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1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960
+1 574-583-4532
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar
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1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful establishment the service, food, and waterfront view was great. I'd like to personally thank our server Sabrina for the service she provided she was knowledgeable and had a friendly energetic attitude. I enjoyed the meal she recommended. THANK YOU.

Thank bwilkinson_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a table of 9. Very accomodating. I really enjoyed my fish. Tried the steak ...a little chewy compared to what I remembered several years ago. Great onion soup. Wonderful service. Would go back next time we are in town.

Thank donna w
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Our first time here and wished we would've found it years ago. We had their steak and shrimp and it was awesome. What really surprised me was their french onion soup. Amazing!!!! I would rank it no. 2 on my list. If we ever come...More

Thank Topper865
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were on the final leg of a Knoxville TN to Rapid City SD and back roadtrip loop - coming from visiting relatives in IL. Along the way we found a number of beautiful waterside locations - this spot looked to be...More

Thank jt_powell
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Its on the riverfront its small dark and romantic. Best spinach artichoke dip we have ever had. Excellent steaks, good portion size and very friendly attentive service from the local waitstaff. Loved the soups as well and the view from the room overlooking the river...More

Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We eat here usually twice a week. We like to sit at the bar. They serve interesting mixed drinks and have a good selection of top shelf spirits. They have specials every night, with good variety. Quality is always top notch. Their special marinated ribeye...More

Thank dancercrew
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

First no one under 21 is allowed there as it is a bar only. State law in Indiana. The food was good place is a little small so very crowded.

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice dinner, people were nice and the food was good. A must go for visitors. The employees are hard working and nice to talk to.

Thank Sean C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This restaurant has the best appetizers. Great meals. Dining on the patio is fun in the summer. The waitstaff is great...

Thank MammawJ
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Enjoy the friendly wait staff and bartender. Fun, lively atmosphere, and nice selections on their menu plus several daily specials. We enjoy dining here whether it's just for sandwiches or a delicious meal.

Thank Oldenkamp
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Ginny N
11 July 2016|
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Response from Linda T | Reviewed this property |
Not their mainstay, but you could order specific items and enjoy a meat-free meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Bar
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 574-583-4532
  • E-mail
The Riverside is a casual restaurant with a scenic river view.We are open 7 days a week at 4 PM.Our steaks are USDA Choice and handcut in house.We also serve a wide array of seafood too.Make sure and try one of our delicious ice cream drinks, our top seller is our famous WOODY.We also have nightly dinner specials and homemade soups too!Our deck is open for outside dining Sunday thru Thursday. Come and join us if you are from out of town we also have rooms available at the Riverside Inn next door to the restaurant! We hope to see you soon!
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