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The River Cafe - CLOSED


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US$3 - US$13
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Reviewed March 29, 2016

A funky lunch spot in downtown Owen Sound with good coffee, a great selection of teas and some interesting sandwich and soup combinations. I called it the hippy restaurant as it reminded me of something out of the hippy era. Unfortunately this unique restaurant has...More

Date of visit: November 2015
1  Thank arranlad1
Reviewed October 10, 2015

Nice atmosphere in a quaint small store in downtown Owen Sound. It's fun sitting in the front window eating your lunch. All homemade soups, sandwiches and desserts. Coffee too! Very tasty. Good value!

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Tammy A
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Great food. Service is great. I love coming here to relax with fresh brewed coffee. You won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Candice M
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Really cute place for a nice lunch. Lots of variety, great food and a nice warm atmosphere. The kind of place that you could have a coffee, read a book and then order a nice soup and sandwich.

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank lemorley
Reviewed October 3, 2014

Hosted by the charming owner/operator, we enjoyed a delicious soup and sandwich lunch. The coffee is excellent. We will return whenever we're in Owen Sound!

Date of visit: October 2014
3  Thank Jean02
Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Had a family trip in 2011 and stopped by this cafe on our way to Tobemory. It's a nice pretty place with yummy sandwich and coffee. It's a nice place to stop by when you are on the road and need a quick bite.

2  Thank Jocelyn0926
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Old world charm with modern coffee choices that sooth the soul. You're only a stranger on your first visit.

Date of visit: May 2014
3  Thank Francesca__ah_
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Baked goods great, and wide selection of quality hot beverages. Owner always on hand. Convenient downtown location. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Date of visit: May 2014
2  Thank nick p
Reviewed April 29, 2014

This place is spacious, gracious, and welcoming. We had a lovely lunch with some very nice coffee! The owner was on hand to welcome us and make our lunch. It was delightful!

Date of visit: April 2014
1  Thank Kate5671
Reviewed February 14, 2014

Beautiful old world stylings and a very comfortable atmosphere. Prompt execution and delivery of meal. The presentation was nice and our sandwiches delectable! Well recommended.

Date of visit: February 2014
4  Thank Samantha H
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