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River's Restaurant

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2525 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4125 (23rd Street)
Free Ride Glenwood bus or Taxi service
970-928-8813
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Today
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful View!

The building setup is a little strange but if you get the chance, make sure to sit on the patio! It overlooks the roaring fork river and having a sunset dinner with the sound of the river in background is incredibly relaxing! Went there with my wife and in-laws. I usually don't pay much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
David P
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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
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English first
Colorado
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My husband and I always make it a point to dine at the Rivers Restaurant. We went here for our first annivesary and go back every year. The food is amazing! This place is a gem. If you are looking for more than the normal bar and grill in Glenwood Springs, this would be the place to go. The menu... More 

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The building setup is a little strange but if you get the chance, make sure to sit on the patio! It overlooks the roaring fork river and having a sunset dinner with the sound of the river in background is incredibly relaxing! Went there with my wife and in-laws. I usually don't pay much attention to the table bread but... More 

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Colorado
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Rivers was a great place to visit decades ago...a deck over the Roaring Fork River to die for, great, imaginative food. Well, it no longer sets the standard...recipes are not well conceived, plate composition too contrived, and flavors not hitting the right notes. I will qualify by saying we visited on a Sunday evening, a night usually reserved for the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Sat on the patio overlooking the river. Views are amazing of the surrounding mountain ranges. The building isn't so exciting but the wait staff was excellent as was the food. We both ordered salads which were fresh and delicious.

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Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Enjoyed an evening of good music and food with friends. Busy bar area and service was good. Enjoyed a grilled chicken sandwich with great steak fries.

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Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Duck breast was excellent Lamb shanks outstanding. would go back any time. Anita was the hostess and our waiter on a quiet night later than usual. best restaurant in Glenwood Springs

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Broomfield, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I've been going to this restaurant for years and have never been disappointed. The bar tenders stay up-to-date on the latest cocktails, the staff was friendly and prompt and the food has always tasted amazing. Their appetizers and deserts are top notch. I can't wait to eat here again.

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I chose this restaurant on our Glenwood visit because of good TripAdvisor views. I feel like I need to review our experience so people are aware of what they are getting. This is a very casual restaurant, especially if you sit outside. While our salads and entrees were good, the service was lacking. I am not saying you are going... More 

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Go to this place in the summer when the weather is nice and you can sit out on the deck. The view is amazing. The food is okay, but a bit pricey. Go for the Greek Pizza for a cheaper eat and save room for the creme brulee trio!

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Birthday dinner for my brother drew us to Rivers. Hadn't been for awhile and discovered a fabulous "early bird" prix fixe dinner menu for $19.95 per person. Soup or salad, choice of six entrees (complete with fixings) and dessert. Our table of four ordered three different entrees and each one was delicious. There was a lively happy hour scene in... More 

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Additional Information about River's Restaurant

Address: 2525 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4125
Phone Number: 970-928-8813
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2525 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4125
    (23rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: Free Ride Glenwood bus or Taxi service
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: 970-928-8813

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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