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Ria's Restaurant

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3550 W Edgewood Dr, Jefferson City, MO 65109
+1 573-636-5221
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bad service, cold food, over cooked & burned. Took an hour to get our food. The waitress was nice, but untrained. After telling her about the food, instead of bringing a manager, she just handed us the bill. Not looking for free food, but they need to know what they are serving. This is not our first time there we... More 

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Thank John R
Joplin, Missouri
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77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were VERY disappointed in our meal. Couldn't have Caesar because they were out of Romaine lettuce. Ordered Chicken Parmesan, served with a steak knife! So dried out that steak knife wouldn't cut. Marinara sauce so salty, could not eat. Salmon overcooked, Gyro cold. This was after an hour. Waitress never came back to see if everything was okay. We... More 

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Thank Nancy083012
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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209 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed eating at Rias today. My husband had the buffet and enjoyed it very much. I had a gyro and it was delicious. The couple we were with ordered a Greek salad and the salmon salad. They said they were very good. Our waitress was very friendly and took care of our needs. The restaurant was busy at 11:00... More 

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Thank Jackie W
Kansas City,
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been a regular at this restaurant for years. They have amazing gyros and awesome house pizza. This place has a great lunch buffet, different choices of pizza,fried chicken spaghetti and meat balls, ranch potatoes, salad bar and more Always my favorite. There patio is a great spot to eat during the summer. The only place in town where... More 

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1 Thank K8891BAjordanc
Jefferson City, Missouri
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174 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

For $10.66, which includes your soft drink, you have your run of an excellent buffet which includes salad greens and a variety of toppings - including beets - fried chicken, several pasta dishes, potatoes, cooked vegetables, and a variety of pizzas. Service is excellent on the soft drink refills and clearing of tables, and the buffet gets regular refreshing. It's... More 

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1 Thank John M
Springfield, Missouri
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Every time I have been to Ria's it's been the same--great food (really good lunch buffet), but awful service. They have a decorative bottle of Grey Goose vodka at the bar but don't stock or serve it. During my most recent trip I ordered two drinks and neither of them was as I ordered; another member of my party, a... More 

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Thank lindasmyers
Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Waited at bar 15 minutes before bartendress came. Informed this bar does not have gingerale. I had the fried chicken special which came with soggy fries. My husband had boiled shrimp that had zero seasoning.

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1 Thank 2bhungry
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

we arrived 12/3/16 at 550 pm and waited over an hour for table when seated there were alot of empty tables not being used. ordered peel and eat shrimp and fried oysters for appetizers, side salad and 14" house pizza. 15 minutes later waitress returned and said they were out of oysters so ordered ranch potatoes. 30 minutes later, ate... More 

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2 Thank Dave S
Fulton, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is the best buffet in Jefferson City. Food is great service is great, big place with plenty of seating.

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1 Thank leighanne0457
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122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a frequent restaurant on the list of my out of town coworkers. When they come in town and we are able to go to lunch they always add Ria's to the list of possibilities. This place is always busy at lunch. The nice thing is that we always get seated quickly and the place is clean. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Pizza, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3550 W Edgewood Dr, Jefferson City, MO 65109
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 573-636-5221

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?