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Howards Rivers Restaurant

245 Lakeshore Dr., Pateros, WA 98846
+1 509-923-2200
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“cowboy burger” (4 reviews)
“wild rice” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
245 Lakeshore Dr., Pateros, WA 98846
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my god. Im picky. Extremely picky. The cowboy burger..... phenomenal than you chef Ryan. Keep it up. Beyond exceptional service. Far above and beyond ANYTHING ive experienced from everett wa to oroville wa. Stacey delivered on service. 10/10!!! I wouldnt want to be served...More

Thank Ryan F
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for this review. You are very generous with your praise. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast on way through. Nice spot on the water. Very friendly service. Food was good. Would stop in again.

Thank blondewander
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Thank you for stopping and writing a review. We wish you a wonderful 2018.

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Thoroughly enjoying the hotel to which this restaurant is attached, I really, truly, wanted to like Rivers as well, and as much. I have several experiences with the restaurant in the past, but all for breakfast. Those were all great experiences. This time it was...More

Thank CalRuss
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you so much for leaving a detailed comment. It appears that the way the Prime Rib was cooked was a large issue for you. I realized we do not distinguish the way we cook clearly. At Howard*s Rivers Restaurant our prime rib is rubbed...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

We stopped for breakfast on a road trip and so glad we did! It was delicious! I had the small skillet with hash browns, diced sausage, one egg, and topped with cheese. Perfect for me and only 3.50! Crazy... My hubby had a huge breakfast...More

Thank Monaw51
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you. Our off season local breakfast has brought many a weary travel unexpected joy. We appreciate the business.

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Had a nice, relaxing and filling breakfast. Service was great, view of River fantastic. I would return.

Thank wendygalasso
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you. We just started our "Locals" special for the season. Monday - Friday 6am to 11 am Select breakfast specials $3.50. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 27 September 2017

The food was excellent and the portions generous. The vegetable as part of the meal were a stir fry mix and very good.The service was excellent considering I was with a large group.

Thank Harold R
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Harold. The Corvette Club was so fun. We appreciate the review(s) and your business. We look forward to next year.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a nice restaurant. The staff was friendly and efficient. We had a group of 60 people having dinner there on a tour of the North Cascade highway. By the way, this is a very pretty drive. Just don't try to go in the...More

Thank Alton L
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you Alton. We enjoyed your group and hope to have you back. It was fun, you were polite and easy to work with. See you next year!

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A new personal record, one hour twenty minutes for bacon and eggs. Have been here before and wasn't an issue with wait time. Wasn't crowded. People came after us, ordered after us, got food, ate and left long before we got our food. Many of...More

Thank Juull
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

I have to say this review took me by surprise. It is not the norm. Rivers Restaurant prides itself on the quality of our homemade meals. I think you would find McDonald's in Brewster. Not quite the same. I am sorry for your experience. We...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant and relaxing evening we had on the patio at Howard's just above the river. The service was friendly and fast, and the food was served hot and delicious! I enjoyed the pork ribs special for $14 and my wife enjoyed her sirloin...More

Thank Bucket2
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you! Our deck is one of those undiscovered little jewels. The wildlife is fun all year from spring babies to fall adolescents trying to learn to fly. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

2nd chance failed at customer service again. Nice spot, looked good but sadly that's all we could do. We sat for at least 30 mins and were ignored by the waitress when she delivered food to the only other table in our section. Pricey.

Thank Jenny A
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Good Day. I am sorry you did not get served. We had a very busy day with the HYDROPLANE RACES in town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$40
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, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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