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River Front

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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503 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5819
+1 337-893-3070
11:00 - 21:00
Open now
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Had a late supper at the River Front. I had the shrimp and grits and the golfer had the half oysters-half shrimp platter. Best shrimp we've had on the Gulf coast, and the golfer said the oysters were perfect. Beautiful restaurant, deft service, and food we'd come back for--many times.

1 Thank Midwesterner526
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

HOW could they make it better!! The appetizers are so awesome. Try the crab cakes and crab dip!! The new alcohol drinks are so good. I wish they still had the crabmeat au gratin on the menu but there are so many great choices so it is still good. If you miss going to this restaurant, you have missed too... More 

1 Thank Debra S
Abbeville, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Went to their new restaurant after the old location was torn down due to a fire. Atmosphere is amazing and the food and drinks were as good as ever. It is amazing what the owners and their crew have been able to pull off with this new location.

1 Thank Dylan C
Monona, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meals; it was a great time. A beautiful new building, attentive wait staff, fresh seafood, good cocktails, and non-city prices. Tonight the special was steak, I wish they would serve fresh bread with beef.

1 Thank EmpressCh
Abbeville, Louisiana
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Riverfront has finally moved to the new restaurant on HWY 82. Excellent food and a wide variety to choose from. I like seafood so this is where you should for a delicious meal. Friendly servers always checking to see if you need anything

1 Thank lcomeaux
new iberia, la
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157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This place has good food, I usually order catfish Acadian, it is fried catfish covered crawfish etouffe, I have had other dishes and have all been good and the new place is very nice

1 Thank thinla
South Haven, Michigan
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

The atmosphere was comfortable and serene. The service was excellent, the server was friendly and informative about the area. The food was superb. My husband had a combo meal, Crawfish ettetofe, frog legs and alligator. I had grilled Cajun shrimp on angel hair pasta with a Chamblee sauce. Both meals were awesome with plenty left over to take home. If... More 

1 Thank Roberta M
Tucson, Arizona
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

They just opened their NEW location. No longer at 503 address. The restaurant was crowded but service was excellent. There were 8 of us, separate checks, the food was delivered to the correct person without asking. The food was very good. Hopefully, I'll return before I leave town.

1 Thank Al S
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226 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

What's not to like about dining on the water, excellent wait staff, and good food at a reasonable price? That sums up our experience at the Riverfront. The shrimp bruschetta is excellent and comes in a large portion which we took care of in short form. We had different crab cake entrees, mine was the crab cake with etouffee sauce... More 

Thank jazzie F
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Start with the shrimp bruschetta and end with the bread pudding! Great atmosphere and even better food!

Thank Fran N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5819
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: +1 337-893-3070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?