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Riley's by the river

46-48 James St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
(315) 482-7777
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Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Sarasota, Floirida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We ate at Riley's twice in two days, once for dinner and once for lunch. The food was very good both times and the service was excellent. Prices are very fair. The hostess and the waitress really went out of their way the day we were there for lunch to get us seated and served in time to make our... More

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Corinth, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I had breakfast and enjoyed the surroundings and view. The buffet was pretty basic with a decent number of selections.

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

When we first considered Riley's, the loud 60s music playing outside kind of put us off. And it looked like the ultimate tourist spot. But then, frozen after a boat trip, we went there for dinner because it was the closest place. Then we went back for breakfast. Friendly staff, wide variety of choices (the ricotta stuffed blueberry French toast... More

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Williamsville, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Right on the waterfront of Alexandria Bay. Food and service were okay. Menu is somewhat limited. Coconut cream pie for dessert was probably one of the best I ever had.

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Eagle Bridge, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We went there midafternoon after completing the Uncle Sams boat tour. It was an odd hour but the staff was very friendly and accommodating. My companion ordered the crab cakes and then I wished I had done the same. They were soooo gooood. The ambience was very pleasant and relaxing. I would recommend it to anyone for good food and... More

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Mechanicville, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The food was good and wasn't expensive. The service was good and the staff was very helpful. The serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. It came inclusive with our package deal. We would eat there again.

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Portland, IN
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were rather early diners but the broccoli on my special had been hanging around a while. The mahi-mahi was dry but made edible by the pungent sauce. Baked potato was good! Staff pleasant. Convenient to (and owned by) Capt Thompson 's Resort

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Ithaca, NY
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This place has a nice atmosphere and menu but when our sandwiches came the ingredients made the bread very soggy. Riley's also supplied the "Luncheon" for our Uncle Sam tour and items were forgotten but replaced with awful potato "chips". They had been covered so were stale and soggy when we got them.

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Earlville, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

we always go up for blues on the bay and stay at capt thomsons. Rileys is right across the street so very convenient. Only thing I have to say is watch you recept. we got home only to find our recept and what was charged to our bank account were 2 different things. we were charged for drinks we never... More

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York, PA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was the first place we ate at when we arrived at Alexandria Bay. It is in town right at the Uncle Sam's boat tours. It was nice and cool in the restaurant which was great because it was hot outside. It had the feel of a sports bar which was fine. You can see the water and boats while... More

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