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Riverside

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American, Bar
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1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960-1335
+1 574-583-4532
Today
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent best onion rings I've had in a long time steak and shrimp was excellent service : was great as busy as they was are server still had time to make sure we was happy

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Thank Mike R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We live about 45 minutes away near Lafayette, IN, but come to the Riverside at least once every 6 weeks. Their entrees are exceptional and the service top notch!

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Thank Rick R
Champaign, Illinois
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very nice clean restaurant. The service was excellent very friendly staff that created a fun atmosphere. The food was very good too.

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Thank merlegirldanville
Lexington, Kentucky
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I recommend the pork chops and baked potatoes. As you sit on the back deck you can see the fish juming going down the river.

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Thank MaxineR45
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I really enjoyed the smoked pork chops (though the second one went home in a box, which seldom happens to me). A second dinner involved fried blue-gill, tasty but not as tantalizing as those ham-like smoked pork chops. Weekdays, children are not invited, invokes a pleasant grown-up dining experience. The restaurant is nestled along the Tippecanoe River which provided a... More 

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Thank Jay K
champaign Il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The three of us got together on 8/13/16 we had their special house steak,all three of us really liked it.Great service the view of the River was real nice to.

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Thank carpetbaggers86
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank TravelGavin
Lake Forest, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
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 47960-1335
  • 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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