We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Riverside Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Canadian, American, Healthy, Native American
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
11957 L'Heureux Road, Valemount, British Columbia V0E 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-566-9825
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 45: English reviews
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
191 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without doubt a great little fine in the Valemount area. We had a buffet dinner that was excellent with beef which was tender and delicious, with soup , a great selection of salad, vegetables and desert. You can also order fish and chips as well (very reasonable price) In Summer it will be even better as you will be able... More 

Thank Graham S
Level Contributor
22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We came here for the Brunch Buffet. We really enjoyed it, breakfast items of eggs and bacon, sausage and ham, pancakes, eggs Benny, there is soup, salad, fruit and a desert bar. You won't leave hungry here. Staff was great too.

1 Thank Rob7071
Hampshire UK
Level Contributor
65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A real experience. Firstly it is in a pretty location right on the river. It's quite small and very popular. The food is good and they offer a buffet as well as a menu choice. Mein host tells a story of history at the end of the evening, which is very entertaining. Only negative is that we had to wait... More 

Thank BazJax
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great little place. I have driven by numerous times and it was finally this time that my soon-to-be wife and some friends dropped in and we are so glad we did. The view was fantastic, the food was fantastic, and the host was fantastic! He told us some history around the place and treated us like family. I had the... More 

1 Thank LainyandAlex
Level Contributor
30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely cosy atmosphere with good service and tasty food. We all went for the buffet which was brilliant. Children under 6 are free. Children up to a certain age (can't remember if it's 10 or 12) pay $1 per year of age. We definitely got our money's worth with main, second round, desert and hot drinks all... More 

1 Thank Julia P
Edmonton, Canada
Level Contributor
32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The owners of our Bed and Breakfast recommended the Riverside Cafe, so we knew it would be good....they were 100% correct. I ordered the buffet for both my visits and could barely walk I was so full. The food tastes like home cooking. The desserts were amazing. If you're lucky enough to get a table right beside the Fraser River,... More 

1 Thank Diane B
Encinitas, CA
Level Contributor
253 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I and my young teen needed a place for dinner and Riverside Cafe was recommended. The location was beautiful and serene on the outdoor patio next to the quiet river. Beautiful. There was a buffet that was offered which was more food than we wanted for the cost. The only other thing they offered to order was a hamburger or... More 

Thank motherHEncinitas
Edmonton, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The chef here makes an amazing Sunday brunch - a must if you're in the area or staying at the campground/lodge! I recommend eating outdoors on the patio that overlooks the Fraser River & a great mountain view

Thank k h
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I ate here twice on my vacation, on the way out and on the way back I extended my drive in part for a meal here. For supper there are two mains offered which include the buffet or you can just have the buffet. The first time I ordered the ribs. They were fall off the bone juicy -- the... More 

Thank Entrippy
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We ate dinner here 2 times. We ordered off the menu the first time and got the fish and chips. I would only rate them average but we chose the buffet the second time and found it to be excellent. I am not a fan of buffets but this one was surprisingly good and the desserts were wonderful. I rated... More 

Thank Deepoutdoors

Travellers who viewed Riverside Cafe also viewed

Valemount, British Columbia
Valemount, British Columbia
Valemount, British Columbia
Valemount, British Columbia

Been to Riverside Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Canadian, American, Healthy, Native American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11957 L'Heureux Road, Valemount, British Columbia V0E 2Z0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Valemount
  • Phone Number: +1 250-566-9825
Cozy Licensed Riverside Cafe with Fireplace and Patio on the banks of the Faser River. Everything homemade with nightly specials. The only riverside dining on the Fraser River, very popular with the locals. Magnificent views of the Cariboo and Rocky Mountains. Watch the Salmon spawning in the protected spawning grounds in front of the cafe in August. Also patio BBQ's and firepit weiner roasts in summer.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Riverside Cafe and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Eureka, California
8 months ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Riverside Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?