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River Canyon Restaurant

) #270 of 401 Restaurants in Parramatta $$ - $$$ International, ,
96 Phillip St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
+61 2 9689 2288
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible22%
Travelers talk about
“lovely food” (6 reviews)
“fun night” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
International, Contemporary, Australian
$$ - $$$
96 Phillip St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

If you want a fine dining experience its not really the place to go, there are better options. The food was o.k. without being great. The service was distracted not really paying attention to the customer and really going out of their way to make...More

Thank Jordi_Sydney
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We had an absolute blast at my hens night at River Canyon Restaurant. Grrat service, entertaining and great atmosphere. Will go again!

Thank Nikki G
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Book the place a few weeks in advance for family and friends. I was the host and paid the full amount myself. Here is my experience. - Firstly you need to pay for parking. - Secondly, Walked into the restaurant, we were greeted by a...More

Thank Paris881
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

The show was Polynesian show. Great show. Dinner was all you can eat, but you the staff are too keen on cleaning down tables that the waitress knocked over an orange juice onto my white jacket. She didn't even oppolgize when she saw I was...More

1  Thank mira p
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Be VERY careful if you wish to plan a party here !! The food is REALLY bad, and definitely NOT worth the cost per head. You would get better food at a cheaper cost at a cheap buffet. The buffet was in a dark area...More

1  Thank Ouppoeps
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Not happy with our experience at this restaurant. As we were a large group we ordered the banquet & the food was terrible, either over cooked or undercooked, badly presented & unfriendly staff. We ordered extra dishes 4 times but never received them. Definatly not...More

Thank tahniyest
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

I had a booking here for daughters birthday on a saturday night had a great polynesian show had it booked its a great atmosphere though the food wasnt good very poor Quality and not a great buffet food choices .

Thank lisabucktin
Reviewed January 20, 2017

I visited for Christmas dinner 2016. The prices seemed good at $59 per adult (no drinks) and $45 per child, although when I saw the food, I wished I'd cooked the family's favourite meal at home instead. The prawns were frozen (not fresh), the salad...More

Thank Lilly X
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Very Nice Food & Entertainment .Had a great time with the entertainment team . food was served continuously for 2 hours including desert. 2 belly Dancers were ON that night & they stayed for more than 1 hour Highly recommended

Thank doctor_edmond
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I was expecting for such a cheap price to get very average lebanese food, but was surprised by the quality of it! it was delicious, the service was average but the food definitely made up for it. I could imagine having a big function at...More

1  Thank Danielle M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
International, Contemporary, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Phillip St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Parramatta
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9689 2288
River Canyon situated on the banks of the Parramatta River, opened in 1985 by brothers Michael & Frank is one of the oldest restaurants in Parramatta. Seating upto 250 people, the restaurant features a spacious dining room, dance floor, comfortable seating, river views, raised area for small functions, fully licensed bar, outdoor smoking area, makes the venue perfect for many occasions. Hundreds of customers have been to our Friday & Saturday Live Entertainment Nights in the last 6 years. Brazilian Samba Show on Friday Nights followed by DJ Hawaiian & Polynesian show on Saturday Night followed by DJ Sunday open for small functions & intimate gatherings
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