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Boomerangs Original Ribs

13820 Solomons Island Rd, Solomons, MD 20688
410-326-6050
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Ranked #12 of 33 Restaurants in Solomons
Cuisines: American
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Two adults, two kids. No complaints. There was really nothing that we could find fault with. Crab Dip was REALLY good. The bread was REALLY good. My 12 year old said the burger was the best she ever had. Everything was good right down to the applesauce that came with the kids meal.

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Berlin MD
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22 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We came here based on a recommendation from a local. Glad we did! My husband had the ribs, I had the chicken. Both were very good! Came with your choice of 3 different bbq sauces. The sides were also good and homemade . We especially enjoyed the side salad which was fresh, nice greens with homemade dressings. Although some may... More

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Pala, California
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15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

after being on the road for a couple days we needed to have a good sit down we were in town for only a day and a friend suggested Boomerangs, well we were pleasantly surprised, the picture say it all my son was happy

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Listen to me people: it's easy to make "fall-off-the-bone" ribs. There's no trick to it; you simply overcook them and this is the case with Boomerangs (and to be fair most Southern Maryland BBQ joints, Adams Ribs up the road is the same). There is no discernible smoke flavor (and no smoke to be seen from the building; should've been... More

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California, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Upon walking in there was a sign saying "Please Seat Yourself", which was not unusual as it was a fairly slow Monday evening. The first thing I noticed was the sound, or lack thereof. There was music playing, but in another room, so the dining area had a weird muffled feeling. Overall, I think the building could use some updating... More

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Hurst, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I guess we expected something different....we really WANTED to like this place. It's easy to get to and the waitress was very friendly. But the atmosphere was more like a school lunchroom than an intimate restaurant, and the food left MUCH to be desire (as a matter of fact, we had to fix another dinner when we got home because... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I live p/t around the corner from Boomerangs but never visited them before. We were having company over and ordered 6 slabs of ribs which were very well received indeed. They have a house sauce which is on the sweet side and we ordered their Kansas City style sauce which is smokey. Really enjoyed the ribs and the service..

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Ridgecrest, CA
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78 reviews 78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

On the positive side, the wait staff was very friendly and efficient. The food was average. The menu unremarkable. The building/atmosphere quite a few decades past it's prime. I am wondering about the wonderful reviews as this is not a restaurant I will be seeking out in the future, about as exciting and remarkable as white rice.

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Lexington Park, Maryland
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64 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Good place to get some Ribs. Boomerangs has been here for many years. The food has always been good every time I go.

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great mills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

What a surprise! We visit Solomons often and always end up less than thrilled with the seafood restaurant choices. A friend said to try Boomerangs for seafood, said they had the best cream of crab soup in the area, and they were right! We also tried the hand breaded shrimp and jumbo haddock sandwich, both were awesome ( you could... More

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