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Torch Riviera

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12899 Cherry Ave, Rapid City, MI 49676-8604
+1 231-322-4100
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Have eaten there several times and the food is always very good. The staff are very helpful and friendly.

Thank Jim W
Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We make it a point to eat here with our friends every year when we are here on vacation. The staff is always attentive and efficient. The fresh out of the oven bread could be a main entrée or the dessert. We usually get the planked whitefish with vegetables and piped mashed potatoes or the salmon. Both were excellent this... More 

Thank gayle o
Southern Illinois/STL
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We checked in to a B&B in South Torch just after 9pm on a Monday evening and were looking for a good meal. Got to the Riviera about 9:45 with the kitchen closing at 10. Despite the late hour the staff was welcoming and the food was good. The whitefish and perch were especially tasty. We'll go back on our... More 

Thank TravelSaluki
Medina, Ohio, USA
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Ate here in a group of eight. All were very satisfied with their orders. Tuesday was shrimp night and you could get a shrimp dinner three different ways for 10.95. The coconut shrimp was plentiful with thirteen shrimp in the basket. Others ordered the whitefish which was either served broiled on a cedar plank or fried. The serving was very... More 

Thank Donald K
Rapid City, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016

For years I have taken my family to Torch Rivera for consistently decent food and above average pizza. All that has changed. On a recent high season Saturday night, when reservations used to be necessary, the place was at least half empty. Clearly former patrons are voting with their feet and "staying away in droves ". We ordered three large... More 

Thank desertprince331
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Needed a place close to our destination of Torch Lake to spend Mothers Day together with the family. Called a week in advance got there early and was sat early even though it was busy. Prime rib seasoned in house being carved, baked cod with lemon/butter, whole smoked salmon, asparagus and much more. Great meal and service to boot...

Thank Fred S
downers grove illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The Torch Rivera is located across from the Northwind Resort which we try to stay every year we visit.

Thank lookingtorelax52
Elk Rapids, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Disappointing. Planked whitefish fair at best. COD under cooked. Service very slow. Nice waitress. Much better options are Mr. C's, Town Club and Pear's

Thank ermark
Sanibel Island, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner tonight with a group of friends. They were short staffed and the wait was long. It took over half an hour to get our order taken and then even longer to get bread and salads. When the food arrived it was cold and steak was overlooked. It was not a pleasant experience. The manager did... More 

Thank Barb M
1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Have been many times. Very consistent good service and food. Planked whitefish is their specialty but have had the prime rib and sandwiches. Again.... Very consistent and good food. I recommend.

Thank Paul W

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American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 12899 Cherry Ave, Rapid City, MI 49676-8604
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kalkaska County  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 231-322-4100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?