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Riverhouse Reef & Grill

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American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Vegetarian
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995 Riverside Drive, Palmetto, FL 34221-5044
941-729-0616
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: A unique blend of casual and elegant. Riverhouse Reef & Grill offers a...
A unique blend of casual and elegant. Riverhouse Reef & Grill offers a fresh approach to incredible cuisine and casual elegance. Our waterfront dining room brings the outdoors in with an interior that opens completely to the waterfront. Outside, dockside seating offers glimpses of docile Manatees, playful Dolphins and elegant yachts.Riverhouse Reef & Grill offers only the freshest of seafood, highest quality Ceritifed Angus steaks and burgers, and new twists on old favorites such as our renowned Lobster Pot Pie, Cajun Crawfish Cheeseburger and Fish Tacos, to name just a few! Our salads are made with only the freshest of produce and our soups are all unique house made creations. Hours: Lunch and Dinner daily. 11:30 am to 9pm (10pm weekends)Sunday Brunch: 11:30 to 3pmReservations not required. Waterfront. Inside and Outside Seating Available.Full Bar, Family Friendly - Kids Menu Available and DVD Players for the Kids.
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  • 180
    Excellent
  • 120
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
We'll return - superb views and food!

Since moving to this area less than 1 month ago, lots of meals out until all boxes unpacked. We took a glorious afternoon weather-wise off to have a late lunch and take in the river and skyline views. What a treat. It was quite hot out so we did opt to sit inside but no one blocked our view... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Marilyn S
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Panama City, Panama
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Bradenton, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Riverhouse has been our favorite place to eat and have appetizers for the last 6 years. The views are phenomenal on the rManatee River. Sitting at the end of the pier and marina they offer rides in a golfcart from the parking lot to the door of the restaurant. The food and atmosphere are great. The menu covers everything,and even... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Since moving to this area less than 1 month ago, lots of meals out until all boxes unpacked. We took a glorious afternoon weather-wise off to have a late lunch and take in the river and skyline views. What a treat. It was quite hot out so we did opt to sit inside but no one blocked our view out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went there for our belated anniversary dinner. Sat out on the deck. Food was excellent. Loved sitting looking out into the Manatee River.

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Palmetto, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

We have been coming here since it opened. We live in the area and love the atmosphere and the view. The employees are attentive and friendly. We spend a lot of my time at the Snook Deck with Lauren. The appetizers are great except for the Stuffed Mushroom caps. We wish you would go back to the smaller mushrooms which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great food and an even better atmosphere and view. 5 dollar apps up to 7pm that are very tasty, not to mention that kids eat free on Tuesdays. Been many times and will return

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Will definitely return. Food was excellent, service was great, beautiful restaurant inside with amazing views outside. Loved the variety of choices as well as many selections for children. We tried many restaurants this trip and this one was by far our favorite.

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Wide variety of seafood and generous portions. Beautiful views of the sunset. Four couples dined here and each one had a different meal. The lobster pot pie was exceptional.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The food was wonderful, with ample servings to have leftovers at the hotel the next day for lunch. I had the Mediterranean Chicken-chock full of olives and feta cheese with al dente veggies on top of the side of veggies and mashed potatoes. My husband had the Hawaiian Chicken with a side of shrimp-perfect, as we can't get fresh seafood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My mom decided to treat us to a meal this evening and thought that the Riverhouse Reef and Grill would be a good place to dine. She was right! It seemed like it was a busy night for the staff but they all worked well together. No issues that we could see. I began my meal with the fish bite... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We were a group and 11 and the waitress (Lauren) knew her gratuity was guaranteed. She was not friendly and deliberately insulting and indifferent to my concerns, even after I mentioned the to her. I have been many times and I have relatives that celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary here. I will not go back any time soon, that is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 995 Riverside Drive, Palmetto, FL 34221-5044
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: 941-729-0616

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Vegetarian

Description

A unique blend of casual and elegant. Riverhouse Reef & Grill offers a fresh approach to incredible cuisine and casual elegance. Our waterfront dining room brings the outdoors in with an interior that opens completely to the waterfront. Outside, dockside seating offers glimpses of docile Manatees, playful Dolphins and elegant yachts.Riverhouse Reef & Grill offers only the freshest of seafood, highest quality Ceritifed Angus steaks and burgers, and new twists on old favorites such as our renowned Lobster Pot Pie, Cajun Crawfish Cheeseburger and Fish Tacos, to name just a few! Our salads are made with only the freshest of produce and our soups are all unique house made creations. Hours: Lunch and Dinner daily. 11:30 am to 9pm (10pm weekends)Sunday Brunch: 11:30 to 3pmReservations not required. Waterfront. Inside and Outside Seating Available.Full Bar, Family Friendly - Kids Menu Available and DVD Players for the Kids.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?