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“Outstanding food, great ambiance” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riverside Cafe

Riverside Cafe
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in La Plaine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $25
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Riverside Cafe is located in the main stone building at Citrus Creek Plantation, just in front of the Taberi river. All tables are under an open veranda overlooking the river. There are some wooden outside tables in the garden. Riverside Cafe is offering as many local products as possible , cooked with a French touch. The concept of eat what you grow, grow what you eat is prevailing at Riverside Cafe. We try to use our garden products as we use absolutely no chemicals.
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Outstanding food, great ambiance”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is such a rarity these days, I had to write a review about this place. I stopped by with a friend as we were driving around the East Coast of Dominica. This is a true restaurant not a hack shack. Superb!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kansas City, Kansas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Expat Say a Nice Place to Discover”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

We've frequented Riverside for the past 3 years and have never had a bad experience here. Located on the southeast side of the island, it takes a while to get here from the west coast and for visitors it might be difficult to find if not provided good directions.... just be patient in your drive... as I said, it takes while to get here.. but when you do, you won't be disappointed... the restaurant is always clean and the cooking is good with both local and French dishes available. Situated directly on the banks of a river the environment is always cool and there are many places where you can easily get in the water should you want to take a dip. --- Note that about a quarter mile north of the restaurant is one of the "blackest" black sand beaches you will find on Dominica... drivers will get a glimpse of it from the road as they drive by... it is at this point where you can park and easily walk to the beach which stretches for a good distance... this probably is not a good place to swim because of currents but it is incredibly scenic!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank limestone9
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful dishes, amazing setting, great service.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

In late March we stayed here for two nights and ate dinner both evenings at Riverside Cafe. The stews, onion pie, espresso, and wines we enjoyed were complimented by friendly and relaxed service. We had visited and stayed with Citrus Creek Plantation last year, and decided to return since we loved the setting so much. A wonderful place.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank natenmeg
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Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“very good spot for lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

We visited Riverside Cafe for lunch just a few days ago, after a hike to Sari Sari Falls, and upon the recommendation of our innkeeper (Beau Rive). We enjoyed ourselves very much - probably our best lunch stop in Dominica. Very good food (yes not a huge selection but ...), great drinks, very nice service, and a perfect setting. Not sure what "Glenn A" was referring to by "very touristy" and "people pulling at you from everywhere." We experienced no such thing - I can only think he got his places confused. Our entire party of 4 thoroughly enjoyed this spot for a delightful lunch.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mark30226
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Vancouver
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Good food in a beautiful setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

The riverside setting is superb. My husband, adult son and I had lunch. Although the menu was limited, all three of us were pleased with what we had ordered. Delicious, French bistro food, beautifully served.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank juviall
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