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Islands Restaurants

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Hawaiian
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3645 Central Ave, Riverside, CA 92506-5901
+1 951-782-7471
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Riverside, California
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292 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Burgers are huge and delicious. You can also substitute either veggie or turkey instead of beef for the burger. Lot's of choices with a tropical industrial ambiance.Delicious meals and drinks. Good service as well. We will definitely come back!

Thank MandC0218
Riverside, California
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

I love this place for their Tortilla Soup on rainy days. I have not found a better Tortilla soup not even at Mexican Restaurants. It's Truly the best and right amount of spices to helps my sinuses when I need it. Fish Tacos are a favorite too.

Thank FigureGirl
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

The food is priced reasonably the service was fast the variety was phenomenal the hula Burger is to die for

Thank Larry B
Hemet, California
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211 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Islands is a Hawaiian theme to burger and fries sit down restaurant. They also have a few taco items and some chicken sandwiches. The inside is awesome and has Palapa style booths with a bar in the middle with TVs. I love how clean the restaurant always is. That menu it's about 10 to 12 dollars for the sandwich. Things... More 

Thank almahaffey
Riverside, California
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286 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Had dinner one evening this week with wife at Islands on Central in Riverside. The food, atmosphere and service were all fantastic. It appears they've upper their game from what was already a very good restaurant. Food was exceptionally well prepared and the service was amazingly good.

1 Thank Andrew H
St. Petersburg, Florida
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319 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

I love all of the islands restaurants. The food is excellent and I love the environment. Great for lunch or dinner or even for a nice drink. The fries are unbelievable. I wish I lived closer because I love it so much.

Thank Heather R
Victorville, California
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2015

I had a salad with Chicken and it was great.. It was good size. I was hungry and finished the whole thing. Great atmosphere and centrally located

Thank Bradco2014
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Good burgers are what this place is about. Don't go for anything else (well maybe a veggie or turkey patty if you must). Service is great, the staff is attentive and cover for each other-you never need to worry about an empty drink glass. We enjoyed the Kona Pie for dessert. It can be noisy inside and there are video... More 

Thank Jim H
Beijing, China
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1,353 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 734 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2015

Islands used to be an almost every day stop for me. Since I’ve stopped drinking, I didn’t want to go back out of fear of temptation because the frozen margaritas are to die for! I instead had a coke, my large bowl of chips and salsa and ate my Hawaiian burger and was fully satisfied. People love the fires and... More 

1 Thank Daniel A
Riverside, California
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157 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2015

What could be better than burgers and beer? Tacos or bottomless tortilla soup is always an option. But their fries are the best!

Thank cariL44

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3645 Central Ave, Riverside, CA 92506-5901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-782-7471

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?