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Riley's by the river

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Seafood, Coffee Shop, Hamburgers, 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 76
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  • 37
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service, good food.

We had the crab dip, fish tacos and stuffed haddock. Enjoyed everything. Would recommend this restaurant

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
sandyron1975
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We had the crab dip, fish tacos and stuffed haddock. Enjoyed everything. Would recommend this restaurant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I tried this restaurant for the first time today. I was a bit nervous because I am a picky eater but the menu selection was fantastic. We went in for lunch he had the walleye nuggets & French dip sandwich. Walleye nuggets he wouldn't get again but I think it was just the fish he didn't like... More 

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Camden, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Food is ok, not fantastic. We were rushed to eat. We had appetizer, salad, bread and entree all served at once! Wasn't very relaxing.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Loved the atmosphere and the staff. Food was brought out with very little wait time. I enjoyed the breakfast buffet as well a wonderful dinner later the same day! French onion soup was amazing!!!!

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Lawson, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My family and I ate here and were impressed by the service and the food. The waitstaff really gives their all for the customer. The sandwiches are a great lunch after shopping, sightseeing or taking a boat tour. I'll go back again.

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Ottawa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My husband an I stayed overnight in Alexandria Bay and had supper and breakfast at Riley's. For supper we had crab cakes that were to die for and huge shrimp cocktail that was very well presented - not in the usual cup. And the homemade cocktail sauce was amazing. We both had the flat iron steak in the bourbon sauce... More 

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Durham, England
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102 reviews 102 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Managed to get a seat by the window in a booth and really enjoyed the whole experience. Good menu choice, all tasted great and service was excellent.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My wife and I were touring the area and came across this restaurant by chance. Located on a street adjacent to a landing area for tour boats, the restaurant has a view of the marina and the St Lawrence seaway. Within easy walking distance are views of the many islands and residences including one of the many castles that reside... More 

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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Friendly service, Large portion and a good selection of food, Just outside Uncle Sam boats. Perfect for Cpt Thomson hotel residents

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Plattsburgh, New York
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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We visited Alexandria Bay on the weekend of October 10th through October 12th. We had the privilege of eating dinner Saturday night at Riley's on the River. Let me tell you, this place is excellent! The Burgers are gourmet and you get a very generous portion for your meal. Another member of our group ordered the Chicken Parmesan and it... More 

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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
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Coffee Shop, Hamburgers, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?