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Riley's by the river

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American, Seafood, Diner
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46-48 James St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
(315) 482-7777
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Alexandria Bay, New York
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Meals were large and tasty. Service was a bit slow but very pleasant. Decor is pleasing and view beautiful.

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Thank Suzanne H
Alexandria Bay
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ordered Haddock dinner. Mediocre, typical deep fried. Limited to one choice of potato (French fries). Small plastic cup of coleslaw. View was of parking lot. Staff was pleasant. Would not recommend, nor plan to go again. Not a good value for the money.

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Thank Brandt_13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Slow service and cold entries. This was my third time there and each time it was a little worse . There are better places in a bay

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Thank Michael M
Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

2nd time in Alex. Bay and Rileys is the best place to eat. The crab dip is fantastic, the fish sandwich was great, the Mediterranean pasta was really good to. Breakfast was good minus the homefries. Bartender makes great margaritas. Only negative is the serve is quite slow. So enjoy the dinner rolls.

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Thank Ashley E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know why this restaurant is rank #1 here in Alexandria Bay, food wasn't that good and poor customer service. They didn't ask if we wanted some desert or anything, they just put the bill on the table. I wouldn't eat here again

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New Berlin, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long boat ride and site seeing we were seated promptly, enjoyed good service, and nice lunch. Food arrive fast and hot. Would recommend.

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch after our visit to Boldt Castle and had the very best seafood chowder in a bread bowl my wife and I agreed we'd ever had. Waitress was extremely friendly and efficient. Would like to return for dinner sometime.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped here after visiting Bolt Castle. Had the seafood pasta. It was busy and service was a little slow but the food was great and they gave you plenty of it. Mixed drinks were great too. Will definitely go back again.

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Thank KAREN R
york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Same owner as Captain Thompson hotel, just across the street from the hotel. Meals were good, service was very good; wine list is marginal and features some local sugar water that was allegedly wine. Was family friendly and a good location.

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Tully, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went there for dinner last night based on it being the #1 place to go in A Bay. We got there around 5, so we did beat the Friday dinner rush. We were seated right away in a small room off the main dining room. No river view and it was so hot in there. No... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46-48 James St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay
  • Phone Number: (315) 482-7777

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?