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River's Edge Restaurant

4200 Boat St, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4696
(907) 474-3601
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Ranked #10 of 196 restaurants in Fairbanks
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 16, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We had a very nice meal at the River's Edge this evening. I had dined here on a couple of occasions, but it's been a while when a friend suggested we meet there for dinner. The wait staff was very accommodating to us in regards to where we wanted to be seated. Even though our reservations were for inside, it... More

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Tampa, Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stayed at the River's Edge RV and stopped in for a drink and an appetizer. We sat on the deck and it was so nice. Nice view of the Chena River. So relaxing. The food was very good and the service was excellent.

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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141 reviews 141 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Busy place because people staying in the RV park or camping all seem to eat here. When it's not raining it's a nice place to sit outside next to the river (obviously!). Staff coped well with the all diners. Always impressed when there are veggie options on the menu, doesn't happen too often in Alaska. Not sure the quality of... More

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Forsyth, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We ate king crab, which I must say was longer than the platter, on the outdoor deck. You could watch the sunset, if it ever set, but didn't. The food and servers were excellent. Close to the airport. Just a stunning place to dine the night I headed home!!!

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Irving, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

For about $14 you get a nice buffet, with eggs, meat, potatoes, breads and fruit/yogurt. Right on the river and very nice if you are staying in the cottages on the property.

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Warren, New Jersey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The drinks are great, the food is well prepared and served with gusto. Eat on the deck if the weather is great, otherwise the indoors are good as well.

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North Aurora, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

food good, lovely little location, homey feel. Just a short distance from the campground where we were staying.

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Powell River, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed at the nearby RV park, and our party of 6 tried this restaurant for dinner. The 3 guys all had meatloaf and really enjoyed it, I had the seafood linquine, it was good , a little pricey for the amoount of seafood, the other two ladies enjoyed their dinner and the bread was excellent.

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Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed in the Rivers Edge Resort which is right next to the restaurant, for 3 nights. We ate at the restaurant on the last night (Tuesday) and, though we only had hamburgers, the food was good, the service great and the surroundings remarkable, being right on the bank of the Chena River. We were there in mid-September and were... More

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fremont
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed at the River's Edge Resort in one of the Cottages and loved it. The Hotel Restaurant is just across the yard and very convenient to our Cottage. We where there for breakfast only and loved it. We had the buffet and there were two offered. Full buffet and Contiental buffet, both good and not a bad price. Great... More

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