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.

Sunset Ribs Co

) #26 of 34 Restaurants in Waterford $$ - $$$ American,
378 Rope Ferry Rd, Waterford, CT 06385-3131
+1 860-443-7427
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good23%
  • Average31%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
378 Rope Ferry Rd, Waterford, CT 06385-3131
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (55)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped in early afternoon and sat at the upstairs deck. our server was very prompt and friendly, we looked over the menu and found that the taco salad I had gotten before was no longer on the menu. disappointed I ordered...More

Thank orion1248
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This biker bar with a water view has always been a fun diversion when visiting family in the area. Over the years, we've worked our way up and down the menu. Usually food is solid. Today though, stopped in for a couple of drinks and...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Sunset Ribs is a fun restaurant. There‘s usually a noisy band, fancy drinks, crowds, and on clear nights, a fabulous sunset over the Niantic River. The food is secondary. Even with a new chef, and a new menu for 2017, the food is average at...More

Thank Essem W
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great drinks- great music- great food! Best summer time place to have some food and drinks. Live music and dancing too. Always come here with friends for a good night !!

Thank colbs1285
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here a while back and enjoyed the view and atmosphere. We ordered the ribs and they were average. They have a nice, social bar area downstairs with bands playing a more quiet upstairs with traditional restaurant seating, overlooking the niantic...More

Thank Familyman818
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Spent a Tuesday evening with a good meal, great views, live music and a couple adult beverages. Waitress was friendly and informative.

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere, have not had a bad meal, portions big, entertainment fun. Can't forget the great view and evening sunsets! Very casual, service great! Just chill🍴🍺

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 29 May 2016

My friend and I have been going to Sunset Ribs for years. We stopped there for lunch today and were surprised how run down and dirty it is. All the floors in the place were sticky and the carpeting to the upstairs filthy. We sat...More

2  Thank sally840
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I lived down the road from Sunset Ribs for 4 years. The atmosphere is always fun & entertaining. The food is ok; typical bar stuff. My last visit it seemed the server couldn't get me & my friends out of there quick enough.

Thank Erica E
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Came later at night, drinks were decently priced. They had a band earlier in the night then transition to a DJ. Great selection of craft and domestics. Dj at first was a little noisy because the place wasn't full, but later on it was great,...More

Thank Bellenelle2918
Nearby Restaurants
Skipper's Restaurant
138 reviews
1.13 km away
The Spice Club
158 reviews
1.47 km away
The Black Sheep
164 reviews
1.46 km away
Family Pizza Restaurant
55 reviews
1.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Book Barn
167 reviews
2.77 km away
Harkness Memorial State Park
134 reviews
5.35 km away
Rocky Neck State Park
155 reviews
5.85 km away
Niantic Bay Boardwalk
52 reviews
1.76 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Susan S
9 July 2017|
Response from Susan S |
Do you except reservations
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Rope Ferry Rd, Waterford, CT 06385-3131
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-443-7427
  • 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