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Riverside Restaurant

1108 E Marina Way, Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR 97031-2378
+1 541-386-4410
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“salmon” (77 reviews)
“veggie bowl” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (65 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Steakhouse, Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1108 E Marina Way, Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR 97031-2378
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1 - 10 of 946 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't eat dinner here, but the breakfast selection is stellar. They have several types of hash, including a veggie one that is so good my husband ordered it two days in a row.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LizOR99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent pasta both gluten free and regular! We arrived at lunch time and they don't serve the italian menu. We asked about it and the head chef came out and offered us a few items from the dinner menu. We have the rigatoni and it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Kim W
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kim W, It's great to hear we were able to accommodate your pasta urges at lunchtime. Thank you for visiting, and for allowing the opportunity to serve you some of our specialities. We appreciate you taking the time to submit a review, and for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are not in portland anymore... Slow service. Drinks were sub-par. Server didnt know much about the menu. Didnt fire entrees propery. Food was ok. Calamari was fresh. Osso Bucco was delicious. Just kinda a ‘meh’ vibe.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Thoff2
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Thoff2, We are sorry to hear your dining experience did not live up to the standards we aim for. We are happy to hear the calamari and Osso Bucco were delicious. We apologize for the other short-comings and assure you our servers and kitchen...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had great dinner with friends. Food was delicious like always. Customer service aS great. Our server was very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Wendy R
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Wendy R, Thank you for your kind words about Riverside's delicious food and friendly service. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed a great dinner with friends for your birthday!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really I should give it a two. The staff were all excellent. But I'm trying to balance the high ratings. This restaurant is attached to a hotel and indeed has hotel quality food. I guess some love the view, but it was too dark for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Connector825543
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Connector825543, We thank you for acknowledging our excellent staff and service you experienced at Riverside. We apologize you found our food quality lacking and overvalued, and had a poor experience in the restroom. We hope you still enjoyed your time spent in Hood River.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit slow on the seating given the number of customers the day we visited, but the atmosphere was nice, the view spectacular, the service excellent, the food very good/ample/reasonably priced. Our breakfast was part of a package with the hotel, which was great vs....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bwanderer1
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear bwanderer1, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We appreciate your comments on our nice, views, service and food. We hope you are able to join us for another meal in the future!

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Hood River, this is a must visit. The restaurant is situation inside Best Western. It is spacious and trendy. The servers and staff were great. The food was quite delicious as well. The scenery to the river was amazing.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank guyscholar
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Dear guyscholar, Thank you for recommending us as a "must visit" in Hood River. We are so happy to hear we hit all marks with Riverside's food, river views, ambiance and service. We hope you are able to dine with us again in the future.

Reviewed December 6, 2018

The view and atmosphere are amazing, the food is outstanding, and the service is top notch! We have returned here many times, and it has become our favorite place to eat and enjoy the scenery anytime we are in town. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank teamportland
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Dear teamportland, Thank you so much for your kind words about your many visits with us. We appreciate your compliments of our atmosphere, food, service and views. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed December 2, 2018

Atmosphere was nice - seated within several minutes on a Sunday morning. Waitress was attentive, but food took 20 minutes to arrive and was barely warm. My wife's bacon tasted like it had been sitting in grease too long, and toast(only one slice!) had little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Douglas B
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Dear Douglas B, We're sorry to hear your breakfast experience was lackluster. It sounds like your orders were not up to the standards we take pride in. If you dine with us in the future, please share any feedback with your server so we can...More

Reviewed November 28, 2018

The food was very good, and the service as well. We were not able to get a view table, but the restaurant had a nice ambiance anyway. My wife and I were celebrating a special occasion, and staying at the hotel. So she had brought...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank KendianaJones
CVHinman, General Manager at Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2018

Dear KendianaJones, We appreciate you choosing to stay and dine with us for your special occasion and are happy to hear you had a wonderful time celebrating. We appreciate your kind words regarding Riverside's food, service and ambiance. We hope you'll return in the future!

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FLVisitors
September 30, 2018|
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Response from Raquel V | Property representative |
Hello! I checked with our Executive Chef and it's a specialty item not available nationally nor to the general public, and is purchased through our local distributor. If you are interested in their contact info, please let... More
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Marguerite Ann S
July 17, 2018|
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Response from Raquel V | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we cannot reserve seating on the deck, but we can make general dining reservations. Please call the restaurant direct at 541-386-4410.
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Jimena G
February 5, 2018|
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Response from Raquel V | Property representative |
Hi Jimena, GoGlo is correct. We will offer a complimentary dessert to the birthday guest and sing happy birthday - but only if you'd like us to. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $35
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1108 E Marina Way, Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR 97031-2378
    (Button Bridge Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
  • Phone Number: +1 541-386-4410
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn
Description
Hood River's only waterfront restaurant is known for some of the best food in the Gorge, plus amazing Columbia River views from just about every table. Enjoy it all indoors in Riverside's recently remodeled dining room or on the expansive dining deck. Menus change seasonally, with fresh, locally-sourced, all-natural ingredients. An extensive award-winning wine list, a dozen brews on tap, and full bar offer the perfect complements for a relaxing meal. Riverside's menu is also served in Cebu lounge. Weekday happy hours at Cebu feature a special menu based on many of Riverside's specialties.
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