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I57 Rib House

1524 W 115TH St, Chicago, IL 60643-4322
(773) 429-1111
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Ranked #3,656 of 8,279 restaurants in Chicago
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Feb 9, 2014
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Visited the i57 in western Ave 9 February 14. Waited over twenty minutes for a half slab. Ribs were tough, I was very disappointed. No favor other than the sauce which was ok. Its amazing to me that the rib joints don't favor their meat. I won't return. Ribs unlimited on 79 and loomis was much better.

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

They have a few Stores so, I'll concentrate my review on the Store on Halsted (South of) 95th st. and (North of)99th st. A few blocks from Interstate 57(Follow the waft of smoke!) Not exactly the greatest neighborhood. But I've never felt at ease but(this is the least of my concerns).. The Place is a little grimey, poor decor, not... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

I was there on yesterday sunday ( May 27,2012) the service was very poor was unable to get any food. They were not prepared for the holiday.

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CHicago
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87 reviews 87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

I love their ribs. Are they very slow? Yes. Is the place dirty and at times dangerous? Of course! Can you call your order in with the confidence that it will be there waiting for you? Fuggedaboutit. WIl it clog your arteries? Yep. Is it 'down home' good? Absolutely. Take out only. You definitely wouldn't even think about eating there... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2010

when i first started going there a year ago the tips was decent and lately the rib tips have been under cooked and they hired a lot of teenagers . to run the place . what happen to the rib master? if you can pass on this place they don't care.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2008

Like the links, the ribs and tips aren't bad, but they have the obnoxious policy of not allowing you to order the ribs without sauce.

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Hazel Crest, IL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2008

I have been to this place several times. They continue to get worse in food and service. Now they give you half the food for the same price. I won't be back again/

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Chicago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2007

The ribs taste very good, but the service is very slow. No matter which location you visit, be prepared to wait at least 30 min or more for your carry out...

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