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Riley's Fish Shack

2165 Portland St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-9021
+1 802-751-1111
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (12 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2165 Portland St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-9021
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Riley's is a great family restaurant. We love the scallops and ice cream. The portions are huge! We go often.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JeannieBelleW
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Was staying at nearby Moose River Campground and was craving seafood. Seafood menu was over the top. Wife and I ordered seafood combination plates that were the best we ever had. Seafood chowder was perfect. Will definitely be back. If you don't stop here while...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Curiosity637444
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Heard that the onion rings here were the bomb? A grease soaked bomb maybe? overcooked and just dripping with grease ! The flavor was good, but could only stomach 1-2 and I was done. Ordered Whole belly clam roll , had about 6 clams on...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wendyw896
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I don’t t eat fried food often but Riley’s has the sweetest large scallops ever! Love that you can sit outside too. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cindy N
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Riley’s has the best ice cream around by far. Their portions are generous and the staff is always friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeremiah P
Reviewed August 13, 2018

My wife had heard from one of the locals that Riley's had a great Lobster's roll which she wanted to try but we found that they have Great Seafood across the board! And at Great prices too! A Must Try !!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mvm455
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We went to Riley's after a visit to Dog Mountain. It was a very hot, humid day. We were with another couple and had our dogs with us so we sat out on the patio. I had brought along filtered water that was in a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank SueHank
Reviewed August 7, 2018

They have a huge, long parking lot so we could park our RV at the end of the lot. You order at the counter as you enter then when your grub is ready they call your number. Food was very good.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed July 25, 2018

If you are looking for a great place to eat especially for fish and seafood this is the place for you. The portions are large and prices are good. This is the kind of place you can take your wife or kids for an enjoyable...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Had the whole belly clam plate and haddock sandwich. Both were very good. The soft service sundae was delicious as well.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jsjlin
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Pamela K
September 21, 2018|
Response from jcsted | Reviewed this property |
According to their website they are open 7 days a week. Mondays 11-9.
Maureen H
May 2, 2017|
Response from Marksilverfox | Reviewed this property |
yes, thankfully
December 3, 2016|
Response from 127stacied | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. you could probably call them an ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2165 Portland St, Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819-9021
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Northeast Kingdom  >  Saint Johnsbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-751-1111
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