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Howards Rivers Restaurant

245 Lakeshore Dr., Pateros, WA 98846
+1 509-923-2200
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
“wild rice” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
245 Lakeshore Dr., Pateros, WA 98846
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was good with lots of variety. Nice views of the lake. My husband and I had omelets which was good. Food came out fast.

Thank curlycat13
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the review. We are thankful you appreciated your meal. Have a great day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where we stayed to be close to fishing, casinos, shopping and sightseeing in nearby Winthrop and Manson. We would stay there again. Recommended.

Thank Royce F
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you. We are very centrally located for most towns and adventures.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This used to be our go to stop on the way through the North Cascades, not any more. Stopped this last Sunday for breakfast, took over 20 minutes once seated before the waitress showed up with a menu and asked if what we wanted to...More

Thank CalvinDD948
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Day, I sat on this review for awhile, looked at the cameras, and talked with the Restaurant Manager. We are sorry for the slow service and mediocre breakfast. That is not our style. Theresa, The Manager, was serving you. She was the only one...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

To say the least this place is out of the way unless you are driving from Seattle to Spokane. The good news I'm here for business. Tonight's special was pork ribs but the waiter talked me into the fish and chips. Three choices of chips...More

1  Thank Larry L
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Larry, Thank you for taking time to write a review. We aim to please. See you soon.

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Just stopped in on my way up north to a appointment I had. What a wonderful meal! I had the Wild Fire burger and my Husband had the Cowboy burger. both excellent. Service was wonderful, the river is refreshing even on this cloudy day. Can...More

1  Thank jellas21
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to stop. Please spread the word and stop back soon. Have a great day.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Both the meals and the staff made our experience very enjoyable. We enjoyed cocktails, dinner and breakfast. We will be back!

1  Thank Jennifer F
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Jennifer Thank you!! I hear I owe you a special. Let me know next time you are planning on spending the night and I will come up with the perfect package.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

I stopped for a late lunch a couple of months ago. I had a Cesar salad with shrimp and some bread, maybe a glass of wine, too. This weekend, I stopped again because I remembered how much I liked the salad, and the shrimp was...More

1  Thank 74BIG-AL
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Good Day Sir. I was so sad when I saw your review. I am so sorry we did not meet your expectations. I would invite you back, ask for Jeanette and I will see you are taken care of. I would like to add a...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a great to stop and eat before I tackle the last leg home, Twisp. I don't think I've ever had a bad meal at Rivers Restaurant.They're Fish & Chips are fantastic. Every breakfast I've ever had was very good. I love it when...More

Thank Silverfox315
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

What a nice person you are!! Thank you for writing this review. Next time look me up, I would like to meet you. Jeanette Palmer

Reviewed 16 November 2016

When eating at a restaurant attached to a gas station you have to set expectations carefully. We went in not expecting much but found that they have a deal with a local beef ranch and have great meat. I had something I never thought of...More

Thank cbarnes199
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Good Day! I missed your review last week. Thank you very much for the good word. It is always a challenge to recommend a restaurant connected to a gas station. BUT The gas station is much more than gas, homemade food, drinks, fishing supplies, last...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016

It was OK, average diner food. Service was OK, not great. Had to ask for condiments (ketchup & jam) three times before it was actually brought to our table. We were almost finished eating by the time the server brought us the ketchup & jam.

Thank Lynne B
jeanette p, General Manager at Howards Rivers Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Good day Lynne, I have not received any complaints about our Breakfast before. I am sorry that your condiments were not delivered to your table in a timely manner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 40
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Lakeshore Dr., Pateros, WA 98846
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Pateros
  • Phone Number: +1 509-923-2200
Description
Howard*s Rivers Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The family that owns the Restaurant started the business selling their beef which is now known as RR. Prime Rib on Friday and Saturday night is the dining specialty. Breakfast is served until 2pm daily, with the Sunday Breakfast special being chicken fried Prime Rib. Lunch can be a quick business meeting or linger over one of the daily specials. River's Restaurant has a meal for everyone.
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