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River Mill Restaurant

2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
+1 613-549-5759
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (3 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. The Amazing Food
" I had the pear salad and definitely recommend."
itsmeinhere
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2. The Wonderful View
"On the river with a lovely view"
Julia S
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3. The Attentive Service
"excellent service and was very attentive"
itsmeinhere
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

First, I did not eat here, I arranged it for my parent's anniversary. From a food perspective, they enjoyed everything from the sparkling wine, cheese tray, escargot's to the chicken, steak and cheesecake. Colin and his team received rave reviews from my parents for their...More

Thank dtsohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were visiting Kingston for a couple of days and chose River Mill for my birthday celebration. The food, service and ambiance surpassed our expectations. I am a vegetarian and often in finer restaurants, (likely because it’s not their specialty) the veggie...More

1  Thank Resort630479
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you!! It was my pleasure to serve you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant consistently has great food and service. One of the few remaining restaurants in the area to offer a table side Caesar salad made To perfection. It is highly recommended and one of my favorites.

Thank Greg B
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate your enthusiasm. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated a birthday here and loved this restaurant! Our dinner was wonderful and service was attentive. We started with the oxtail escargot - delicious combination of flavours here. Wanted to lick the plate clean! Another amazing feature is that they prepare the Caesar Salad...More

1  Thank teechBrantford
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this amazing restaurant to celebrate a birthday. We were astonished that they prepared a caesar salad (from scratch) at the table. Fantastic and delicious! We also had the oxtail and escargot appetizer- so delicious and full of flavour! Our entrees did not disappoint...More

1  Thank sharibiro
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes, we are probably the only restaurant in Kingston to prepare Caesar salads "tableside". Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 4 had a wonderful dinner. Although the restaurant wasn't busy on a Monday evening, the high quality of the decor, food and service was way above our expectations. The steaks were grilled and served to perfection. The personalized service really stood out...More

Thank bj1063
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really appreciate that you took time to write this wonderful review. Thank you!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We share our anniversary date with another couple and try to do something special for an evening meal. We had eaten here, many years ago, and wanted to try it again. We were not disappointed. Chris, the server, was fantastic. So personable and took time...More

2  Thank Dawgspaws
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you!! We hope to see you all again!

Reviewed July 28, 2018

We unexpectedly stayed over in Kingston and selected our dinner spot based on Tripadvisor reviews. Excellent choice on the menu. Well presented and very fresh. Good wine selection. Attentive service.

Thank Sharonan23
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

thank you!! for your kind review

Reviewed July 22, 2018

A wonderful meal...I had the heritage beet salad and then the gnocchi...delicious. Lovely service and an exceptional location in a heritage building near the water. Convenient parking.

Thank Nicole P
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you very much!

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The food here was perfect as were the drinks. I had the steak which melted in my mouth and was to die for. We were located next to a window with a lovely view of the lake. The service was excellent. Our server was friendly,...More

Thank 6RB9
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Inner Harbour
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 613-549-5759
Description
Delicious lunches and dinners served served in an elegant dining room overlooking the Cataraqui River. Chef Gurkhan is of Turkish descent and his French style recipes are heavily influenced by the cuisines of Italy, North Africa, and the Middle East. An extensive wine list as well as professional, friendly service will both enhance your visit!
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