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The Rib Room

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1235 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4487
+1 260-483-9767
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Rib Room last night for dinner, wondering what it was like under new ownership. The service was terrible! We waited 10-15 minutes for the waitress to even acknowledge our presence and bring ice water. Then there was a long wait to order, a long, long wait for the food to arrive, the waitress didn't even notice my... More 

Thank smoky321
Fort Wayne, IN
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to go on a nice dinner date so we picked the Rib Room. The atmosphere was more of a spruced up diner with more lighting than expected. It was noisy and cold (a few people kept their coats on due to the extended blast of cold air when the doors opened). The service was what I'd expect at... More 

Thank Deb and Mike S
Beverly Hills, Florida
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Nicely decorated, new feeling - good ribs and appetizers. The noise level was a bit high but the food outdid the "noise".

Thank Linda B
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided to have an impromptu date night. The Rib Room had recently opened from remodeling. The rib appetizer was very good as are the house chips. My entree was the brisket, which was delicious and minimal fat. It was served with a light BBQ sauce, which was nice; smoky, sweet and a little spicy. I did... More 

Thank Erin C
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We went to the reopening last night for my fiancé's birthday. The new atmosphere is lovely but you need to work hard to hear people when it's busy. Echoes!!!! Our service was great. Sadly they failed on our appetizer. The spinach dip was good but the pita chips were so hard I hurt my jaw on them. They were sent... More 

Thank Lindsey L
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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808 reviews
602 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Rarely a disappointment – – during multiple visits, over the last year. Many times carry out – ribs, salad, and sometimes french fries. Only one out of 10 times were the ribs not very good. Will continue to return as in my opinion, they are the best in town!

1 Thank Denny B
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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292 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

We love to eat local and you can't get anymore local than Nicks Rib Room. The ribs have a tangy sweet vinegary taste and you can also buy a pint of sauce to take home to add to your own barbecued items. The Greek salad is good and so are the homemade soups. People complain wanting an update in decor,... More 

Thank KkFiff
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

The ribs were good. The service was lacking. Worst of all, I gave a 20% tip and was grossed by the server for not tipping enough. Her statement to me was "is this for all of it?" at best, it was average.

3 Thank arelcee
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

This is your old style restaurant. Many old timers are there. Overall the food was good. Service was good. The decor really needs updating. Ribs were excellent and the sauce was great. Pulled pork sandwich was very good. The NY strip steak was ok, as it had to be sent back to be cooked a little more and this made... More 

Thank jhaas132016
Ft Wayne, IN
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

The name says it all Ribs in an awesome barbecue sauce! But the steaks are the real feature on the menu with the filet or strip being the best in town for half what the other places demand. I get the rib appetizer with a steak medium rare and the Greek salad. A newer generation of the owners are becoming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Greek
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1235 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4487
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-483-9767
The Rib Room is a full service restaurant dedicated to providing guests excellent service in a comfy, rustic dining room. Our menu has something for all tastes and budgets from steak and lobster to award winning ribs to an elaborate offering of burgers and sandwiches.

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