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Riverside Family Restaurant

8295 Midland Rd, Freeland, MI 48623
+1 989-695-5563
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
2 Mar 2017
“We Won't Wait So Long to Go Back Next Time!”
5 Feb 2017
“Good diner home cooking ”
Open Now
06:00 - 20:30All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8295 Midland Rd, Freeland, MI 48623
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riverside has great food and some of the best pies you'll find anywhere. The staff is friendly and make your visit an enjoyable experience.

Thank chuckwallace
RiversideRest8295, Owner at Riverside Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Riverside Family Restaurant. Thanks for sharing on Trip Advisor!

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This place is good for older people on a budget who are looking for quantity over quality. Interior is "dated". Large servings of mediocre French fries with most meals. Bones in walleye fish! Large variety of pies, but they are not much better than some...More

Thank Travelalot963
RiversideRest8295, Owner at Riverside Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So sorry you weren't happy with your meal. I would like to respond in all fairness to my Restaurant about a couple of your comments. We have been in the process of remodeling our dinning room over the past 3 months and 85% of it...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We stopped for lunch. Very clean, waitresses very friendly, quick service. We ordered burgers and they were better than perfect! They use fresh hamburger - never frozen. Cooked perfectly - excellent taste and very filling. They are quick to keep your coffee cup filled and...More

Thank Rosemary S
RiversideRest8295, Owner at Riverside Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

So happy to hear we will get to see you again. We work hard and want all our customers to have the same experience you did! Thank you so much for sharing your review on Tripadvisor!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a family friendly environment. I loved the seasonal house preserves that they offered me to put on my toast. It's a great breakfast place! I tried a black bean burger recently and it was surprisingly delicious! They have these cute little squirrel feeders...More

Thank LimitlessCmf
RiversideRest8295, Owner at Riverside Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Glad you enjoyed our homemade raspberry jam! Thanks for the review on Tripadvisor.

Reviewed 2 March 2017

My husband and I ate here once several years ago, and finally just got back into that area yesterday so we decided to go back to the restaurant that has the windows in back overlooking the river. They have bird feeders and corn feeders for...More

Thank Chattyaholic
RiversideRest8295, Owner at Riverside Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review Riverside Family Restaurant and post it on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in my grandparents little farm town. We always go there when visiting. The menu is huge and they have daily specials. The prices are awesome. And pie ! They have tons of pie! Soups are good too. Go on Fridays for perch...More

Thank ontheroadlovetravel
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Limited menu, lunch is the same as dinner. I had the Liver and Onions, I will not be doing that again, my wife had Shrimp they were decent, she like the fries I did not. they seem to have some sort of coating on them...More

Thank traveled0ne
Reviewed 19 January 2017

really great home cooking with great pies for desserts. take one home. They have great menu with various choices.

Thank Christine H
RiversideRest8295, Owner at Riverside Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thanks for stopping by for a meal at Riverside AND we really appreciate the great review on Trip Advisor. Thanks for taking time to post a review!

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat, locally owned, incredible pies!!!! If you are in the are its a must try! We order take out at least monthly and always are pleased with the food and service!

Thank smurphy1976
RiversideRest8295, Owner at Riverside Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thanks for stopping by Riverside for a meal this week. I am so happy to hear you liked our Harvest salad with the onion vinagriatte dressing. It is a family recipe that we are very proud to serve to our customers!

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Most menu items are average, the Monte Cristo should be avoided; just a sandwich make between cold factory made French toast. The specials however, are wonderful, get there early enough to try them. Breakfast is well done and pies have made them famous. Take some...More

Thank CareerCritic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:30
Monday
06:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:30
Thursday
06:00 - 20:30
Friday
06:00 - 09:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8295 Midland Rd, Freeland, MI 48623
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Freeland
  • Phone Number: +1 989-695-5563
Description
An independent family owned business that specializes in home cooked meals and desserts. Riverside Family Restaurant has been open for over 22 years.
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