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Slappy's Rib Shack

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614 E 9th St, Rochester, IN 46975-1904
+1 574-223-7427
11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Pork is always good my husband likes the chicken. Cheese fries on the grill are awesome. Inside needs cleaned looks like an island pork joint. Definitely get it to go.

Thank Melinda w
Wabash, Indiana
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

They come in to Peru In.at the Broadway Plaza but also have a restaurant in Rochester.The bbq ribs are very good not dry like some places but I always ask for extra sauce.The pulled pork sandwiches are also very tasty and they pile on the meat.They also have side dishes you can order too.Baked beans coke slaw potatoe salad I'm... More 

1 Thank Judy S
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

place needs a really good cleaning....weeds out in front of building were 4 feet tall... brisket was good....they were out of tenderloins...what we went for... doubt we will return..

Thank tinkinthehouse
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Locally owned and is a popular place to get your BBQ craving. BBQ is fresh and they have daily specials. Quick & easy service.

Thank Jeff M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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128 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by while traveling through town. Lots of great choices on their menu. French fries were feed made and excellent! I had the Slappy melt and loved it. Clean, and friendly service. Really great and satisfying lunch!

1 Thank Christine H
Argos, Indiana
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 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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621 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 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
Reviewed 24 March 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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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 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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190 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 E 9th St, Rochester, IN 46975-1904
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 574-223-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?