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River Watch

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1 Walnut St, We are Closed for the 2016 Season and will Reopen April 2017, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025-1835
+1 812-539-3625
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Portland, Indiana
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, good American food. We were entertained by the ducks floating nearby hoping for a tossed french fry.

Thank Patti W
Columbia, South Carolina
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I saw this location just outside of the Doubletree Hotel downtown. It is a fine place to go and sit and read a book or watch the river but you don't actually go down to the water and there is little to do but sit and watch. As a feature it is fine. As an attraction...well...it's not.

Thank 459leec
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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73 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is on a barge on the river. Love eating outside! Small dining room indoors, Food is very good & bar drinks are good. Live music several days a week. Unfortunate, they are closed from mid September until spring.

Thank realucfan
Cincinnati, Ohio
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

It is a nice place if you want to look at the river. The food however is less than average it is just ok. I would never come here for the food that is for sure. The Mahi was not very good mushy and tasteless. I did not care for the other appetizers we ordered either not good food, very... More 

Thank bigcats52
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food and reasonable price. I highly recommend the Mahi. Drinks are good. Parking sucks. Nature of the beast when you're on the river though. All in all very pleased.

Thank Joe V
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We were staying in Petersburg, KY and this place came up on our restaurant search. It's a neat place on the river, but it's a little run down. I ordered the crab cakes and they were a little soggy in the middle and overdone on the outside. My husband ordered fried fish and it was good. Their menu boasts about... More 

Thank mistylees
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154 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food and drink were average here, but the portions were actually appropriate for dinner. I had the fish and chips (subbed the chips for a baked potato) and my husband had the grilled ahi dinner--baked potato and some green beans. He ordered the key lime pie for dessert and it came with a tangy, bright-green drizzle--go without it. The... More 

Thank Mandy H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Took my wife down to River Watch for our anniversery and it was the best one we have had for quite a while. We love this place.

Thank RonnieMudd
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Heather was our server and did a great job taking care of us. My wife and I both had the grouper sandwich, mine blackened which was outstanding. Never had a bad experience here, worth the visit. Thanks !

Thank Bob M
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

They have one of the best burgers you'll find in the area. Their fries have a very light crisp that sets them above all others. The atmosphere is very casual and wearing shorts & sandals is completely appropriate.

Thank debsueb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Walnut St, We are Closed for the 2016 Season and will Reopen April 2017, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025-1835
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lawrenceburg
  • Phone Number: +1 812-539-3625
Captain Mike's RiverWatch is located along the beautiful shore of the Ohio River in Lawrenceburg IN. The Captain advises you to walk through the levee, under the Clock, and come join us on the River. We serve fresh homemade fare that is both, health conscious and delicious. Join us for lunch, dinner or a light "snack". If it's seafood you're after, you've come to the right place RiverWatch serves up our infamous grouper, mahi, haddock, and salmon, Don't have sea legs, not to worry; RiverWatch also features American-style cuisine try Our Famous Certified Angus Beef Burger.... Make it one of our Specialty Burgers! Not much on meat we also cater to vegetarians including veggie wraps, our gourmet veggie burger, and salads.

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