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Riverbend Restaurant

202 Riverbend Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286-3284
+1 706-647-9738
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (31 reviews)
“cole slaw” (6 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
202 Riverbend Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286-3284
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Reviewed February 25, 2015

This place is not open Monday or Tuesday so I waited patiently for Wednesday to journey out for dinner. A bit far out of town (10 miles from where I was staying) and the night a bit of a challenge. The restaurant is perched on...More

3  Thank CheshireTurkey
Reviewed February 18, 2015

We've been going to Riverbend for decades and always enjoy their tasty catfish. They serve steak and a good variety of other menu items for those who don't care for fish. It's an experience to watch the sunset over the Flint from their unique location....More

1  Thank Hays A
Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

You would never know this place was here unless you did some research or knew someone. It is amazing the staff is nice, the food is good and the wait was short. Looks like the type of place where if you arrived early you might...More

1  Thank missmollyRN
Reviewed August 17, 2014

Sitting on the Flint River, this restaurant was a nice surprise for us. The view from the back porch area is very nice looking out on the river and the water rushing over the rocks. Very peaceful. We arrived at the restaurant around 8 and...More

2  Thank Jan M
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Excellent cat fish and great side dishes like cole slaw. The views of the Flint River from the restaurant can not be beat. Great service and has been serving people for over 40 years. If in this part of Georgia, you need to stop at...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed July 9, 2014

Nobody can beat the friendly service and the great fresh fried catfish and sides that Riverbend serves. This community treasure has fish prepared the way your family used to serve it - cornmeal dusted and fried perfect. Whether you choose the fries or the baked...More

1  Thank ChurchKat
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Their specialty is catfish. The view is beautiful. This is a hole in the wall country cooking restaurant. Don't expect fancy. Fancy is not always good, but Riverbend is. Catfish, cole slaw, fries are all good everytime.

3  Thank mikatkait
Reviewed June 30, 2014

all you can eat catfish looking over the Flint River. Very enjoyable and yummy catfish and the fixin's

1  Thank beachlovingapeach
Reviewed June 14, 2014

We are regulars at Riverbend and made reservations for 7pm. It was crowded when we arrived and were told we would have an hour wait…our experience with the hostess is always iffy…tonight she was just rude! And….why make a reservation if you have to wait...More

8  Thank Ruthie706
Reviewed April 15, 2014

We love this restaurant but always try to be there at five when they open. If not, you will be sitting for a while because they stay busy! There is an awesome view of the river from the back deck if you do have to...More

4  Thank summer53
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Questions & Answers
May 28, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Roger P | Reviewed this property |
Riverbend doesn't serve alcohol but the food is way worth the inconvenience. Thanks
May 13, 2017|
Response from familytime97 |
Yes. They accept reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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