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Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge

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4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
250 847 4672
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: An Exceptional dining experience. Enjoy a wonderful meal or meet friend...
An Exceptional dining experience. Enjoy a wonderful meal or meet friend for a drink. Experience the fireplace, waterfall, and local antiquities in a unique and entertaining setting showcasing the history of Smithers and British Columbia.
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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
very good place, good food

very good breakfast EVERY year for last 4 or 5 coming south from alaska via cassiar highway. excellent meats EXCEPT sausage. excellent service. excellent atmosphere. sausage undercooked and not as good as bacon, ham, etc. great dining areas. about the best in town. though i do not stay here, i... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
BRIAN c
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Harrisburg, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Harrisburg, North Carolina
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128 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

very good breakfast EVERY year for last 4 or 5 coming south from alaska via cassiar highway. excellent meats EXCEPT sausage. excellent service. excellent atmosphere. sausage undercooked and not as good as bacon, ham, etc. great dining areas. about the best in town. though i do not stay here, i would stay here IF i stayed in smithers. i just... More 

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Trochu, Canada
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This Restaurant had great food and the price was reasonable and the waitress was amazing She had a real sense of humor

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Smithers, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I have eaten here multiple times and they never disappoint! The food is great, good portions and very friendly and prompt service.

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I had the salmon and it was excellent from the flavours to the plating and the portion served. My friend had the house burger and rated it highly.

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Smithers, Canada
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge are part of the Aspen Inn, and provide ample space for groups large or small. The interior is quintessentially Northern Canadian, with ample rustic woodwork and masonry. You will be comfortable here. The service is always friendly, the food great. You will NOT feel the need to hurry away.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Very warm and beautifully decorated restaurant! The staff was warm and friendly and helpful. They have some fantastic poutine and your typical comfort food. A little on the pricey side.

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Gladstone, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We had the evening "Special" which was excellent. Beef was tender and cooked to perfection and the Yorkshire puddings were the best I've had in Canada! Friendly and helpful waitress made us feel very welcome. Enjoyed it so much that we returned again the next day for lunch. Same waitress, still smiling and chatty! Excellent deluxe hamburger served with a... More 

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British Columbia
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I had the ribs and chicken which I enjoyed with mashed potatoes instead of fries. Hubby had the steak special and enjoyed it as it was hot and cooked just the way he likes it!

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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I've only ever stopped here for breakfast. My usual morning fare is eggs, bacon, toast, maybe a sausage, so it's hard to mess that up. I do enjoy the breakfast though, the bread, bacon and sausages are all good quality and tasty. Service is very good. The coffee is average - I prefer a darker, richer brew than your typical... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Went there April 15 2015 . 3 of us had fish and chips and 1 of us had chicken and chips. It was really bad food, small portions and quite expensive for what we got. It tasted like left over's or the frozen stuff you buy at the grocery store and reheat. I will not be going there again. Very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: 250 847 4672

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine

Description

An Exceptional dining experience. Enjoy a wonderful meal or meet friend for a drink. Experience the fireplace, waterfall, and local antiquities in a unique and entertaining setting showcasing the history of Smithers and British Columbia.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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