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Riverbend Restaurant

202 Riverbend Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286-3284
+1 706-647-9738
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (33 reviews)
“hush puppies” (16 reviews)
“coleslaw” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
202 Riverbend Rd, Thomaston, GA 30286-3284
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Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a cute place to eat some local catfish with the fixings like coleslaw, potato salad. They are open at odd times so check to see what their current hours of operation are. I don't know if those hours change seasonally since we usually...More

Thank viaggiareconpoco
Reviewed May 15, 2015

I've been going to this restaurant for "all you can eat" catfish for more than 45 years and haven't been let down yet! Crispy hot succulent catfish, platters of fresh cut French fries, hush puppies that will melt in your mouth, the best coleslaw you'll...More

Thank Patty R
Reviewed April 8, 2015

My family has been eating at Riverbend for many years. The main menu item is the catfish. Fried up golden brown and the will keep bringing them until you have to be rolled out the door. They also have as little as a 2 catfish...More

2  Thank mikatkait
Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Ate here with family on a Friday night. Friendly staff but were kept waiting a half hour beyond our reservation time. We came for their exquisitely prepared catfish and believe that the simply prepared Cole slaw has no equal. Sides of fries and hushpuppies were...More

1  Thank RCT63
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
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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
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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