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Riverside Cafe

69 Riverside Drive, Saint Marks, FL
+1 850-925-5668
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“smoked mullet” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
££ - £££
69 Riverside Drive, Saint Marks, FL
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This was my first visit to this legendary restaurant. It reminds me of the typical homegrown seafood restaurants that use to dot the Florida coastline during the fifties, when I was growing up in Florida. I arrived there just after the lunch crowd on a...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Let me begin by saying I am a local and have gone to the Riverside Cafe many times over the years. It has gotten progressively worse over time. They've expanded their outdoor seating area and have a great Tiki Hut vibe on the river, but...More

3  Thank seminole19
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This is not the place to go if you are in a hurry. It's a place to relax, enjoy the view, & have a couple drinks. We love the tiki bar type atmosphere with beach or reggae type music playing in the background. The food...More

Thank DanielleBrent
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We walked to the restaurant on an unusually cool March evening. It was too cool to sit outside, so we ate in a smaller inside room. The restaurant is very basic, no real atmosphere of its own. Our shrimp dish was good, and our waitress...More

Thank Joan36806
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I don't usually like to write reviews that are less than complimentary, but I also feel that it is necessary to let people who are visiting or new to an establishment know our experiences. We've been repeat customers of the Riverside Cafe, pretty much since...More

Thank Marcy P
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Recently ships that have been recreated from the Nina and Pinta that Columbus and his crew sailed to the New World in 1492 and several additional trips came to Saint Marks, Florida. We enjoyed a lovely trip about 50 miles south of Tallahassee, Florida to...More

Thank CalvinV2
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We arrived at 7:00 on a Wed. night in late Feb., and the restaurant had few customers. The waitress was pleasant and attentive. She explained that the busy season would begin in March. Our meals (shrimp basket and redfish salad) were well-prepared and tasty, and...More

1  Thank P R
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We dined on the new dock. It was a great setting. It was all stools for two. Bacon shrimp skewers were great. My hubby loved his shrimp P.O. boy. Beers were ice cold. Service was a little slow but very friendly. It was a busy...More

Thank closserclan
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great food, great atmosphere and setting. Long wait for food to arrive, overworked servers. Decently priced. Covered, open-air seating only. At the southerly end of The Saint Mark's Historic Railroad Trail - on the riverfront. Be certain that you go when you have plenty of...More

1  Thank Frances T
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Ordered salmon dip, no salmon just fish flavored cream cheese. Ordered a dozen steamed oysters. They came out on a plate piled together with no shell. Oysters out of the shell that are fresh have a salty flavor, with tiny bits of shell in the...More

1  Thank Jeremy M
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23 August 2016|
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Response from vt-Tallahassee | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that you just give them a call. Its a very nice place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Riverside Drive, Saint Marks, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Saint Marks
  • Phone Number: +1 850-925-5668
Menu prices are wrong from years ago need to delete old prices.
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