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1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960-1335
+1 574-583-4532
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“catfish” (5 reviews)
“baked potato” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960-1335
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The food is pretty good , except the jumbo stuffed shrimp not so jumbo. Service is kinda not so good. I wasn't told they dont have the appetizer I ordered until they brought me my meal.

Thank Jimeslis
Reviewed August 13, 2018

While I enjoy lots of items on the Riverside menu , the fried catfish is certainly a favorite. Last evening's catfish was cooked to perfection! For those who have never been to Riverside, it derives its name from being just a few yards from the...More

Thank oakleaf-chris
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This was our second visit here for dinner within the last couple of years and it was just perfect. All three of us were very happy with our meals. My husband and I had one of their signature drinks, "Flood of '08" and it was...More

Thank m_you73
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Love you Autumn! You are the coolest person I have ever met! I can not wait to get another yummy drink made by you ;)

Thank Tiffany A
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Great steak, fantastic service, best french onion soup in the world. GOOD JOB and keep it up the great service!

Thank Robert T
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Vacationing we found this restaurant on the river to be a wonderful peaceful setting for outdoor casual dining. The food was pretty good, prices were fair and staff friendly. A few more vegetarian choices would be nice, maybe veggie tacos or a good veggie burger....More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed June 17, 2018

A group of eight of us planned on eating here on a Friday night, including two children. We thought it strange that they had signs saying no one under 18 allowed. When we asked they said children under 18 were not allowed except on Sunday....More

Thank danbohan9
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at Riverside. Great food and drinks. Staff is welcoming and attentive. Different specials everyday along with the menu is awesome. Great view of the river.

Thank Autumn L
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The title says it all. Had a great meal here while traveling for work. If you are traveling in the area I would make sure I went here for sure. From the appearance of the other meals and businesses of Riverside, it looks like you...More

1  Thank jrugg31
Reviewed March 18, 2018

First time going to Riverside restaurant. My girlfriend and I went for dinner on a Friday. We both ordered the ribeye. She asked for hers to be very well done. I asked for medium rare. She ordered the salad and baked potato. I had the...More

Thank Matthew G
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Ray D
September 22, 2017|
Response from bwilkinson_12 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry not able to provide you with an answer. I'm not vegetarian but I'll try to keep vegetarians in mind the next time I write a review.
Ginny N
July 10, 2016|
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Response from Linda T | Reviewed this property |
Not their mainstay, but you could order specific items and enjoy a meat-free meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Bar
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 N Francis St, Monticello, IN 47960-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 574-583-4532
  • E-mail
The Riverside is a casual restaurant with a scenic river view.We are open 7 days a week at 4 PM.Our steaks are USDA Choice and handcut in house.We also serve a wide array of seafood too.Make sure and try one of our delicious ice cream drinks, our top seller is our famous WOODY.We also have nightly dinner specials and homemade soups too!Our deck is open for outside dining Sunday thru Thursday. Come and join us if you are from out of town we also have rooms available at the Riverside Inn next door to the restaurant! We hope to see you soon!
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