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Riverhouse Inn

310 W Grand River Ave, Williamston, MI 48895-1322
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Ranked #6 of 19 restaurants in Williamston
Cuisines: Contemporary
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81% Recommend
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English first
Williamston, Michigan
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

But, overpriced. I take many business lunches here. Atmosphere is good for a business discussion. But, I don't like walking away with a $40 (two person, no alcohol) lunch bill.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Set in a converted house this place has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. In the summer the patio overlooking the river adds a most relaxing environment. The food is always excellent and the staff warm and welcoming. A real treasure.

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Williamston, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

For our latest visit, we took our Son and Daughter-in-Law to the Riverhouse as a "thank you". This is a cozy old house, sitting alongside the Red Cedar River. Tables are set up in several of the rooms. Our favorite winter time table is in the back, on an elevated area near the bar. The windows provide a nice view... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We went there today for lunch with friends. You should know that this restaurant DOES NOT have any air conditioning and it was 87 today. It was too hot inside so we went outside and tried to sit away from the sun. The bartender said because it's a really old house they don't have air. That makes no sense. You... More

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Williamston, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Went here for brunch on Sunday. It was a little empty, but cold outside so patio was closed. The menu was a classic brunch menu. The sign outside advertised Bloody Mary specials, but couldn't find anything on the menu. Our waiter was nice, but the service was incredibly slow. And there were only 3 tables occupied in the entire restaurant.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

We loved dining al fresco by a stream in this peaceful, landscaped, moonlit setting, with an abundance of twinkling lightening bugs! Attention to detail extends to the preparation of farm-fresh, well-presented and enthusiastically served food.

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012 via mobile

Very nice being able to sit out on the patio to enjoy lunch. Food was good (we shared the bear club sandwich and the cranberry walnut salad), fries served w/ the sandwich were delicious, my only complaint was the borderline rude waiter. He appeared to be handling all the tables solo, but I did not care for his attitude. Would... More

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East Lansing
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

The food was overcooked and after saying something they didn't even offer to fix the situation, slow service, staff lacks knowledge of their own menu and just a little bit over priced. If the food was good it be right on par but not the case

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East Lansing, Michigan
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99 reviews 99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

My wife and I had a delightful lunch this past Sunday at the Riverhouse Inn in Williamston, MI. Drink specials on Sunday include $3 bloody mary's and mamosas, both of which were delicious. My wife had the lobster macaroni and cheese, which was scrumptious with big chunks of lobster. Also, the portion was large so we had plenty of leftovers.... More

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Okemos, Michigan
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2011

I like the setting here very much, but prefer eating on the lovely patio for lunch rather than dining inside for dinner. Food is exceptional no matter what you choose, but I am not a huge fan of dining in historic homes unless the rooms are very big. This place is intimate, which might be nice for a romantic dinner.... More

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