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“Great Ribs” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Turf Motel Rib Room - CLOSED

Turf Motel Rib Room
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Italian, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: The Turf Motel and Rib Room has been serving some of America’s favorite dishes since 1955. Hence the name, Rib Room, the Turf has been well known and liked for its succulent Prime Rib, often titled “Area’s Best” with many consecutive year awards. Open for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, the Turf serves fresh hand-cut USDA Choice Beef, tender baby-back ribs, fresh pulled pork, homemade soups and salads, delicious appetizers and sandwiches as well as fantastic Daily Specials. Large Gatherings and private parties are welcome. Special late night menu is available in our lounge.
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great Ribs”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2013

The service a little slow and if you want bread with your meal ask when ordering. Quiet and slow, so do not be in a hurry.

Visited May 2013
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41 reviews from our community

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English first
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
“Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2013

Great food and staff! Had a fun time and can't wait to go back! Very accomodating with our large party!

Visited April 2013
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Thank JoyEast E
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West Virginia, USA
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Prime rib a disappointment”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

Went for the signature Prime Rib, since this is the Rib Room. We asked the waitress about it and she was quite clueless.

A prime rib is supposed to be a slow roasted hunk of Ribeye cut from the whole roast. Instead, we were served a plain rib eye on a sizzling plate.

Seriously education needed on the Prime Rib.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great home cooked food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

Very nice menu plus many optional specials were available for dinner. Be sure to check their hours before heading out to the casino if you plan to return for dinner. Prices are more reasonable than Casino and the meal we had was wonderful! (Ribs..a specialty of theirs; Crab soup in local bakery bread bowl; crisp, freshly made salad (not bagged salad) along with home made dressings). Even if we don't stay at Turf Motel next time, we may just take the shuttle from the casino to the motel for dinner! It was really that good. Gracious service also.

Visited March 2013
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Fredericksburg, VA
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164 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Rib Room Cooks may need some training”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

My girlfriend and I had dinner there on New years Eve. The staff and waitress were very friendly and accomodating but steaks were a little bit over done. I wouldn't have thought to bad of this and maybe it was just a one time mistake but my girlfriend saw the people next to us swap steaks between them and from the conversation were offered a free appetizer to try to make up for the steaks being over cooked. It was extremely hot in the restaurant which also added to our discomfort. We did not complain but had oredered them rare and they were past medium to almost well done. I may give them a try again to be fair but wil emphasize rare or I will send them back. The rest of the food was very good and the price was reasonable but the cooks may need some training.

Visited January 2013
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