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912 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2409
931-388-5570
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Dive Bar Food Overlooking the river

Good burgers, good fish, good steaks, most all the food is well prepared here. The waitresses are real sweet and take good care of you while you look out at the Duck River out of windows in the back. Nice views of the river here and again real great selection of fried foods. This is kind of a dive... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
TLM64
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Good burgers, good fish, good steaks, most all the food is well prepared here. The waitresses are real sweet and take good care of you while you look out at the Duck River out of windows in the back. Nice views of the river here and again real great selection of fried foods. This is kind of a dive bar... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went here late about an hour before closing wanting a steak and what a bad idea this was. Upon entering we noticed the decor was very dated and gross looking including floors, tables, chairs, etc. The staff seemed more concerned with getting everything done to leave than they did serving us. My actual server stopped serving us to take... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great diner. 8 of us stopped for a late lunch. A range of burgers and all day breakfasts were ordered which were all enjoyed throughly! The food was very reasonably priced. The waitresses were engaging and we enjoyed a good chat with them!

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Columbia, Tennessee, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Like steak?? Head to Betty's and get a delicious steak with generous sides. The killer burger is also good.

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Steaks are supposedly what this restaurant specializes in, and when we found ourselves in the area and unexpectedly needing to eat a casual dinner out, we decided to give this a go. However, I am stunned that this restaurant survives as a steak restaurant. They offer "marinated" steaks and burgers, which sounds like they would be terrific, of course, but... More 

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Lewisburg, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This place was recommended by my son-in-law and he was right. Steaks were really good and the chicken is also excellent. It does not look like much from the outside but the food makes up for it. Staff was really courteous and helpful. Have been back for the hamburgers as they are the best in town. The only thing on... More 

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Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This has to be one of the best kept secrets in the area. My family and I found this by accident and stopped in only to discover one of the best steak restaurants ever. Everything has been wonderful so far, and the steaks are easily the best in town. Granted it doesn't look like much from the outside but do... More 

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Columbia, TN
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife & I went for dinner to Betty's after they were voted for the best steak in Columbia. I thought the steak was OK, but nothing special. It was a ribeye, which normally has a substantial amount of fat, but these steaks were simply not up to standards of a good ribeye cut of meat. Wait staff was not... More 

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Columbia, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Service is terrible and the food isn't much better. I was not at all impressed with the setup either. The restrooms were in plain view. There was a table that could see right into the mens room whenever the door opened! It looks like they haven't done updates in decades and I can easily make better food at home. And... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stopped there for the first time today because we were in Columbia out for a Sunday drive. Our server was very nice, we were seated at a 6 person table for the two of us by the window looking over the Duck river. The windows needed a good dose of Windex inside and out. I ordered the steak sandwich... More 

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Address: 912 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2409
Phone Number: 931-388-5570
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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  • Address: 912 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2409
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 931-388-5570

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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