

Cons: Very hot and small area

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We heard great things about the place but were very disapointed. We ordered a full order 8 ribs to go and when we arrived home realized we were a rib short as well as the ribs were all seperate with half the meat from the ribs not on the bone.....AND NOT IN OUR TO GO BOX!!!!. It was $26 not including tax and we felt very ripped off. MAKE SURE YOU CHECK YOUR ORDER BEFORE YOU GO AND ASK FOR A COMPLETE SET AND NOT INDIVIDUAL RIBS

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★☆☆☆☆

We heard great things about the place but were very disapointed. We ordered a full order 8 ribs to go and when we arrived home realized we were a rib short as well as the ribs were all seperate with half the meat from the ribs not on the bone.....AND NOT IN OUR TO GO BOX!!!!. It was $26 not including tax and we felt very ripped off. MAKE SURE YOU CHECK YOUR ORDER BEFORE YOU GO AND ASK FOR A COMPLETE SET AND NOT INDIVIDUAL RIBS

Pros: DECENT TASTE

Cons: VERY POOR VALUE FOT THE PRICE

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Found Ron's just walking by. Nothing fancy, but GOOD!! Real Good. BBQ Pork with the hot sauce, greens, yams, red beans and rice, cornbread, cole slaw. all worth writing home to mom about except she was there with me and thought it was excellent too. forget all the fancy places down the street. eat ron's til you can't eat no more.

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★★★★★

Found Ron's just walking by. Nothing fancy, but GOOD!! Real Good. BBQ Pork with the hot sauce, greens, yams, red beans and rice, cornbread, cole slaw. all worth writing home to mom about except she was there with me and thought it was excellent too. forget all the fancy places down the street. eat ron's til you can't eat no more.

Pros: No-frills home-made BBQ, with all the fixins

Cons: none

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I have tried alot of Barbeque but this one of the best sauces I have tasted the place is a small hole in the wall on south st alot of my friends said its been there for over 70 years and when i walk in it look like right out of the thirties so if you looking to get the barbeque smell on thats the place, good service, good ribs fell right off the bone HOT SAUCE was crazy try a mix collard and BAKE MAC was perfect so if you get into Philly and you LIKE OLD STYLE FLAVOR and SAUCE GO TO RONS RIBS the best

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★★★★★

I have tried alot of Barbeque but this one of the best sauces I have tasted the place is a small hole in the wall on south st alot of my friends said its been there for over 70 years and when i walk in it look like right out of the thirties so if you looking to get the barbeque smell on thats the place, good service, good ribs fell right off the bone HOT SAUCE was crazy try a mix collard and BAKE MAC was perfect so if you get into Philly and you LIKE OLD STYLE FLAVOR and SAUCE GO TO RONS RIBS the best

Pros: GOOD FOOD GOOD SERVICE

Cons: Dont wear your best cloths

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After reading all of the reviews on Ron's Ribs we were really excited to go try it out. Unfortunately it was the worst food we have ever tasted in our entire lives. I hope that the restaurant has been sold to someone else because I cannot understand why there are so many good reviews on it. You will undestand what I mean the second you walk into the building. AND the bathroom floor is caving in and soggy.

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★☆☆☆☆

After reading all of the reviews on Ron's Ribs we were really excited to go try it out. Unfortunately it was the worst food we have ever tasted in our entire lives. I hope that the restaurant has been sold to someone else because I cannot understand why there are so many good reviews on it. You will undestand what I mean the second you walk into the building. AND the bathroom floor is caving in and soggy.

Pros: It is a fun part of the city

Cons: everything

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The Ribs are great, the service is great and we took some home the next day. I ate at this restaurant back in the 80's and today, nothing has changed.

Visit Ron's Ribs in Philly!

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★★★★★

The Ribs are great, the service is great and we took some home the next day. I ate at this restaurant back in the 80's and today, nothing has changed.

Visit Ron's Ribs in Philly!

Pros: Food, Service, Price

Cons: Parking can be minimal

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On New Year's Day my friend and I dined at Ron's Ribs and it was quite a tasty experience. I ordered the BBQ pork ribs, collard greens and macaroni and cheese and everything tasted fantastic. The mac n cheese was cheesy and not dry or overcooked, the greens were well seasoned and not bitter and the BBQ--oh the BBQ--was fall-off-the-bone tender and had just the right flavor combination. I was a brave soul and decided to try to the spicy BBQ sauce on my ribs and boy was it hot. My mouth was on fire but it was so good I couldn't stop eating it! That's just how good these ribs were.

The owner served us our meal and then chatted with us in the dining area until we left. He had mercy on me and gave me extra bread when my mouth was on fire from the hot BBQ sauce. He ran out of his famous cornbread, but I plan to get a piece on my next visit. This is definitely the place where I will stop for food every time I'm in Philly. Ron's Ribs is highly recommended for good service and great food.

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★★★★★

On New Year's Day my friend and I dined at Ron's Ribs and it was quite a tasty experience. I ordered the BBQ pork ribs, collard greens and macaroni and cheese and everything tasted fantastic. The mac n cheese was cheesy and not dry or overcooked, the greens were well seasoned and not bitter and the BBQ--oh the BBQ--was fall-off-the-bone tender and had just the right flavor combination. I was a brave soul and decided to try to the spicy BBQ sauce on my ribs and boy was it hot. My mouth was on fire but it was so good I couldn't stop eating it! That's just how good these ribs were.

The owner served us our meal and then chatted with us in the dining area until we left. He had mercy on me and gave me extra bread when my mouth was on fire from the hot BBQ sauce. He ran out of his famous cornbread, but I plan to get a piece on my next visit. This is definitely the place where I will stop for food every time I'm in Philly. Ron's Ribs is highly recommended for good service and great food.

Pros: Excellent food and service.

Cons: Dining area could be a little bigger. Parking on South Street could be an issue on the weekends.

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Well worth the stop. The food was excellent and the welcome from the owner was even better. Ribs from their open pit fire had the perfect texture and their sauce has been put at the top of our favorite list. We will be back for more. Thanks for everything. - The guys from VT

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★★★★★

Well worth the stop. The food was excellent and the welcome from the owner was even better. Ribs from their open pit fire had the perfect texture and their sauce has been put at the top of our favorite list. We will be back for more. Thanks for everything. - The guys from VT

Pros: Sauce, owner, open fire flavor, texture, cornbread was worth the wait.

Cons: Not open Monday.

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Our son recommended Ron's, so we tried it last night for his 25th birthday. The food was excellent, served hot and delicious. The chicken was tender, tasty and along with
coleslaw and the mac and cheese, I'm totally convinced . My
husband had the ribs, so tasty, loved the cornbread. Ron
and his wife were friendly, made us feel very welcome. We
will definitely be back there to try any other entree on their
menu. Can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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★★★★★

Our son recommended Ron's, so we tried it last night for his 25th birthday. The food was excellent, served hot and delicious. The chicken was tender, tasty and along with
coleslaw and the mac and cheese, I'm totally convinced . My
husband had the ribs, so tasty, loved the cornbread. Ron
and his wife were friendly, made us feel very welcome. We
will definitely be back there to try any other entree on their
menu. Can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pros: fun

Cons: parking on a Saturday Night

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What a great find, and right in the middle of the city. From the warm welcome to the super delicious BBQ everything was as good as it gets. I was in absolute heaven with the spicy pork ribs and the baked mac-n-cheese was to die for. Although quite delicious, be prepared to have a cold beverage handy for the kick that is served up with the ribs! Its not to understand why this place has been around for so long. I have already passed on the news to friends about Ron's and looking forward to my next slab!

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★★★★★

What a great find, and right in the middle of the city. From the warm welcome to the super delicious BBQ everything was as good as it gets. I was in absolute heaven with the spicy pork ribs and the baked mac-n-cheese was to die for. Although quite delicious, be prepared to have a cold beverage handy for the kick that is served up with the ribs! Its not to understand why this place has been around for so long. I have already passed on the news to friends about Ron's and looking forward to my next slab!

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This place is downright great. These are handsdown the best ribs I've ever had in Philly, and their baked mac n cheese is pretty awesome too. Come to think of it, everything I've had here is just about the best in it's style of food. My only regret is that I rarely get there early enough for the heavenly cornbread, it goes quick!

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★★★★★

This place is downright great. These are handsdown the best ribs I've ever had in Philly, and their baked mac n cheese is pretty awesome too. Come to think of it, everything I've had here is just about the best in it's style of food. My only regret is that I rarely get there early enough for the heavenly cornbread, it goes quick!

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I have gone here only twice and I'm addicted. This food is AMAZING. I am determined by the end of the month to try every single item on that menu, it's that good. I've already had the chicken, and the pulled pork. Both were delicious. The place has a brick oven and they actually smoke the meat right there. If that isn't amazing, I don't know what is. The pricing is cheap, even for a student such as myself, and it's a good meal. Very filling and a lot for your buck. I haven't had this good of a meal since I left for college about two years ago, and even so, I'm not sure if my mom can even compare. I could go on for hours but I'll leave it at this. Go to Ron's Ribs. If you don't like it, you can personally come find me and I'll pay you. Go. Now.

P.S. The cornbread is to die for. Make sure to get it.

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★★★★★

I have gone here only twice and I'm addicted. This food is AMAZING. I am determined by the end of the month to try every single item on that menu, it's that good. I've already had the chicken, and the pulled pork. Both were delicious. The place has a brick oven and they actually smoke the meat right there. If that isn't amazing, I don't know what is. The pricing is cheap, even for a student such as myself, and it's a good meal. Very filling and a lot for your buck. I haven't had this good of a meal since I left for college about two years ago, and even so, I'm not sure if my mom can even compare. I could go on for hours but I'll leave it at this. Go to Ron's Ribs. If you don't like it, you can personally come find me and I'll pay you. Go. Now.

P.S. The cornbread is to die for. Make sure to get it.

Pros: Everything.

Cons: Messy but who cares?!

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Ron's Ribs has delicious, meaty ribs-- perfect for those days when you're feeling particularly carnivorous and need a quick fix. Pair them with one of the best hot sauces I've ever had (not only considerably spicy, but great tasting!) and there's nothing else you could ask for. The mild sauce is good too, but I think the hot sauce really seals the deal. The corn bread is a perfect side dish to go with your meal-- though sometimes they run out. Just one word of warning: you'll smell like smoke and ribs for at least a few hours after leaving.

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★★★★★

Ron's Ribs has delicious, meaty ribs-- perfect for those days when you're feeling particularly carnivorous and need a quick fix. Pair them with one of the best hot sauces I've ever had (not only considerably spicy, but great tasting!) and there's nothing else you could ask for. The mild sauce is good too, but I think the hot sauce really seals the deal. The corn bread is a perfect side dish to go with your meal-- though sometimes they run out. Just one word of warning: you'll smell like smoke and ribs for at least a few hours after leaving.

Pros: Amazing hot sauce, student discount

Cons: Your clothes will smell like ribs for a while

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In the mood for some southern style BBQ, look no further than Ron's..and yes, Ron is there all the time. His wife and him run a small kitchen and produce some of the tastiest ribs ever...and if you are lucky enough to get there early be sure to get the home made skillet cornbread, complete your meal with some greens and mac and cheese...are you needing some more comfort? Then throw in some BBQ chicken and don't be afraid to ask for some extra BBQ sauce, cause it is that good. There is some seating inside and out but I usually bring it home, but if you sit in, Ron is sure to charm you.

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★★★★★

In the mood for some southern style BBQ, look no further than Ron's..and yes, Ron is there all the time. His wife and him run a small kitchen and produce some of the tastiest ribs ever...and if you are lucky enough to get there early be sure to get the home made skillet cornbread, complete your meal with some greens and mac and cheese...are you needing some more comfort? Then throw in some BBQ chicken and don't be afraid to ask for some extra BBQ sauce, cause it is that good. There is some seating inside and out but I usually bring it home, but if you sit in, Ron is sure to charm you.

Pros: it's good food...

Cons: messy fingers

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I ordered two dinners and the sauce was way too hot. I couldn't even enjoy them. I would recommend another rib joint if you're visiting Queens NY. We've been going there for a while and they have big ribs and a nice mild sauce. The address is 157-06 Linden Blvd
Jamaica, NY. We've checked out some a nationwide BBQ fest, and one in Boston. The Rib Shack in Jamaica Queens is the best so far. The sides are generous and it comes with cornbread. The greens and the black-eyed peas with rice rock. It's a cafeteria style, no seating, no nonsense kinda place.

Definitely worth the trip.

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★★★☆☆

I ordered two dinners and the sauce was way too hot. I couldn't even enjoy them. I would recommend another rib joint if you're visiting Queens NY. We've been going there for a while and they have big ribs and a nice mild sauce. The address is 157-06 Linden Blvd
Jamaica, NY. We've checked out some a nationwide BBQ fest, and one in Boston. The Rib Shack in Jamaica Queens is the best so far. The sides are generous and it comes with cornbread. The greens and the black-eyed peas with rice rock. It's a cafeteria style, no seating, no nonsense kinda place.

Definitely worth the trip.

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I would recommend Ron's Rib's to anyone who is a Lover of Barbeque ribs or chicken. I was recently on a business trip to Philly and wanted some "Down Home Cookin" delivered to my hotel room. Ron's Rib delivered my food quickly and provided me with excellent customer service. The food was hot and delicious. It was so good I ordered two nights in a row!!! When visiting Philly you must try Ron's at least once.

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★★★★★

I would recommend Ron's Rib's to anyone who is a Lover of Barbeque ribs or chicken. I was recently on a business trip to Philly and wanted some "Down Home Cookin" delivered to my hotel room. Ron's Rib delivered my food quickly and provided me with excellent customer service. The food was hot and delicious. It was so good I ordered two nights in a row!!! When visiting Philly you must try Ron's at least once.

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I saw Ron Rib's featured on Roker on the Road so we tried it. They were the best ribs I ever had. The place is not fancy but the service and food is good.

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★★★★★

I saw Ron Rib's featured on Roker on the Road so we tried it. They were the best ribs I ever had. The place is not fancy but the service and food is good.

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i would highly recomend that everyone tries rons ribs..i went there a week ago and cant wait to go back. the ribs were great and the mac n cheese and collard greens are to die for.the people are friendly and made the dining experience great.i can see why they have been around for so long.

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★★★★★

i would highly recomend that everyone tries rons ribs..i went there a week ago and cant wait to go back. the ribs were great and the mac n cheese and collard greens are to die for.the people are friendly and made the dining experience great.i can see why they have been around for so long.

Pros: inexpensive, not crowded

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These ribs are scrumptuous and you can't beat the sides of rice and beans, greens (in a salty bacony vinegary sauce), sweet cornbread, macaroni and cheese, and yams (to name a few of the options). The beef ribs are so tender, they are falling off the bone. The atmosphere is smokey; the workers are friendly, and the prices are reasonable. This is a place that takes BBQ very seriously and prides itself on being a neighborhood institution. This has quickly become one of my favorite destinations for comfort food.

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★★★★★

These ribs are scrumptuous and you can't beat the sides of rice and beans, greens (in a salty bacony vinegary sauce), sweet cornbread, macaroni and cheese, and yams (to name a few of the options). The beef ribs are so tender, they are falling off the bone. The atmosphere is smokey; the workers are friendly, and the prices are reasonable. This is a place that takes BBQ very seriously and prides itself on being a neighborhood institution. This has quickly become one of my favorite destinations for comfort food.

Pros: Inexpensive, Delicious, Unpretentious

Cons: Sticky tables, Styrofoam containers

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Yes, the hot sauce is a little too hot, but I find the ribs to be delicious. Even more highly recommended are all the sides (macaroni and cheese and cornbread being my most favorite). The second floor party room is a bit lacking, but I think its still a work-in progress -- and the ambience of the first floor / entrance cannot be beat (its like walking into some Georgia bbq joint in 1960).

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★★★★☆

Yes, the hot sauce is a little too hot, but I find the ribs to be delicious. Even more highly recommended are all the sides (macaroni and cheese and cornbread being my most favorite). The second floor party room is a bit lacking, but I think its still a work-in progress -- and the ambience of the first floor / entrance cannot be beat (its like walking into some Georgia bbq joint in 1960).

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Ron's is my favorite BBQ restaurant in all of Philadelphia. My boyfriend and I got addicted to Ron's years ago when we first tried it. They use spices from all around the world to make their famous sauce, which has to be the most delicious BBQ sauce ever. Try their delicious BBQ ribs and chicken wings. Green beans or red beans and rice are nice sides and for dessert try their heaven sweet candied yams in melted brown sugar. Their homemade lemonade and iced tea are perfectly sweetened and highly refreshing. The only thing one needs to be cautioned about is that they don't always have everything on the menu in stock. You may want to call ahead of time and ask or your best bet is just to go early!

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★★★★★

Ron's is my favorite BBQ restaurant in all of Philadelphia. My boyfriend and I got addicted to Ron's years ago when we first tried it. They use spices from all around the world to make their famous sauce, which has to be the most delicious BBQ sauce ever. Try their delicious BBQ ribs and chicken wings. Green beans or red beans and rice are nice sides and for dessert try their heaven sweet candied yams in melted brown sugar. Their homemade lemonade and iced tea are perfectly sweetened and highly refreshing. The only thing one needs to be cautioned about is that they don't always have everything on the menu in stock. You may want to call ahead of time and ask or your best bet is just to go early!

Pros: delicious, reasonably priced, friendly family

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They are the best ribs in philly! They have meat on them. The sauce on them is the best in town

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★★★★★

They are the best ribs in philly! They have meat on them. The sauce on them is the best in town

Pros: reasonable, good hours

Cons: parking

 

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