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The Riverside

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Norland $$ - $$$ American, ,
Hwy #35 & 503, Norland, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-454-1045
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“caesar salad” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Canadian, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hwy #35 & 503, Norland, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying with friends in the area, we were taken for lunch to The Riverside. The restaurant was full, and we didn't have a reservation, but didn't have to wait long for a table to be ready. Food was classic diner! Great hamburgers, Classic Reuben's sandwich,...More

Thank Poppygorl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been meaning to try this attractive little restaurant near cottage country many times and finally made the stop for lunch. The food was terrific (I had the shrimp po boy wrap and my husband had the pulled pork- both delish), the service was polite,...More

Thank 1boutiquebabe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary this week and chose The Riverside Restaurant based on the reviews. Well, it exceeded expectations! What a find this refurbished inn ended up being. The menu is extensive, the prices most reasonable and the food is presented well and absolutely...More

Thank Eileen Q
Reviewed 24 May 2017

First time here for me (hubby has been a number of times). he raved about it so much we stopped on the way to the Cottage this time. Oh My Goodness. Seriously one of the best burgers I've had! I also had the spinach salad...More

Thank EMuirAGM
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Love the food and atmosphere of this little gem of a place. Portions are really big and budget friendly. Cozy and charming, great place to stop by in the summer on the way to the cottage.

Thank bonawar15
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Our friends invited us for dinner on a Saturday evening. We had a 6:30 pm reservation and were seated immediately at a window table (which I loved). As you enter the restaurant it feels very comfy with lots of wood furnishings, a gas fireplace, with...More

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Never been disappointed. The food is always great. The menu has something for everyone. Good sized portions.

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I am a Plant Based Vegan. Stopped by to check out what they could do to accommodate 4 of us, 3 regular diners, and myself who is the Plant Based Vegan. My husband asked the chef to his face, and he was extremely rude to...More

Thank 812lyndah
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Went to the restaurant with my 13 yr old to give it a try. My son is a picky eater and eats very little. He ordered the the hamburger with the toppings he loves and including with fries and I ordered the Sizzler(peppers, onions, tomatoes...More

Thank Telly C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

What a treat! We booked for a 7:30 dinner time on New Year's Eve, and were seated promptly. Despite the fact that the night was very snowy, the restaurant was very busy. This, however, did not slow the serving or kitchen staff down. We ordered...More

Thank debit7
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Questions & Answers
27 April 2017|
Response from john w | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we offer takeout, you can view our menus on line
27 February 2017|
Response from CarolNChester | Reviewed this property |
They do have salads, but that's it vegan wise.
Donna T
30 September 2016|
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Response from morty_1968 | Reviewed this property |
Online. Their website has all menus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy #35 & 503, Norland, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kawartha Lakes  >  Norland
  • Phone Number: +1 705-454-1045
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