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Reviewed September 15, 2020

McKenzie River has been a stop for me and my friends when I stopped in town. A good place, usually relatively quiet at lunch time, good food. Fish and chips is my normal order, and the fish here has a spicy breading which is hot...enough for me. The fries are very good and their beer selection is good.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

We recently visited family that just relocated here in this area of Spokane. This great restaurant caught our eye and our appetites and we were greatly pleased with our dining experience. They have a great menu. Don’t think of this as a pizza joint. They...do have salads, sandwiches, terrific and different appetizers and wonderful soups. I had the MacKenzie Alfredo pasta with chicken and my wife had a Cobb salad. Both were delicious. Our server, Amanda, was phenomenal as a waitress and she is a great asset to this eatery. Great ambiance and we will certainly be back soon! Thanks for being open on July 4th! Located next to Albertsons.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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KaciP15, General Manager at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Wow! Thanks for the many kind words Larry-Crystal. We are so happy we were here to feed you and the fam for Fourth of July. We definitely appreciate Amanda here at the store and are so glad you did as well. We hope to see...More

Reviewed June 17, 2019

Pizza, hamburgers,flatbreads, fabulous salads...a varied and tasty menu. However, the Gem is their bartender, Justin. He makes the best Margarita! We'll go there just for the Margarita. AND they have many TV screens so you can catch up on sports. Warm and friendly service rounds...out what makes this a great place. Yes, we have a gem in our neighborhood.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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KaciP15, General Manager at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2019

Thanks so much Lynda! Justin has been a part of our crew since the beginning and we love having him with us. Although, I do think I make a better margarita ... :) Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Kaci...More

Reviewed March 7, 2018

The pizza was eh-eh. We have had better but we have also had worse. When going to a new restaurant you want something to stand out in order to draw you back. The only thing that did was the super cold beer. Oh and the...service as adequate. Enjoy!!!More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

We enjoyed the food, atmosphere and excellent service-we were treated well. My wife and I split the Willow Creek sandwich with chips. More than enough food for two. The taco chips were ok, the sandwich super. I also had a good side caesar salad. The...other four split pizzas and liked them very much. One had a salad with steak strips and described it as large and very tasty. Bar prepped drinks were very good. Service and attention were excellent. The place is not as noisy as other pizza places we have been to even though it was busy. That was nice as I am tired of noisy restaurants where you cannot even talk to each other.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Great service, great choices on menu in an inviting space. Favorite is the black and blue steak appetizer.... very rich.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Kaci P, General Manager at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thanks so much Darlene! We love to hear feedback from our guests. And I don't blame you on the black and blue bites - they are delicious! Sincerely, Kaci Pratt General Manager

Reviewed November 4, 2017

A group of friends went to MacKenzie's for lunch. I ordered a small caesar salad for $7. I wish I would have taken a picture. It was awful. The lettuce was limp and had brown edges. It was swimming in dressing with a pile of...oily anchovies on top, and no parmesan cheese and no croutons. Ridiculous!!!!! I will not return and if you want to eat something green and fresh stay away! It basically was about a cup of old limp, dark green lettuce with a 1/4 dressing poured on it and then a few canned anchovies thrown on top in a pathetic pile. $7?!More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Kaci P, General Manager at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Hi Jill, I am so sorry to hear about your Caesar Salad. We have been training some new staff in the kitchen and over-dressing our Caesar salads is something we have been working on with them. Croutons and Parmesan are standard, so these must just...More

Reviewed March 1, 2017

We eat here at least once a month. The pizza is very good (the Hot Hawaiian on thin crust is our favorite), and quality is consistent. The atmosphere is family friendly. Friday and Saturday the restaurant is usually filled with young families, so if you...are looking for a quiet, intimate dinner try a week night. The bar is where we usually choose to sit, and the bartenders have all been excellent. The beer is perfectly chilled and when you order a dirty dry Martini, that is what you get!More

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed November 21, 2016

I have eaten here now 3 times and the food has been fantastic and the service great. Last time we had 8 people, and while it seemed to take a long time to get our food, the drinks were always refilled and the server checked...on us many times. I like their selection, they have a lot more than just pizza. Some of our favorites is a pepperoni and sausage pizza, the Ruben pizza and the spicy chicken sandwich. The chicken chili is rather drab, but so many other things are great, so just get something else.More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Kaci P, General Manager at MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2016

Thanks so much! We pride ourselves in our great food and friendly service. I am glad your group received both the other night. The Spicy Chicken Sammy is one of my favorites as well. See you again soon!

Reviewed September 3, 2016

A large bowl of chicken chili is $7.25. My husband has been tasting chili offerings for many moons. This one was inedible because of the seasoning and consistency >>>really bad>>send-it-back bad. My order of fish and chips(13.25) was good and hot; the replacement Grizzly burger...(11.00) was good and hot.More

Date of visit: September 2016
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