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River's Restaurant

2525 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4125
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
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
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 23rd Street
Transit: Free Ride Glenwood bus or Taxi service
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  • English first
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English first
Grand Junction, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed a nice evening dinning her for Christmas. Erin our bartender is an art form! Other bartenders should take lessons. The restaurant was packed wall to wall with people. She was the only bartender working. I was certain we would be waiting for an hour to have a martini and even worse to have our seating at 6:30 as... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We ate here on Christmas Eve. We made a reservation, but we were seated 15 minutes late and the hostess was not very welcoming. Once we were seated, we were ignored by the wait staff for another 15 minutes. Once we ordered, our drinks came quickly, but we had to ask for bread several times. The food was good, but... More 

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Carbondale, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had our Christmas party there and I highly recommend The River's for any occasion. We have been going to The River's Restaurant for years now. We have always found the service and food excellent, and the atmosphere low key and friendly.

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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We started eating at River's Restaurant when they were named Penelope's years ago. It was fantastic then and even better now. The facility is beautiful with old rustic charm.Our family of four adults and two children ate there for Thanksgiving. I had the lamb chops and the other three adults had NY strips, one child had spaghetti and the other... More 

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

After consulting Trip Advisor I called the restaurant and made Thanksgiving Day reservations. It was a lovely restaurant on the river. The interior was very nice, clean, and inviting. It, of course, was very busy but we were seated reasonably quick at a nice table for two. The staff was extremely busy but they were still very friendly and professional.... More 

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Penn Valley, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Property overlooks the river but food is only average. We all ordered various fish specialties and 3 of 4 were disappointed considering the price point. Service was also slow.

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Woodside, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It goes without saying too much that MANAGEMENT is more important to successful restaurant operations because it controls the kind of service offered, the quality of the food, the value and price of beverages, and what kind of environment is maintained. I have lived in the neighborhood for five months and Monday night was my first time inside. About 2... More 

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Perry, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We ate at several different eating establishments in Glenwood Springs, during our weeks stay. River's Restaurant was above and beyond the best place we experienced. The food was delicious, the service was top notch and the dessert was out of this world. To top it off, the atmosphere was beautiful. Our family highly recommends the River's Restaurant, should you visit... More 

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Clarkston, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Restaurant was recommended and claimed to have music on Friday nights. Showed up at 8:00pm and there was no music. Sat at our table for 30 minutes and not one server stopped. Several looked in our direction and noticed we had menus but not one asked if we had been helped. When we left only the hostess asked us what... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Enjoyed a delicious dinner at this restaurant, which is located just outside Glenwood Springs on the road to Aspen. They have a large patio overlooking the river. All of a sudden it started to pour, the staff very quickly assisted all the diners to a table inside the restaurant. The dining room is nicely decorated. I enjoyed the bacon wrapped... 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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