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Scioto Ribber

) #1 of 55 Restaurants in Portsmouth €€ - €€€ American, Steakhouse,
1024 Gallia St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4170
+1 740-353-9329
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (111 reviews)
“steak” (158 reviews)
“chicken” (26 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
€€ - €€€
1024 Gallia St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4170
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ribber has the best steak in the area. Service is excellent. Expect a small wait if going in weekends.

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For us, this place is absolutely lived up to its high Trip Advisor rating. By far the best grilled chicken breasts I've had anywhere. Two whole breasts slow cooked and grilled (with the skin and still on the bone - just so you know). Someone...More

Thank JVM-Milford-MI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Locals recommended this place to us for lunch. They said it was the best BBQ around! We ordered the smoked chicken and 3 rib plate. We did not realize the ribs were just pork chops! They were dry and tough. The smoked chicken on the...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Ribber while visiting my brother. It is a staple in Scioto County. Everything is freshly made and delicious. The service is quite good and the pricing is affordable. My daughter and I had the barbeque chicken and my brother enjoyed his hot ham...More

Thank bjean1217
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both ordered ribs - house specialty, right? They were kind of dry, and only one barbecue sauce is offered on the table. My applesauce was prepackaged Motts with a foil wrapping on top. The Ribber fries are actually handcut potatoes (home fries) that are...More

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The smoked ribs and chicken are both really good with their barbecue sauce, but their rib eye steak is really special. This is easily the best steak I've had in Ohio. The baked potato and green beans are really good too.

Thank Greg Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was awesome. I went here with my Father when we came to visit him. He told me I had to try this place or my visit to the area would not be complete. It was amazing. The Shrimp was great, the fried zucchini...More

Thank Arlen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crazy good flavor & cut on the ribeye. The ribs were huge (about 7oz), green beans were excellent. We got there around closing time & the staff was extremely welcoming still. Chase was the cook tonight & he didn't disappoint! Our waiter (darn it, forgot...More

Thank Beverly1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the type of place you go to for good food an drinks...we order from here all the time..never had a bad meal...

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The best steaks ever! My husband and I have had steak in many different parts of the country and on the West coast and none can compare to the "Ribber"!

Thank Glenna G
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Response from Route52 | Reviewed this property |
I don't really know, but you can call them. Phone:(740) 353-9329
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1024 Gallia St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4170
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 740-353-9329
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