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Riverside Inn

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Bar, Pub, Pizza, Gastropub
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7477 Highway 5, Side Lake, MN 55781-8488
+1 218-254-2322
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hibbing, Minnesota
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat lunch at Riverside during hunting season. Waited for a good 15 minutes for menus. Waited for another 10 minutes for a beverage. Finally, the (one only) waitress took our order. Waited for another 35 minutes for our food. Cold food. Cold fries. Waited for another 10 minutes for our bill. Finally, my husband went to get... More 

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Thank MNTravelbugger
Hibbing, Minnesota
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

The bar staff (including the manager) were incredibly rude and unprofessional. The food wasn't terrible, a little pricey. There was a large group and none of us will be back.

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Thank Kellybelle40
Ely, Minnesota
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We went to Riverside a number of times this summer and were never disappointed with our meals. The service was great and the food was very good. I do believe they will need to expand their menu a bit and there were a couple of times where items our group wanted was not available on that night so hopefully they... More 

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Thank MerryBanilow
Kensington, Maryland
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Newly remodeled; nice bar area, comfortable dining room, lovely outside seating. Updated menu; fantastic burgers and really very good pizza. So glad to see lots of other people enjoying it too!

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Thank A B W
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Food is very good. Has excellent breakfast and dinner menu. Food and service is slow. It is worth it if you are not in a hurry.

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Thank Mattsgirl1980
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We went out for our anniversary while staying in the area. It was burger night and the place was full. Neither one of us were in a burger mood, but hoped to have more of a dinner. No real dinner selections on the menu. Hubby ordered a Nordeast beer and was told they were out. He asked for a couple... More 

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Thank Deb M
Lakeville, MN
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

I was staying in the iron range for work and looking for a new place for dinner. After finding some good reviews for the Riverside Inn it sounded worth a shot. I was completely blown away by the warm service and the delicious wild rice/beef burger. All of that combined with the gorgeous northwoods setting is tough to beat. The... More 

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Thank Adam S
Ely, Minnesota
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219 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

Reconstruction still in progress and very well done. It may become one of the outstanding spots in the North. Wonderful walleye dinner and very reasonable. In fact, I think they could raise the price. Fantastic cornbread muffin with honey butter. The regular fish fry has shrimp too. Fast service and a tap beer was only $1.25.

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Thank blacklake
Okoboji, Iowa
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

We stopped having not been here before - and found a wonderful Northwoods bar & restaurant. We enjoyed really good Bloody Mary's (perfect seasoning), a pulled pork sandwich, and shrimp baskets - all generous servings, we raved over the taste. Our server was friendly and helpful. We'll be back!!

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Thank Mike T
Ely, Minnesota
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

We spend time in the area and have been here four times in the last month and have not been disappointed....had prime rib the first time and it was excellent,went for breakfast another time and it was very good, burger night on a Tuesday and it was good but a bit slow that night and last week we had pizza-... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Pizza, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7477 Highway 5, Side Lake, MN 55781-8488
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Side Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 218-254-2322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?