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“Tons of food - but save room for dessert!”
Review of Corner Cafe

Corner Cafe
Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Riverside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: There has always been a small restaurant at the “Corner” in Riverside, Missouri. Enter Ed & Kathi Rule. They had never been in the restaurant business before, but they always felt they knew what good food was all about. It began on May 15, 1983, when they opened a little 40-seat cafe that served breakfast and lunch. The CORNER CAFE was born. Expansions and new buildings have been built, but we continue the traditions that started back in 1983. We strive to provide the best products, the best service, and the best value in an atmosphere that makes you feel like you’re part of the family.
Reviewed September 4, 2012

For my first visit to the Corner Cafe, I needed warning. The lines were long (but moved quickly); the menu was vast (there's a copy at the front to peruse while you wait to be seated); food is plentiful (you'll take half home); and dessert is delicious (you'll want to save room for the generous servings of dessert and take some home as well). The signature pies and cinnamon rolls are to die for, so make someone happy by bringing some home. The service is very good, certainly above average and the waitress was able to accurately separate checks for our table with no problem. Breakfast is served pretty much 24 hours a day, so if you can't decide on what's for dinner, enjoy a hearty breakfast whenever you are there.

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Reviewed August 31, 2012

We moved from Kansas City Mo to Meridian Ms 7 years ago. Our favorite restaurant was the Corner cafe In Riverside.While traveling to Iowa to visit family we stopped into our old haunt and ate. So pleased to see they are still putting out the same wonderful food! Yummy pecan stickie buns, homemade dinner rolls, pies, all fresh and tasty each day. Keep up the good work, it's always a pleasure to eat here!

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Reviewed July 28, 2012

We went for my wifes Birthday Dinner and were seated in a matter of a few minutes , the place is always very busy. They serve big portions and its always tastes like they have Granny in the kitchen cooking it fresh just for me ! We both ordered the same thing , we got the Roast Beef Dinner , it comes with Mashed potatoes a big pile of Roast Beef and lots of gravy on top of a slice of bread , it was just a yummy as always and since it was my wifs birthday she got a FREE slice of pie. she got a big slice or Pecan pie which also tasted like it was made fresh just for us! It was a good meal THAT DIDNT COST A POCKET FULL OF MONEY , very afordable food at reasonable prices is what youll find here , great service and great food each and every time we have been there and never a wait , very nice atmosphere and the seating is not so close together that you have to listen to the table next to you talk about how thier day is going. This is the Oigional Corner Cafe ,but the one off 152 is of the same quality , havent been to the Independence store yet but will be trying it out soon. Good quality food at good prices with family style atmosphere = good business , KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK CORNER CAFE !!

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Thank Don F
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

Enjoyed a late breakfast with family at the Corner Cafe Sunday. We had about a 20 minute wait at 12:45 pm. Ample parking and waiting area. Safe, clean environment. At our table the biscuits & gravy, Belgian waffle, and egg, hash brown, & sausage meals with biscuit, and sweet potato fries with ranch dip were all given very high marks. The gravy was a bit salty for our taste but the closest to perfect we have tasted at a restaurant. Coffee was very good and all refills were offered in very timely fashion. Our waitress, SUE, was FABULOUS! Highly efficient, friendly, yet professional all during an extremely busy time. We will return on our next visit to KC. The lunch menu looks great too-I appreciate the ability to check it out on the website to ensure the food allergy issue with a family member won't be a problem. Highly recommend! Ask for Sue!

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Thank KansasMamabear
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

DELICIOUS food! Friendly staff, neat decor! Will definitely have to come back!

Thank ksu08
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