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Ripe Tomato

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2721 State Route 9, Malta, NY 12020-4357
+1 518-581-1530
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Malta, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly atmosphere, historic structure with many nooks and crannies. I do love the Cedar Plank Salmon, but always nix the rice and ask for more veggies. They are very accommodating. He loves the traditional spaghetti and sausage. I love the sauce, but not a fan of the sausage due to the texture--but I understand that is a personal taste issue.... More 

Thank freshandlocalonly
Slingerlands, New York
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located on Route 9 a few miles south of Saratoga Springs, The Ripe Tomato - advertising Italian standards and American comfort in a cozy, wood-paneled space full of old-fashioned charm -- offered us a warm, cozy atmosphere, excellent service and a pleasing light lunch on a cold, rainy day in mid-January. My wife enjoyed a shrimp and ravioli dish... More 

Thank John B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here twice in the past week while visiting home for vacation. The cedar salmon and haddock almondine are two of my favorite dishes. They were cooked to perfection. My waitresses on both nights were prompt and accommodated my requests with a smile and precision. The restaurant itself is a great family oriented environment. I was greated by the... More 

Thank Rachel C
Ballston Spa, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great, family friendly restaurant with a cozy atmosphere, Red and white table clothes and mini white lights create a sweet place to dine. Entrees are nice portions and, if not as hungry, half portions of some entrees are a great option. The yankee pot roast and pollo rres modos are a big hits with our family and the oreo... More 

Thank JulieHillBSpa
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is basic but good. They have alot of specials and are open for lunch...... The pot roast type dishes are very good

Thank arl629
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend to reserve in advance. The food is really good, we had the linguini veal and the Genovese chicken. Very recommendable place.

Thank Juan M C
Schenectady, New York
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

There were five of us that visited the Ripe Tomato on 12/9/16. I got the chicken marsala and the chicken was unbelievably rubbery. The sauce was good, however, the chicken was terrible. In fact, I brought most of it home because in case I got sick I'd have the chicken to be tested. I didn't get sick and the following... More 

Thank LSP150
Saratoga Springs, New York
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201 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Although, I think that people think that this place is Italian..You might be very surprised with the variety of menu....Everyone finds something that they like and we generally have a most enjoyable evening with the family! To be sure, keep a little room in your tummy for the dessert tray--or wagon! It is quite the sweet-tooth opportunity.

1 Thank Holly V
Martinez, California
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14 reviews
10 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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87 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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 

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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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?