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Riverside Center

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Address: 95 Riverside Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22406-1022
Phone Number:
+1 540-370-4300
10:00 - 06:00
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Sun 11:00 - 03:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 06:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 08:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Riverside Center presents Broadway Musicals in Virginia to critical...

Riverside Center presents Broadway Musicals in Virginia to critical acclaim. A waiter-served three-course meal precedes the performance, or buy a ticket for just the show. Shows are Wednesday through Sunday. Our Children's Theater presents modern and traditional one-act shows on Saturdays and some weekdays. Our Conference Facility is poised to facilitate your wedding, corporate meeting, seminar, party or formal ball with ease.

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Terrific production.

Terrific production of Million Dollar Quartet. Facility is very attractive. Staff welcoming and attentive. Meal...fair. However I look forward to attending another show soon!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
South Haven, Michigan
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Cherbourg-Octeville, France
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server was a complete delight. The production of Million Dollar Quartet was very enjoyable. We ordered the grilled chicken with pasta as an entree. If it is possible for ALL flavor to be sucked out of flavor, this meal was the perfect example. The taste and the presentation left the impression of a very bad school cafeteria. Our advice... More 

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South Haven, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific production of Million Dollar Quartet. Facility is very attractive. Staff welcoming and attentive. Meal...fair. However I look forward to attending another show soon!

Thank KL J
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little nervous about how to the food was going to be because of past reviews I read here, but everyone in my party (4 people) thought the food was great! (We got pasta with grilled chicken, baked salmon with dill sauce, broccoli, home made mashed potatoes, greenbeans, bananna pudding, cheesecake---the service, food, and show were all exceptional.... More 

1 Thank KSteelRobinson
Nancy H, Manager at Riverside Center, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, and glad we came through with a great experience for your Christmas gift. I hope we see you back again soon! More 

Glen Allen, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We and friends have been there twice. It is about an hour drive from home and went to Wednesday matinee with a hot lunch served. Food is adequate and typical for dinner theaters. The performances were very good; the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber was spectacular. My biggest complaint occurred when we were there of "Oklahoma". The start was delayed,... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We attended the theater to see A Christmas Story. The show was excellent. This is a dinner theater and they serve you food before the show, so it is set up like a dining room. Tables are nicely spaced so you can arrange your chairs to see the show. The stage and show were great, the food was very bland.... More 

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Gainesville, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Only 3 actors performed this play. Oh, but they did an excellent job! No intermission at all. Quaint and intriguing. Fascinating. The costumes looked true period styles. The dinner theatre now has an all inclusive pricing---gratuity is already included to the basic dinner and show ticket. Nice. Awesome customer service. The meal was good (but the lemon tart dessert option... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had not been since last season and we found lots of changes. First - they have continued the major renovations in the lobby, entrance and ticket office, restrooms, etc. They had started this, but are now close to finished. Much, much better. The next big change was related to the food. You used to have a choice of several... More 

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Nancy H, Manager at Riverside Center, responded to this review

Thank you for this comprehensive review! We appreciate your taking the time to share your Riverside Center experience with travelers. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The play was only so so. My granddaughter laughed a few times but both the acting and singing were mediocre. The food was awful. COLD french fries and blah chicken nuggets not nearly as good as MacDonalds or Chik fil a. Not worth $18.00.

Thank Tracy M
Nancy H, Manager at Riverside Center, responded to this review

Hi Tracy M, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience at Riverside Center's Children's Theater. I am glad your granddaughter found the show entertaining. The sound of children laughing at the on-stage antics is music to our ears, and the local child and adult actors in our Children's Theater shows are delighted with positive audience feedback as well.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Riverside Dinner Theater is an awesome experience for both couples and families. The food for the Dinner shows is adequate but nothing special. Besides you go for the plays and not the food. Gratuity is all inclusive with cost now. I have not been disappointed with a show since I have been going. I am sure you will be entertained.

Thank Stanley K
Nancy H, Manager at Riverside Center, responded to this review

Thank you! Such nice things to say. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I was with 12 of the women I graduated from college with, and we went to this venue. The meal was tasty and the actors/actresses also served our meal. They were so versatile and the music was exceptional. The whole crew was very professional and experienced. We had a great evening!

Thank NCgrammy

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