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Ria's Restaurant

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3550 W Edgewood Dr, Jefferson City, MO 65109
+1 573-636-5221
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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149 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For $10.66, which includes your soft drink, you have your run of an excellent buffet which includes salad greens and a variety of toppings - including beets - fried chicken, several pasta dishes, potatoes, cooked vegetables, and a variety of pizzas. Service is excellent on the soft drink refills and clearing of tables, and the buffet gets regular refreshing. It's... More 

Thank John M
Springfield, Missouri
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I have been to Ria's it's been the same--great food (really good lunch buffet), but awful service. They have a decorative bottle of Grey Goose vodka at the bar but don't stock or serve it. During my most recent trip I ordered two drinks and neither of them was as I ordered; another member of my party, a... More 

Thank lindasmyers
Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Waited at bar 15 minutes before bartendress came. Informed this bar does not have gingerale. I had the fried chicken special which came with soggy fries. My husband had boiled shrimp that had zero seasoning.

1 Thank 2bhungry
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

we arrived 12/3/16 at 550 pm and waited over an hour for table when seated there were alot of empty tables not being used. ordered peel and eat shrimp and fried oysters for appetizers, side salad and 14" house pizza. 15 minutes later waitress returned and said they were out of oysters so ordered ranch potatoes. 30 minutes later, ate... More 

2 Thank Dave S
Fulton, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is the best buffet in Jefferson City. Food is great service is great, big place with plenty of seating.

1 Thank leighanne0457
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119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a frequent restaurant on the list of my out of town coworkers. When they come in town and we are able to go to lunch they always add Ria's to the list of possibilities. This place is always busy at lunch. The nice thing is that we always get seated quickly and the place is clean. I... More 

Thank Jbuschjost
Elmhurst, IL, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We had a group of seven for dinner. We had plenty of signs to leave. There was no bartender on duty. A manager would periodically go behind the bar and fill the drink orders. Our waitress was under 18 so we had to walk back to the bar to get our own drinks. No draft beer but some decent craft... More 

Thank James F
Salem, Oregon, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Ria's always has great food at a reasonable price. The staff are always friendly and helpful. The buffet is excellent. The seating is open and comfortable, with plenty of bench and table seating.

Thank Shannon G
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We visited during the lunch hour for a business meeting. They have a great selection for those that want to eat lite or those that are looking for a full meal. I love the grilled veggies and beets.

Thank Donner4u
Jefferson City, Missouri
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63 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

this is the long-awaited east-side extension of Ria's offering close to the same lunch time buffet as at the original location. they do not have a bar, do not believe that they offer alcoholic beverages at this point in time (just opened 6/20/16). only open during lunch hours. if business goes well, will extend to weekend and to dinner

Thank Harvey C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Pizza, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3550 W Edgewood Dr, Jefferson City, MO 65109
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 573-636-5221

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?