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Riverside Grill

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100 Melton Lake Peninsula, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-862-8646
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 46
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food with a View

Mom & I visited this place on Sat, just as they were opening for lunch, so we were the only ones there. We're both trying to lose weight, so we split a starter....I think they were called "Steak or Filet Bites" and they came with onion rings & horseradish dip. Very tasty! Then we split the Club... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
KendraB1967
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Lenoir City, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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120 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Mom & I visited this place on Sat, just as they were opening for lunch, so we were the only ones there. We're both trying to lose weight, so we split a starter....I think they were called "Steak or Filet Bites" and they came with onion rings & horseradish dip. Very tasty! Then we split the Club Salad and that... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

after taking a nice walk to the boat house we were ready for a nice meal. We had a nice variety to choose from. Some of us had salads that were very generous. The cheeseburger that I had was very tasty. The gentleman who served us was very courteous

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
225 reviews 225 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I took my parents here one Saturday for lunch. This was my second visit. We ate a late lunch (2 PM) and the restaurant was almost empty. The host and waitress were very nice. There are nice views of the water from all the tables. We started the meal with friend green beans and ranch dip. It was excellent. Fried... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The meeting had a good variety of appetizers, they were very good, warm and tasty. We should have more after hours meeting at the Riverside Grill.

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Clinton, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excrllent food and service. Nice view on the water especially during rowing season. We eat here quite often and have never been disappointed. We always bring out of town guests to eat at Riverside because we know they will be satisified with everything. We especially like their homemade bread they bring to the table. Fresh out of the oven.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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93 reviews 93 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Plenty of parking, nice, contemporary décor, roomy seating. Great steak, great service, great view...will definitely go back!

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San Diego
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This fine food restaurant near Knoxville is not formal, and offers high quality food with a nice river view. Our group of 4 visitors enjoyed a variety of well prepared food: the ribeye was tender and tasty, the chicken and shrimp pasta was creamy, delicately flavored, with sundried tomato, the meat loaf was very good, and the crab cake, though... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

You can eat outside near the water. There was also a firepit out front. The menu is varied, with excellent entrée salads. Beer on tap and wine. (We didn't ask about whether it has a full bar).

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I got the salmon when I dined there and it was very good. My daughter said she likes to go to happy hour there. It has a good view of the lake.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I went here with several coworkers after a conference. I ordered the fish tacos; they were huge! The fish was cooked perfect, and there was just the right amount of spicy. I will eat there again when I visit Knoxville. The windows were large and offered a great view of the river outside the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Melton Lake Peninsula, Oak Ridge, TN 37830
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: 865-862-8646

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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