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Riverfront Cafe

219 Front Street, Niles, MI 49120
269.684.2233
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Ranked #13 of 52 restaurants in Niles
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jan 8, 2014
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English first
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

It's a shame that this restaurant is not on the lake Michigan water front or in a well know town along the lake front. They have an excellent menu and their beer selection is superb. The service is excellent and their manager, Nick, aims to please. Definitely a stop when you are in Niles, MI!

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Niles, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Remember folks, this is Niles, MI and for those of us who live here, the Riverfront is a nice place to enjoy a meal especially out on the patio in the summer. But for a girls night out, it is great too! They have wonderful martinis which are pricy, but they have specials on their drinks and food midweek which... More

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Buchanan, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

We had eaten here many times in the past, but will not be back after this visit. There was only one other couple at the restaurant and they didn't have 1/2 the menue available including hamburgers and there is a grocery store one block away! The service was dismall at best. We ordered one of the few things available and... More

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South Bend, Indiana, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

my husband, son, and i went to riverfront cafe before we headed to the park for family night. we are from south bend and our son likes the skate park for his scooter, so we thought why not just enjoy a whole night by the water and maybe take in a movie later. i am in the restaurant business myself... More

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Bangor ME
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294 reviews 294 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We arrived for dinner on at 7 PM on a slow Wednesday August evening, only to find that half of the entrees on the limited dinner menu were not available, leaving a choice of salads, burgers, and pizza. The salad were very good, while the pizza was small for the price. The service was a trifle slow but acceptable as... More

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Stevensville, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I like the lunch I had at the Riverfront Cafe Friday. It was "just" a French Dip with fries, but the meat/cheese was delicious, the bun toasted nicely, and the sauce they drizzled over the sandwich a nice touch. I enjoyed every bite...and I had thought I woudn't be able to finish it! I love the patio. I found out... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Hosted an event there and everything was poor from having to set our own table arrangements to our guests not being served and the staff being rude and clearing tables and chairs before the end of the event.

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Michigan
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118 reviews 118 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

I am so impressed by the Sunday brunch. The Chipotle Alfredo pasta was so flavor laden but not 'testy' hot. Omelets made to order, corned beef, pork tenderloin,sausage, crispy bacon, french toast, salads, fruits, pastas, in such an attractive display. I really want to let people in Granger, Mishawaka, Notre Dame, South Bend IN know what a great place this... More

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North Central Indiana
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135 reviews 135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We stumbled onto this restuarant on a Friday night. What a nice surprize. My son had a great hamburger with bacon and I had the grilled reuben. Not fancy, just really good. They have a large bar and a full menu. We were in the mood for sandwiches, however, the entrees looked really good. Next time we're in Niles, we'll... More

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Spent a great day with my grandson. We walked in the part, saw a movie and finished the day at the Riverfront. it was my first experience but definitely not the last. Good food, good prices and smiling waitresses even though they were quite busy. The service was very good. We never had to wait when we needed a waitress... More

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