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Rooter's Barbeque - CLOSED

29030 216th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042
+1 253-886-1763
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
6 Aug 2014
14 Dec 2013
“Delicious and hearty!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
29030 216th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042
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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Rooter's went out of business and it's now called shorty's. Food is awful. The brisket was full of fat and the ribs were unremarkable. Too bad Verl didn't train theses guys before he retired.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 December 2013

We had a great visit to Rooter's last night. We really enjoyed the decor and our table near the fireplace. The food was wonderful, delicious and hearty! And Linda, our server, couldn't have been more welcoming or helpful!

Thank Janis M
Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

I like BBQ and all I can say at Rooter's is that it's close to home. The sauces are ordinary, the meat is fair, and the portions adequate. The highlight of any meal is the beans. I go back out of convenience.

Thank froidianslip
Reviewed 24 July 2013

I don't eat a lot of bbq, so when some friends suggested going to Rooters I wasn't all that excited about it. But the food was delicious. Good portions, lots of choices, and the atmosphere was also nice.

1  Thank kadao
Reviewed 9 June 2013

To be a bbq place and burn down should be a badge of honor. The interior is warm and inviting and even when full, doesn't seem crowded. They opened up a back area that is warm and really nice. The bbq is consistently great. Always...More

1  Thank KapitanJ
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Rooters is VERY GOOD when the meat (we had chicken and ribs) is not overcooked. They seem to have some flavor inconsistencies with their mild sauce too. Their potato salad is excellent as are their baked beans. It's just hit and miss as to what...More

2  Thank Pita1118
Reviewed 13 March 2013

If you like large portions, tender pulled pork and tangy bbq sauce then don't miss Rooters. They also offer take out which is a good idea if you have a large party, more then 15 because there dining area is a little small.

1  Thank 85catwoman
Reviewed 10 September 2012

The bar-b-que here is just average. It is convenient for take out if you are in the neighborhood, but I wouldn't make a special trip to eat here.

1  Thank bmonson
Reviewed 7 June 2012

A family owned restaurant. They have great BBQ food. We had the BBQ pork ribs, beans & fries for $8.99 special. The atmosphere of the restaurant feels like you're in the mountains, knotty pine wall, chairs/table. The location is near Lake Sawyer. We live out...More

Thank travelerCalifornia
Reviewed 29 November 2011

My family and I stopped by Black Diamond's famed Rooter's BBQ for lunch and stuffed ourselves with goodness. The staff was friendly and attentive and the restaraunt is very cozy. Try out "The Mess" if you can't decide on which type of delicious BBQ to...More

1  Thank clarkme21
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  • Address: 29030 216th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 253-886-1763
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