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Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian
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4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
250 847 4672
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lounge is the place to be to socialize with the locals! The food is excellent. The selection is on a smaller scale with a versatile menu. The Aspen Motel is next door to meet your overnight stay!

2 Thank Lorraine D
Winnipeg, Canada
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

There weren't many restaurants open Sunday afternoon so we ended up here and were pleasantly surprised by the rustic decor and great view of Hudson Bay Mountain. The Beef Dip sandwich was generous and the meat was tender and moist. However, the Minestrone soup tasted like a dry soup mix combined with yesterday's noodles and was inedible. Nevertheless, we'd probably... More 

Thank Grammyplamla
AspenInnSmithers, General Manager at Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Grammyplamia. Thank you for your review. We will be addressing the Music levels with our staff and we will discuss the Minestrone soup with our Chef. We are happy to hear that the Beef Dip hit the spot. Thank you again for your feedback, all feedback is valuable. More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I ate lunch at the Riverhouse Resaturant during a recent visit to Smithers on the recommendation of a colleague. I ordered a clubhouse sandwich and beer, and my partner had a hamburger. Service was quick and efficient and both of us enjoyed our meals very much.

1 Thank Donald D
Campbell River, Canada
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Interesting log cabin style building with many historical artifacts of local interest on display. Good lunch, though not special. Friendly staff. Recommended

1 Thank Rick W
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

a lovely menu but I enjoyed and unusual salad with strawberries, mandarins, grapes, arugula, seeds and nuts, dried cranberries, absolutely delicious.☺☺☺☺

1 Thank MissW55
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

After 6 weeks on the road , this has to be the best place I've eaten at . The coffee was great . The calamari and the mushroom caps were real good. And the Chicken Valentino was awesome . The atmosphere was excellent. And the staff were the Best . This place takes first place . 😃

1 Thank Bob A D
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the atmosphere, sunshine on the patio , excellent , friendly service . I had the Reubensandwich plus love their breakfast selection as well , sausages are awesome !! Breakfast , lunch or dinner you won't be disappointed. It's a 10 .

2 Thank Gabriela H
Anchorage, Alaska
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35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Free breakfast for staying in the adjoining hotel. Food was great. Eggs cooked perfectly, well done hash browns. Good coffee. Eat here if you're staying at the hotel. Nice friendly staff

1 Thank Linda7132907
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82 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

On-site restaurant at the Aspen Inn. Very good food and service. The lounge was well-stocked. Relaxing atmosphere after a long day's drive.

1 Thank Laura H
Vernon, Canada
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235 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

On the recommendation of a family member, we tried this place. Well it did not disappoint. The food was really good as well the portions were good sized, and the service was excellent. We really liked the ambience and will definately recommend and will go back.

1 Thank EagerB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $30
American, Bar, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: 250 847 4672
An Exceptional dining experience. Enjoy a wonderful meal or meet friend for a drink. Experience the fireplace, waterfall, and local antiquities in a unique and entertaining setting showcasing the history of Smithers and British Columbia.

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