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Riverbend Restaurant

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202 Riverbend Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286-3284
+1 706-647-9738
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Newnan, Georgia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I represented a church group of 17, having made reservations in advance with full intent to enjoy great food per recommendations. That, in addition to the serving being hot, was all that was positive about the dining experience. Our reservation was for 5p.m. We were not served our entrees at 6:30. The window setting is furthest from the entrance resulting... More 

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Talihina, Oklahoma
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

They serve you Family Style. Be sure to order fillet fish or it will come as Whole Fish. Great service. Hot & Fresh food

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Thank Kimberly B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We went tonight for the very first time excited to try the all talked about Riverbend restaurant . We came with a party of 13 and waited for it to open in a long line of people before 5 o'clock p.m. We were seated by the manager / owner as he told us that he had to find us a... More 

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Live Oak, Florida
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Riverbend is a great restaurant overlooking the Flint River. The fried catfish is superb as are the hushpuppies. Be aware this is probably not the place to go if you are counting calories or watching what you eat. Most of the dishes are fried, and they sometimes can be a bit greasy, but overall great flavors, food, and service.

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Thank Baser_Creatures
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

It was delicious and we had fast friendly service. Catfish,cole slaw,hush puppies and french fries were all good as usual.

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Thank Patti G
Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We took my mother-in-law to River Bend for her 89th birthday We had about 8 people in our party. We waited about 15 minutes to be seated and really enjoyed the beautiful view of the Flint River from the back deck. Waitress and food arrived quickly after ordering from the waitress. All items were very good and perfectly cooked. We... More 

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Thank FandangoGa
New Braunfels, Texas
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Right on the North Fork of the South Platt River in Bailey. It's worth the drive for the Lasagna but everything on the menu is great. You'll love the outdoor patio.

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Thank Mark D
Lizella, Georgia
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I've been eating at this restaurant since it opened many decades ago. Food has never changed. It is wonderfully prepared and very enjoyable. Catfish are always cooked to perfection but I always add just a touch of salt to mine. Best slaw and homemade French fries anywhere. And if you like steak the ribeye is to die for. Ask them... More 

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Thank bippik
Columbus, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. The food was good but the building is going downhill. Needs a good scrub down. Weeds and vines are over taking the front. The wheel chair ramp has a big thorn rosebush growing over it. The railing is loose and everyone leans against it off the back deck for the great view. Need... More 

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Thank Thekennedys7
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135 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is still on our regular list! We live just two miles down the road so it is very convenient for us. Our friends from back home hear us talking about it and all have said they want to go check it out. This past weekend we took some friends and they loved it! The atmosphere is homey and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Riverbend Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286-3284
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Thomaston
  • Phone Number: +1 706-647-9738

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