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Ripe Tomato

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2721 State Route 9, Malta, NY 12020-4357
+1 518-581-1530
Sun 00:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 10:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Fairfax, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were glad to get in without reservations. Convenient to our hotel in Malta.Reservations non needed.

Thank keller4940
Emmitsburg, Md
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181 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dined at the Ripe Tomato about four years ago. Determined to find it again when returning from Quebec. Even on a crowded Saturday Evening, the gracious host was able to get me excellent seating. Began with Salmon Cakes, which I can never resist. These were superior and served with a delicious spicy salad between the two large cakes. The... More 

Thank Michael R
Albany, NY
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in Malta. A large menu specializing in Italian fare. I have never had a bad experience there. Good prices and service. One of the best brunch locations around and Santa visits in December.

Thank Sflynn37
Old Bridge, New Jersey
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do you remember when you were a child and your father and mother decided to take the kids out of the city for a nice meal and drive to the country. You went to a nice restaurant with pictures of baseball players from the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Yankees. There was a telephone booth. Eyelet curtains. Checkered table clothes? Got... More 

Thank Emmett1803
Hudson Falls, NY
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We took three other guests with us to celebrate our twins birthday. Everyone had something different and all were very pleased with both the service as well as quantity and quality of the doses served One of our party had the pan seared salmon and enjoyed it throughly vegetables were cooked well still had substance and great flavor another had... More 

Thank Patrick C
Saratoga Springs, NY
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The Ripe Tomato is my favorite restaurant. I love the food and most especially the brunch offered every Sunday. This is the restaurant I always bring my visitors from out-of-town, as I know it will never disappoint.

Thank saratogagirl
Ludlow, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to the Ripe Tomato for what seems like all of my life! Whether it's track season or I'm just in town to see family I'm stopping in. However, the best kept secret may be the Sunday brunch! My personal favorite and must be experienced!

Thank Stephen M
Malta, New York
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

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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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

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

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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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?