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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” (27 reviews)
“meatloaf” (14 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
08:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
3809 Crain Hwy, Bowie, MD 20716-3605
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good down home food fwith good prices for the entire family. If you like New England clam chowder you have to try it, it tastes great.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Betty W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been past Rips many times in our travels. We finally stopped on our way home from Williamsburg, VA. We were seated immediately and our waitress Ariana came to our table within minutes. She was pleasant, attentive and efficient and an asset to Rips....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beachbumjudi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great neighborhood restaurant. Food is amazing. The crab soup amazing. Great service. I’ll go back again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank smalachi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was very good and prices good. However, service needs improvement. Started with a male employee but i think he was a manager. He never came back after getting drinks and taking order. I asked for some rolls but never got them. Then a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BBVacation2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly unique experience. Rip's is an absolute must-stop if you want to get away from the chain restaurant style food. We stop there any time we are traveling through the DC area and even travel the extra few miles off the beltway to get...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We were finishing a three hour drive and this was the second restaurant we tried to get into without an hour wait for 5 people. They told us to go to the bar section and maybe try there or wait an hour for a table....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dan M
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

IF YOU ARE A PERSON OF ANY COLOR and would like to be treated justly. Please don’t waste your time nor money here!! I’ve just had the worst experience at this restaurant. I came in and was told the wait was 10min (fine). (Take note...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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william b, Manager at Rip's Country Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We strive to treat all guests with the utmost respect and hospitality. The guests that arrived after you had made a reservation via OpenTable and had also requested a booth....More

Reviewed 27 November 2018

Seeking a non chain restaurant during a drive we noticed Rip's and decided to give it a try. From the beginning to the end of our meal the service was spot on. Hayley our server helped us with our meal choice and the Prime Rib...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Growing up in Bowie, RIPS has always been a family favorite. Until now. Unfortunately the Sunday brunch is a pale shadow of what it used to be. It is half the size that it once was. There used to be all kinds of everything, eggs...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank geekman_traveler
Reviewed 7 November 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1SingingLady
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Response from ronald s | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not really sure suggest you call them
Kentrel J
6 September 2015|
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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
  • 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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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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