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River City Grill

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600 W 3rd St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2107
+1 928-782-7988
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Tucson AZ
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204 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were overnighting in Yuma and decided to try the River Grill Café. Wow! From being greeted to saying goodby, the evening was terrific. The wait staff – especially Michelle – were ever-present and working hard. We arrived early without a reservation, and were promptly seated in a very good location. Water and wonderful bread and olive oil arrived promptly,... More 

Thank HappytrailsTucsonAZ
Glendale, Arizona
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I come to Yuma about 4 to 4 times a year. Every time I come I have to come to this restaurant. The food is soooo good. The service is also great.

Thank Deborah F
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice of vegetarian options, rare in this part of the USA. Visited on a Saturday night, walked in at 8pm without a reservation & got a table straight away. Buzzy atmosphere, ultra friendly staff & great food. My son had the steak and said it was excellent. Complimentary warm French bread with a balsamic & Olive oil dip is... More 

Thank 194sales
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was wonderfully nice and the food was wonderfully good. I had the coconut vegetables with curry sauce and thoroughly enjoyed it. Overall it was a very nice meal.

Thank Carl P
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have never had a bad meal at River City Grill. Their mustard crusted salmon is heavenly. Service on the other hand is spotty. Sometimes it's good, other times.... If weather permits, sit outside, inside is small and the tables are very close together.

Thank Rashelle S
Tucson, Arizona
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We read the reviews of this restaurant on Tripadvisor and decided to try it during our stay in Yuma. This Rather small and off the beaten path place provided one of the most delightful dining experiences that we have enjoyed anywhere. From the exceptional service (Katrina was our server) to the deliciously prepared food we loved the entire evening at... More 

Thank Christine T
Sedona, Arizona
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271 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We stopped in at the end of a very hot day. Our waitress (Nicole? MIchelle?) was perky, pleasant, attentive and helpful. We really liked her. The food was really very good. We both had pasta dishes which were well prepared, hot & fresh. Included soup/salad were very good also. They have a small bar, but it was well stocked. We... More 

Thank 911Visitor
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is one of my favorite spots to eat. It is a fine dining option in Yuma which is not a chain restaurant experience. The menu has an abundance of seafood options, but there are chicken, steak and other choices for those who are not fans of seafood. The Hot and Sour soup is great with it's addition of shrimp,... More 

Thank Jackie D
Andrea J, General Manager at River City Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review :) It's very kind of you to take the time to post it. Best Regards, Andrea Johannsen More 

Yuma, Arizona
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Four of us Sat down for what we thoughtvwoukd be exceptional and very dissatisfied. Would not have been right to say in front of other diners how disappointed we were with the taste of our fish, soup too thick and bland. Coffee was good and water served flavorful. Meals served were not to our expectations. We will not return .

Thank kuidael49
Andrea J, General Manager at River City Grill, responded to this review

Hi there, My name is Andrea and I am the manager of River City Grill. I'm sorry to hear that you were less than satisfied with your experience and am very concerned by some of your comments. We are know for our soup of the day which our chef makes from scratch daily. Which soup did you have? We also... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

VERY friendly and helpful staff. Took a last min group of 13 with out a problem and even did separate checks. Good selection of food quality good, the steak was tough.

Thank 245Karin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $35
American, Seafood, International, Mediterranean, Pacific Rim
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 W 3rd St, Yuma, AZ 85364-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Yuma
  • Phone Number: +1 928-782-7988
RIVER CITY GRILL In our 15th Year of Celebrating Fine Food & Service Welcome to River City Grill. We offer a unique menu based on the regional cuisines of the Mediterranean, Pacific Rim, India and the Caribbean; with an emphasis on fresh fruit and vegetable sauces, whole grains and exotic spices - foods that are naturally low in fat and rich in flavor. We serve wild river salmon, halibut & true cod from Alaska, naturally raised beef, Kobe burgers, as well as house made breads and desserts. We take great pride in our talented staff and hope your experience with us is a happy one.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?