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River Palm Terrace

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209 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430-1603
+1 201-529-6500
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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225 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went here based upon a recommendation from the nearby hotel where we were staying. Everything was excellent and the place is attractive. A good choice for any kind of event from a business meeting, special occasion, to a date night.

Thank GuitarPlayer2006
Punta Gorda, Florida
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I hear the word "Steak" I immediately think of the River Palm in Mahwah. Besides the fact that George is a great matre'd and always welcoming, the rest of the staff make sure you are family. This is truly a steak house, but the seafood appetizer, as well as the lobster are not to be ignored. Definitely on top... More 

Thank BBMLB33950
Hopatcong, New Jersey
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173 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went to celebrate a birthday - we had looked at the menu on line and knew it was pricey - however, we had received a $100 gift certificate and felt since it was a special occasion we would try the place. Upon arrival it appeared you could only valet park, but we requested to self park and there was... More 

1 Thank idatom
Mahwah, New Jersey
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409 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Normally we come here when we want a decent steak with attentive service and a full bar. It is a comfortable place that is somewhere between casual and higher end in atmosphere, but make no mistake -- it is a classic steakhouse with linen tablecloths and an ala carte menu with prices commensurate with a nicer restaurant in our area.... More 

Thank Anne C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Expensive, not great service and the steaks have never been exceptional. I have been dragged here several times by friends, but came away disappointed every time. Do yourself a favor and go to Longhorn instead for a much better experience.

1 Thank Kobus R
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82 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is good, not great. The prices are high. We've been here a few times and every time I say that I'm not going back. I want to live it, but I simply don't.

Thank DonnaJeanNJ
Jersey City, New Jersey
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

As soon as you walk in to the Mahwah location, you feel that this place is old, tired, and past its prime. We were a party of four, celebrating a birthday. One guest was still taking off his coat when the waiter asked for our drink order. We ordered onion rings as one appetizer. They were the strangest-looking, flat, tasteless... More 

Thank Pat F
Waldwick, New Jersey
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was our 5th New Year's Eve dinner here and we always have a pleasant experience. We do miss the Frank Sinatra crooner but he has retired, they could plug in a Harry Connick CD and add some sound over the loud dining area. They were obviously short staffed last night - the very excellent waiters were bussing tables but... More 

Thank luckynjlady
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The hostess, and waiter were nice and helpful. The food was good! We went out with two other couples for date night and it was so loud at the beginning that we had to shout to each other. Also our table was as you came in and out of the dining room and there was a party of 60 in... More 

Thank felicity31
Rockland NY
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Steaks are first rate, onion soup blend, deserts were well executed. Service was excellent. Unfortunately you cannot park your car!

Thank neilbd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430-1603
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Mahwah
  • Phone Number: +1 201-529-6500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?