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“Hang out on the Root River” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riverside on the Root

Riverside on the Root
Ranked #5 of 16 Restaurants in Lanesboro
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Healthy
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Good for: Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Overlooking the Root River and right next to the Scenic Bike Trail. Because the ambiance is so great this is a very relaxing atmosphere. Riverside provides a full bar menu specializing in our martini's and house in-fused Vodka for our Bloody Mary's. All of our food is house-made and we offer a very diversified menu. Deep fat fried foods are not an option as we choose to stay on the healthy side. When in season we use fresh vegetables from our gardens and locally that are chemical free or organic. There are vegetarian options and of course if you have special needs diet be sure to talk with us as it is easy to prepare something that may not be on the menu.
Oklahoma City
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Hang out on the Root River”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

This place has outdoor seating right along the Root River and Root River Trail. We watched cyclists on the bridge crossing the river. The wine was very good and the food was good. But the location is perfect.

Visited June 2014
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great atmosphere, friendly service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Beautiful setting with live music and great, fresh food. A chefs garden sits just off the patio out front. Great beer and smiles all around.

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Watertown, South Dakota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Scenic”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

We hit this place after tubing in the afternoon for a late lunch/cocktail. We sat out on the balcony overlooking the River, very scenic and it worked for us especially in our damp suits. Casual and a neat atmosphere. Food was delicious!

Visited July 2013
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Thank Nikki M
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WILLIAMSBURG
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful environment!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Loved the outdoor setting! Actually went twice. Once for the great food, music, and drinks, as well as another for drinks. great martinis and Bloody Mary's. :)

Visited June 2014
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Decent Food, Not a Great Value”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

View from the patio was nice. I had a pepperoni pizza which was good, my girlfriend had the chicken sandwich which she said was good, but they charged $4 for the gluten free bun! The menu just said available for an additional charge and never specifically mentioned how much, we foolishly assumed it would be $1-2 at most like Pedal Pushers down the street and were rather surprised to see how much it was, that was disappointing. Service was slow and not very attentive, especially for what I would consider an average size Saturday afternoon crowd. Location is convenient being right on the bike trial with plenty of bike rack space. Had high hopes and were unfortunately fairly disappointed.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Russell C
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