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1809 Francis St., Monticello, IN 47960
574-583-4532
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Ranked #3 of 40 Restaurants in Monticello
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Riverside is a casual restaurant with a scenic river view.We are open 7 days a week at 4 PM.Our steaks are USDA Choice and handcut in house.We also serve a wide array of seafood too.Make sure and try one of our delicious ice cream drinks, our top seller is our famous WOODY.We also have nightly dinner specials and homemade soups too!Our deck is open for outside dining Sunday thru Thursday. Come and join us if you are from out of town we also have rooms available at the Riverside Inn next door to the restaurant! We hope to see you soon!
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Chalmers, Indiana
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116 reviews 116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This place would have been a five star locale for us if we could take our kids here occasionally. We enjoy the bar and the locals there are friendly. The view of the river that this restaurant sits on is unsurpassed in Monticello. A table inside or outside allows you to watch the river flow by almost at what seems... More

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Lafayette, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very good food for the prices.. It was our 48th anniversary, they where friendly with good service. Our waitress took our pictures for us.. We live 30 miles away, but will be going back again. It is a no one under 21 bar-restaurant .

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Good food, sadly we did not get the river view table we had made reservations for. Our large group was seated in the bar, which was loud.

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Upland, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The signature fish is terrific. Fried is best. Ask for malt vinegar with it. The catfish is also very good.

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minooka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Couln"t find restaurant. Called at 8:45pm said they were closing at 9:00pm. Got there at 8:50 pm said we can order a dinner sit where we want. great service. Very friendly had drinks and awesome STEAK & STUFFED SHRIMP did not rush us out of restaurant. Food was great & will be back again & again.. :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Yes, I know its a bar. There was nothing special about it at all. The food was not great, a cheeseburger from Burger King is far better. The cheese sticks were still frozen how hard is it to fry some cheese sticks? Skip the food and stick with the drinks.

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Dixon, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We made our first visit to Riverside last week with friends who live in Monticello and recommended it. We started by sharing some appetizers - sautéed portabella mushrooms and fried banana peppers. Two people ordered the special - huge stuffed peppers. I had a pork chop (loved that applesauce was offered as one of the sides) and DH had a... More

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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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97 reviews 97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Filet and scallops special the steak was tender but somehow the bacon was still raw. The scallops were big, but the were lost in a sea of melted butter. And I tried the butterfly smelt. Nicely fried, but an acquired taste.

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Delphi, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My DH and I have dined here several times and must say that their steaks are every bit as good as most places 3 times as expensive and up-scale! One time we had their pork chops and they were every bit as good as their steaks! Will go there again and again. It was good to read other reviews to... More

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frankfort, illinois
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We really like this restaurant, but they don't allow kids and that keeps us from going there. Good menu, good service

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Additional Information about Riverside

Address: 1809 Francis St., Monticello, IN 47960
Phone Number: 574-583-4532
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
Cuisine: American

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