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Judge's Tip of The Rib Barbeque

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2104 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-3863
+1 317-631-0340
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Great bbq place excellent brisket and ribs stumble in to the place by accident a couple of years ago while at the big ten basketball tournament. It was a very pleasant surprise.

Thank Robert F
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is a good bbq restaurant near IUPUI. I would recommend this restaurant. The food is good. The owner knows bbq and is a friendly and came out and welcomed my family and me when we went there to eat. Since it is near IUPUI it is a great place to eat if you are visiting the campus. Plus it... More 

Thank David C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

On my way home from downtown and passed the spot off of Michigan St. The smell of the "Q" was enough to make me think of the taking some ribs home. I was not disappointed by the taste and quality, if fact, I never buy anyones bbq because I consider mine better than most; but I will buy from the... More 

Thank Floyd K
Indianapolis, Indiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

When I entered the building the person at the counter acted like I was bothering them. I practically had to ask them if they were open because they just stared at me. When I took the meal home the ribs were dry and fatty. I ended up throwing it away. It's worth the trip to go anywhere but here for... More 

Thank clintongal50
Janesville, Wisconsin, United States
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

We had the lunch buffet on a Friday anf it was delicious. The chicken and mac and cheese were so good. A must try!

Thank Nicole P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

I'm an a B-B-Q addict. They offer a lunch buffet, with differnt kinds of meat, plus veggies. Plus pick your fav B-B-Q sauce, Plus you can get anything or everything to go. Plus all this is housed in a restored old building.....eat there and admire the surroundings.

Thank 321Linda123
Indianapolis, Indiana
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

I personally know Judge, and he never fails to please anytime I visit. I recently had the honor of eating at his lunch buffet-wow! I am still awed by the offerings:pulled chicken/pork baked beans potato salad corn casserole, desserts, just to name a few delicious entrees. The atmosphere is outstanding, makes you want to stay awhile and savor the moment.... More 

Thank Jo P
Fishers, Indiana
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

Judge's BBQ is a wonderful BBQ restaurant. The restaurant is very nice inside and they also have a smoothie bar. They offer a BBQ buffet on Friday nights which is wonderful and I highly recommend. This place is great and the prices are decent as well. Very friendly staff, great customer service, and nice atmosphere.

Thank Cory B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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120 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

The location is alright, the decor is fabulous, but the food is just okay - nothing overly special. It's a great place to meet for lunch - good atmosphere and space.

Thank Shannon L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2008

There is better BBQ in the city, but if you are close it will satisfy. The place is clean and friendly. Make sure to ask for some slaw for that sandwich!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46222-3863
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-0340

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?