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Sunset Ribs Co

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378 Rope Ferry Rd, Waterford, CT 06385-3131
860-443-7427
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4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good American Food

My girlfriend's first trip to the States and after a visit to Harkness State Park we came across Sunset Ribs. As it was a pleasant day we sat out on the Upper Deck which has a good view across the harbour entrance, the only downside is the road-noise from the bridge. Courtney was our waitress and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2014
Jim L
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Woking, United Kingdom
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  • Late Night
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The only reason I am giving this place two stars is because of the location. It's a great place to overlook the water and sit outside. If you go, only go during lunch/dinner hours. Forget going for drinks after 9. The service has always been bad after 9 it's almost impossible to get a drink. If the service was decent... More 

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Derby, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stopped by on a sunny Labor Day for what we expected to be a nice summer lunch. The awning on the patio didn't work, so we either had to sit inside or in the blazing sun. The upper patio was dirty (crumbs and small food scraps were brushed onto the floor by the waitstaff). The drinks came quickly ($11/glass sangria??),... More 

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Bolton
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A group of 12 of us went here over the weekend following a day of fishing. We sat in the bar and the service, while very friendly, was also very slow. We had to wait for drinks. The appetizers came out on time but the food was staggered. The appetizers were good but not remarkable. The chicken wings were a... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My girlfriend's first trip to the States and after a visit to Harkness State Park we came across Sunset Ribs. As it was a pleasant day we sat out on the Upper Deck which has a good view across the harbour entrance, the only downside is the road-noise from the bridge. Courtney was our waitress and she was friendly and... More 

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Ct
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Used to go there a lot. Tried it again tonight to remember why we haven't been there in a long time. Time for a Face lift and new energy!

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Uncasville, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This place has nothing going for them except the view. I don't go here much but when I do the service is terrible. The bartenders are just awful, actually most of the staff is! They don't care about customer service and only cater to certain people. There's only 4 people at the bar and I wait 10 minute for a... More 

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backeast123
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Not a good first impression.. My beer was warm and fish sandwich cold on a stale bun.. My wife had cold and oily calamari .. Someone is not paying attention!!! Would not go back...

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Ashfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I had a great time at Sunset Ribs! My family and I loved the view from the top deck and had a great meal after our fishing excursion. The atmosphere was great and we had a great time. Can't wait to come back next summer!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We've been here twice this summer and we have not been overly impressed. Food was just ok and the surroundings are starting to get dated.

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Tucson, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I'm seeing a trend here. Read and Heed the other reviews. Don't Waste Your Time or Money! The view is not worth it. Poor leadership leaves a bad taste in customers mouths if you didn't know. This is not our server's fault, even if we did wait 5 minutes before anyone even acknowledged we were there and our first round... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 378 Rope Ferry Rd, Waterford, CT 06385-3131
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: 860-443-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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