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Shorty's True American Roadhouse

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


American, Bar, Barbecue
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and great help. Would have expected a lot more out of there ribs!!!! Very tough! The green beans and potato was what I would have expected.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mattcF4491XY
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We stopped on our way home. It’s not far off the highway. The food was reasonable, $11 lunch special for half a chicken. I’ve had way better. You couldn’t tell the meat was smoked and the 2 different BBQ sauces were pretty sugary and tasted...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank laurabP4842AG
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Mac and cheese sides that'll melt your heart, bbq sauce that is the best in town, tender meats, juicy chicken, you name it! This place always has my heart for bbq food. I love love love the burgers here and I normally get chicken when...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank baylieO2018
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Quality of ribs is not great. Many other better choices in area. St Louis style may be the real issue but I found them to be fatty and with little taste.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank E4002VNfrankk
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Being from Chicago where i thought only the best ribs existed...which that still may be true....but since relocating to the Toledo area i was introduced to a very nice rib place named Smokey's Roadhouse....yummmm I suggest you make reservations. I suggest you order a half...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank artiewalker2016
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Really good brisket and pulled pork but the best ribs I've had anywhere, including Texas and Kansas. Baked beans also really good, really like their spicy BBQ sauce, green beans and potato salad really good, see a theme here, all their food is Great! Highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Harper P
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited Toledo for the 1st time. Tried some new places. Shorty's was awesome we went twice lunch and dinner. Can't wait for our next visit. Staff were very friendly and food was great. Bbq was good but the steak was even better. Definitely worth...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Loretta W
Reviewed September 24, 2018

I have eaten here last year and decided to go back recently. What a disappointment it was. Brisket was average and pulled pork was chewy. I couldn't finish the pulled pork because it was over cooked and full of fat. Service was below average. I...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank stubbe622
Reviewed September 22, 2018

I just wanna thank Jessica for making it right, I was there 4 days ago, just had a problem but she was on it. The food is excellent my co workers love it when I bring food from shorty to work they act like a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shonda F
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The waiters were helpful, the food was good and the cost reasonable. If you like BBQ and various meats prepared in that manner, Shorty's is a great spot. Had the BBQ pork one night and the BBQ salmon another night. Both were more than one...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Did not appear to have such a room...so I would guess the answer would be NO
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