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River Club of Mequon
Ranked #54 of 73 Restaurants in Mequon
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The dinner food was good but not evenly heated. The ribeye was warm and the layer of blue cheese on top was too thin to enjoy the expected flavor. The sauteed onions overpowered it.The cream spinach was hot and very tasty. The baked potato must have been previously heated and was not adequately warm. So almost warm, warm and hot were the temperatures served on my plate from the kitchen. I also note that it was not busy when we were there. More disappointnig, was our waitress was being trained by a senior wait staff member who guided her on serving our bottle of Sonoma Cutrrer Chard. She explained how to let the person ordering taste it before pouring for others and then poured. The bottom line is she served us a room temperature bottle of chardonnay. I later explsined to our server, who was attentive and polite, that she should never serve warm white wine with dinner. She quiclkly got ice and a bucket to cool it down.

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Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Picture fine dining food in a beautiful atmosphere and getting diner service.

While this was once a member's only restaurant, it has been open to the public for several years. As we've gone from members to non, we've watched the design, staff and management in the restaurant change through the years.

The restaurant is beautifully designed. Whether you are dining for brunch or dinner, the room is open and inviting and tastefully decorated. Moving the host stand into the lounge area was a smart move - you don't feel threatened when you walk up the stairs anymore. When we checked in with the hostess, she seemed concerned that our table wouldn't be ready, which it wasn't, but when we entered the dining room there were several tables open.

When we were greeted by our server, she indicated that she would be right back and someone would be over "to water the table." When she returned, we ordered a bottle of wine ($120) and the deviled egg appetizer. The appetizer was delivered before the wine and when she presented the wine asked "is this the right one?" The server finally "watered the table" as no one else had. The dining room wasn't too busy, but we watched as she delivered the wrong food to a table that had just ordered seconds before.

The menu offers a great variety of items from sandwiches to entrees, so dining with children isn't a problem. When asked what she recommended, she clearly recited what she had been trained by the chef. We opted for the Sous Vide Seabass and Short Rib Bolognese with a side of the seasonal vegetable, which was squash. The Seabass and squash were delicious. Perfectly prepared. While the bolognese was good, it wasn't a true bolognese lacking vegetables such as onions, celery and carrots.

The total for two including the wine was $195.

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Thank Denise A
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

The dining area for events is pretty with a beautiful view of the golf course.They sat the bridal party in front of the Windows which made it difficult to see them.The food was served quickly. I only liked the mashed potatoes.The green beans were to hard ,the chicken breast to spicy.I don't know what they paid but there wasn't much food.

Thank IzzyBoo2012
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Enjoyed Easter Bruch at this restaurant - which is part of the River Club Golf Club. Many choices, nice decorations for the occasion; special children's selections. Pricey however - $40/ adults.

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Thank Ann W
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