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Riverside on the Root

$$ - $$$American, ,
109 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949
+1 507-467-3663
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb burger” (12 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
109 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I hosted our wedding welcome dinner at Riverside on the Root. The owner, manager, and chef were super accommodating and worked closely with us to make sure everything was perfect (and it was)! The appetizers, flatbreads and drinks were great and the...More

Thank CaitlinFitz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good Bloody Mary's. Husband had bacon lovers and I had the veggie one. Sat out back on the deck near the river.

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to this place 6 times now over a number of years. I live out of state so only get there about once a year. I honestly had some of the best prime rib I have ever had at this place a few...More

Thank dbackmr
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Enjoyed our meal out on the covered porch overlooking the river. Even with the drizzling rain, it was a great experience. Good food and great service.

Thank RandK1999
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Relaxing setting next to the root river. Fun to sit outside and enjoy the setting. Food was very tasty and service was very good.

Thank bob t
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This place looks right on the Root River with a couple outdoor patios below and on top. They run 5 specials in the evening along with a regular menu of sandwiches and flatbreads! Flatbreads were great, bacon cheeseburger just ok! They make an awesome margarita!

Thank suzuki1100
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in after biking. We each had a different variety of flatbread. Both were delicious. The server was great.

Thank Betty W
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had dinner here. The outdoor seating is right on the river. The atmosphere was good. The service was ok. The food was also ok - not anything to brag about but more than adequate. Prices a little on the high side.

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 18 September 2017

First, our waiter (young man with arm sleeve tattoos) was excellent. Pleasant and attentive. Bloody Mary with stick of bacon in it was very good. But..... Deviled eggs with ham and cheese? Say what? Halved hard boiled eggs with a small cube on ham and...More

Thank TheKid1111
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We shared an appetizer and beer at this restaurant right on the root river by the bridge. The bruschetta was excellent.

Thank Larry V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Grill, Pub, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Parkway Ave S, Lanesboro, MN 55949
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Lanesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 507-467-3663
  • E-mail
Description
Overlooking the Root River and right next to the Scenic Bike Trail. Because the ambiance is so great this is a very relaxing atmosphere. Riverside provides a full bar menu specializing in our martini's and house in-fused Vodka for our Bloody Mary's. All of our food is house-made and we offer a very diversified menu. Deep fat fried foods are not an option as we choose to stay on the healthy side. When in season we use fresh vegetables from our gardens and locally that are chemical free or organic. There are vegetarian options and of course if you have special needs diet be sure to talk with us as it is easy to prepare something that may not be on the menu.
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