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Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge

$$ - $$$, , American
4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
+1 250-847-4672
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“ham” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Canadian, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We had lunch - friendly service, decent food that directly off the main road. Typical roadside options, nothing over the top that makes you want to make this a go to place.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I had breakfast here two days last week and dinner one night. The staff in the am and pm where attentive and did a good job. The breakfast was better than the dinner, but really nothing stood out. If you are ok with average, then...More

Thank Marsh604
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We had dinner at the Riverhouse and found no compelling reason to go back. We had four different meals and none was memorable. They were just average. The service was good considering they had a busload of people to serve. The servers were all working...More

Thank Roy C
AspenInnSmithers, General Manager at Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for your review Roy C. Our servers did do a great job on the night you mentioned Thank you for noticing. We unfortunately were short staffed. I would hope that the server would have let you know this at the beginning of your...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

The wife and I were travelling through and needed something for supper. We decided to eat at the Riverhouse since it was close to our hotel. Food and service were excellent. We will definitely stop here again next time we are coming through town.

Thank bernieb526
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The eggs benny was tasty and hubby had the corn beef hash breakfast. They both tasted great! For his dish, it had sliced deli meat style, which was unusual.

Thank Time4RandR
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nice indoor/outdoor areas. We ate on cafe side not lounge as it was 4 in afternoon. Food was very good. We were staying at the Aspen Inn next door so had vouchers for breakfast. French toast was tasty. Coffee nice and strong.

Thank Rgklever
Reviewed 15 August 2017

They serve a great family style breakfast that is available until 2pm I believe. Love that they have a twist on the Eggs Benedict....available with either ham, bacon or sliced tomato. Great service and nice atmosphere

Thank Teresa T
Reviewed 26 July 2017

we had a great salmon dinner,it was fresh and tasty. The service was outstanding,unfortunately i forgot the name of our server..

Thank Ougelthorpe
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Stopped for lunch and had a delicious burger with fries. The servers were kind and efficient, the ambient clean. Loved the decor.

Thank LSmith065
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We stopped here for dinner on our way to our lodge in Smithers and we were very pleased. Food was good and service also.

Thank Kristel_VdB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Bar, Canadian, American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: +1 250-847-4672
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An Exceptional dining experience. Enjoy a wonderful meal or meet friend for a drink. Experience the fireplace, waterfall, and local antiquities in a unique and entertaining setting showcasing the history of Smithers and British Columbia.
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