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“Good family restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Riverstone Family Restaurant

Riverstone Family Restaurant
8503 Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4310
8654488816
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Ranked #11 of 32 restaurants in Townsend
Price range: $5 - $17
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Description: The Riverstone Family Restaurant was originally opened and owned by Terry & Belinda Haley in 2004 and gave it its name and the reputation of having the very best food anywhere around. We share the same Rep at the Riverstone Lodge right next door.We truly do have the best of quality of food anywhere. We are from Mississippi and really, really know how to cook real southern food with many years exp. We are open year round 7 days a week serving breakfst, lunch & dinner.We have been licensed as a CERTIFIED ANGUS RESTAURANT serving only certified angus beef for all fresh beef items on menu. If your not aware, certified angus is now said to be better than "PRIME".Nothing but the best. Even our hamburgers are fresh Certified Angus. Hope to see you soon! Don't forget the fresh homemade Fried Green Tomatoes.
Maplewood, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Good family restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

We ate hear twice on our trip to the Smokies. The service was friendly and the portions were abundant. My wife ordered the rainbow trout one night and she said it was some of the best fish she's ever had. My kids ordered chicken fingers and they were fantastic.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Seymour, Tennessee
1 review
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

My husband and I recently ate dinner and breakfast the next day here. We just happened to stumble upon this place. They told me they have been there for 3 years. We were pleasantly surprised. It's not a fancy place but a good homey atomosphere and the food was really good. My husband loved their meatloaf. I had a vegetable plate with fried potatoes and onions. They were great. I also had fried cornbread which was really good. The next morning we had their pancakes. They were large and very good. The prices are fairly reasonable. You have to take into consideration it is a tourist town.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Townsend, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great family restaurant on the peaceful side of the Smokies!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

Outstanding breakfast menu and very diverse lunch and dinner menu. Place is not too large, so be sure to get there early. Prices are very reasonable and portions are large but not enormous. Great stop going into or out of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Located within a mile of the entrance. We live in Townsend and go there often. It is our favorite family restaurant in Townsend.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kingsport, TN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great food and value.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

We ate here three times in 2 and a half days. It was recommended by the people who run the Townsend Gateway Inn (a great litte inn) and we ate here on Friday night. Large portions of good down home food. We came back for breakfast Saturday and Sunday.

They were busy all three times we were there, but they keep things moving along. I can get a bit noisy but not so much that you can't have a conversation.

This is the best restaurant we've found in Townsend and we've eaten at just about all of them.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Saginaw, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“good good and nice atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

This was our second time at this restaurant. I visited with my 2 teenagers and 8 year old. Food and service were great. Will definitely stop again on our next trip.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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