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River Palm Terrace

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209 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430-1603
(201) 529-6500
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Palisades Park, New Jersey
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Service = impeccable The Food = AMAZING The Ambience = Superb THE WINE = Excellent Last Surf n Turf = MOUTHWATERING

Thank donHOPS
Otisville, New York
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the River Palm Terrace on a Saturday evening to celebrate my birthday. Making a reservation was very easy--online reservations. The restaurant is quite large, but the bonus is that you don't feel crowded. Our waiter was attentive, but not overbearing. We started with a delicious crab cocktail. I especially loved that cocktail sauce was served alongside horseradish. I could... More 

Thank longboat614
Newburgh, New York
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the River Palm in Mahwah for a retirement party dinner I was very impressed with everything, was excellent. There was 14 of us and the arrangements, food, drink and service were all great. The staff kept up with our group with many rounds of orders. First they brought out many large platters of appetizers with lobster, shrimp, crab,... More 

Thank glennsaddress
Franklin Lakes NJ
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

River Palm in Mahwah does an outstanding job with food and service. I've never been let down. Had dinner recently and again it was outstanding. They must have a secret in selecting the beef, aging it and cooking it. My filet was so good. I dine regularly in NYC and this place is just as good and even better. I... More 

Thank NJTraveler35_9
Mahwah, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I had the pleasure of entertaining several customers at the River Palm.....what a treat. Great bar, Scotches, Bourbons and wine selection top knotch. If they don't have the product it hasn't been produced. Meal was terrific, great steaks and the appetizers were out of this world. Terrific wait staff, management is extremely attentive. Go for the great food and stay... More 

Thank 6handycap
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Steak is a must try. They have great selection of scotch which i enjoyed. Service is also very good. Bit slow during busy hours but I sat at the bar, so that might be it.

Thank rish m
New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We have been to so many restaurants in Bergen county and no one can make sea bass as delicious as Chef Derek. (we do not know him personally he came out of the kitchen to greet customers) . He actually cooks the fish through so the middle is not like sashimi like so many other places. I usually have to... More 

Thank Jewelinlotus
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My fiance and I went on a Monday night for his birthday We began with the little neck clams and drinks. Very good. Classy attention, the waiter and servers gave us our privacy but kept close attention to our water glasses. His steak was serve perfectly, I had the shrimp. The spinach and mash potatoes were also very good. It... More 

Thank ZenNJ
Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Overall experience was great right from the start. The restaurant has nice elegance and great friendly service. Although the food is OK, no complains, it is not in line with the elegance and the style of the restaurant. That make the food very expensive, I guess you are paying for the elegance more than for the food. We have not... More 

Thank Worldofood
Mahwah, New Jersey
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Can get noisy, need plenty of $. Food is good not great, to me not worth the price. Definitely need reservations on busy holidays.

Thank PeterHa1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430-1603
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Mahwah
  • Phone Number: (201) 529-6500

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