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River Street Tavern

40 River St Ste B, Ellijay, GA 30540-3283
+1 706-635-6166
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (107 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 River St Ste B, Ellijay, GA 30540-3283
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is where the local's hangout. The meal was excellent except the crab cake. It tasted like it came out of a bag of frozen crab cakes. The people were great

Thank frequenttravelerdave
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice little tavern, friendly staff, my wife got the French dip which was really good, I got the steakhouse burger and upgraded it to the bear creek beef, which is local beef, totally worth the $3 upcharge, awesome burger!! We will definitely be back before...More

Thank Chad B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visit the Tavern weekly. The staff is always very friendly and all of the food we have had is excellent! Wednesday nights are particularly busy because it is 1/2 price wing night. If you have the time to wait for a table on Wednesdays,...More

Thank Amc22671924526
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding customer service, yummy food, can not go wrong with any choice. Drinks are creative and delicious. BANNA CHEESECAKE WAS THE BOMB..

Thank Mamona22860
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday evening at about 5:30 PM. We were surprised to find the place was packed. We were able to find a table quickly, but had to wait several minutes before we were given menus. Our waitress took drink orders fast enough...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop here every time we are in town, usually 3-4 times a year and they never disappoint. They allow dogs on the outside patio too. Food is great and prices are reasonable.

Thank Chalkley11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff and excellent food and service! We especially enjoyed their fried green tomatoes and some adult beverages. We were pressed for time, so could not stay for dinner, but definitely will return next time we are back in the area! Service was top notch...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked into this place and it was moderately crowded but there were numerous empty tables. We were there about 2:30 in the afternoon.We had four different waitresses walk by us multiple times before they finally brought us a menu after about 20 minutes. She...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t say enough good things about our experience here. The staff were so hospitable and friendly - and the food was perfect. We decided to splurge and have desert, which is when we learned they are all homemade by the owner. And A-MAZING. Elijay is...More

Thank SallyM2917
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'll preface this review with they were very busy. 2 of our drinks were incorrect and the beverage from the bar took so long that the food arrived before it did. The burgers although tasty were over cooked. I ordered mine rare and there was...More

Thank Allison L
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Questions & Answers
September 24, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have gluten free bread/bun options. Typically for $1.00 more.
Sue W
June 1, 2015|
Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
Contact them this way. Hope this helps! Grumpy Old Men Brewing, LLC 1315 East Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA, United States [770-331-8870 OR 404-966-2665] Or google their website...
Sue W
June 1, 2015|
Response from Ashley C |
This would probably be a question for Grumpy Old Men Brewing in Blue Ridge, GA.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 8:00 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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 River St Ste B, Ellijay, GA 30540-3283
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gilmer County  >  Ellijay
  • Phone Number: +1 706-635-6166
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