We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rib House

16 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512
+1 203-468-6695
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (34 reviews)
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“pot holes” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
16 Main St, East Haven, CT 06512
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (44)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great. No better ribs anywhere. The other dishes are excellent as well so experiment. Not great decor but that’s not what you are there for.

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Fantastic prices, Service, and the prices are great, and great tasting food. The Rib House is nestled away in the center of East Haven, next to the Bank Of America. It is located in the back. It has a great little bar. It is a...More

Thank sglossa
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We went with another couple for dinner. Guys had ribs. I had chicken sandwich no bun. My friend had grilled chicken Caesar salad. Waitress was sweet but inexperienced. Guys ordered Old Fashions and they took a while to serve. Manager, maybe owner(?) brought them out...More

Thank carlos5CT
Reviewed 6 July 2017

you will come back there are not any better in conn just remember they have moved into the east haven mall on main street

Thank bobby q
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.

Thank b0bf1960
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...More

Thank Nicole G
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.

Thank Chuck A
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.

Thank Kim L
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...More

2  Thank MarkBCharlotte
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...More

Thank patywolf
Nearby HotelsSee all East Haven Hotels
Quality Inn East Haven
109 reviews
1.62 km away
Days Inn New Haven
313 reviews
5.19 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites New Haven
569 reviews
5.29 km away
New Haven Village Suites
435 reviews
5.83 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bistro Mediterranean & Tapas Bar
175 reviews
1.30 km away
Jennifer's Ice Cream
30 reviews
1.33 km away
Aniello's Pizza & Italian
57 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby Attractions
Shore Line Trolley Museum
91 reviews
.32 km away
Stony Creek Brewery
103 reviews
4.05 km away
Overshores Brewing
8 reviews
1.82 km away
Hagaman Memorial Library
8 reviews
.79 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Rib House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing