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The Riverstone Family Restaurant was originally opened and owned by Terry & Belinda Haley in 2004 and gave it its name and the reputation of having the very best food anywhere around. We share the same Rep at the Riverstone Lodge right next door.We truly do have the best of quality of food anywhere. We are from Mississippi and really, really know how to cook real southern food with many years exp. We are open year round 7 days a week serving breakfst, lunch & dinner.We have been licensed as a CERTIFIED ANGUS RESTAURANT serving only certified angus beef for all fresh beef items on menu. If your not aware, certified angus is now said to be better than "PRIME".Nothing but the best. Even our hamburgers
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was the worst food my wife and I ever ate. Even the toast was uneatable. We had the Chicken Alfredo with greens and green beans. The place has good ratings and we tolerate most meals, but this was over priced and terrible. I will...say the four small chicken fingers were good, but the gravy was flour and water with no flavoring.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 days ago

takeout breakfast ordered, did not receive half of order, cheese omelet had no cheese. bread ordered and left out, has browns ordered and left out. The guy at the cash register did not hardly acknowledge me standing there and grunted a few times and after...I paid him, he just walked off without even looking at me and not saying anything at all. we are frequent visitors to Townsend but have now found a competitors restaurant with better food and service with slightly better prices. The only good point is the nice lady who just seen me standing there at least went and got it from the kitchen while the guy at the register ignored me.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food and service. We were seated very quickly and our server took our drink orders and our food order immediately. Very short wait. Food came hot and huge servings. Will definitely eat there again.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago

We left. Not really our scene. No beer/wine served. The restroom smelled horrible. There were religious quotes up on the walls. Very traditional southern menu with lots of fried stuff. Seemed expensive.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Greeting time and being seated was adequate. However there isn't a childs menu. 4 year old Daughter wanted mac-n-cheese. After server took order, server came back shortly to inform us they were out of mac-n-cheese. Husband ordered the " chicken tender basket " for $13.99,...he was given four of the SMALLEST chicken tenders I've ever seen. The steak fries filled 90% of the basket. I ordered the " chicken po boy" for $13.99. Wasn't terrible, wasn't the best. After a coffee, 2 waters and (2) $13.99 entree's it was $31.+ change. Definitely won't make it a destination of ours again. * Overheard near by server tell a table the establishment doesn't prepare any pasta before 2pm*More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner as it was one of the only places in town open. We sat out back and that was enjoyable. Wait times were a little long, the wait staff seemed tired, and the food was okay. I wouldn't choose it again, (in...fact we got food from the store and ate in our hotel room the next night).More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a gift certificate to Riverstone by the resort we were staying in. Our big country breakfasts were just that...big portions and down-home delicious. Their sweet cream pancakes had us coming back the next morning just for them! On top of this, the...staff, including Bill, our server, were incredibly friendly and attentive. We'll certainly eat there again when we return to Townsend!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place I reviewed a number of years back, and it was a great experience. But a few years later it had declined considerably. But we returned last night and it was back to one of our (two couples) favorites. Really good Po Boys and...cheeseburgers. We were very pleased with the food and the sweet young lady who was our waitress. I think a change of ownership explains the quality variances over the years. New owners know good food. We definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu is varied. We ate there four times, ordering something different each time, and all of the food was great. Staff were very accommodating. Outdoor seating is nice, especially in back.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 4, 2021 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Food was hot and fresh, with large portions. Friendly service and reasonable prices. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Shawn S
July 16, 2021|
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Response from minghou1 | Reviewed this property |
Almost sure about 11 am, but call first if you are going at 11 am. I loved the flavor of this restaurant, food was delish, service excellent, and it was recommended by our hotel River Breeze Inn located at 8242 State Hwy 73... More
August 2, 2019|
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Response from GatorParrotHead | Reviewed this property |
Yes. ..... and it's the type of place that would fix something for your kids even if they didn't have a kid's menu.
Toni B
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Katie L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get a carry out there.
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Yes, Riverstone Family Restaurant offers takeout services.

Riverstone Family Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4