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Riverside Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
8163 Cummington Sq E, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 6W1, Canada
+1 905-295-4211
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Canadian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8163 Cummington Sq E, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 6W1, Canada
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Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

This is on a one way street, so the traffic won’t mess up your dinner in the patio. Food is very good, service is friendly and fast.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Oldblue1
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We were very pleased with our choice of restaurant. Plenty of space inside, and large outside terrace. Menu is not huge but offers plenty of variety. Fish & chips was superb value on an evening when the dish was offered as a special. Service was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pandalf
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

My son and I stopped here for lunch while boating on the Chippawa creek, service was prompt and courteous. Will return for sure. Well priced for a restaurant overlooking the river. Food was excellent.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 442randyb
Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you are looking to get away from the hordes of tourists and over-priced food in Niagara Falls, take a short five minute drive or a leisurely bike ride up the river to Chippawa. This restaurant provides good value and the outdoor terrace is a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank RMG_Toronto
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fish and chips ordered and I wouldn’t even allow the plate in front of me, the fries were a dark brown obviously fried in dirty old fat. The waitress returned shortly with another sample which were marginally better than the first batch. I was offered...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank 502Sleepy1
BradJenn R, Owner at Riverside Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Guests that threaten violence towards our staff, over a plate of fries, are not welcome at our restaurant anyhow.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went for appetizer's and to sit on the patio. Went inside to tell the waitress and order our drinks....waited, waited , waited and waited. Decided maybe she did not understand us....went inside 1 person at the bar, 2 tables inside, us and another table outside....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Ont53
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this place a couple times last year and really liked it. Different story this year. We were a group and had a lunch reservation. There was a skeleton staff, one waitress, one cook. That was OK since the restaurant was not busy, but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank LorraineOntario
BradJenn R, Owner at Riverside Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

We take pride in our appearance, our quality of food and our service. We have had our share of staff shortages as of late, and we’ve been honest and open with guests regarding the wait time for food during busier times. While we are working...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Always on of our favorite stops when visiting the Falls. Friendly staff, cold beer and good food. The view of the river from the patio is awesome. Get off the beaten path for a bit of relaxation!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I love fish and this place delivers. I would normally have just one piece as this is what you get with your order. But me being a big fish lover has to have two. I have been here a few times. They give you tons...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rick H
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped for dinner on our way from the US to Niagara on the Lake. Nice little patio with view of the river. Very nice servers. Relaxing. Jalapeño havarti cheese sticks appetizer was very good. The flatbread goat cheese pizza was outstanding. The turkey burger was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 509katheriner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8163 Cummington Sq E, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 6W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Niagara Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 905-295-4211
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