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Riverside Restaurant

3422 Harlem Ave, Riverside, IL 60546-2329
+1 708-442-0434
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“soup” (26 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (11 reviews)
“roast duck” (8 reviews)
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European, Czech, Eastern European, Central European
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3422 Harlem Ave, Riverside, IL 60546-2329
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time my thoughts thinking about duck, dumplings and sauerkraut I know where to go, even if I am in Florida. Oh my, they know just how to cook the duck and make the sauerkraut and yes, home made rye bread. The coffee is excellent...More

Thank HaroldHagan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine being young again and going to Grandma’s house for dinner...there will be lots of food and dessert. This is just like that experience. You will be delighted no matter what you order as you will get a nice portion of food. Don’t forget, there...More

Thank Crix B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A delicious Bohemian style restaurant with the traditional setting of a supper club. Many types of traditional and authentic dishes with a full bar as well. The food is excellent. Portions are more than ample and most will need to take some home for later....More

Thank Tuzak
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Riverside Restaurant is a family-owned business that has both dine-in and carry-out orders. Their soups are great and food is excellent.

Thank Dale K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We dined here with my parents, who are frequent visitors. When I walked in I thought it looked like an old people's restaurant and wondered if the food would be worth the visit. Well, don't judge by appearances! This place serves excellent duck, dumplings, goulash...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Beyond excellent service, given with good humor and knowledge of the entire menu, as well as fabulous home cooked, Eastern European food! We enjoyed the Pierogies appetizer, Liver Dumpling Soup, Beef Tongue in Horseradish Gravy, Roast Duck, Breaded Pork Tenderloin and Svickova, Sauerkraut and Dumplings...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The food here was excellent, the goulash is worth the trip to this traditional Bohemian place. The only draw back is they only take cash, no credit cards. Atmosphere is very rustic, but food was again great.

Thank havefuninthesun
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great soups and homemade bohemian food always served hot. Generous portions and great variety of sides as well.

Thank williamkS3960SN
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This place looks unimpressive from the outside, but after you have enjoyed the great food and service you will be back. The menu is not huge but the selections are varied and tasty, I personally can recommend the bread pork tenderloin, with dill gravy the...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a perfectly grilled rib eye steak which was tender and nicely seasoned. The price was right! This is probably my most favorite meal of my trip and we dined at other more expensive places! Give this place a try! If u r a...More

Thank ALice R
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Probably would be best to give them a call, they have said they only do reservations for larger groups but I am not aware what the threshold is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Czech, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3422 Harlem Ave, Riverside, IL 60546-2329
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 708-442-0434
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