Big Mama's Rib Shack

(626) 797-1792 | View Website

1453 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA | Directions   91104

34.171034 -118.132254

Open Hours

Monday Closed

Tuesday 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Wednesday 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Thursday 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Friday 12:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Saturday 12:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Sunday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 
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Price: $

Tags: Family Style Dining, Family-Friendly Dining, Local Favorite

Cuisine: Southern

Payment Methods: American Express, Gift Certificate, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: North Central

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Big Mama's Rib Shack
Big Mama's Rib Shack
Menu
Refillable Soft Drinks, Wines, Loulisiana Southern Beers, Regular Beers, Gumbo or Jambalya Cup, BBQ or Fried Wing Sections, Fried Oysters or Fried Shrimp w/ Hush Puppies, Blackened Chicken Breast Salad, Shrimp Salad, Garden Salad... more

Reviews for Big Mama's Rib Shack

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

C'mon! – Food was ordered and picked up, it tasted alright, nothing special. My Jambalaya was just a palm full in size (such a turn off). I didn't like the small portions. Not worthy of "Word of mouth" to friends.

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3.0
over a year ago

Don't think I'd go back – I went to Big Mama's recently, and I was disappointed! When the waitress sat us down, she told us that the kitchen was going to close in a little bit, so we had to order soon. What the heck? I've never been told that, no matter how late I went to a resaurant. We didn't even get there late, we got there 1 1/2 hours before closing time, and people were still coming in 1/2 hour before closing. Anyway, I ordered the fried chicken. When I got it, it was undercooked. I it with a fork, and blood squirted out! I had lost my appetite by now, but I told the waitress about it, and she took it back for another order. I was already frustrated with the rushed behavior of the waitress. She didn't even offer anything for the inconvenience.

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5.0
over a year ago

Can't Get Enough – Recently, my wife and I had dinner at Big Mama's. The atmosphere is warm and inviting- the decor and wait staff are top notch. The food was excellent, I had the BBQ Combo and my wife had the fried chicken (YUMMY) We have been their every weekend since. The BBQ sauce has a very unique taste. They should bottle it and sell it over the counter. We are hooked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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4.5
over a year ago

Too Good – Been to quite a few rib joints and these ribs are really good. Not only are the ribs good, but the sides (I had the yams and greens) are really good also....Not everyone knows how to cook yams....Will definitely be going back and will also be using their catering services.....

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4.5
over a year ago

Yummy!!! – The BBQ chicken sauce was delicious and the meat simply fell off the bone. My husband like his ribs. There are many sides to choose from as well. I can't wait to try their gumbo and catfish. We had sweet potato pie for dessert and it was good.

Recommends
4.5
over a year ago

Nice & spicy – The jambalaya had a nice spice to it, not too toned down like most restaurants. The ribs were tender and juicy with a little kick. The decor is interesting but a little sparse; the service was fast but could have been a little warmer. I'm planning to go back to try some other dishes. It's too bad this restaurant isn't in Old Town or South Lake or it would get a lot more business. I'm glad it's here though!

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4.5
over a year ago

Great Service...Yummy Food – After reading the outstanding review in the LALA Times we headed straight down to get some BBQ. The service was fantastic. The food very good. The ambiance eclectic but comfortable and inviting. The prices reasonable.

If you want wannabe hoity toity BBQ, head somwhere else...BUT, If you want a good plate of BBQ in a neighborhood restaurant, head on down to Big Mamas!

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