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Riverside

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American, Bar
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1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960
+1 574-583-4532
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16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Riverside has proven itself to be a great, solid restaurant throughout the years. They finally have figured out how to make a rare steak, so I am most thankful for that. Their Friday & Saturday menu is typically larger in offerings, but every night their specials board is often filled up with items which sometimes can be more exciting than... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Interesting that they have Playboy / Maxim type pics in mens restroom and Thunder Down Under type pics in ladies room. I have been told that is why kids are not allowed. Food and bar is average But it is the 2nd best place to eat in Monticello for a steak, chop or fish.

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Homewood, IL
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We ate dinner one night here while staying at Indiana Beach. If the weather is good, I recommend sitting outside where you can stare at the river while sipping and eating. The service was pretty good as well as the food. I highly recommend and would go back.

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Thank m_you73
Kingston, Illinois, United States
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My husband and I order 4 appetizers which included frog legs, fried shrimp with a wasabi sauce, portobella mushrooms, and fried smelt. The shrimp alone was nothing special but with the wasabi sauce it was fantastic, the frog legs...meh, the smelt was good, and the mushrooms were good but overall nothing to write home about.

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Thank ReneaD_12
Danville, Indiana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere kindly loud but fun. The food was good and not super pricy service was good and beer was cold. We had steaks I would not recommend the ribeye but the prime rib was fabulous as well as the tenderloin sandwich.

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Thank kristencoondog
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Good food and atmosphere. Usually our first stop for dinner on our annual golf vacation. All cuts of meat are good as well as the beer battered onion rings. You can keep the smelt ! attentive and courteous waitresses. nice view of the flowing river.

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Thank eliseo g
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2016

In town for my daughter's wedding. came here with her & had an Excellent pork chop dinner. Came back a few days later with my husband, daughter, future son-in-law & his mom & had another Excellent broiled Tilapia dinner. The Service is Fast, friendly, brought the meals "hot" (important to me). A Great dinning experience

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Thank Colleen S
Monticello, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Local restaurant with interesting choices, enjoy the bar, sit outside and enjoy how water runs graciously along the river, smoke without worries talking to friends in the back yard. Good local meat and fish. They run specials every day evening, you can eat and eat and eat for just one price

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Thank Sara M
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We came here for dinner on recommendation of our B&B hosts. The window table with the view of the river was a delight, and the food was very tasty. Grilled salmon was seasoned just right and a large portion was more than I could eat. Steamed vegetables and a salad rounded out my meal. Frog legs were crispy and delicious... More 

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Thank Linda T
Monticello, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Best place to eat in town excellent food great drinks super friendly atmosphere it's a must place to go we are there every weekend

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Thank Scott W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 574-583-4532
Description
The Riverside is a casual restaurant with a scenic river view.We are open 7 days a week at 4 PM.Our steaks are USDA Choice and handcut in house.We also serve a wide array of seafood too.Make sure and try one of our delicious ice cream drinks, our top seller is our famous WOODY.We also have nightly dinner specials and homemade soups too!Our deck is open for outside dining Sunday thru Thursday. Come and join us if you are from out of town we also have rooms available at the Riverside Inn next door to the restaurant! We hope to see you soon!

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