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“too expensive , low/regular quality”

The River Restaurant & Lounge
Ranked #3 of 6 Restaurants in El Portal
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Milan, Italy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“too expensive , low/regular quality”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

too expensive , low/regular quality ... but it's the only restaurant near the lodge and our b&b.
there is always a long que due to this fact.
the food is all preatty sick but the bread (nice surprise)
the price is too expensive but the service was goond (kind and prepared staff)

  • Visited June 2013
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Rochester, New York
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Friendly server, mediocre food”
Reviewed June 22, 2013

My salmon was quite dry. Salad was dull. My husband's steak was over done.
Our server was quite friendly and helpful.
Lots of other people seemed to be enjoying their evening so maybe we missed something.
It is about the only place in town. Luckily there are options in Yosemite.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Peg677
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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Stuck because the is no place else to eat”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

The bar and restaurant on site is together with a pizzeria better suited to families with children. There is nothing else really in the area so your hands are tied in respect of where you eat. The restaurant serves meat i.e steak, chicken, pork and fish with a few pasta dishes and veggie dishes. Prices are not cheap and they do take advantage of the fact there is no where else to eat in the surrounding area. I had the New York strip 12oz steak for about $28 served with veggies and wild rice .

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Luv2travel618
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Indiana
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“friendly staff, fair food”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

Ask to sit outside by the river. The staff will tell you nothing is available. Salad bar is fair. Ask for extra bread.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Tripgoer2
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“good food”
Reviewed May 14, 2013

Great prime rib but skip the additional added shrimp. They were just warmed cocktail shrimp not grilled as they should have been. Had a steak the next night and it was equally good. Very good salad bar that my wife was happy with both nights. Travis was a great bartender for pre dinner drinks.

Visited May 2013
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3 Thank David K
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