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Riverdale Tavern

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6681 NW Lumberjack Rd, Riverdale, MI 48877-5000
+1 989-833-7042
08:00 - 22:00
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Vestaburg, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a nice gathering place, specials and weekly specials, entertaining and fun.a long time standing tavern,

Thank N634PLkarenh
Midland, Michigan
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202 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

What a cute little place we found. The owner walked in as we were placing our order and visited with us. Typical bar food choices, but freshly prepared and tasty! Good pricing. We discovered this while riding bikes on the Heartland Trail.

Thank 243DLP
Ithaca, Michigan
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

First time, waitress kept $10 of our change. Went a 2nd time thinking it was a mistake... that was my mistake. Nothing was cleared from the table. Food was served by another waitress and we were never checked on again and had to hunt down our bill. Overcharged by $17.85. All the waitress kept saying was I am sorry. When... More 

Thank Heather R
South Padre Island, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great Food & Service everyone was very nice, the place got very busy on a Fri.. Good food for the price paid. Monday's, Tuesdays specials. Other days maybe but do not know them.

Thank Deb B
Cary, North Carolina
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198 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

We came here on a Saturday night with another couple but it wasn't crowded at all. As a matter of fact it felt a little empty. As others have said, this place is deep fried city so don't expect to eat light here. We ordered a 1/2 only chicken and I split a 1/2 only cod with the other couple.... More 

Thank nittanydave
Brazoria, TX
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

The tavern has been around since 1917, with a lot of the original items including the full service bar. Daughter and granddaughter of the original owner still run it. There are a couple of rooms off from the main area which serve as dining rooms. The friendly staff will quickly pull some tables together for large groups, as was our... More 

Thank scubaV
Edmonton, Canada
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Our good friends who think highly of the tavern live in nearby Remus took us to there for dinner. Quaint surroundings and excellent service. Most everything is deep friend which isn't a problem for us but in past experiences the oil that was used was not changed often and left a rancid taste on the food. Not at Riverdale! The... More 

Thank Leonard W
Lansing, Michigan
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

Broad menu including some excellent deep fried options like scallops and gizzards. Portions are huge and you can get just the main course with no sides if you want. Service is very friendly and attentive and pricing is quite reasonable. Get there early on weekends or you may have to wait.

Thank ilovehoop

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6681 NW Lumberjack Rd, Riverdale, MI 48877-5000
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Gratiot County  >  Riverdale
  • Phone Number: +1 989-833-7042

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?