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“Good food, view and waitress”
Review of Riverside Cafe

Riverside Cafe
Ranked #5 of 69 Restaurants in Palmetto
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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321 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Good food, view and waitress”
Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

Very accommodating, there was 8 of us and they quickly moved tables around to get us seated. Our waitress was very good. Took care of us with drinks first, took our order and delivered our food promptly. The food was very good. Everyone had different items and everyone said their food was very good. It's right on the water, with a great view. We all said we would go again if we were in the area. Give it a try, you will like it.

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  • English first
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English first
Palmetto, Florida
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great -- Highly recommend”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

Great place to eat. Great atmosphere, casual waterfront dining, great service, fantastic menu, and reasonable prices.
One of my favorite places to eat, and we always bring our guests here for lunch.

Visited January 2013
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England
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Rude service”
Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

Went here to eat one evening but the waitress was so rude we left straight away without ordering. As the place was almost deserted I can only imagine she wanted to finish up and go home early - it had the desired effect.

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Palmetto, Florida
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283 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“You Cannot Miss”
Reviewed December 3, 2012

The food, the service, the view. What more can you ask for? How about great grouper sandwiches, awesome salads, tasty appetizers, and a friendly staff that remembers you when you come back for more. The consistency of the food and service is due to great management and a staff that has very little turnover. If you are in the area try it out you cannot miss.

  • Visited October 2012
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Sun City Center, Florida
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204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Excellent Food-Great View”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Nice location and right on the water, you can sit inside or out. Everything I have had here has been excellent, but the ribs are the best I have had anywhere. I don't know how anyone could eat a full rack, we were with 4 people and no one could finish a half rack. That's OK, take the rest home and it will make a lunch or dinner for you the next day. A half rack is $12 and includes a fresh big salad and two side dishes. Sandwich type plates are under $10, main menu items are $10 to $15.

Friendly service, daily specials, great view, extensive menu, the best ribs I have ever had,....it doesn't get much better than that.

  • Visited November 2012
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