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Riverdale Diner

521 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4521
+1 203-924-4084
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“hash” (5 reviews)
“corned beef” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
521 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4521
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After flying into town, was looking for some comfort food that I could eat fast so as to get back to my hotel quickly. The Riverdale Diner accommodated. Every town has a classic Greek joint and this may be it but it's classier and brighter...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 4 April 2018

I found a black hair in my home fries. I was told that "I should have said something earlier" after the waitress finally showed up to collect the plates. Maybe if she had bothered to check on us, I would have. Even after informing the...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent food with many choices. Had three different dishes; mac and cheese, liver & bacon and a patty melt. All were delicious. Place is cheery and clean and staff are helpful and friendly. We are visiting the area but will certainly return.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We went there the other night as we were driving by and bot my wife and I were hungry. We were seating quickly . I ordered the special Fried Fish and my wife had a wrap! The food came Fairley quick and was ok!

Thank ribouch
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Probably should be five stars. Great food at fare prices. Try this and try that because it’s all good. One time I did get some hash with too much onion. Homemade everything

Thank J M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I'm an oatmeal junkie and the Riverdale Diner served up the biggest bowl of oatmeal, raised and cinnamon ever! Coffee flowed the entire time and service was outstanding.

Thank scintoner
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Living in Shelton, my husband and I eat breakfast here on occasion. It is always fresh & arrives in a reasonable amount of time. The coffee is great. They use "Lavazza", an Italian coffee. Service has always been good. Try it and you will enjoy...More

Thank Janina D
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My 2 fishing buddies and I have traveled all over this continent together for 45 years on our fishing trips, but this day we were helping one of us move and spotted the Riverdale Diner, full of cars on a Saturday at noonish, and expected...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Hey there, meet my sister for lunch at the Riverdale. Every time I've come here the food has been good. The coffee good. The salads good. The specials good. The soups good. You get the picture. Consistently good ! Even good service. Stop in. Check...More

Thank blueyeddevil
Reviewed 26 November 2017

The food at Riverdale is never a disappointment. They have your typical diner fare, but it is very delicious. The service is great, they go out of their way to make sure your appreciated. Make sure you give this place a visit.

Thank Andrew O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 River Rd, Shelton, CT 06484-4521
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: +1 203-924-4084
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An American Diner with traditional values - family owned and operated. Open 24/7 365 days a year. Homemade comfort food - broad menu featuring Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Children's Menu. Full Service Bar.
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