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Slappy's Rib Shack

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614 E 9th Street, Rochester, IN 46975
574-223-7427
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Best Ribs

Slappy's has wonderful ribs--(on my diet I can't eat mayo, so other side dishes are out). I just go for the ribs. I highly recommend them. This is not a sit down place, it's a carry out only. They start smoking meats early in the morning and keep the smoker going all day. Meats are their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Ilene H
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Rochester, United States
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Rochester, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Slappy's has wonderful ribs--(on my diet I can't eat mayo, so other side dishes are out). I just go for the ribs. I highly recommend them. This is not a sit down place, it's a carry out only. They start smoking meats early in the morning and keep the smoker going all day. Meats are their specialty.

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Rochester, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I finally decided to give Slappy's a legitimate try. I drive by it several times a week, and as the title states it always smells good the way you expect a BBQ place to smell. I had gotten a sandwich here once when they first opened, but by the time I actually got eat it i had to reheat it... More 

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Warsaw, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Not a friendly place. Couldn't even get access to a menu. What was posted on a blackboard above the cook's area they didn't have so I got a pulled pork sandwich as I saw another customer getting one. No sides nor was I asked if I wanted anything to go with it. It was ok but the sandwich was not... More 

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Beecher, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We've been getting ribs at Slappy's for about 4 years and the're GREAT. The pulled pork sandwiches are also out of this world. It's just carry out and they do run out close to closeing time. The chicken is also good, but as others have mentioned the sides are store bought and not home made, to bad some great home... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We got a half slab of ribs, half a chicken, baked beans and potato salad. The only bad thing is that the potato salad tasted like it was bought from a grocery store. Everything else was excellent. They need to be on the KC Masterpiece BBQ Cookoff show. I would have paid more if the asked.

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Rochester, Indiana, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The management of this place is incredibility unprofessional and unless you are a member of his small circle of friends you should expect to be treated poorly. I have even heard he swore at a ex-school teacher at her 60th birthday party. This came after he showed a video with nudity with a bunch of kids around. It is too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Never had smoked chicken wings...they were out of this world and huge! And the ribs....some of the best I have ever had! We are from MA and have children in TN and Austin and I have never had better ribs....definitely a 5 out of 5!

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Macy, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Always excellent tasting food. No complaints here, but wish they had an eat-in dining room as well as take away. The building they are in doesn't support that type of atmosphere though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 614 E 9th Street, Rochester, IN 46975
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 574-223-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?