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River Cafe & Marina

6215 Edgewater Dr, Erie, MI 48133-9406
+1 734-723-7405
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible35%
21 Jul 2017
“A great place for a meal with a view”
6 Jul 2017
“never again”
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
6215 Edgewater Dr, Erie, MI 48133-9406
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We'd not been back to the River Cafe for several years and decided to go there again. It was as good or better than we remembered. It's on the Ottawa river, near where it empties into Lake Erie with lots of boat activity to watch...More

Thank vkngprints
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Went there July 4th 2017 at the open 4 pm . Was the 1st couple to enter that day. At 5:30 PM our food still had not came to the table. Other dinners had already eaten and left when I said something about the wait...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 15 November 2015

What can I say The Best Lobster Ever!!. I know I know this is Erie Michigan not Gloucester, Massachusetts, but I had lobster in Gloucester, Massachusetts and this was better. Two one and a half pound live lobster Redskin potatoes and corn on the cob...More

Thank doug b
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We arrived on a Sat.3pm in the afternoon. Chose to sit out on the deck and noticed the sign "No glass served on the deck". I ordered a wine from server Sarah who asked if it would be OK served in plastic because of the...More

1  Thank keoweegirl
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Went to what was once our favorite restaurant. We won't be going back after our experience Saturday night. Ordered our usual drinks and appetizer of Artichoke Hearts. They must have changed the recipe because they were horrendous. The stems were fibrous and you couldn't eat...More

3  Thank DAdams2015
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The only thing good about this place is it is on the water . Other than that I will never go there again . We walked in sat down and ordered our food .20 minutes later the table next to us sat down and got...More

Thank Red S
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Food here is generally good but I'd stick with the fish. Walleye, perch served fish and chips style. Chicken piccata ok. Hamburgers are huge! Live music in the bar area. Great place to sit and watch the boats go by. Indoor/outdoor seating. Pretty sunset. Very...More

1  Thank PatienceWonderful
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

I must say this restaurant has been a favorite of mine for years mainly because of the fried artichoke hearts and atmosphere. But this afternoon we went to celebrate Mothers Day with our inlaws and daughter. Our service was terrible. The waitress was very slow...More

1  Thank Celeste L
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

We found this place on our way home from Toledo. My 8 year old grandson, my husband and I sat on the deck. The view was really nice, looking out on the Erie River. First we had the best coconut shrimp for an appetizer, My...More

Thank TinaAndRudy
Reviewed 22 November 2014

There were two of us and my sister loved her meal but I was disappointed. I had French Onion soup which was good - what you would get anywhere. The Chicken tenders with fries and coleslaw - I was not impressed. The breading on the...More

Thank Patsy_Toledo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
12:00 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 - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6215 Edgewater Dr, Erie, MI 48133-9406
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 734-723-7405
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