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Illinois Riverdock Restaurant

310 N Park St, Hardin, IL 62047-4446
+1 618-576-2362
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fritters” (7 reviews)
“catfish” (10 reviews)
“brisket” (14 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
310 N Park St, Hardin, IL 62047-4446
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Huge portions of delicious food. We had the catfish nuggets with sweet potato chips. And the pie!! 😃

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I was here many years ago and a friend & I stopped after doing the Calhoun Barn tour on Sunday. We arrived late afternoon & was not busy, found a nice booth to sit at. Our waitress, Samantha, was there soon & took our drink...More

Thank clb5169
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Have been there several times and great food every time.Stopped in after a trip to Iowa to grab a bite to eat.Got the catfish fritters.Had to take half of them home for later,couldn't eat them all.Won't go away hungry.Have to try their rock slide pie,super...More

Thank Matcobob
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were up in Hardin getting apple cider and decided to get Mel's a try. The brisket was will flavored and was enough that I had plenty to take home. Make sure you save room for the coconut cream pie!

Thank JackFrack
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The food, portions, service and prices at this restaurant was absolutely amazing! We had family members bring us over here for a nice meal. Started off with the riverdock sampler appetizer platter, which was enough for six of us to snack on. Three of us...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped at their docks on our way south on the Ilinois River for lunch and dock space and had dinner there as well. Probably will have breakfast too. Brisket Philly sandwich was tasty as was the fried chicken special. For dinner the wait person...More

Thank Charles O
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The last time we visited Pere Marquette we happened upon this restaurant just before the fire. It's unassuming from the outside but a great place to try. We just went back. Its remodeled inside and really nice and clean. It's about a 20-mile drive from...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

First visit since a fire hit the restaurant. Same great food and service. Upgraded the facilities a bit

Thank David T
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

If your like me and getting bored waiting for the weather to open and allow our free spirits to roam, then do what I did. Visit Grafton but drive north to Hardin to eat! The Riverdock Restaurant is spectacular for cat fish, sweet potatoes and...More

1  Thank George H
Reviewed 31 January 2017

A classic small town restaurant, in Hardin, hugging the Illinois River in Calhoun County. Wide selection, large servings, hearty dishes, all new building (after a recent fire). I had a large serving of open face roast beef with gravy, mashed potato and green beans for...More

1  Thank TomM8132
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22 March 2017|
Response from TomM8132 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the place is nicely restored after the fire some months ago. I visited February, 2017.
22 March 2017|
Response from Leuparaleu312 | Reviewed this property |
when was the fire?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 N Park St, Hardin, IL 62047-4446
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Hardin
  • Phone Number: +1 618-576-2362
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