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Rivertap Pub

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703 E 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058
+1 541-296-7870
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good local watering hole

Had the Thai chicken wrap, Very good choice. Lighter fare than some brew pubs. Good beer selection. Not much in the way of atmosphere but nice place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Mark G
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Goochland, Virginia, United States
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Goochland, Virginia, United States
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300 reviews 300 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Had the Thai chicken wrap, Very good choice. Lighter fare than some brew pubs. Good beer selection. Not much in the way of atmosphere but nice place.

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Portland, OR
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were traveling from Portland to the John Day Fossil Beds and stopped in the Dalles for lunch. Even though we showed up a few minutes before they opened, the young woman graciously let us in and served us, even though she was still setting up. I had the Bruschetta, and my mother had the Artisan Quesadilla. Both were outstanding!... More 

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The Dalles, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Sorry to say, this used to be a great place to catch a game and a beer. The prices have crept up recently and the service is just not what I expect any more. Yeah, I'll probably still go in, but the trips will be fewer until I can see an improvement in service.

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Portland, Oregon
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Patio was comfortable - Quesadilla was yummy - grilled Salmon salad special was great - service great too! All the locals seemed to be there-that's usually how you know it's worthy!!! we'll be back!

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Gladstone, Oregon
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46 reviews 46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was the second time we've eaten here, first time was pretty meh so I'm not sure why we came back. Food was awful! My hubby's fish was greasy and too salty, the fries were terrible, obviously frozen with little bits of whatever on them to make them more crispy but we dislike that kind. I ordered the chicken dinner... More 

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Goldendale Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

At dinner on a Friday night at about 7 p.m. the music was blaring. Not a good place to have a conversation with your dining partner. Food was average but hot and fresh.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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113 reviews 113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Took a trip "into town" from our Deschutes Recreation Area campsite to enjoy a cold brew and a casual dinner, and we were not disappointed. The patio is quite nice with plenty of shade from the sunshine and it is dog friendly....that's how we roll, especially when camping. We enjoyed an Oregon beer (yay Boneyard!), husband had a gorgeous burger... More 

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The Dalles, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is my favorite drinking hole in The Dalles. They have great daily specials. They also offer happy hour every day from 3-6pm! They just installed all new kitchen equipment & the food is the best it's ever been! My favorite is the Thai Chicken Nacho. The staff remembers what I like to drink & are always welcoming. Sometimes you... More 

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The Dalles, Oregon
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My husband and I had heard a lot about the rivertap so we decided to try it out for ourselves. Well first off we came on a Friday with I believe was a wrong choice to make as we walked through the parking lot we heard not so appealing music that was just over baring I couldn't hear myself think!... More 

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Pennsylvania, USA
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were driving across the Oregon/Washington border along the river and stopped here for lunch. It was too hot to sit ourside, but the patio looked nice for another time. The food was great pub-style with a southwest flair. We had the quesadilla and nachos. We should have shared one, they were so large. Unfortunately we were on the road... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 703 E 2nd St, The Dalles, OR 97058
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  The Dalles
  • Phone Number: +1 541-296-7870

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 20
  • Cuisine: Brew Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?