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“Excellent food worth the wait”
Review of River Street Cafe

River Street Cafe
Ranked #88 of 213 Restaurants in Troy
Price range: USD 0 - USD 30
Cuisines: American, Italian, Mexican
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Went there as a group of six, a Saturday night and the place was not very busy.
We were in no hurry so the wait for everything was not a problem. The appetizers were good, we had meatballs, shrimp and salmon, with the meatballs getting the edge. The owner/chef gave us an amazing cold pasta dish that was out of this world, a must try. 5 out of the 6 got the steak and I got the short ribs. Everyone raved! The only thing bad was the waiter, but that became comical. Well done River Street our hats off to you.

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

We've been going to the River Street Cafe for years. It is, without question, the best restaurant in the area and that's all because of the cooking skill of George, the cook and owner. I recommend a fish course because George's sauces are not to be beaten.

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

We go to this restaurant for special occasions (the price is somewhat hefty for a full course meal) but for a special occasion it is well worth it. On the outside it is rather disarming in that one would not expect the culinary delights that are inside to be just that based on the "storefront" outer exterior. Once the doors are opened however, you walk through the lower level of the building and right past the kitchen where the evenings meal is made by a truly great chef. Most evenings the meals are made from scratch. I believe the menu is good for a week. I cannot praise the food, quality and waitstaff enough. The dining area is up a long flight of stairs in a very charming area.
Definitely recommend eating here for the experience which has uniformly been a good one!

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Reviewed 1 July 2015

It is a romantic place for two or more. The food is made to order, the salads fine and the palate pleaser exceptional.

Thank 443ann
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Reviewed 13 May 2015

My wife and I had dined here several times about 10 years ago and returned to celebrate an anniversary. The food was as good as we remembered. I had the duck with an excellent flavorful sauce. There was a complementary pasta appetizer which as also excellent. The salad, with an interesting Asian fusion dressing was notable. The servers were sensitive to whether you were time constrained. We were not in a rush and thus had a very pleasant leisurely meal.

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Thank Richard A
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