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420 River Ave, Williamsport, PA 17701-3723
+1 570-322-8980
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Come here for wing night and get the wings oven baked - you won't be disappointed. I love the sweet heat sauce! Everything else is average. The happy hour menu is weak. A single beer or one mixed drink on special. They need more variety.

1 Thank SaltWaterGal79
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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290 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Like to look at posters of men? This is your place. Not sure why there are no pictures of women like most bars.

Thank godofthearmadillos
South Williamsport, PA
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We waited 3 hrs for our group to get their food. Ridiculous! The waitresses did not smile one time. They looked uterly baffled when asked a question. Fries came out undone, but was charged for them twice. My husband and I had finished our meals and my daughter had not even gotten hers yet. Of course we shared with her.... More 

1 Thank stahli
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Rivals needs step back and go back to the basics. Use to love their wings but over the last 6 months or so they come out warm at best. I think there burgers are frozen. The beer isn't real cold either. Use to be a go to place for me but now I wouldn't recommend it. Hopefully some things change...

3 Thank Jeremy W
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237 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

We ate at Rivals on Monday and had a bad meal, bad service and could barely hear each other even though the place was half empty. Mexican night is a joke. $7 nachos with beef were made with liquid "cheese", like you might expect at a gas station or movie theater. Terrible taste and waitress never came back to the... More 

3 Thank OCC04
wilkes barre, pa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Food used to be better years ago when we lived in Williamsport. I think they need to change the menue and add few thing. Service is very good. Food blah and wings like any bar wings.

1 Thank lagerdrinker
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

I have eaten here many times and always enjoy my meals.Staff is friendly and service is always good. Will keep coming back.

Thank Tom0427
Canton, PA
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270 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

I haven't been here in awhile but my son wanted wings and we know to avoid chain places when it comes to good wings. Ordered the bucket of wings because my son wanted to see what a bucket of wings looked like. They didn't come in a bucket but that was no matter. Wings were great service awesome.

Thank Tjf4569
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

Noooooo Goooood Drinks- Terrible Wings- Tasteless Service- less then average This place was recommended by the Front Desk Clerk at the hotel I am staying at I will talk to the manager in the morning I

3 Thank Handsomejim
Muncy, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013

Rival's was a great place to get the best wings in town. We are very disappointed to discover the quality of the food here. Wait time was not bad and so the service but when food arrived it was not only tasted bad but it was not cooked. I am surprised that owners are letting the place slip this bad.... More 

3 Thank Mark M

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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
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 River Ave, Williamsport, PA 17701-3723
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: +1 570-322-8980

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?