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Riverside Inn and Restaurant

U.S. Route #1, P.O. Box 373, East Machias, ME 04630
Riverside Inn and Restaurant
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangor, Maine
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

In the summer of 2014 I had family come to visit, many of my friends had said the Riverside Inn and Restaurant was a nice place and the food was great so I suggested my family stay there. When I went to meet them I was pulling into the parking area when I was met by Rocky the owner who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A colleague and I stayed at the Inn as we were in town on business. We were given two rooms in the detached building next to the Inn. Both were very comfortable. We had everything we needed. We both appreciated being able to come to a cozy inn after a day of traveling. The Wifi was easy to connect to... More 

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Portland, Maine
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506 reviews 506 reviews
39 hotel reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

On our way to spend time in Eastport and Campobello Island, stayed one night here. Owner was nice and took our breakfast order. Our room was in a cottage overlooking the river...Beautiful views. Decor was tired, but beds were comfortable. The shower needed an overhaul...quite a squeeze and uncomfortable and difficult to control water temperature. It was a bit difficult... More 

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Auburn, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I took my wife as a birthday present. We spent two nights in the lower coach as there is an additional bedroom our three year old daughter could set up camp in. We dined two nights. Beef Wellington for both the first night and spaghetti for our daughter. The second night fillet and a ribeye, our daughter dined on a... More 

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed one night at the Riverside Inn. The owners, Rocky and Ellen, were welcoming and spent a lengthy time conversing with us on the outside patio behind the Inn, on the river. We saw 2 bald eagles flying up and down the tidal river as we drank a bottle of wine that we had brought from Canada. Nice beginning.... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Booked a reservation for dinner at Riverside. Seatings and availability are limited so you must call in advance. We we greeted very warmly for our 6:15 seating. The meal and menu was delightful, the menu offered many choices w/wine list and bar options. My husband ordered scallops which were huge sweet and tender, my filet -cooked to perfection, the blue... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Last evening was not the first time we have dined at Riverside Inn and Restaurant. The previous visits were very nice. Last evening we had a guest from MA and want to go to some place nice. The service was excellent, but the food was a disappointment. Two of us started with was was billed as large shrimp cocktails. The... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went for the famous puffin tour in Cutler (which is fantastic), and this inn was recommended by the tour company due to it's close location. Upon booking over the phone, we were quoted a price and requested an email confirmation. However, the email did not include the discussed price, and when we arrived we were charged $20 more! He... More 

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ellen m, Owner at Riverside Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

If you were charged an additional 20.00 dollars at check in time, It is because you showed up with an extra person or used the second bedroom,Our policies stated on our online website.Or if we are informed when booking we will quote an additional charge. We do not lie. ellen More 

Baldwin, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at the restaurant. The restaurant is small but nicely decorated with a view of the river. We were warmly greeted. Our first disappointment was that there were no lobster dishes on the menu. The rest of the menu looked quite appetizing, however. Two varieties of fresh baked herbed bread were placed on the table... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Another couple we traveled with booked two rooms for my wife and I and themselves. After processing our credit cards we were shown he two rooms that shared one bathroom that required walking through the other couples bedroom to use the bathroom. We were never told this at reservation time. View of river very nice, with an eagle and harbor... More 

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