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Slappy's Rib Shack

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614 E 9th Street, Rochester, IN 46975
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Argos, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Pretty much a carry out but some tables outside in the summer. Have been there many times and have never been disappointed. Staff was friendly and efficient. Will return again this summer.

Thank IndyYak
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259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Had the pulled pork catered and it was fantastic. Sweet but not too sweet, delicious. I travel to places which serve barbecue and I would never have thought that a place in Rochester Indiana could have served this great of pulled pork. Probably will never be in that town again but would recommend this in a heartbeat

Thank One2travelUsa
Akron, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Always amazing service. The ribs fall right off the bone. And their chicken wings are amazing. The baked beans and slappy fries are my favorite sides. The baked beans are cooked for hours out on the smoker and have pulled pork mixed in! Deffenitly going back.

Thank Kaitlin S
Rochester, United States
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

1 Thank Ilene H
Rochester, Indiana
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166 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 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 

Thank 3duckdave
Warsaw, Indiana
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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 

Thank grm1897
Beecher, Illinois
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

Thank Jim H
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

1 Thank dustyrose28
Rochester, Indiana, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

4 Thank Jeremy_J278
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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!

1 Thank Bettie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 E 9th Street, Rochester, IN 46975
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: 574-223-7427

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