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3809 N. Crain Highway, Bowie, MD 20716
(301) 805-5900
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Never had a bad meal here

I eat here all the time and they are great. Food is excellent and wait staff is friendly and efficient. They are known for their Sunday brunch. It has an attached liquor store and deli. The wine shop is extensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
PATRICIA K
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Bowie, Maryland
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Bowie, Maryland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I eat here all the time and they are great. Food is excellent and wait staff is friendly and efficient. They are known for their Sunday brunch. It has an attached liquor store and deli. The wine shop is extensive.

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had a family affair there over the weekend. Wait staff was excellent for a group of 30!! Drinks and food were really really good!

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Bowie, Maryland
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Rip's is a local landmark. The food is consistently delicious. Many home-style recipes in a private booth style restaurant. We have been coming to Rip's for the 25 years we've lived near there.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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295 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We was in the area this week for work, we stopped by 2 times, both visits was great, the service was great. everything we had was good.

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Atlanta
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

After being overcharged for a bottle of Scotch by the guy with the small liquor store not far from Rip's, the last time I was in town, I went looking for another place. This is how I found Rip's. From the outside, it doesn't look all that inviting - kinda shacky-ish. I visited the liquor store, which was fantastic with... More 

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Bowie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Have been eating at Rip's for 30 years and it is always reliable. A very relaxed ambience in the booth area. The Reuben is delicious. I recommend it.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went here with a few friends for the first time. The food was better than expected. The beer menu was good and the service was impressive. Attached was a big liquor store that had a huge selection of craft beer and wine. I am definitely comeing back!

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Bowie, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Ok, this review is for take-out only. I eat there all the time and about 99.9% of the time the food is great, however the wait staff is hit or miss. As for the take-out, the guy that took the order over the phone was short with me and rude. I know it's the guy at the bar that always... More 

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Bowie, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I had not been to Rips for several years, and really didn't miss it. I was re-introduced last night when my Women's Club had our annual dinner there. I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it, and plan to return with my family. I ordered the fried chicken dinner and was so glad I did. The chicken was... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We live near Rip's and dine there perhaps once a month. My husband likes their open faced turkey sandwiches, and their dinner salads are OK. The place is kind of old and tired looking, and the wait staff is kind of spotty. Sometimes, they're right on track, and sometimes you feel invisible. Sometimes the food is good and sometimes, it's... More 

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Additional Information about Rip's Country Inn

Address: 3809 N. Crain Highway, Bowie, MD 20716
Phone Number: (301) 805-5900
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3809 N. Crain Highway, Bowie, MD 20716
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
  • Phone Number: (301) 805-5900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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