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“Outstanding all around! ”
Review of The River House

The River House
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Index
Price range: US$2 - US$15
Description: The River House is our beautifully-restored event center featuring a café, BBQ, business meetings, outdoor weddings, and group activities. This is the headquarters for Outdoor Adventure Center nestled between the Skykomish River and 5k' peaks.
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Description: The River House is our beautifully-restored event center featuring a café, BBQ, business meetings, outdoor weddings, and group activities. This is the headquarters for Outdoor Adventure Center nestled between the Skykomish River and 5k' peaks.
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A cold stormy winter night-cars pulled off in Index with HWY 2 open. The owners came and opened up this wonderfully lovely restaurant - provided food, drink, shelter and restrooms to all of us stranded travelers. The location, decor, food, music and owners were all wonderful in their own right. Grateful and we will be back!

Thank baggie487
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

After a hike 14 of us stopped for lunch at River House on a perfect fall day. They were in the midst of a pumpkin carving group. BUT they took time to say they could do cheeseburgers, salmon burgers and bratwurst. They efficiently took orders at the counter where we paid. As we sat in the sun waiting at the deck's picnic tables, they served tortilla chips with salsa. Condiments of tomato, lettuce and good potato salad added to our burgers nicely. Needing a cake and candles to celebrate a birthday, they found a large spice cupcake and 1 candle. The caring service, good food, sunny day and river view (less than $10 per person) made the River House setting nestled in Index a special lunch indeed.

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Thank PanoramaPoint
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Spectacular view! Perfect spot for an outdoor wedding!! Bill and Karen were extremely helpful especially with last minute details! To have the wedding and reception in one location was great!! The staff made us feel at home! The decor in the Riverhouse was perfect. Not much decoration was needed by us. The grounds were immaculate!!
I would definitely recommend this venue for a destination wedding.

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Thank Barbara E
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

AAA tourbook hi-lited a giant saw used to quarry granite in Index's city park. Since it was less than a mile off Hiway 2 on Index-Galena Rd, we took a right. Across from the park I spotted The Riverhouse's front patio full of people drinking coffee, so stopped in for some morning espresso. They made a decent iced latte, even had coconut flavoring. Coffee guy said it used to be a tavern from the 1880's before remodeled. Saw a combination general store/post office? across the street, so stopped in to mail a post card. Besides regular groceries, there were jars of what looked like homemade Kimchi on the shelves.

1  Thank OTR_Again_IM
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous venue! Incredible staff including Bill, Karen and Travis.
Wonderfully accomodating!!! Can't say enough good things about them. We would give them 6 stars if we could.

Thank Tim E
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