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420 River Ave, Williamsport, PA 17701
570-322-8980
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Rivals needs step back and go back to the basics. Use to love their wings but over the last 6 months or so they come out warm at best. I think there burgers are frozen. The beer isn't real cold either. Use to be a go to place for me but now I wouldn't recommend it. Hopefully some things... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2015
Jeremy W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Rivals needs step back and go back to the basics. Use to love their wings but over the last 6 months or so they come out warm at best. I think there burgers are frozen. The beer isn't real cold either. Use to be a go to place for me but now I wouldn't recommend it. Hopefully some things change...

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Thank Jeremy W
Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We ate at Rivals on Monday and had a bad meal, bad service and could barely hear each other even though the place was half empty. Mexican night is a joke. $7 nachos with beef were made with liquid "cheese", like you might expect at a gas station or movie theater. Terrible taste and waitress never came back to the... More 

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2 Thank OCC04
wilkes barre, pa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Food used to be better years ago when we lived in Williamsport. I think they need to change the menue and add few thing. Service is very good. Food blah and wings like any bar wings.

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1 Thank lagerdrinker
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have eaten here many times and always enjoy my meals.Staff is friendly and service is always good. Will keep coming back.

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Thank Tom0427
Canton, PA
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218 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

I haven't been here in awhile but my son wanted wings and we know to avoid chain places when it comes to good wings. Ordered the bucket of wings because my son wanted to see what a bucket of wings looked like. They didn't come in a bucket but that was no matter. Wings were great service awesome.

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Thank Tjf4569
Madison,CT
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42 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

Noooooo Goooood Drinks- Terrible Wings- Tasteless Service- less then average This place was recommended by the Front Desk Clerk at the hotel I am staying at I will talk to the manager in the morning I

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2 Thank Handsomejim
Muncy, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Rival's was a great place to get the best wings in town. We are very disappointed to discover the quality of the food here. Wait time was not bad and so the service but when food arrived it was not only tasted bad but it was not cooked. I am surprised that owners are letting the place slip this bad.... More 

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2 Thank Mark M
Pennsylvania, USA
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We were recently in the area to watch my brother's Lycoming soccer game. Afterwards we decided to grab a bite to eat. The wait at the new Buffalo Wild Wings was over an hour, so he recommended Rivals. We got a table right away and were pleased to see a kids menu as my two daughters were with us. They... More 

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Thank BornToTravel79
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

We have been coming here for over 20 yrs and seen owners change few times. New owners are nice but food quality is been going down every year. You hear regulars talk about it all the time but don't tell the owners because I've been told that owners don't care. I am local and hope someday this place is managed... More 

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Thank Fishmaster1
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The rudest place in Williamsport. Lousy food and poor service. If you like screaming kids all over you when trying to watch football then this is the place for you. Would never go back and get insulted again by the owner and staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 420 River Ave, Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: 570-322-8980
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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