Naples Rib Company

4.5
724 reviews
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Barbecue
Widely recognized as the premier barbecue spot in Long Beach, Naples Rib Co. offers their signature Baby Back Ribs, St. Louis Ribs, & Beef Ribs. They also serve Slow Roasted Tri-Tip, Prime Rib, Steaks, Shrimp, Fish, & innovative Salads. The main dining room is made up mostly of cozy booths. When dining with a larger group, their banquet room can accommodate parties from 6 to 50 & is perfect for celebrating special occasions. The bar/lounge includes 3 TVs tuned to local sports, & many guests dine in the bar area. There is a full bar, wine & cocktail list, & ten beers on draft.
The restaurant is located just 1/4 mile from the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway & 2nd St, & there is valet parking.
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Orange County
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

always good
would always come back
can't wait to go back again

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DN
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Tables are a little tight when more than four in your party. Reservations a must. Food was great.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Food was good and our waitress was great, very friendly. The hostess couldn’t be more annoyed if she tried. I made reservation for 7:30pm on 4 of July evening I did not know NRC closed at 8pm that day so when I arrived to check in the hostess looked at us as if were there to make her life miserable. She was incredibly rude and only opened her mouth to say We close at 8pm today. I responded with an okay thank you. Then she looked at us and expected us to leave. Perhaps she had a long day or was having a bad shift but for being the first face people will see they should have someone with a welcoming attitude.

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AF
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

We picked the wrong day to come by --July 4, but it was my daughter's birthday. Very busy and crowded, and very noisy. Lots of take-out orders and some event outside the restaurant "crushed" the kitchen. This caused significant delays in getting our food, and the kids' dishes came out even later than the adults' dishes when it should have been the other way around. The cornbread is excellent. The ribs were very good but I have had better. Family members said the steaks were good. A "side order" of vegetables was puny. The experience would have been much better if it wasn't so crowded.

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MO
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 1

Drove past this place for years so I decided to give it a try when really I should have just kept driving.

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ET
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took friends from Ireland to Naples for a 50th celebration! Food was amazing, everyone loved it especially the kids! They loved that they got such a great selection not just typical MacNeil cheese etc, perfect portions for kids. Loved the atmosphere and the staff were great! Their standards didn’t slip considering it was such a busy night! And on the plus we got to walk outside and watch the bang at the bay fireworks!! Great night thanks

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W
San Diego
75 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Friendly service, but food that was thoroughly unremarkable. Old school ambiance completes the picture of an altogether forgettable visit.

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GT
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Server was fantastic. Food was most enjoyable. Good value.

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as usual!! Best ribs in town for decades :)

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p
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The food was great and cooked as ordered and yes we did have a few picky eaters with special requests in our group of 5. They indicate low gluten items right on the menu which helped one of our guests and everyone was happy. Service was a little slow but good. The speed issue was primarily because they were pretty busy. They have a great menu with many options.

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ES
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We made reservations and our table was ready on time. If anything we were about 7 minutes late from our reservation time, but they still sat some people from our party as the rest of us arrived. It was a total of 8 people. The service was good, and the food was delicious. We enjoy their bbq sauce so much that we purchased 2 bottles to go. We will be returning.

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MC
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always class A food with class A service. They never disappoint.

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AB
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Superb service and delicious food! Great waiter, and Natalie, Nicole and Rylie were also amazing. Thank you for making our Father’s Day dinner a wonderful one!

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Father’s Day

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JQ
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was fantastic and the service was great! It was fast for a busy fathers day - the service was fast. Our server Carly was great and quick with any of our needs.
We will continue to keep coming back.
My husband loves the free shirt with our meal :)

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DW
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Always good food! We enjoy it every time. It was a bit crowded, so service not as on point as usual.

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S
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Naples Rib Co. is the BEST! We come here for most of our family meals! They have the most delicious choices on the menu, the staff is excellent, the ambiance is very comfortable, but upscale. I recommend this place to anyone who has a good appetite!!

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JK
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food. Nice staff. Kale salad was good
We definitely would return

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LB
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Prime rib is a hidden treasure 🥰
This is our all time favourite!!!

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OT
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great old world that could us a bit of remodel... Yet has character. Very busy when we have gone so get reservation.

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RC
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

You can’t go wrong with a classic full rack of baby back ribs, cole slaw and baked beans from Naples Ribs - Start with an artichoke and an onion loaf appetizer. Grab your favorite beverage - my choice was a draft of Guinness Stout. Add the chocolate dipped banana for a tasty desert... there is a varied menu with different portions for both light and big eaters - all at a good value. Bring a couple of friends and it all adds up to a good evening out.

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TD
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The ribs are the best but this time I tried the Prime Rib. They brought it out cooked as a steak might be...crispy on the outside and I have never had it that way before. I usually eat about 1/3 of my meat as I love the taste but get full fast. I devoured it! I want to go back soon and it will be difficult now deciding between the ribs and prime rib but I am leaning towards that fabulous Prime Rib!
They also served my sister a Mouse Cake complimentary for her birthday....that made it extra nice. Naples Rib Co. is my favorite restaurant! Every time I bring my out of town guest there, they ask to go back on their returning trips.

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CW
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it as usual.

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j
Orange County
16 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been to Newport Rib Company their other restaurant, so I have been wanting to try Naples Rib Company, I was impressed with the lay out of the restaurant at Naples Rib Company, it seemed to be more comfortable, and relaxing, the staff was friendly and nice. I ordered the appetizer #1 which gave us a great assortment and it was delicious, and just about a meal in itself. I ordered the senior rib baby back rib meal, I thought the ribs were a little skimpy on the meat, my friend ordered the regular baby back rib meal, and had a lot more meat on his ribs, so he shared his ribs with me. We went for a birthday, and they brought us a nice birthday treat to celebrate the birthday. I would go back, to try other items on the menu.

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T
Orange County
9 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food and prime rib is best deal in town

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BS
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great except they tried to fit five of us around a small booth. When we ask about a large open booth they gladly reseated us.

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LJ
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Had to order delicious beef ribs after server warned prime rib was over cooked.

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TD
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been there numerous times and I LOVE their Baby Backs. This time the Onion Stack was greasy and undercooked. The sausage was fabulous! The baked spud had black spots on all three of our spuds and was hard and starchy. The service was pretty good as we asked other servers than ours for items.

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NL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

A nice friendly place. Food is over rated. To you all brisket lovers...Do not order brisket.

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MJ
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Restaurant offers a wide variety of choices, including gluten-free items. It also offers senior citizen portions. Clientele is of all ages

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b
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very enjoyable atmosphere,and food was excellent. Oh! Not to forget our server he was very efficient and friendly.

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S
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a party of 8. We had a great table in back that was perfect. Outstanding service and atmosphere. Best barbecue food in years. Sausages were over the top good. Onion brick outstanding! And did I mention outstanding service? Would definitely recommend!

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B
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service is always great. Wine bottles are not over priced.

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B
1 review
Dined on May 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent. The senior portion was just right - plenty of food to feel satisfied, but not over-stuffed. The prime rib was melt in your mouth tender and delicious. Tasty side dishes and cornbread. Our server, Elmer, was attentive without being intrusive. An enjoyable meal!

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m
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We've visited Naples Rib Company on many occasions. Fortunately we had reservations as the restaurant was EXTREMELY packed at our 5:45 reservation. We celebrated our evening with couple orders of 2-meat combinations with chilled beers. The quality and bountiful of food is extraordinary. Our server Alyson really enhanced our experience with her attentiveness. Our trek from Redondo Beach was definitely worth the commute.

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CD
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 3

Definitely would recommend them. Food was excellent. Decor was a little outdated, but clean, and for the price, friends, family and good food is all that really matters

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RT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great atmosphere, Good service and great menu. This establishment is well layed out and organized. The servers seemed knowledgeable and well trained and carried a positive attitude

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CB
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was what i expected. The ribs were incredible, the New York steak was cooked perfect. I was surprised at the amount of accommodation for gluten free guests. My wife has gluten allergy and she was so happy she could eat cornbread!

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BT
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Waited to long to go back to this outstanding BB-Q restaurant.

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c
Orange County
73 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Naples is always good for barbecue! Even though they have a valet parking ($4) adjacent to the restaurant, parking can still be an issue. If you are willing to walk a block or so, there is street parking.

Reservations definitely recommended, but there is the bar which is first come first serve. Service can be spotty but if you can over look that, their food is delicious and reasonably priced (for bbq!)

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