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Rip's Country Inn

3809 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716-3605
+1 301-805-5900
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“meatloaf” (14 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
3809 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716-3605
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a variety of food to choose from at the brunch but not nearly as many choices as many buffet brunches in the DC Maryland area. Nevetheless, the selection is worth the value. At less than $20 per person, it costs less than most...More

Thank 1SingingLady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my Birthday and my husband and I wanted to try something a little different from the norm ! we usually do Italian or Indian but this time we wanted to keep it local and more home stylish if that a word , however...More

1  Thank snj4
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your Birthday dinner with us! We’ve had our doors open since 1952 and hope to continue serving the communuiry quality food and exceptional service. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you for taking the time...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

. We had reservations for 13. We were all there early. They sat us down 10 minutes after the reservations. They stuck us in the corner where we had not room. Waiter took 15 minutes to serve water. The bread came 15 minutes after that....More

Thank Gat0r259
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

We are so sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience with us. We strive to meet and exceed all of our guests expectations each and every day. Thank you for your feedback so that we may continue to grow as a business. We...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This place had great food and large portion sizes. Solid all-American fare. Service was speedy and friendly.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Not sure why this place is so highly rated. The food is good but the way it is rated I was expecting more. It is expensive as well. $13 burgers are steep. A lot of entrees in the high $20s. I'll try other restaurants in...More

Thank MMaldo2014
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hello MMaldo!, Thank you for your response. We apologize that we did not meet or exceed your expectations and will strive to continue improving. We hope you indeed return to try us again!

Reviewed 19 September 2018

Got seated right away. All six of us had the jumbo crab cake. Delicious! Wish it wasn’t so far from my house otherwise I would eat there more often.

Thank Kalle B
Matt G, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Kalle! Thank you so much for your review, hopefully we will see you again if you're by our way in the future!

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I went to grips this past Sunday with my mother father and wife. I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I've been to Rips before for breakfast on the week but I did not know they had a breakfast buffet for Sunday brunch. I was...More

Thank Gordon C
Matt G, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you Gordon!, We appreciate you giving us another shot and are glad we were able to impress you. Our Sunday Brunch Buffet changes each week (the breakfast staples, carving and omelette stations are always there) so please don't be surprised if you try it...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The food and service was great. The portions were more than enough. Wait time wasn’t bad. I would highly recommend .

Thank seafoodman2018
Matt G, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you Seafoodman!, We hope you enjoyed the new menu and try us again soon!

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

After a long day of watching granddaughters soccer game and shopping. We decided to take a break and finally eat. Thought about eating at a dozen places but finally stopped at Rips. Although we don’t eat here often it has been here forever. Maybe only...More

Thank Verna S
Matt G, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello Verna, Thank you so much for trying us again. We are striving to meet and exceed the expectations we've set over the many years we have been in business and are very glad we could make you happy. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Our American host brought us here on the way home from the Airport after 20 plus hours from Brisbane. It may not look the best by Aussie standards from the road but Once inside we found friendly staff, a clean restaurant and a comprehensive menu....More

Thank John and Sue C
william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Hello John and Sue!, Thank you so much for giving us a try after such a long journey. We truly appreciate your detailed feedback and hope you had a wonderful time on your trip; we are glad we could be a part of welcoming you...More

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Response from ronald s | Reviewed this property |
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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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716-3605
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
  • Phone Number: +1 301-805-5900
  • E-mail
Rip's is a local landmark serving the community for over 65 years. The Scratch Kitchen serves Comfort Food with a Kick.
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