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Rib House

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16 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512
+1 203-468-6695
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Today
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Very good ribs. The place is very small and the wait for tables is excessive. I recommend that you order the ribs for take-out as the waitress service is very slow and they charge for drink refills.

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Thank Chuck A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Fabulous menu. The best ribs in the area. The service is great.I recommend highly the Rib House. Great family restaurant.

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Thank Kim L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I used to love the Rib House, but in MHO their quality and customer service declined over the years. I have not been there in over a year, but decided to visit on a recent trip to Connecticut. The Rib House has moved, and while the building is more up to date (cleaner looking), the food was bordering on very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

The favorite now in a new location and for once has a wonderful parking lot you can walk on without killing yourself. It is all new decor with a fresh new look. Small than the old location but the best thing is the same great food.

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Thank patywolf
New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

This place is OLD. That being said, it has great food. Roast chicken and their ribs are outstanding. Try the onion loaf--it's like a bunch of onion rings all stuck together--very good.

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Thank RabbitTurtle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Food is pretty good....but the ribs.....THE RIBS......When you want ribs I can't tell you anywhere else to for great tasting ribs....They're Grrrrrreat!!!!! Best ribs in CT!

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Thank Comedian Lou G
usa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Look for them at a new East Haven location. Last visit they told me that they were leaving their present location with the worlds worst parking lot to a place in center of East haven.

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East Haven, Connecticut, USA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

Heard this was a great place to eat. Always smelled good when we drove by. Food was okay but service was slow even tho there were few people in the place. Atmosphere was nonexistent. I felt like i was in my grandmother's kitchen.

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Hopewell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Rib House in East Haven, CT is a family favorite. We drop by every chance we get when we are back in the area. During a recent trek through our old stomping grounds we found ourselves on 95 heading to New Haven from Guilford. The kids mentioned they were hungry and we were listing the options when my wife... More 

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Thank Hunt201
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

This has been my 2nd favorite rib joint, but there has been issues with having popular side dishes in the past. We made reservations for father's day dinner with our kids. I was looking forward to having the ribs, and onion loaf as we rarely get here now that we live well out of state. We arrived, and I noticed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-468-6695

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