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Shorty's True American Roadhouse

5111 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43623-3452
+1 419-841-9505
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (35 reviews)
“pulled pork” (56 reviews)
“ribs” (79 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5111 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43623-3452
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to a school play at Ottawa Hills HS (grandchildren involved) and Shorty's was one of the program sponsors. We had to try it out. Went on a weekday during lunchtime and got good service and good food with very large portions. My wife...More

Thank CWLee
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I know u look up a bbq resturant and want to see a review on ribs but I have to say their chop salad is the best I have ever had and add a piece of grilled chicken and Im happy!! The salad is huge...More

Thank sarah m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here to celebrate my oldest daughter's birthday. We had called ahead and were told 2 hours would be good, but we still waited another half an hour...not fun with a toddler. I guess one of the tables they were going to use for...More

Thank WDWforus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With food that will put your Mom to shame, this place can't be beat. We enjoyed seating near the fireplace and while Shorty's looked crowded from the outside, the seating arrangements don't make you feel crowded at all. Did I mention the amazing food? The...More

Thank nightkruz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got the burger again, its is pretty good. we got the onion rings for an appetizer, we found them to be a little greasy, just not fond of them. Oh I know a lot of people like the corn muffins, but we find them...More

Thank iamwizer
Reviewed 4 February 2018

first visit I was not impress with the restaurant BUT the second 100% better will go back soon than later. The ribs were fall off the bone. the waiter was very polite and came to ask us we needed anything at the right times. over...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 25 January 2018

They have great barbecue dishes, but other menu items were also delicious. Service was good. The location is easy to find. I highly recommend.

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I consider Shorty's the best BBQ in Toledo. We have always had excellent service and food at Shorty's. I ordered the grilled Salmon with baked beans and coleslaw. Salmon was grilled perfect, nice and tender with a slight grill on the outside. The baked beans...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We did not have to wait at all to be seated (3 pm). Our drinks came fast, food came out fast and it tasted great. We purchased the feast for 2, which fed 2 adults and a child (11 yrs old), and there was more...More

Thank Bianca P
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner. Always very good BBQ. My only complaint is that my ribs was not very warm. I had 1/2 rack of ribs with slaw and baked beans. My wife and son each had ribs with brisket, green beans and slaw. No...More

Thank fishjcc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5111 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43623-3452
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: +1 419-841-9505
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