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River Lake Inn

767 Ralston Rd, Colon, MI 49040-9758
+1 269-432-2626
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“orange roughy” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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767 Ralston Rd, Colon, MI 49040-9758
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two couples of us came to Ron's Sherlockian show. It was a very pleasant evening. Food and service were both excellent. Ron's shows are always fun, entertaining, and fascinating. We'll be back for sure (we already have reservations for the Supper Club series January-March of...More

Thank Realkayakjack
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The title says it all. When I pointed it out to the (extremely rude) server she whisked it away to "the owner". No further word but the large group, uncalled for, 20% tip was acceptable. Won't be back. Don't bother.

Thank Kalamadrew
Reviewed 16 July 2018

1. The food was very good, fresh, tasted like homemade, a nice assortment of salads and entrees at the buffet, and presented very nicely. Now the reasons why we will not return. 2. Called for reservation: told we could make reservations but "not" for the...More

1  Thank karen j
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My wife and I were staying in the area at a B&B which gave us a few names of restaurants. We chose to go to the place that sounded like it was mid-range of the three. We first met Marv, the owner, who was a...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We went to this restaurant to celebrate our 32nd wedding anniversary, using the 10% off coupon they sent us for being on their email list. What a treat. The meal was very good with a lot of entree choices. The meal include choice of 1...More

Thank blbuszek
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We'd heard this was the place to see hummingbirds and butterflies. We'd also heard the restaurant was pricey. If you are fortunate to be given a table near the garden window, you will be part of a magical world. Butterflies,birds and butterflies abound. However the...More

Thank Lyn D
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant once a year every few years. It had been two years since our last visit. This is a beautiful restaurant in an equally beautiful setting in the middle of no where. You can view humming birds and waterfalls while enjoying...More

Thank ruby134
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I like river lake inn. They have a great Salad Bar. And we love there open face prime rib sandwich. And Anita the Owner makes the best Dessert"s the German chocolate pie is the best. The Atmosphere is great. The flowers the Birds and the...More

Thank lucinda S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

There's only 2 of us so we didn't see a need to do a fancy dinner. So why not go to the River Lake Inn and let them do the cooking!! Great idea. They ask for reservations and I would suggest for any group over...More

Thank MrsMinnieMouse1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

From the minute we walked in we were treated like family. Super courteous wait staff, a chef that knows how to turn a steak, and put smiles on the faces of six hungry customers. Quite the exception for an out of the way Inn in...More

Thank David P
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Paul J
8 April 2018|
Response from MrsMinnieMouse1 | Reviewed this property |
You can find this online. The Easter buffet was $20, plus drinks and dessert. Normal dinner prices are comparable to any dinner restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 767 Ralston Rd, Colon, MI 49040-9758
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  St. Joseph County  >  Colon
  • Phone Number: +1 269-432-2626
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