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Riverside

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1809 Francis St., Monticello, IN 47960
574-583-4532
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Homewood, IL
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57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner one night here while staying at Indiana Beach. If the weather is good, I recommend sitting outside where you can stare at the river while sipping and eating. The service was pretty good as well as the food. I highly recommend and would go back.

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Kingston, Illinois, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I order 4 appetizers which included frog legs, fried shrimp with a wasabi sauce, portobella mushrooms, and fried smelt. The shrimp alone was nothing special but with the wasabi sauce it was fantastic, the frog legs...meh, the smelt was good, and the mushrooms were good but overall nothing to write home about.

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Thank Renea D
Danville, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere kindly loud but fun. The food was good and not super pricy service was good and beer was cold. We had steaks I would not recommend the ribeye but the prime rib was fabulous as well as the tenderloin sandwich.

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Thank kristencoondog
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Good food and atmosphere. Usually our first stop for dinner on our annual golf vacation. All cuts of meat are good as well as the beer battered onion rings. You can keep the smelt ! attentive and courteous waitresses. nice view of the flowing river.

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Thank eliseo g
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

In town for my daughter's wedding. came here with her & had an Excellent pork chop dinner. Came back a few days later with my husband, daughter, future son-in-law & his mom & had another Excellent broiled Tilapia dinner. The Service is Fast, friendly, brought the meals "hot" (important to me). A Great dinning experience

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Thank Colleen S
Monticello, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Local restaurant with interesting choices, enjoy the bar, sit outside and enjoy how water runs graciously along the river, smoke without worries talking to friends in the back yard. Good local meat and fish. They run specials every day evening, you can eat and eat and eat for just one price

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Thank Sara M
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We came here for dinner on recommendation of our B&B hosts. The window table with the view of the river was a delight, and the food was very tasty. Grilled salmon was seasoned just right and a large portion was more than I could eat. Steamed vegetables and a salad rounded out my meal. Frog legs were crispy and delicious... More 

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Thank Linda T
Monticello, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Best place to eat in town excellent food great drinks super friendly atmosphere it's a must place to go we are there every weekend

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Thank Scott W
Midland, Michigan
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131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Bar scene, but the food is really good. Large party at the table next to ours, likely 20 people, loud and drunk, but it's a bar, so no place for kids. Small town and everyone know each other. Hard to find if you're not a local, kind of out of town.

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Thank michigander311
Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We both had the catfish sandwich. It wasn't the best I've ever had, but it was pretty good. Cole slaw was yummy, as was the french onion soup. We stopped there later for a drink and the martinis were surprisingly good. The best part is definitely the water view while dining.

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Thank Catheryne P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 Francis St., Monticello, IN 47960
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: 574-583-4532
Description
The Riverside is a casual restaurant with a scenic river view.We are open 7 days a week at 4 PM.Our steaks are USDA Choice and handcut in house.We also serve a wide array of seafood too.Make sure and try one of our delicious ice cream drinks, our top seller is our famous WOODY.We also have nightly dinner specials and homemade soups too!Our deck is open for outside dining Sunday thru Thursday. Come and join us if you are from out of town we also have rooms available at the Riverside Inn next door to the restaurant! We hope to see you soon!

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