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The Rib Room

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1235 East State Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
+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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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We met friends to share dinner under the Savor Fort Wayne format on a Monday night. The format limited the menu choices but ribs (all 4 of us) at the Rib Room is obviously a house specialty. The ribs were tender but a couple of the 1/2 slabs were very laden with fat and they lacked anything that made them... More 

Thank Steve0451
Fort Wayne, Indiana
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation for 12 and got seated 30 minutes later but no big deal it is 8 on a Friday night. We had our chance to run, just before getting seated they told us that they are out of ribs. When ordering they had also ran out of brisket, jalapeño bread and Bud Light. I did get me... More 

Thank brianwoodring
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Nick's since the new look. We were greeted by Debbie and seated. I told her I was here to try the savor menu and see the new decor. Debbie went on to tell us all our choices and answered all of our questions. Our whole service was pleasant,even though we only had water, our... More 

Thank Sue C
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had not been to this restaurant in twenty years. It had been closed and recently reopened and because I wanted to try something new to us, we went here for dinner. They were running a special during "Savor Fort Wayne" - two meals for $30. There were three choices of soup or salad, entree, and a... More 

Thank Jcbfw
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Fort Wayne for 30 years and had never been to The Rib Room. My husband is from Texas and is always looking for good BBQ ribs, brisket, etc. We had the pretzel bites and cheese - they were very good. I had the ribs and my husband got the brisket and spicy sausage. Neither of us liked... More 

Thank Cyndi K
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

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 13 November 2016

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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43 reviews
34 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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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Greek, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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 East State Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?