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Riverview Restaurant

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Reviewed January 31, 2020

Bar pizza is well, BAR PIZZA. Not many surprises, not sexy but,hey, this is Ipswich so let's keep it simple. That's the formula here- good but not great. The locals salivate at the name "Riverview"' I HAD to try the place when I moved there-...I mean I was told to immediately go there...... so I did. It's limited on many levels BUT the beer was cold and the pizza was hot and good. So, I tried it and now have moved on with my life. Next !!!!!!!!!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

went there after a movie and they have some of the best Pizza, Just about anything you want they have for toppings, full bar. This is our, No Credit cards excepted. No Delivery, No Wifi. Just good Pizza and reasonably process

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed January 23, 2019

This place has been here for years and a little hard to find. It is over near the epsco building. They sell small individual pictures and there's always a big line for table. However if you want a salad or anything else you are out...of luck as Pizza is it.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Riverview is the only way to enjoy a pizza In Ipswich !! Sometimes a long wait but always a great pizza, Some old favorites and some unusual like salami topping. Service is efficient and accurate. A fun,place for all ages to enjoy great food and...service. Open for evenings.price are very ,very reasonable! Serving great pizza for a long time ,More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

It's the only thing on the menu. And it is just so good! Small pizzas mean you can have your own personal pie and take some home for a snack. Prices are incredibly reasonable. The decor is late 50 's and I love it. Nothing...fancy here but great Pizza and a cold beer are just the perfect combo.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

Ok, I understand this place has been around forever and a lot of people seem to be blinded by their nostalgia when it comes to the pizza. Yes, the pizzas are cheap but that's because they are small bar-sized pizzas, I can eat 2 of...them any day of the week. I too heard the hype about riverview when I came to this area, and was expecting the pizza to be outstanding, and it just isn't. It's not even close. It's average bar pizza, I can name you 5 places on the south shore that are much better tasting. If I wanted old school decor, I'll go to my grandmother's house. If I want cheap beer I'll buy a case of Busch Light. If I want truly outstanding pizza, I won't go here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Was was the local place to go for pizza. VERY disappointing...while very cheap, pizza is bland and place hasn't been updated since the 1970s. Extremely noisy (with kids literally running around the place)! Waitress served us as if she couldn't care less if we there...even...the soda was flat! I will NOT be back (they couldn't pay ME to eat there again)!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

We have been coming here for over 25 years. What you need to know is that this is not gourmet pizza but a style of individual pizzas that are tasty and inexpensive. Plain is $6.50, toppings like 50 cents each. Beers are 3 bucks or...so. They do an incredible take-out business as noted by another diner. Hopefully, this was a one time issue. Great pizza with a 60'sor 70's kind of atmosphere.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Been to Riverview for years. Been recently sold to children of the original owner. We were seated gave our order, and I noticed only orders coming out were take outs, boxes and boxes for 45 minutes. No one seated in the restaurant was served. They...only catered to call ins. I approached the new owner and told him what I observed. No apology, so I was right when I told him that they were doing call ins and leaving seated customers to wait. We had to box our pizza when it was finally done. We waited an hour! A caring owner would have offered a free pizza or apology. Would have not happened if original owner, the father were there. Very disappointing. No way to run an established business.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome! Had pizza here for 25 years! Had It flown over every time relatives went to Boston! 22 years waiting for a fresh one! Worth the wait! Well done Riverview! Always done take out, eating in the restaurant and the Pizza is...even better than the take out.More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Response from Ridhdhi P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure! Their menu is very simple and we have only one veggie option, so I have not really focused so minutely.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Riverview Restaurant

Yes, Riverview Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Riverview Restaurant offers delivery services.

Riverview Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5