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Riverview Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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946 Ferry Blvd, Stratford, CT 06614-6019
+1 203-690-1616
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Stratford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice view and very good food. Alex, our server was very attentive and amusing, offering suggestions as It was our first time there. Everything was great. The staff went out of their way to make sure we were satisfied. Kudo's to Alex and the rest of the staff

Thank EdwardMyer
Stratford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just held my third large party event at the Riverview Bistro. Once again, they did not disappoint. The management staff was very attentive to our specific needs and went out of their way to accommodate our last minute set up changes. The food was excellent as always but best of all, our wait staff consisting of Linda and Jim,... More 

1 Thank Laura D
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 13.. sat at our table perfect time as reservation. Service was excellent food was delicious! Will definitely be going back!

Thank My2bratzs
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a few times now. Food is average , as is the atmosphere. Best feature is the bar happy hour. Good prices and selection of apps. Restaurant more appealing in season with outdoor/riverview dining. Should open the back bar.

Thank Jay P
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere. Food was excellent! Alex, our waiter was outstanding! Best waiter we ever had?Very personable and attentive.

Thank Thomas D
Derby, Connecticut
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114 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My wife and I were looking for a place to go on New Year’s Eve. We searched the Internet and found Riverview Bistro. It was close and at $80 per person, it was reasonable. This came with an appetizer, salads, pasta, entree, desert, open bar and entertainment. We did call on the day of the event and they mentioned they... More 

1 Thank Jim G
Wallingford CT
Level Contributor
34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Met friends for lunch in January. Had lunch, good food, and the waiter was really friendly and funny. Looks like a great summer spot, outside patio, and a view of the inlet.

Thank gman203
Milford, CT
Level Contributor
110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times over the years, and it's always a bit of a crapshoot. It's usually decent (though at times rough around the edges), but my most recent visit things were a bit off. Things started off on a bad note, we ordered mussels that smelled like a sweaty foot. Not wanted to get sick, we sent... More 

Thank dsr1122
Milford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Stopped with a friend at Riverview Bistro because it was conveniently located in the direction we were traveling. I did not know what to expect, and found a wonderful restaurant to visit again. The staff are welcoming, Alex our service person was a delight, and the food excellent. Riverview has a daily early bird special that is very adequate and... More 

Thank Margaret P
Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I went for dinner with my twin 10 year old girls. It was a great dinner...everything was delicious. I was able to get gluten free pasta made beautifully!! Alex was our server....he was amazing! So attentive and kind. Definitely coming back!!!

Thank missy012006

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 946 Ferry Blvd, Stratford, CT 06614-6019
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-690-1616

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