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“Good meal, great service, overall very good”
Review of Ripe Tomato

Ripe Tomato
Ranked #1 of 27 Restaurants in Malta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in beautiful Saratoga County, the Ripe Tomato is a friendly, family-owned and operated dining experience that sets it apart from chain restaurants. We offer simple, hearty Italian and American fare prepared using fresh, local ingredients.
Reviewed January 27, 2014

As one of only a few places to eat in Malta, we were a bit leery of the Ripe Tomato, but Trip Advisor was right! The restaurant has obviously been in the area for a while and amassed a large local following. Our group was so large that they gave us a separate side room and two servers, who were awesome and attentive. The food was good, among the group we had some fantastic meals and some that were kind of average. No kids were complaining at all, which is great. The bread that they served before and throughout was probably the best bread I've had in a long long time. It was that good. If I'm back in Malta I will return to the Ripe Tomato.

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Reviewed January 26, 2014

Very nice restauarant that has been in the area for decades. Nice menus with everything from pizza to pasta to classics and seafood. Sandwiches are in the $10 range and full meals $15-20. They had half a dozen specials as well. Including $15 wine and $4 beers. We split an order of calamari which was a little better than average. It came with 2 sauces, cocktail and a spicy russian dressing. I had the roast pork meal which was very good. Loved the red cabbage. My friends had the haddock special which they said was good as well.

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Reviewed January 16, 2014

A very unique restaurant here in Malta. They never ever advertised though the paking lot has been filled for many many years. The secret is a unique menu, great service and a dedicated chef. There are always nice specials as well as the diverse regular menu. The prices here are a bit high but not much higher than the other local eateries though they offer a more unique but home cooked menu. The portions are fine and the service top notch. The only drawback on this restaurant is the Sunday brunch. My mom is 83 and we had to stand for twenty minutes after our reservation time for our table. The serving stations at brunch are weak and all over the building probably due to limited room, that said I will pass on brunch and enjoy dinner there.

Thank John B
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ripetomatorestaurant, Owner at Ripe Tomato, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2014

We very much appreciated your critique of our restaurant. In many ways it reaffirmed many of our goals at the Ripe Tomato and let us know that at least most of the time we are achieving them. Thank you. We are also very sorry to hear that you had a bad experience at our Brunch. From your description of it being "all over the place", we are guessing you visited on a holiday Sunday when we do move some of the tables and offerings into the bar area to accommodate the larger crowds. It might also explain the 20 minute wait which we truly appologize for. We do our best to honor our reservations in a timely fashion. Try us again on a normal Sunday and I believe you will come back to it again. Thank you again for the review both the good and the bad. It let us know where we are accomplishing objectives and where we are falling short.

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Reviewed January 4, 2014

We had reservations for 5pm on New Years Eve, nice table ready when we arrived. I have been here several times before and I order the Roast Pork almost every time. It is always tender and the red cabbage and homemade apple sauce is delicious. The Seafood Bisque is also great. Service and atmosphere is superb. The rest of my party had seafood and steak and they were pleased. We will continue to return.

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Reviewed January 2, 2014

Warm atmosphere in a nostalgic old roadside restaurant. Portions were generous and the entrees delicious. Service was excellent and prices very reasonable. We will be back often when in this part of New York State.

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Thank Walter G
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