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The Riverside Cafe

260 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2192
+1 978-225-6999
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
25 Jan 2017
“Breakfast ”
23 Sep 2017
“Bright, Clean Place with Bland Food”
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260 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2192
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

I've been here a few times because it is nearby. It is a bright, clean place. In the summer, they have a few tables outside with river views, which is nice. Unfortunately, the food is bland, uninspired and often overcooked. I doubt I'll go back.

Thank theyaysayer
Reviewed 17 May 2017

After reading mixed reviews, decided to go out with family over the holidays. What should be any easy omelet, was more like overcooked egg pancake. Served round and flat, and lacking in any flavor. Will not be back nor will I recommend.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Pleasant surroundings, food was really nice, waitress was extraordinary. Close to downtown Newburyport. Accessible via railtrail

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Following the reviews here we brought our family and friends to have a breakfast on our way to Maine. We waited for a table about 20 minutes and about that time for a food. Dirty plates and waitstuff aprons, so so food with burned eggs...More

Thank Kaysad
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Spacious, a bit eclectic, free parking, and good Rock music playin' -( which was a little too soft). The Banana Choclate Chip Pancakes, the regular Eggs Benedict(Vegitarian and the Californian-Spinach and Avocado),French Toast and Build- Your -Own Omelet were all tasty and cooked perfectly. The...More

2  Thank sfw68
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Super cool Cafe which is housed inside an antique mill building which once owned by Towle's silverware company. Cozy, spacious and warm. Great customer service combined with terrific food. Homemade corned beef hash is my favorite... they also make breakfast bowls filled with all your...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Palm Sunday~four couples converged from three states for a relaxed Sunday Brunch. The breakfast menu is abundantly varied. All eight of us were delighted by our meals. We ordered California Eggs Benedict, Omelettes, Eggs Sunny Side-Up, Biscuits & Gravy, Hash, Baked Beans, Cobb Salad, Blueberry...More

Thank LLL G
Reviewed 16 February 2016

My husband and I have enjoyed breakfast at the Riverside Cafe in Newburyport on a couple of occasions, but it had been a while so we returned on Monday this week (the holiday). My husband revisited their "Breakfast Bowl" and I ordered my usual Western...More

Thank KayWallace
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Good food friendly service, great price nice quick stop to have a meal. Small , friendly and home cooked, can't miss. Lot easier to park than downtown newburyport! Always a top choice for breakfast for us.

Thank samsgramboston
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Went for a holiday breakfast with friends. It was an absolute treat! Food and service were top rate. Will definitely be back.

Thank ridehd07
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Merrimac St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2192
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-225-6999
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