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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on a Friday night and ordered burgers, salads and drinks. The food was exactly what I hoped, delicious! The service was exceptional! Chandler was our waitress and she did a superb job! Thank you! We'll be back!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, the fried green tomatoes aren't fresh, but frozen. We asked for the locally raised beef burger, and we were disappointed because it was dry, and underseasoned. Our waitress was very sweet, buy the food just isn't that great, and it was expensive, too ($65...for two people: 2 beers, an appetizer, and two burgers). We won't return.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I stopped in for dinner. The service was fantastic and our server was super friendly. He had excellent bourbon and local beer recommendations. That part deserves 5 stars. We had the trout spread which was pretty good. But my husband ordered a burger...and it didn’t appear to be a fresh patty. Perfectly rounded edges so something like a Bubba burger. It want terrible, but not what we expected from the other reviews. Maybe they ran out or had trouble with their regular supplier. Hopefully it was an off night. I had the Getting Figgy With It which was a chicken sandwich with prosciutto and fig jam. It was okay. Extremely small piece of prosciutto and very little jam. I asked for extra jam and that made it better. Loaded potato salad was good.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 6, 2021

A good place to grab a bite if you have your furry friend with you. They have few tables in the patio. Servers were very friendly, even brought a water bowl for my dog. They have some unique burgers - I had the wonton burger,...it was good and the fries was crispy! Servers were very attentive. Good place to visit if you are in downtown Ellijay.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed January 1, 2021

We had a great lunch here on NYE! We sat at the bar and the bartender was funny and attentive. We both got burgers & they were great. Large portions & great food. Beer selection is great! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 31, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed a spot at the bar for lunch. Cozy and friendly. Great craft beer offerings and appetizers. Tried the smoked trout dip and fried pickles. Delicious! (Ask about the dollars on the ceiling...:))

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 13, 2020 via mobile

At 3pm this place was still packed. Chose the figgy chicken sandwich with loaded potato salad- yummy! And the bacon burger with fries. Good portions. Started with smoked trout dip- a must have! I would visit again. They waitress was at the end of her...shift & was pretty quick to deliver the ticket. I however wanted to try the Oreo Santa drink.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 7, 2020 via mobile

I ate at River Street Tavern a few times while visiting Ellijay and every meal was delicious! I tried something new each time and was never disappointed!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 8, 2020 via mobile

Tavern Burger great flavor, soft bun, cooked just right! Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere. Would visit again

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 7, 2020

My husband and I ate there about 3:30 in the afternoon. The place was busy but our service was quick and polite. I had the Getting Figgy With It chicken sandwich. The BEST I've ever eaten!! My husband had the Reuben....also delicious! I also recommend...the Loaded Potato Salad. It was fantastic! I highly recommend this place. Word to the wise: it was rather noisy as it is a tavern but still a pleasant experience.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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August 25, 2019|
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Response from beverlyr0gers | Reviewed this property |
Yes they will be open. Don’t know for sure about New Years Eve.
April 24, 2019|
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Response from Wilson4651 | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday night wings are 0.55 each
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Jack M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have gluten free bread/bun options. Typically for $1.00 more.
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Frequently Asked Questions about River Street Tavern

  • Yes, River Street Tavern offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, River Street Tavern offers delivery services.

  • River Street Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5