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Rip's Country Inn

3809 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716-3605
+1 301-805-5900
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“meatloaf” (13 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3809 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716-3605
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have not been to Rips for several years, so trying it again was a blast from the past. It has not changed much, same horsey decor, great drinks and an excellent menu. One of us is a meatloaf lover and was not disappointed with...More

Thank Dalesid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have to mention by far, hands down, the best cream of crab soup I’ve ever tasted(born and raised in Maryland!) Some Amazing hand cut steaks, fresh daily seafood and not to mention hands down the best cream of crab soup I’ve ever tasted(and I was...More

Thank Beth W
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Beth, Thank you so much for your review. We proud of our Cream of Crab Soup and happy to hear you enjoyed it as much as we do. We strive hard as a family owned and operated business to be the BEST in Bowie!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called to see what time breakfast was over. Once I found out, we hurried on down. We made it a point to get there early because they run out of stuff as it nears lunch time. The hostess was great. She had a pleasant...More

Thank ndntelliott
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are happy that you had a good experience and will look into the issues you had with your homefries. We want every meal you have with us to be the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after watching a play at the Bowie Playhouse. I haven’t been here since I was a kid. I’m sorry it’s been so long!! The decor is beautiful! The hostess took us right to a booth without having to wait. I ordered a...More

Thank Denise M
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Denise, Thank you for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Rip's Management Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This afternoon my husband and I went to Rips for some lunch. It was about 12:50. The hostess told us we would have to wait until 1 o’clock, as they were going be starting there next service at 1 o’clock. She said they were just...More

Thank dorothyalt
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dorothy, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are terribly sorry that you felt misinformed by our hostess. We strive to make sure every guest leaves our establishment happy. If you choose to visit us again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rips is always what you expect, good basic food, good service, friendly staff etc. I had the Crab Melt for lunch, very good.

Thank Zokker
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your meal with us. We can't wait to have you back again! Sincerely, Rip's Management Team

Reviewed July 13, 2018

Rip's has been around since 1952. The atmosphere is country and dark. The food was OK, but not great. If you go to Rip's the Crab Cakes are the best thing on the menu. The Rib-eye was really fatty and not well prepared. Service was...More

Thank Jim J
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jim, Thank you for the taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We strive to be the BEST restaurant in Bowie and if we should miss the mark, we appreciate hearing what we can do better in the future. Thank you again...More

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Loved the pub and restaurant. Very friendly service and good steak and calamari. Atmosphere was very nice and not a loud pub. You can choose to sit in the restaurant or pub. Our server Allen was very nice and friendly. Will go back again for...More

Thank Buia59
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We can't wait to have you back, so we can continue to WOW you with our food and service! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Straightforward food -- good service, yummy seafood. What more could you ask for? Seems to be a family-run place, lots of regulars from the area. The cream of crab soup was thick, creamy, with a good amount if crab meat. Quiet venue -- a portion...More

Thank Tammy W
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Dear Tammy, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. We are so happy to hear you love our Cream of Crab Soup! We hope to see you back again very soon! Sincerely, Rip's Management

Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

My Dad and I ate here for first time despite our having been somewhat local for over 40 years. It was our last visit as well. The best thing about our meal was our phenomenal server, Sarah. Sarah really was excellent. Unfortunately, the food was...More

Thank Finnishmaria
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

We are so sorry to hear that your experience did not meet the standard we are so well known for. We appreciate the time you took to provide us with feedback, so that we may continue to grow as a business. We are a Family...More

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Response from ronald s | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not really sure suggest you call them
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Response from MrOrph | Reviewed this property |
Hours: Mon 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Tue 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716-3605
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
  • Phone Number: +1 301-805-5900
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