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Adam's Rib Smokehouse

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1210 State St, Salem, OR 97301
+1 503-362-2194
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Salem, Oregon
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Oh my goodness, where to start? The brisket is tender and moist, you can choose your own sauce, Chicken is great. You just gotta try them all. Atmosphere is good.

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Thank Doreen V
Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ordered a simple take out for 100 people, Ribs, Tri-tip. Brisket, Turkey. The food was fantastic, everything was ready on time and excellent. may be the best beef ribs I have ever eaten from a restaurant. if you are going to Salem and you like real BBQ, STOP HERE>>>>>

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Thank Doug h
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have the ribs every time I go in. SO and I order a full rack and split it. Is the only decent BBQ place in Salem. The selection of in house sauces is out of this world. I always get a couple of to go cups to take some home with me. The ribs are smoked after getting a... More 

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Thank Nightengale64
Salem, Oregon, United States
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Adam's Rib is a family owned restaurant near downtown Salem. The staff is friendly-but busy! My wife and I always get the brisket in the 'low carb' meal-it comes with grilled veggies. Seating is somewhat limited, unless you want to sit outside and watch the trains go by. They have a decent selection of beer. Parking can be an issue,... More 

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Thank Steve72650
Martinez, California
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86 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I had read the OK review of this place. It was getting late, I hadn't eaten, was driving back to the hotel, looked up from the stop light and it was right there. So I figured it was fate and I'd give them a try. I was pleasantly surprised. I thought it was better than the reviews. The pork ribs... More 

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Thank mikegoin
Oregon
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

To save myself some time & energy, I arranged with this well-known rib house to provide food for a retirement party. I happen to have a reputation myself of putting together some great parties with delicious food & drink so I counted on Adam's to do the same. I had called in plenty of time ahead of our date &... More 

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Thank MissKatieSunshine
Hercules, California
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161 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Hi gang, Being a lover of good BBQ, I've eaten in places like St. Louis, Memphis and other such well-known locations that I've found thanks to TA reviewers. Adam's BBQ smokehouse looked like a good place. Located in an older section of town in some older, historic buildings I walked in to order. I've learned to look around to get... More 

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Thank Nothreeputts
Eugene, Oregon
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We just relocated from a BBQ town and were concerned about the lack of BBQ. No fear-Adam's Rib is here! We live in Eugene but when we return from Portland we always stop, eat dinner, buy the family meal to go and freeze the meat for later. Great sauce collection. We love the service, the staff is friendly and terrific.... More 

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Thank Cheryl E
Dallas
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I have visited Adam's several times. The BBQ is consistently good and is the best that you'll find around these parts. The ribs and brisket are worth trying. Adam's offers several types of sauce and they are all good. If you have a hankering for some BBQ stop by Adam's! Enjoy!

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Thank Disney_Dreamer_65
Salem OR
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I went to Adam;s Rib Smokehouse with a group of 8 people for dinner this evening. We went to their Keizer location. This was a first visit for all of us, We were very disappointed. We expected a better quality of food, since this restaurant has had several very glowing reviews in the past. We had ribs, brisket, pulled pork... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1210 State St, Salem, OR 97301
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-362-2194

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