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Rip's Seafood Restaurant

1917 Lakeshore Dr, Mandeville, LA 70448-5830
+1 985-727-2829
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brie soup” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“trout” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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1917 Lakeshore Dr, Mandeville, LA 70448-5830
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Reviews (197)
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat out side and it felt great. Nice breeze and good atmosphere. Food was pretty good. I need to there more to find what I like.

Thank BigrHarps
Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined here with local experts and we had a feast of about 10 share plates. It was a very busy night as the sunset draws a crowd. We were satiated and highly entertained as it was prom night and we were surrounded by girls...More

Thank ThePackedBag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well to start off with the balcony views are stunning. All the people sailing, fishing, on the lake and shore with the the runners and the dogs and the beautiful old oak trees with gobs of moss on them. It is just too beautiful to...More

Thank smone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere! Great view of the lake. Appetizers were very good friend cream paws. Seafood gumbo was very good. Half and half catfish and oyster were seasoned perfectly​. Crawfish Monica was very tasty and perfectly seasoned. Wait staff very attentive and kind. Dining room beautifully...More

Thank 977Linda312
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Commonly known as Rips on The Lake, the restaurant provided each of our party of ten with terrific food. The service was great and we were well taken care of. However, the one big negative we all experienced was the acoustics. It was terrible. We...More

Thank RetiredNavy80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We shared an appetizer of shrimp remoulade. It's was more than enough for four of us to share -- and it was excellent! The top shelf margarita was very good. We also brought our own bottle of nice wine. They have a reasonable corkage fee...More

Thank susansbean
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is one of the best seafood restaurants in Mandeville and you can't beat the location! Make a reservation and be sure to get a table on the enclosed front porch.

Thank Harper H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Rip's is a great place for dining, especially in the early evening. Being on the north shore of Lake Ponchartrain you get a fabulous view, cool breeze and excellent food. Lunch drink specials help as well. Clay and Roslyn do a great job of presentation...More

Thank merleduplantis
Reviewed 11 May 2017

we had a great lunch there - get there early so you can get a spot on the upper deck. Gorgeous view.

Thank Debora C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my lunch. The food and service was excellent. One of the best shrimp sandwiches I've ever eaten. Loved having lunch on the porch looking at the lake.

Thank Mary C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Michael G
Do you have a private room that will seat 30 to 40 people?
26 January 2017|
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Response from Cheryl H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but check the disability access if your party has some folks that need it.
How late are you open on Sunday
21 April 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Sam S | Reviewed this property |
Hours of Operation Wednesday 11:00AM – 9:00 PM Thursday 11:00AM – 9:00 PM Friday 11:00AM – 10:00 PM Saturday 11:00AM – 10:00PM Sunday 11:00AM – 9:00PM Closed New Year’s Eve Day & New Year’s Day Fourth of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1917 Lakeshore Dr, Mandeville, LA 70448-5830
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Mandeville
  • Phone Number: +1 985-727-2829
  • E-mail
South Louisiana Seafood cuisine
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