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Riley's by the river

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Cafe, Seafood, Diner
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46-48 James St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
(315) 482-7777
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 105
    Excellent
  • 99
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good value!

Good food. Reasonable prices Staff very accomodating. Restaurant has a very good breakfast and very reasonable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Good food. Reasonable prices Staff very accomodating. Restaurant has a very good breakfast and very reasonable.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is very close to all the boat tours. You can just walk over to purchase tickets or line up for your tour. We had breakfast here because of this convenience. The staff was friendly and the breakfast was very good.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

great restaurant sums it up been here many times. food service and view excellent. was here last mothers day. gave mothers free carnation, free dessert

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Chazy, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

The food, service, atmosphere, cleanliness and every aspect of hospitality is outstanding!!!!! Best breakfast, lunch and Dinner venue in town

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Dolgeville, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My family and I ate here for the first and last time August 20th, 2015. Let me first say that the Alexandria Bay Area was not very busy or crowded when we decided to eat here, so if our experience was bad, I can't imagine what it would be like when they were busy! We entered Riley's at about 6:30pm.... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Service was friendly and the food was good. The servings were quite large, if I were to go back I would share a plate with my partner. The one turn off is being nickeled and dimed for the condiments.

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Binghamton, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Came here because it received good reviews. We were told it would be a 20 minute wait but after 45 minutes of waiting the hostess was seating people who were walking in the door and completely disregarded about 10 people of different groups who had been waiting for a while. Very disappointed in the service here and I would not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We waited for 30 minutes on a night when it wasn't packed, then started noticing the hostess letting parties in of people she knew personally. We ended up walking out and never had the food.

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Had an amazing breakfast buffet, a lot more affordable than some other areas with a lot of variety of hot and cold food. Great staff and service. Next time I'm in the the area will be back.

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Saugerties, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had the breakfast buffet here on our first morning. I didn't eat that much, so I should have ordered breakfast instead, it would have been cheaper. The food was good though

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 46-48 James St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay
  • Phone Number: (315) 482-7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Seafood, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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