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219 Front Street, Niles, MI 49120
269.684.2233
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of those place you'd drive by if some one didn't tell you to STOP and Enjoy!

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2014
Billwtz
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

There food was good but family issues and frozen water pipes which burst forced them to shut down. Property up 4 sale. The reason I'm writing this long of a summary is that this field requires 100 characters.

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NILES
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This restaurant has undergone several owners and changes is management over the years and never reached the level as when it first opened. RIP Riverfront

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Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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
39 helpful votes 39 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

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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3 helpful votes 3 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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353 reviews 353 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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119 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 219 Front Street, Niles, MI 49120
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  Niles
  • Phone Number: 269.684.2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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