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Scioto Ribber

1024 Gallia St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4170
+1 740-353-9329
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (132 reviews)
“steak” (177 reviews)
“chicken” (30 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
1024 Gallia St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-4170
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ordered the small rib dinner. We should have got the petite. I couldn't image the amount of meat with a large. The ribber fries are really good. Loved the green beans. Didn't really care for the green peppers in the baked...More

1  Thank Judy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the famous Ribber. It took a while to get a table but worth the wait. The side salad was better than average, see photo. The Cole slaw was creamy and had a little bit. The New York 16 oz...More

1  Thank sheflew
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Home cooked food. A steak, is a steak, no matter where you go, but it was good. There was a lot of fat on it, even with the strip steak. They don’t take reservations, so we had to wait about an hour. Kind of crowded,...More

Thank apatterson2610
Reviewed April 15, 2018

The Ribber is an institution for this part of the country, and everyone in the region has heard of it. There really aren't very many choices so this place seems to rake all the business in. And deservedly so. Parking was no problem. They have...More

1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed March 30, 2018

This was my 2nd trip here - both on business trips. If you want a good "local flavor" restaurant, try the Ribber. I had the strip steak (which generally is not my favorite cut), and it was tender, juicy and delish! I love the green...More

1  Thank COsporter
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

One of those times where great reputation didn’t live up to my experience. I got a salad with roasted chicken and business partner got pork chops. Both Dinner proteins were extremely dry. I will try it again another time due to great reputation, management maybe...More

Thank Penny M
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Just ate at the Scioto Ribber in Portsmouth, Ohio. Had a long wait to eat but that is normal. Waited one hour and a half but was well worth it. Once you eat there once you understand why people wait so long. Ordered the small...More

Thank Pete J
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were on a ride about, and decided to make the trek here. It was a long ride, and we were hungry, but a friend suggested we give it a go. We arrived to a rather nondescript building, quiet, and we parked...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Let’s start with, WOW!! Very impressed and full. Cleanliness, all around-perfect. Service-outstanding. Food quality and amount- UNBELIEVABLE!!! We brought home left overs. We ordered: Large ribeye-medium Onion rings Green beans Baked potato Mushrooms Very very pleased. It is worth the wait. People waiting all through...More

Thank 298jasone
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Although people I know rave about this restaurant I keep getting taken here and am never impressed. Today it was for lunch. We had the BBQ sandwich which is highlighted on the menu and the Reuben Sandwich. The BBQ was nothing special and the side...More

Thank KentuckyKay
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May 16, 2018|
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Response from Del D | Reviewed this property |
I’m fairly confident yes.
Mark B
April 26, 2018|
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Response from 298jasone | Reviewed this property |
Very and extremely. But, it is well worth it.
September 11, 2017|
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Response from Beverly1975 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I didn’t see this until now. I don’t know the grade of the steak LOL! All I know is it taste great and I was completely satisfied. It was tender, good marbling, cooked to perfection.
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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