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Riverside Restaurant

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3636 Highway 366, Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 3X9, Canada
+1 902-661-2521
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
11 Aug 2017
“Great stuff”
17 May 2017
€€ - €€€
3636 Highway 366, Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 3X9, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We were there on a Sunday for lunch . . . BUSY!!!! Service was still very professional. Fish and chips . . delicious (although) the chips were pale in colour The seafood chowder was DELICIOUS.

Thank gary l
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on this place a few years ago. It's about a 40 Min drive from Moncton area. Especially if you take the beautiful scenic route. We just love the food, the awesome service and the awesome quaint atmosphere. It's truly a sweet little family...More

1  Thank kjdrapeau
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My son and I stopped here on the way home from visiting the beach one day. Everything was fantastic.. large hearty helpings... reasonable prices and friendly service.. Definitely worth a visit

1  Thank invisibleangel77
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Small dine in or take out restaurant. The clams and chips were very good. They also do a good breakfast.

2  Thank Terry T
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Riverside is situated at a highway intersection that has a “middle of nowhere” look. This cozy restaurant accordingly functions like an oasis – a gathering spot for locals and an eatery for tourists vacationing nearby or just taking the back roads like CJ and...More

3  Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Been here twice, and both times the service was great but it is the lobster roll that stands out in my memory. For $15 got the roll, fries (made from NEW potatoes) and coleslaw. The best part of an entire lobster was in this sandwich---unbelievably...More

3  Thank Jim P
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a decent restaurant, and is the best one in the area, 15+ minutes from Amherst town. It is sort of tight quarters on a summer Saturday evening, but that's a good sign. It does mean a child's noise is audible throughout the dining...More

3  Thank wsekem
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Riverside is the hot spot at The Shore on Highway 366---prepare to wait if you arrive at 6:00. Loved the fish and chowder enough to revisit the spot but our chips were cold---real cold. It was too busy to ask for fresh fries but I...More

3  Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have eaten here several times and the food is always good. Staff is friendly. We went there on Sunday with our mouths all set for breakfast, but it was 11:02 when we arrived and we found out breakfast stops at 11:00. Imagine our disappointment...More

3  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The sign says open until 8:00 PM. We walked in at 7:20 and are told they are closed, but the takeout is open?!?! WTH?

3  Thank DeltaRoss
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3636 Highway 366, Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 3X9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: +1 902-661-2521
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