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River Front

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503 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5819
+1 337-893-3070
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This was my first trip to the new location and I wasn't disappointed . From the moment I walked in I knew this would be my last visit. We were greeted and welcomed by a friendly hostess and immediately were helped to accommodate the needs of my 87 year old parents. The atmosphere is very attractive and inviting. There are... More 

1 Thank cindydrott
Charleston, WV
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were driving through the area and stopped for lunch. The tilapia for lunch was listed for $12. While the meal was excellent, we were surprised to learn that we had been charged $16 per meal. The waiter said it was $16 on Sundays. Nowhere was it listed as such. We felt like we had be taken, thus diminishing our... More 

3 Thank WVfanCharleston_WV
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I had the Flounder. It was a full flounder that covered the whole plate. Very good. Staff very friendly.

1 Thank Dane S
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125 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

First time to the all-new Riverfront in Abbeville. What a wonderful treat! The place is beautiful, the food and service were terrific. Casual atmosphere, great bar was terrific for drinks and appetizers. We just loved the place and will be back soon! Highly recommended!

1 Thank Guypicard
Erath, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2016

the new location is horrible. Not much comes with the food. Manager and owners are rude and call customers liars. My dad got the seafood platter and it barely came with anything on it.

1 Thank Kayli D
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

River Front is new, replacing the original that burned recently. It is busy, and apparently well regarded locally. Each of our party of six was pleased with the food, although some kitchen snags slowed our service. Unfortunately, the acoustics are such that conversation was virtually impossible. Taste, not sound, should be the most memorable aspect of a meal. At River... More 

Thank WineauxChicago
Erath, Louisiana
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139 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Recently reopened after older location Fire. They did an outstanding job with the rebuild building is very nice inside with tastefully done exposed beams and indoor -outdoor seating options. Background music was right volume and easy listening Service was friendly and quick. Our server Tristian V did an outstanding job. PROS: food was quick-hot-very tasty. I had the Catfish Acadiana.... More 

1 Thank T D
Champaign, Illinois, United States
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Had a late supper at the River Front. I had the shrimp and grits and the golfer had the half oysters-half shrimp platter. Best shrimp we've had on the Gulf coast, and the golfer said the oysters were perfect. Beautiful restaurant, deft service, and food we'd come back for--many times.

1 Thank Midwesterner526
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

HOW could they make it better!! The appetizers are so awesome. Try the crab cakes and crab dip!! The new alcohol drinks are so good. I wish they still had the crabmeat au gratin on the menu but there are so many great choices so it is still good. If you miss going to this restaurant, you have missed too... More 

1 Thank Debra S
Abbeville, Louisiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Went to their new restaurant after the old location was torn down due to a fire. Atmosphere is amazing and the food and drinks were as good as ever. It is amazing what the owners and their crew have been able to pull off with this new location.

1 Thank Dylan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 W Port St, Abbeville, LA 70510-5819
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Abbeville
  • Phone Number: +1 337-893-3070

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?