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Rip's Country Inn

3809 N. Crain Highway, Bowie, MD 20716
(301) 805-5900
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Ranked #12 of 102 Restaurants in Bowie
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Bowie, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We went to Rip's for their Prime rib special- they were out - so we ordered chicken southern- it looked like to frozen breaded filets and my fried chicken looked like it was miniature size not like it used to be! The manger did not offer a reduction in price. We do not intend on going back!

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Bowie, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a very nice meal in a comfortable booth with friends... the service was prompt, polite and friendly... We did not feel rushed which was desired as we were reuniting after a long time ....

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william b, Owner at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. We treat all of our guests as family. Our table is your table as long as you like. We are happy that you joined us. Hope you visit us again soon. More

Forest City, NC
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

we all had Ruebens and they were yummy... the service was good and attentive.. just down the street from where my mom lives, so this place was perfect.. not a fancy place.. however a causual place... the food is good.

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william b, Owner at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in. Try us for Dinner and Drinks. We have deliciously crafted drinks and all of our food offerings are made from scratch. Hope to see the next time you are in town. More

GALENA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I've always had good meals at reasonable prices at Rips in the past, and this time my broccoli cream soup and roast beef sandwich was excellent as always, but a business associate ordered the Humus and she said the (chips) it was delivered with were dry and tasteless. The waitress cheerfully exchanged them for buttered bread, but with Humus?

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william b, Owner at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your business. We are proud of our long heritage in Bowie. The Hummus is one of our home-made appetizers. I will look at the chips again for quality and freshness. I am happy that we could substitute something to your guest's liking. We look forward to serving you in the future. More

Severna Park, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I totally love the food and the great prices. I have never had anything but a super dinner there and I have tried almost everything on the menu. I would rather have a steak or seafood there any day over Ruth Chris or Phillips seafood. It tastes better and is half the price! Just cant say enough great things about... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Good food and reasonable prices mark this Bowie restaurant. Attached to a liquor store and deli, Rips has been providing local seafood (including excellent crabcakes), plus a full range of sandwiches, full meals and salads for decades.It also has a popular and recently upgrade bar area.

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Washington DC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I've only eaten at the restaurant part of Rip's twice - both times were Sunday brunch buffet. The food was very good, the wait staff was friendly and attentive, and the cost was reasonable. It's the sort of place where you feel right at home. But when you're done eating, check out the other end of the building where they... More

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Bowie, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

I go here every week for Breakfast or lunch. The food and service is great. They are very welcoming and bend over backwards to make your meal and experience a satisfying onw. I've been eating here for years and I am always pleased with every visit.

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Dothan, Alabama
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153 reviews 153 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

I went here with friends who go all the time and they gave it high marks. I'll have to agree, it was nice. Sunday for brunch was a good choice. The buffet was appointed with a wonderful selection of choices to accommodate everyone. It wasn't long before this restaurant was just about full with appreciative customers. If I get back... More

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Washington,
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Went here for Breakfast. We ordered Eggs Montoya which is two poached eggs on steak with hollandaise sauce. The eggs were hard boiled with solid yolks. The waitress brought us more eggs that were cooked the same. The eggs she brought came out in little ceramic dishes right from the microwave. Apparently the eggs are not poached as the menu... More

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william b, Owner at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this review

As an egg lover, I certainly understand the frustration and thank you for sharing. Poaching an egg is a delicate process and does cause us difficultly. We must balance the simmering of the egg with the health risks of under cooked eggs and salmonella. I know it is old thinking but we always stand on the side of precaution. I... More

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