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Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge

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American, Bar, Canadian
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4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
+1 250-847-4672
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Today
06:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Hazelton, British Columbia, Canada
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family went for dinner at this restaurant and met with disappointment. The waitress seemed very new, did not know what a martini was, she then brought a red wine when the order was for a white. The sirloin burger was recommended and was not good, it was very greasy. We were four people each disappointed in some way with... More 

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Thank Roy Henry V
Terrace, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without a doubt the worst service I have ever had. Servers rude and unhelpful. Blamed the kitchen staff for all the delay. Over an hour for breakfast to show up.

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Thank Ripthepow
AspenInnSmithers, General Manager at Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Ripthepow. We have checked the bill time on this order and from the time the drinks were punched in to the time the bill was paid was 38 minutes. The server did acknowledge there was a delay at the beginning due to some late joiners at the Terrace Minor Hockey Kids table. having kids myself I can understand that... More 

Telkwa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Lounge is the place to be to socialize with the locals! The food is excellent. The selection is on a smaller scale with a versatile menu. The Aspen Motel is next door to meet your overnight stay!

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2 Thank Lorraine D
Winnipeg, Canada
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

There weren't many restaurants open Sunday afternoon so we ended up here and were pleasantly surprised by the rustic decor and great view of Hudson Bay Mountain. The Beef Dip sandwich was generous and the meat was tender and moist. However, the Minestrone soup tasted like a dry soup mix combined with yesterday's noodles and was inedible. Nevertheless, we'd probably... More 

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Thank Grammyplamla
AspenInnSmithers, General Manager at Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Grammyplamia. Thank you for your review. We will be addressing the Music levels with our staff and we will discuss the Minestrone soup with our Chef. We are happy to hear that the Beef Dip hit the spot. Thank you again for your feedback, all feedback is valuable. More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I ate lunch at the Riverhouse Resaturant during a recent visit to Smithers on the recommendation of a colleague. I ordered a clubhouse sandwich and beer, and my partner had a hamburger. Service was quick and efficient and both of us enjoyed our meals very much.

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1 Thank Donald D
Campbell River, Canada
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting log cabin style building with many historical artifacts of local interest on display. Good lunch, though not special. Friendly staff. Recommended

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1 Thank Rick W
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

a lovely menu but I enjoyed and unusual salad with strawberries, mandarins, grapes, arugula, seeds and nuts, dried cranberries, absolutely delicious.☺☺☺☺

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1 Thank MissW55
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

After 6 weeks on the road , this has to be the best place I've eaten at . The coffee was great . The calamari and the mushroom caps were real good. And the Chicken Valentino was awesome . The atmosphere was excellent. And the staff were the Best . This place takes first place . 😃

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1 Thank Bob A D
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the atmosphere, sunshine on the patio , excellent , friendly service . I had the Reubensandwich plus love their breakfast selection as well , sausages are awesome !! Breakfast , lunch or dinner you won't be disappointed. It's a 10 .

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2 Thank Gabriela H
Anchorage, Alaska
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Free breakfast for staying in the adjoining hotel. Food was great. Eggs cooked perfectly, well done hash browns. Good coffee. Eat here if you're staying at the hotel. Nice friendly staff

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1 Thank Linda7132907

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: +1 250-847-4672
Description
An Exceptional dining experience. Enjoy a wonderful meal or meet friend for a drink. Experience the fireplace, waterfall, and local antiquities in a unique and entertaining setting showcasing the history of Smithers and British Columbia.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?