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Original Rib House

275 E National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377-2303
+1 937-898-4601
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good27%
  • Average34%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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American, Barbecue
££ - £££
275 E National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377-2303
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a funeral, stopped by to eat lunch. Had ribs, broasted potatoes, slaw, hot bun and cream apple pie. The service was great, even though only one waitress. The ribs were some what tough, didn't care for the broasted potatoes, nor the slaw. The cream...More

Thank Stanley W
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The Original Rib House in Vandalia, Ohio use to be a really good restaurant. The steaks were good, the chicken was good, and the royal ribs were great. Over the years, the owner has not put a dime into the place. It looks like it's...More

Thank rockyb360
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It has been 5 years since we have been to the Original Rib House in Vandalia, and some of the reviews had us thinking that we may not want to return to one of our favorite restaurants from our time living in the Vandalia area....More

Thank hopeappelbaum
Reviewed 21 June 2017

even though the outside of this establishment looks bad, the food is awesome. The staff and service is great. Family friendly. Their specialty is ribs and they nailed that. They are tender and juicy. Enjoyable place to visit for dinner. my only complaint is the...More

Thank debra n
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I grew up in the area as a "local" and have eaten at the Rib House many times over the last 30 years. Nothing much has changed over the years. The decor is, well, dated and nostalgic but that's part of what makes the Rib...More

Thank gobuckiis
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We almost passed this place up. It looked like it was closed. We almost did not stop. Their specialty is ribs so my husband ordered ribs. I of course had 🥗 salad. I hate to say this but the ribs were just fair. The waitress...More

Thank loree k
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Bowman Landis, a well known turkey farm North of Dayton, is the source for the meat here. Can't go bad with the source. Today's feast was the Smoked Turkey Breast Mignon Wrapped in Bacon, $11.99. Sounded good right off the menu. How I ordered it...More

Thank Mike Z
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is a long time family rest. We had a large group meet, 19 of us, my 1st time eating there in 10 yrs. I thought the service better, interior roomier, and the food was good! I dont like ribs, so i ordered the broasted...More

Thank nina b
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We live in the area and have visited this restaurant over many years, but I am sad to say last night was our last. The quality of the food, the skill of the cooks, and the competence of the wait staff has really declined. From...More

Thank drsusan
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Sometimes the food is great, and we wonder why we don't go more often. So, we go again, and the food is average or below. Sometimes the service is great, sometimes not. It is too unreliable; that is why I don't want to go. I...More

Thank weedwacker2016
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 E National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377-2303
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Vandalia
  • Phone Number: +1 937-898-4601
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