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Rib House

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16 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512
+1 203-468-6695
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Branford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

They moved. Smaller place. Remodeled. Parking is safe (no more sink hole pot holes). But forget all else. The ribs are out of this world. They have a full menu. But why bother. It's all about the Ribs. I highly suggest everyone tries the place.

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Thank b0bf1960
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The absolute best place I've been it was hard to locate it was very small but this place is awesome. I ordered ribs and chicken best thing I ate my boyfriend other a hamburger boring but he kept eating mines lol. I want to go back now lol

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Thank Nicole G
New Haven, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very good ribs. The place is very small and the wait for tables is excessive. I recommend that you order the ribs for take-out as the waitress service is very slow and they charge for drink refills.

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Thank Chuck A
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Fabulous menu. The best ribs in the area. The service is great.I recommend highly the Rib House. Great family restaurant.

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Thank Kim L
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I used to love the Rib House, but in MHO their quality and customer service declined over the years. I have not been there in over a year, but decided to visit on a recent trip to Connecticut. The Rib House has moved, and while the building is more up to date (cleaner looking), the food was bordering on very... More 

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1 Thank MarkBCharlotte
usa
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The favorite now in a new location and for once has a wonderful parking lot you can walk on without killing yourself. It is all new decor with a fresh new look. Small than the old location but the best thing is the same great food.

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Thank patywolf
New Haven, Connecticut
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

This place is OLD. That being said, it has great food. Roast chicken and their ribs are outstanding. Try the onion loaf--it's like a bunch of onion rings all stuck together--very good.

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Thank RabbitTurtle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Food is pretty good....but the ribs.....THE RIBS......When you want ribs I can't tell you anywhere else to for great tasting ribs....They're Grrrrrreat!!!!! Best ribs in CT!

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Thank Comedian Lou G
usa
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Look for them at a new East Haven location. Last visit they told me that they were leaving their present location with the worlds worst parking lot to a place in center of East haven.

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East Haven, Connecticut, USA
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Heard this was a great place to eat. Always smelled good when we drove by. Food was okay but service was slow even tho there were few people in the place. Atmosphere was nonexistent. I felt like i was in my grandmother's kitchen.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  East Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-468-6695

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