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Transporting you to the very heart of the Northern Rockies, the casual, rustic atmosphere with unique wood and wine barrel furnishings, stunning panoramic canvas and historic photographs sets the tone for distinctive, creatively prepared food served by vibrant employees renowned for passing their upbeat attitudes on to our customers. MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub encompasses everything we've crafted and improved on since our beginning, but it aims to take menu creativity and selection to a whole new level. The restaurant also includes a full bar featuring craft brews, unique cocktails & fine wines.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed June 17, 2020

Atmosphere here is fine, but the food was fair at best. Flat Bread was over priced $10.00, and really bad. Then ordered a pizza , pepperoni and mushrooms. Honestly tasted like a frozen pizza. Its a shame to spend good money on food like this....We ordered two bud light drafts 24 oz, when the bill came they charged $7.50 for each. Never will be back and will never recommend. Disappointed.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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MackPie, General Manager at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2020

Hi Nancy, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We strive to create quality food every time a guest dines at Mackenzie River, and we're disappointed to hear that we didn't meet your expectations or ours. We hope you give...More

Reviewed February 26, 2020

Sat at the bar, ordered a drink during happy hour. Intended to order dinner, etc.... after 1 hour was not engaged in anyway. Would you like to order something? How are things? Would you like another drink..... very very odd. So... don't know if the...food is any good. Shame, seems like a nice place, too bad about the staff.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

Oh, my, I was warned that the burgers were big! 1/2 pound, plus the garnishes. My burger, the Californian, was a half pound of burger plus guacamole, onions, etc AND the best crispy fries I have had in a long time. My friend had a...thin crust pizza, which looked enticingly good. Our server was quick, efficient, and very nice. The area we sat in was adjacent to their outside deck, the "wall" next to us was actually built like a garage door which is rolled into the ceiling area in the summer. The only drawback was the location of the handicapped parking - off to the side, toward the rear.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I split a beet salad and a Thai Pie. Both were very good. I also had a smoked old fashioned. The bourbon was served in a bottle full of smoke; You had to shake it & pour it over ice, orange &...cherry in a separate glass. The Smokey bourbon flavor was awesome. Service was OK but not overly friendly.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

We had the Humble pie pizza.. It was the bomb!! My mother ordered the Ruben and enjoyed it very much too. Our waitress Grace, was awesome.. Good cold beer on draught. I don't live in Columbus,but my son and daughter-in-law do. Next time I visit,...we will be back!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020 via mobile

After stopping at another restaurant last min and being told there’s an hour wait we decided on this Pub last minute. Glad we did!! Great atmosphere and food and no wait for a Friday evening! Would definitely visit again when in town!!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 23, 2019 via mobile

Poor service. Poor food. Frozen appetizer. No one cared. Won’t return. Too many other options nearby.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2019 via mobile

The hostess were teenage girls who were too busy having private conversations that they didn't acknowledge our group for a good minute or two. They then tell us there is a wait, which is completely understandable. When we ask if we can wait at the...bar the one hostess rudely says "If you can find space". Where is the friendly customer service? We walk around the bar and notice at least 10 empty but unclean tables. As far as first impressions go, there is lots of work for these folks. Maybe better staffing so the table turnaround is quicker?More

Date of visit: November 2019
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MackPie, Manager at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2019

Hi Nicky, thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We would like to apologize for the service you received during your visit. Guest experience is the most important part of our job, which is why we take so much pride in our...More

Reviewed October 20, 2019

Visited our son while he lived in Columbus, wanted to take him somewhere nice. Never been here, it looks nice. We were right, it is nice. Very cool decor, nice atmosphere. Food was actually good, too, and priced as expected. The staff? Well, there's the...rub. Extremely slow service and they just didn't seem to care. Maybe they do, but that's not the vibe we were receiving. Difficult to get refills even though there appeared to be a staff union meeting at the hostess station at all times. Give me a wait staff that actually attends to my family needs and this place gets a five.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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MackPie, Manager at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2019

Hi Gregory, we just wanted to apologize for the slow service when you were in. We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and strive to create a wonderful experience every time for our guests. We hope you give us a chance to make up for this....More

Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant is pretty with a nice atmosphere. Lunchtime service was a bit slow, but server was nice. We liked the clam chowder and quesadilla. Could live without the cowboy nachos and fish tacos. Bit overpriced for a casual lunch.

Date of visit: October 2019
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