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Riverside Steak and Seafood Restaurant

506 West Corbett Ave ( on Hwy 24 ), Swansboro, NC
910-326-8847
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Ranked #2 of 26 restaurants in Swansboro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were a party of ten here on vacation with some finicky eaters. We sat upstairs which we thought was comfortable and the decor was perfect. Our server was completely on point and he was extremely tentative. The food was out of this world. We ordered an eray of foods. First we had the scallop nachos, crab cakes, and wings.... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

The seafood at this restaurant was some of the best I've ever eaten. The scallop-tortilla appetizer was awesome. The service was fast and professional. I would recommend making a reservation during the busy months - after 6 pm it gets busy. The building is a converted house and the interior wood work is beautiful. The tables on the first floor... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Near the river, but no real view from anywhere in the restaurant. They were out of mahimahi and andouille sauce on a Monday night. The stairs are very steep. One of the bathroom stalls was out of order, and they had removed the door. Service was pretty good. The food was just OK. I had the crab cakes and roasted... More

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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our first time to Swansboro NC and the Riverside Steak and Seafood Restaurant. We were not disappointed. Our waiter Dan was so friendly he made our visit a great experience. Now for the food. We started off with the Crab Dip, She Crab Soup and the Sweet Potato muffins all delicious!! Two of us had the Shrimp platter (one broiled... More

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New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were given some recommendations for some local places but none of the menus we saw really inspired us. Someone stumbled on this place on line and we gave it a try. We were surprised we needed a reservation for a Monday night, but we were glad we had one as the place was still packed at 8:00 PM. It... More

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Johnson City
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Flawlessly delicious from start to finish - so refreshing from the overcooked dry mahi or hope-you-like-nothing-but-hushpuppies from many coastal seafood places (even pricey ones!). I truly felt we were in good hands here. The steak and pork chops were apparently seasoned & cooked perfectly (daughter and husband loved so much they didn't really want to share). Blackened mahi was meltingly... More

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Okinawa, Japan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My first time to eat here and was not disappointed with the menu. The food was fabulous and customer service was first rate. The manager even came it to check up on us. Recommend you make reservations as it fills up quick.

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Greenville, NC
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182 reviews 182 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My wife and I dined here last night and the food was excellent. Her tuna was prepared perfectly and my soft shell crabs were done to perfection. Overall, the food was great but other things distracted from this being a 5 star restaurant. Within 2 minutes of getting our drink order, we were served our salads which had obviously been... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia, USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We arrived one evening for dinner without reservations (not a good thing at this busy place) but the hostess was able to seat us in a short period despite the place being very busy and full. Our meals were great - scrimp and grits - about the best we ever had and fried oysters. They served the best sweet potato... More

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Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We enjoyed ourselves here. The staff was friendly. Service was quick. The lighting was dim. Food was good but a bit pricey. Upstairs bar area has dining which is more intimate. We had reservations on a Sunday evening and were seated immediately.

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