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Rip's Seafood Restaurant

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1917 Lakeshore Dr, Mandeville, LA 70448-5830
+1 985-727-2829
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Part of a large party celebrating a special occasion we were treated to good food and great service. 'Could not have asked for a better experience.

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Thank A_Robes49
Mandeville, Louisiana
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Whether looking for a romantic couples' dining experience, ladies' lunch, or family brunch, you'll enjoy solidly delicious seafood dishes! Dining is available inside or outside overlooking Lake Pontcharttrain!

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Thank jeanhunn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Trout almandine and trout audry, both excellent! Best to go when the weather is nice and sit outside to watch an amazing sunset.

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Thank Cboucree
Perdido Key, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I discovered Rips about 2 years ago and make it a point to visit every time we are in the area. We sit at the bar and interact with the owner, bartender and regular patrons. The food is fantastic, service never disappoints.

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Thank Layna C
Mandeville, Louisiana
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We have been to Rips many times and each time the food gets better and better. Love their Seafood and steaks. Highly recommend this to anyone wanting a great meal in Mandeville especially on the lakefront.

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Thank BIGMC565
Saranac Lake, New York
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2016

The view was absolutely amazing. Food wasn't bad. They have absolutely nothing Vegan. Even the vegan fall backs weren't vegan here. The fries are cooked in animal fat and all of their dressings have milk, cheese, anchovies, or honey in them. The non-vegan foods were good but a dry salad is not a good memory one wants to have leaving... More 

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Thank Attila_The_Hutt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Took my two favorite girls to lunch, my wife and daughter. Decided to take them across the lake to Mandeville for lunch on the lake front at Rip's, for the first time ever. Pleasantly surprised with the variety on the menu. We had the fried crab fingers, cups of turtle soup for appetizers. Then we had the jumbo lump crab... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Rips has really good food but the best part of all has got to be the amazing views you get of lake Pontchartrain from there patio.

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Thank Brook S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Best seafood in town. Fried green tomatoes are highly recommended. Onion rings are huge and fabulous (but not served on Sunday). Friendly staff and fast service.

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Thank Plcattys
Grand Prairie, Texas
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

My cousins who live locally say this is their favorite restaurant. Our party of five ate on the veranda over looking the lake. We each had a seafood entree, lots to choose from. Given previous reviews, it may be hit or miss, but our lunches were good. I think it may be difficult to keep a top quality chef given... More 

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Thank Cheryl H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1917 Lakeshore Dr, Mandeville, LA 70448-5830
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Mandeville
  • Phone Number: +1 985-727-2829
Description
South Louisiana Seafood cuisine

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