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River Mill Restaurant

2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
+1 613-549-5759
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (3 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, Italian, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. The Amazing Food
" I had the pear salad and definitely recommend."
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2. The Wonderful View
"On the river with a lovely view"
Julia S
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3. The Attentive Service
"excellent service and was very attentive"
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Reviews (144)
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11 - 20 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at the River Mill Restaurant a number of times. It is one of the top five restaurants in Kingston and our favourite amongst those. The service is personal and responsive. The chef is creative and the food is delicious. The ambience is...More

Thank MandMweDontMelt
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

River Mill is one of our favourite places to celebrate special occasions -we appreciate the view, the ambiance, and the table settings befitting a good restaurant. Moreover the restaurant is usually quiet enough so there is no difficulty hearing your companions. (The only time there...More

Thank Elaine C
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have lived in Kingston for over 20 years, and this has been our go-to restaurant for quiet dining for some time, but I don't think I've ever written a review! For lunch or dinner, the menu always offers a good variety, with imaginative creations...More

Thank lotsaplaces
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local, I can say “hands down”, this is one of the best restaurants in Kingston. We have enjoyed intimate dinners for two or large parties for 50 + people. The food is consistently fresh and outstanding. Many ingredients are locally sourced, with amazing...More

Thank Anne B
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

been eating at the River Mill for years and it is still, in my opinion, one of the top 3 or 4 restaurants in KIngston. Always interesting ,well prepared and tasty food served in a beautiful environment both inside and out. Service is always excellent...More

Thank 233esther
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Well said! Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The River Mill Restaurant is our 'go to' place when we want to have a special evening out. The setting is lovely, on the banks of the Cataraqui River, and the old historic building, with its high ceilings and large windows overlooking the river, has...More

Thank Nancy W
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view over the water, relaxing low noise environment able to have good conversation while eating a greeat lunch. Service was good, attentive without being intrusive.

Thank Sarah L
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is located in the eastern section of a heritage building formerly occupied by the Whig-Standard newspaper. The elegant dining room has high ceilings and large windows looking out over the river. In season, rowers launch their shells from the neighbouring dock. The tables...More

Thank attercliffe
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking so much time to write this great review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rivermill is a hidden gem -- a beautiful, spacious room overlooking the Cataraqui River in a historic building, superb, attentive service and amazing food. Always a favourite for everyone in our family. Plus free parking!

1  Thank KtownSpiceofLife
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favourite restaurant in Kingston. My family booked this restaurant for my 80th birthday on a Sunday when they are usually closed. The luncheon was beautiful in every detail. The staff were so friendly and gracious and professional. The food was delicious and...More

Thank Devona W
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

You are very kind. Thank you!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 32
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Inner Harbour
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 613-549-5759
Description
Delicious lunches and dinners served served in an elegant dining room overlooking the Cataraqui River. Chef Gurkhan is of Turkish descent and his French style recipes are heavily influenced by the cuisines of Italy, North Africa, and the Middle East. An extensive wine list as well as professional, friendly service will both enhance your visit!
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