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American, Bar, Pub
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Reviewed April 24, 2021 via mobile

I've got here for many yearsand it's had its ups and downs. for a long time it was excellent and then the food took it down turn maybe two years ago. the food prices are reasonable and the food quality at least what I had...was a large portion and very good. I was disappointed at the price for a specialty beer 16 oz was almost $9. that's a rip off.staff are very friendly and it's not super crowded which is a plus you don't have to wait even on a Saturday night so that's a big deal.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed October 10, 2020

They are now open for indoor dining. We had a nice table for 4 in the bar area. All the appetizers and drinks were very good. The service was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 11, 2020

Trying to help our local businesses! But why they don’t care!!! Ordered from Grubhub 2 sandwiches and paid $3.00 each extra for salads instead of fries! Spent $52.00! Food arrived freezing cold no salads no French dip sauce or horseradish? Really French dip Dry?? Worst...meal I have ever ordered !! Called and they didn’t seem to care! “We’re really busy n short on staff??? What an idiot answer! Stay away they have gone downhill!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed May 25, 2020

I realize there is no 'dining in' Riverside County now and it is curbside pickup. What irks me is when you order online , then go to pickup, pay for your food and they have marked EVERY single item up and overcharged us 20% from...what is says on their website. NOT FAIR! the food was OK. What you see is not what you get. Sorry, that's BS.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

Our group of 5 went for lunch on Thursday at 1pm. First time any of us have been here. The atmosphere is casual and inviting. There is a large bar area as well as plenty of booth and table seating. Parking is available next to...the restaurant. The menu is extensive and offers appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, soups, salads, steaks, pizza and desserts. There is a full bar with a great variety of beers. Daily specials and luncheon specials are offered. There are always 10 lunch specials that are reasonably priced. I had unlimited soup and salad for $9.95. The soup was chili and it was excellent. Portions are large. Service was very good. Our table could have been bused sooner than it was but that wasn't a big problem. Our drinks were refilled often without having to ask. Britt was attentive to our needs. Everyone in our party enjoyed their food plus the atmosphere. This is definitely a restaurant "not-to-miss".More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

I have been to J. Carters three times now, traveling for work. I LOVE the seared Ahi salad (and wish it had more Ahi, may order extra next time). Staff is all great and helpful and it has a large menu of bar food all...the way up to steaks. Better for beer than wine but the wine list is acceptable/More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

Been here many times over the years. Always was great. last couple times service has slipped. Wait time for food is bad even when it's not crowded. Number of mix-ups on orders.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

Always good friendly staff extensive choice Of Food priced reasonably Good atmosphere lots of nearby parking

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 21, 2019

ANGIE was the absolute best bar tender. A friend of mine and I went out to grab a drink and some food, Angie made the experience excellent with her service and personable touch. Will definitely visit again!!!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Great food, staff & music. Great atmosphere and a nice hang. Friendly local vibe. Twofish is our favorite duo.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Response from Shannon O | Reviewed this property |
Big range of prices...steak to salad and so much in between. Very reasonably priced. You would pay more for these entrees at one of the chain restaurants and not get the quality ingredients and great taste that you will get... More
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J. Carter's Tavern Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4