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River Terrace

1000 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2411
+1 931-223-5135
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
“etouffee” (14 reviews)
“shrimp” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1000 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2411
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1 - 10 of 209 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My extended family and I were in Columbia for a wedding and needed a referral for a local restaurant. I immediately got on Trip Advisor and found this gem of a restaurant!! Basically it is a Cajun restaurant in Central Tennessee.....with all of the bells...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TimG1754
Reviewed November 3, 2018

If you’re looking for creole food you have found the right place. The food was great and the service wonderful. This is fine dining with upscale atmosphere. They don’t have a dress code but I would go with casual dress.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Christy G
EPLandry, Owner at River Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you, Christy - was our pleasure have you!

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem. I can’t believe I’ve been missing out for 8 years! If you haven’t been there yet make a plan...and go! A definitely must try and one of my new favorite restaurants in Columbia/Spring Hill. It is a little expensive but that’s a good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Joshua O
EPLandry, Owner at River Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Joshua! :)

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I consider this to be the best restaurant in and around Columbia, Tennessee! Randy and Elizabeth make you feel at home in this cozy, but elegant restaurant over looking the river. The food is always fresh and delicious. I have frequented River Terrace for several...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Toni B
EPLandry, Owner at River Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Thank you so much, Toni - we are very appreciative of the kind review an look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great service and Good atmosphere. The owner provided very good insight on the menu. I had the scallops with asparagus and both were excellent. I would highly recommend this lovely little gem of a place in Columbia TN.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank LanaH88
EPLandry, Owner at River Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much, glad you enjoyed and we look forward to having you again!

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous food. Had the catfish with crawfish and shrimp étouffée and it is by far the best I have ever eaten. Also the crab bisque was divine. I have traveled for 23 years and have had the privilege of eating in all 50 states...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kat F
EPLandry, Owner at River Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review! So glad you enjoyed and we look forward to hopefully having you again!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great Menu and service our dinners were exquisite and the atmosphere was really nice. Customer service was exceptional. Great Creole Menu and the Shrimp was outstanding

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank suzyandmikeburbrink
EPLandry, Owner at River Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much, glad you enjoyed and we look forward to having you again!

Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Once again RT out did themselves. We celebrated my husbands birthday with delicious crab cakes as an appetizer. He enjoyed the eggplant parmigiana and I with fresh scallops. The waitress was most pleasant and attentive. My mother enjoyed her chicken parmigiana. We love the atmosphere....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The good is great. I look forward to the salad with house dressing every time I go there. It is particularly nice to watch the river while dining

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Beverly B
Reviewed August 19, 2018

What a treasure! This little building that the restaurant occupies has so much spirit it's not funny. Previously a private residence built in the 1800s, it appears to have the original log structure still in the front of the restaurant. The inside is small and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Robin A
EPLandry, Owner at River Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for such a complementary review, Robin! We greatly appreciate such kind words, and it was our pleasure to have you. Look forward to hopefully seeing you again soon. Elizabeth Landry

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perezjakes24
June 9, 2017|
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Response from EPLandry | Property representative |
My sincere apologies for delay in response. This is the first time in all these years that I've ever actually missed answering anyone's question. We have a nice variety of gluten-free options. In addition to our filet and... More
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Rebecca M
August 13, 2016|
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Response from EPLandry | Property representative |
Our only request is that men wear sleeved shirts (no tanks or sleeveless ones) and no ball caps.
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CSR374
April 6, 2016|
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Response from EPLandry | Property representative |
Actually, we've never had quail on the menu, though we offer duck as a special now & then. If you;ll go to our website at RiverTerraceRestaurant . com, you can see our full menu there. Hope you will join us soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$17 - $32
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 931-223-5135
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