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River Mill Restaurant

2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
+1 613-549-5759
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
“pear salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, Italian, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. The Amazing Food
" I had the pear salad and definitely recommend."
itsmeinhere
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2. The Wonderful View
"On the river with a lovely view"
Julia S
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3. The Attentive Service
"excellent service and was very attentive"
itsmeinhere
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing burger (locally raised Wagyu beef) with frites for lunch with friends. Great service and a great view of the river (even in winter).

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GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

The Wagyu burger is relatively new on our menu and, so far, a really big hit! Many thanks to you for taking the time to write a review of your visit. I thoroughly enjoyed serving your group.

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

My family went there for a meal. The waiter Greg was super attentive and friendly! The atmosphere was great and the food was perfect. I had a 3 course meal with escargot as my appetizer, lobster carbonara for the entree and caramel cheese cake for...More

Thank Laura B
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

I LOVE the lobster carbonara, and I LOVE the caramel cheesecake! Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. It was indeed my pleasure to serve you.

Reviewed 26 November 2017

Went here with friends, received good service with attentiveness. Food was REALLY good. Had the scallops , then the Duck Breast. I enjoyed both immensely.

Thank James P
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

First time for us at the River Mill--great experience! Pear and beet salads were lovely, tasted as good as they looked. Husband had the duck and I had the pickerel based on the waiter's recommendation. Both dishes were beautifully presented and were delicious. Waiter was...More

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GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

It was fun to serve you! Thank you for choosing The River Mill, and thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 21 November 2017

We were celebrating a number of happy events, and had booked a private room at The River Mill. Chris, our server, always seemed to know when to leave us alone to visit, when to take wine orders, when to take dinner orders. Most of us...More

1  Thank Connie C
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

It was our pleasure! Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 12 November 2017

This restaurant serves deliciously prepared food, but what sets it apart is its service. Our server Chris is charming and knowledgeable. He knew the answers to all of our food questions and instantly knew which wine to part with our meals. As a vegetarian, I...More

1  Thank HM C
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is our go to place to celebrate birthdays with my sisters, mom and cousins. Greg, our favourite server can really read his customers. The food is amazing and I recommend this place for a delicious leisurely lunch!

Thank juliecarty56
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

ALWAYS lots of fun serving you and your family! Thank you.

Reviewed 11 November 2017

I have been going to the Rivermill for nearly 30 years. It has never failed me in all that time. In fact, it has gotten even better, especially as of late. The setting is beautiful, and has a wonderful view of the water. I've always...More

Thank dobkingston
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you for your kind words and for making the effort to post this review! It is always a pleasure to serve you and your friends.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

The River Mill Restaurant has been a favourite of ours for a long time! Our children are grown and still it is The place to celebrate when they return home. We have had graduations, birthdays, anniversary dinners here and the service, food and location are...More

Thank Annemarie L
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

We appreciate hearing all of this from you. It is always a pleasure, and an honour, to be included in your family's special occasions.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Our first choice to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary was the River Mill Restaurant. We have enjoyed the ambiance, service and food there many times in the past and last night was no exception! Our appetizers were scallops and shrimp and we have never had...More

Thank 17Lulu17
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Inner Harbour
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 613-549-5759
Description
Delicious lunches and dinners served served in an elegant dining room overlooking the Cataraqui River. Chef Gurkhan is of Turkish descent and his French style recipes are heavily influenced by the cuisines of Italy, North Africa, and the Middle East. An extensive wine list as well as professional, friendly service will both enhance your visit!
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