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“Pricey” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riverboat Restaurant & Bar

Riverboat Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Ottawa, Canada
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270 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
“Pricey”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2012

We had dinner here during the week in mid-September. There's really nothing that stands out about this place, other than the building itself which is a lovely old house with main floor room converted into dining areas. The food is a bit pricey, but the selection is fairly good. My mushroom & cheese all beef hamburger was actually quite fantastic, but the rest of our table all felt their meals were just so-so.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Nancy_Ottawa
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English first
Cicero, New York
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

The prime rib was some of the best I have ever had. The staff was great and very friendly and accomodating. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Terri8952
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Flower Mound, Texas
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210 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 325 helpful votes
“It worked….”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

We stopped here to get out of the July 4th traffic as the town emptied out after the fireworks show because the traffic was in gridlock.

They had a band playing in the back, the sound was so loud that we could hardly stand the noise and we were all the way in the front of the place.

The service was bad, the food was bland and the cost was “tourist”.

If you are looking for a place to kill 45 minutes while the traffic clears out, than this is it. For food, do not go here.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Holeman_157
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Stay away!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012 via mobile

Why I did not read the reviews before I went to this place is beyond me ... it sucked! The waitress seemed inexperienced, the food was bland as cardboard ... I sent mine back ... it was the seafood scampi, shrimp and scallops over pasta with no sauce on it.... one bite of the shrimp and pasta....back it went.

The wife got a taste of Sicily .... bland as hell..... she kept it for some reason .... so for one dinner and 2 drinks totalling $35 later.....ugh!

    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank TBone1965
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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2012

Meal was excellent and very reasonably priced. The Seafood Linquini was fantastic with large scallops and scampi. There were also clams and mussels. Service was great. Everything you would want is on the menu. Good variety.

Visited July 2012
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Thank spice12
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