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Howards Rivers Restaurant

245 Lakeshore Dr., Pateros, WA 98846
+1 509-923-2200
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
245 Lakeshore Dr., Pateros, WA 98846
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After not finding anything to our liking in the other town, needed to get something to eat by the time we got here. this cafe was the first one we saw, pleasantly surprised by the wonderful service given by Staci and the great food. it...More

Thank pinkarcher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent beef from the owners own ranch. Beautiful views of the Columbia river as you enjoy your meal in a comfortable and warm setting. The fish and chips is plenty for two to split the meal.

Thank William F
Jeanette P, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bill, Thank you for taking time to write a review. We appreciate your kind words and your staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arguably one of the best restaurants in the area. The steaks are high quality Double RRanch though are a bit spendy. Everything tasted real fresh. Beautiful view of the Columbia River/Methow Confluence. The big problem came with ordering the "1/2 smoked chicken" entree. Its really...More

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prices are moderate, portions are fine...waitress was very attentive in spite of busy Sunday evening...the breading on the otherwise delicious fish and chips is very greasy and thick...tasty..but....!!!

Thank Diane O
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Kinda pricey but everything is fresh and tasty and a good variety on the menu, especially for such a tiny town. Howard frequents the place and is a nice, older cowboy known for the steaks from the beef he’s raised. The staff at both the...More

Thank judym920
Jeanette P, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you. We appreciate the review. Howard is great!

Reviewed September 19, 2018

You almost drive past this restaurant, as it is part or almost part of a hotel complex. Certainly worthwhile a stop regardless if you are coming from the North or South. There is hardly anything else in both directions. The staff was helpful at all...More

Thank montecatiniduck
Jeanette P, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Thank you for noticing us and stopping!! We strive to provide good meals from breakfast to Smoked Prime Rib on Friday and Saturday night. Rivers Restaurant!!

Reviewed September 16, 2018

We are very pleased with the service, quality and affordability of our dinning experience. The prime rib was fantastic as was the Halibut. Both were cooked perfectly and was an excellent presentation. Also recommend the lava cake and strawberry rhubarb pie.The staff was very nice...More

Thank Andrea B
Jeanette P, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

You are so Welcome! I am glad you enjoyed your visit and in doing so found this part of Washington. We welcome you back with open arms. Thank you!

Reviewed August 21, 2018

This was the best breakfast we had on our long weekend drive around the North Cascades loop. Perfectly cooked hash browns and omelet. Nice view of the river. Friendly, efficient wait staff.

Thank Cheryl A
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you for the stop in and nice review. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

What a nice surprise to find such a lovely restaurant just a short walk from our hotel! I had the halibut and my husband had the scampi skewer and they were both delicious. The part of the meal that we really loved was the mixed...More

Thank hollydrake
Jeanette P, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hello. We thank you for your review. I have started eating my veggies now!

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

On our cross country motorcycle trip and stopped for a meal. Happy to find out the serve breakfast until 2pm. Enjoyed a meat omelet with Swiss Cheese. Server was polite. Great place! Travel safe...

Thank Fred N
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you for the review. We are glad you found us and that we had breakfast until 2pm daily.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Lakeshore Dr., Pateros, WA 98846
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Pateros
  • Phone Number: +1 509-923-2200
  • E-mail
Description
Howard*s Rivers Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The family that owns the Restaurant started the business selling their beef which is now known as RR. Prime Rib on Friday and Saturday night is the dining specialty. Breakfast is served until 2pm daily, with the Sunday Breakfast special being chicken fried Prime Rib. Lunch can be a quick business meeting or linger over one of the daily specials. River's Restaurant has a meal for everyone.
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