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Ripe Tomato

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2721 State Route 9, Malta, NY 12020-4357
+1 518-581-1530
10:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Martinez, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Blundered upon this gem while touring Saratoga. Cool little Tap Room with appetizer menu plus regular dining room. TV is limited to the former. Food was quite good and service very professional. Prices were quite reasonable. Surprisingly diverse menu: I wanted to try multiple items. Quaint decor in a cozy room. Recommended.

Thank Snider577
Albany, Ny
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Have had lunch here several times over the last few years with our group of retired former co-workers (a group of 6-8). No matter what we've each ordered, we've always all been very happy with our meals. The service is very friendly and the food is always delicious. Sizable portions and very reasonable prices, too. Will be returning again &... More 

Thank mac4747
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Five tired family members were looking for dinner, when we found this place online. We called to book and got there in no time at all. The service was very attentive. We arrived a little early and we're given a seat near the bar, where there were cheese and olives waiting. When we got to our seats, we received a... More 

Thank Scoutmom2014
Ballston Spa, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Even if I hadn't ever eaten here I could tell you it's a successful eatery as I live a block away and the parking lot is full everyday for lunch and dinner. Their bread with oil and garlic is out of this world. I've been there with just two as well as my entire family and service is always impeccable.... More 

Thank Kathleen F
Clifton Park, New York
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Took one hour for our dinner to come out. Table next to ours that was seated 20 minutes after us got their food before us. When the food came out mine was cold, my wife and daughters was luke warm. Asked to see the manager. Waited 15 minutes and he never came over so we left. PS, we paid 13.95... More 

Thank forteo1
Corbin City, New Jersey
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a Cousin's Reunion at The Ripe Tomatoe on Saturday. The place is so inviting and quaint. Like a real roadside cafe. It is located on 9N on the way to Saratoga. So easy to get to. The food and drinks were excellent. We will certainly return next time we are in the area.

Thank tomtcam
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My friend and I were staying in the Malta area and read the great reviews and decided to eat here. The food was delicious and the place was really quaint (the type of place I miss living in NYC) . The cedar planked salmon and toll house cookie pie were delicious! We told our server where we were staying in... More 

Thank Constayance
Huntington, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful experience at Ripe Tomato. The atmosphere is warm and cozy and the food was delicious. We sat at the bar as there was a short wait for a table and we prefer the interaction at the bar. The bartender was friendly and helpful. We shared a bowl of the specialty Scallop and Shrimp... More 

Thank Suzanne156
Danbury, CT
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This restaurant exceeded our expectations. It had great ambiance and amiable, efficient service. The food was delicious and the portions were generous, so we brought plenty home. We particularly liked the fish and eggplant parmigiana with pasta. The restaurant was almost full even on Tuesday evening which speaks to its popularity.

Thank sanevoice
Kinnelon, New Jersey
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190 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We ate here on a Sunday night in August and were seated right away. My husband ordered Pork Schnitzel and I ordered Chicken Picatta and both dishes were excellent. The portions were more than we could eat. The service was friendly. The atmosphere was pleasant except that I was seated on a bench next to a large motor that was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2721 State Route 9, Malta, NY 12020-4357
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Malta
  • Phone Number: +1 518-581-1530
Located in beautiful Saratoga County, the Ripe Tomato is a friendly, family-owned and operated dining experience that sets it apart from chain restaurants. We offer simple, hearty Italian and American fare prepared using fresh, local ingredients.

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