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River Terrace

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1000 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2411
+1 931-223-5135
16:00 - 21:00
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Des Moines
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time at River Terrace with the view of the beautiful river and food as fine as the best French cuisine. They even served a small sorbet between courses as we had received at a dinner at the Versailles in France!

Thank Mildred B
Evansville, Indiana
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at closing and so fortunate they would accept us. Not to be missed for wonderful, eclectic selections with a New Orleans cuisine influence. Because of the late hour, several featured dishes were sold out. We did try fried shrimp, blackened salmon. seafood trinity, scallops, and the shrimp salad. All dishes were nicely prepared and portions were ample--especially the fried... More 

1 Thank stevejohnston2108
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I made our 2nd visit to River Terrace for dinner. A hotel clerk recommended River Terrace on a previous trip and our experience was so good, we had to try it again. We were not disappointed. I had a steak and my wife had seafood. The presentations and the sauces were exceptional. The personal attention of the... More 

1 Thank John D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with a beautiful river view and impeccable service. Located near Riverside park - perfect place for a nice after dinner walk along the river.

1 Thank Robin W
Columbia, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful 10 year anniversary dinner! Fried green tomatoes and rooster fries for appetizers were delicious! ! I had shrimp Elizabeth with asparagus, while my husband had a perfectly cooked filet and loaded potato. It was absolutely amazing! Try the house dressing on the salads! I also recommend the crawfish etouffee and hurricane cocktail! The... More 

1 Thank the4Olivers
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Have always enjoyed great food and service. Be sure and get a river view table. Adds to the warm feeling of this historic location.

2 Thank J Spence C
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We came upon River Terrace when we stopped in Columbia Tennessee on our way back home to Owen Sound Ontario. It is the best dining experience we've had in a long time. The food is absolutely amazing, our server, Terri A., was excellent in every way. The owner seated us and made a point of checking with us to make... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

love the warm and romantic atmosphere and the caring people we always seem to end up in our corner the service and the food is always absolutely wonderful every time.

2 Thank Connie S
Columbia, TN
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We've been to River Terrace a few times now, and overall do recommend it. The cocktails are very nice, the food is delicious. It's hard to put my finger on it, but there's something that's keeping me from giving it five stars. It's pricey; I don't mind paying for a great dining experience, don't get me wrong. But River Terrace... More 

Thank RandKinTN
Sao Paulo, SP
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I had the lobster bisque followed by shrimps Thai style on rice, with asparagus. Very nice view on the river. Very nice atmosphere inside. Busy for a Monday.

1 Thank GeertVdS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Italian, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Riverside Dr, Columbia, TN 38401-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 931-223-5135

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Shelbyville, Tennessee
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?