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Adam's Rib Smokehouse

1210 State St, Salem, OR 97301
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Ranked #115 of 418 Restaurants in Salem
Price range: $5 - $10
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout, Delivery
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English first
Salem, Oregon
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66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This very good smokehouse stands just across the street from Willamette University in Salem. They make a mean brisket, but their hamburgers got my vote tonight. The menu is fairly typical barbecue house fare. The sauce is tasty with some interesting choices of sauce available at the table. I've enjoyed their food about three times now and have no complaints.... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were on vacation and it was our 31st Wedding Anniversary We saw Adams in the visitors guide and thought we would try it. This was OK BBQ but our last vacation earlier this year was to Texas and very little can beat Texas BBQ. We had the 2 meat plate of Ribs and Brisket Their brisket was one of... More

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Fairfield, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a nice little restaurant with outdoor seating and a pleasant atmosphere. The meat is good: I had pulled pork, my son had chicken. We were surprised to find our food was served without BBQ sauce of any kind and it was only lightly seasoned. On the table, however, is a six-pack of sauces that patrons are invited to... More

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550 reviews 550 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

When the sides are the high point of a barbecue meal, one knows one is in trouble. Clumsy attempt at pork ribs, silverside left on? Tough as old boots and little flavor we declared them inedible. Brisket was slightly better albeit mushy & fatty (we ate a little). Cornmeal muffin was unremarkable, being hungry we did eat it. Beans were... More

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Keizer, Oregon
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The sides are fantastic. Sandwiches good. Pulled pork good, brisket (chopped) is also good. The ribs on the other hand are poor. The rub is interesting but they are very tough and not much flavor. Unfortunately, the only BBQ game in town.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

good simple barbeque, good selection, great coleslaw, outside dining, super place to hang with friends and have a reliable meal.

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Salem, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

If bbq is what you're looking for in Salem...look no further. Taste is out of this world and the meat quality is the best. Sausage is equally as good as well as all the side dishes! And on top of all this, they are sponsors of the Oregon Club of the Willamette Valley and the do all their tailgates and... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Disclaimer: We LOVE Barbeque. Texas style, Carolina Barbeque, KC style. We love it all. Adam's was awesome. Brisket sandwich was terrific. Our table ordered brisket sandwiches, pulled pork and pulled chicken with roasted veggies, hush puppies and sweet potato fries. Each entre provided plenty of food for each diner. They offer a selection of house BBQ sauces so every palate... More

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Salem, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

To-go orders to not come with plates, utensils, napkins or all of the food you order. Check your order!!!!!!!! I ordered lunch to-for for a work event and should have checked my order prior to leaving the establishment. My order did not come with utensils, napkins, plates, or even all of the food. Our company was EXTREMELY disappointed and will... More

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Lakeview, Oregon, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

A lot of really good food at a really reasonable price, you won't leave hungry. If you aren't looking for a nice sit down meal with a waitress, just great food, this is the place to go!

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Additional Information about Adam's Rib Smokehouse

Address: 1210 State St, Salem, OR 97301
Phone Number: 503-362-2194
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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