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Riverbend Inn Restaurant

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16104 Niagara River Pky | Post Office Box 1560, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-8866
08:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great service and excellent food...ambience is top of the line and the staff are so accommodating. The views of the vineyards are unique!!! Go Visit!!

Thank Tony F
Paris, Canada
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I ended up here for dinner after doing a wine tour and given a prix fix menu as part of our package. I was a little surprised that it didn't include as least tasting any of their wines after a day of wine tasting. Not a lot of choice, but I enjoyed my meal, my friend felt... More 

Thank cassleaston
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Riverbend Inn for a couple of days not only were we impressed with our room but the dining room was fantastic!! Our meals did not disappoint !! Breakfast was really good served with great service. We had decided on our first night to have dinner at the Inn then the next evening (my bday) dinner we... More 

Thank Sheila M
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Riverbend used to be one of my favourite places too eat. Over the past 2-3 years we noticed the service and food declining. Still a very nice atmosphere and patio to dine on. Food has been very average and nothing worth going back for.

Thank Lindsay M
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place used to be a bery popular tourist destination, nestled among the beautiful vineyards, great service, excellent food. Recently tge ownership has changed and there is a big decline in service. We went there for breakfast with some friends, our order took forever to arrive. There was only one server on duty, his English needs a bit more practice... More 

1 Thank Jansin_Ozkur
Orangeville, Canada
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We have stayed overnight at the Riverbend Inn on 3 separate occasions. Each time came with free breakfast and a voucher toward dinner. The first two times the food was very good. The breakfast in particular was fresh and generously portioned. Our third visit to the restaurant was okay, but not as good as our first two visits. Breakfast was... More 

Thank jess R
Pickering, Canada
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273 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I stayed at the hotel on a Travel Zoo Promotion and they included a $40 dinning voucher so I decided to try the dinning room. It is a small dinning so be prepared to be next to someone else. The service which was two servers was very friendly and helpful. The food selection was from a limited menu but there... More 

Thank Tempoman
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We recently stayed at the Riverbend and ate dinner in the restaurant twice as we enjoyed it so much. The atmosphere is beautiful and we experienced amazing sunsets while dining, the dining room is quaint and cute. It is a notch below fine dining but it is great in that it is not pretentious or stuffy. The food is great,... More 

Thank Michelle R
brroklin ontario
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The restaurant was quite nice. Service very good, portion good as well. Had the steak dinner which was delicious. Also had salad and was lacking dressing, so they brought me some extra.

Thank skikosh
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Please do not let the negative reviews affect your views of this restaurant. After reading so many negative reviews I was concerned about the birthday evening I had planned for my wife. We received a gift certificate for this restaurant and thought we'd go anyway. This was the most amazing experience we've ever had. The service was great and the... More 

Thank Trevor T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$74
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16104 Niagara River Pky | Post Office Box 1560, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 905-468-8866
An atmosphere of warm elegance, thoughtful service and exquisite 4 diamond cuisine is enjoyed by guests, as well as locals at the Riverbend Inn dining room and lounge. Although small, the dining room invites intimate dining in a relaxed atmosphere. The well trained staff is sincerely dedicated to attending to guests needs promptly and courteously. Our food program - simple, fresh with quality ingredients. The menu is full of delicious surprises. The chef draws fresh inspiration from each passing season while using local specialties. Enjoy farm to table freshness from our herb and vegetable garden located just outside our kitchen doors. Sitting in the dining room, guests enjoy the dramatic views and taste exceptional culinary creations.

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