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Rib City

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5502 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield, OH 45014-4297
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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Good selection of starters and main courses. Nice smell of smoking wood plus good beer selection. Quite full on a Monday night which was a good sign. Trivia also being run there.

Thank Mark H
Fairfield, Ohio
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I go here at least a couple times a year, and always enjoy the rib dinners with the beans as a side dish. They have good lunch specials also.

Thank raymondpeters747
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Visited on a rainy Fourth of July afternoon, not busy, came for the baby back ribs that we had tasted at a festival a few weeks earlier, and they didn't disappoint! They come from Denmark, are thinner meat but not fatty and very tender, nicely grilled. Sides are OK, nothing exceptional. The facility is not very inviting - very make-shift,... More 

Thank Ron C
Columbus, Indiana
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

picked this place over many others in cincy for my b-day due to the good reviews.it was good, but I didn't think it quite lived up to the rave reviews others had given. nothing against them, our food was good, but not outstanding.we started with the 3 cheese fries,i had the rib special, and my wife had the pulled pork... More 

Thank bill812232
Fairfield, Ohio
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Their homemade ranch is the best!!! We get the cheese/bacon waffle fries as an appetizer and love them, especially dipped in their ranch dressing. Their turkey sandwiches are delicious (on toasted buttered bread), as are their homemade baked beans and coleslaw. They give you a free dessert on your birthday, too (bring your ID if you go on your special... More 

Thank Michele C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I've been to Rib City once, the food is ok, the service is ok, the prices are high and I don't expect I'll ever be back. Your dollar is better spent elsewhere.

Thank Marty W
Fairfield, Ohio
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164 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This place has great ribs! Also the pulled pork is very good. The menu is limited in seafood. Not much of a wine selection but not really a wine kind of place. If you love babyback ribs this is a great place to eat! Service was attentive and polite.

Thank rickb0109
Fairview, Tennessee
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Ribs are great along with the sides BBQ and all. Tried mostly everything offered and all was delicious

Thank Wadb25
Fairfield, Ohio
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183 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I've been a vegetarian for a few years and most restaurants have some kind of menu item that I can eat. This restaurant has no entrees for vegetarians so you will be disappointed if you don't eat meat - ha ha. I have heard that their pork is so-so (my husband says) so we don't eat here anyway.

Thank Tammi H
Fairfield, Ohio
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Excellent food and not just their specialty ribs. Generous side dishes to compliment your dining experience. They can get very crowded at dinner time even though they have a large seating area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5502 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield, OH 45014-4297
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Butler County  >  Fairfield

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