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Corner Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
4541 NW Gateway Ave, Riverside, MO 64150-9722
+1 816-741-2570
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (42 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (27 reviews)
“pie” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4541 NW Gateway Ave, Riverside, MO 64150-9722
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love the food here is awesome. The service is also. They are family oriented and nice.i really love the pecan pie. They also carry cherry pie. I remember looking everywhere they were the only place who has it on short notice

Thank J B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened to find this place. Very good food. Would probably stop by again if in the area. My husband had the fried chicken and I had a salad.

Thank Vicki86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 6 visited this restaurant for breakfast several weeks ago. The wait was long on a Saturday morning - but we didn't arrive until 10:30 or so. Our fault for going so late. It was definitely worth the wait! The portions were generous...More

Thank GoBeagleGo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

and another 15 minute wait for the check. Worst service I’ve ever had here....won’t be back anytime soon.More

Thank Spoofhound
Sally B, Front Office Manager at Corner Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am very sorry to hear about your experience. We seek to offer great food and great service to each guest and clearly your visit was not what we strive to deliver to our customers. If you would be willing to send your contact information...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great local spot. Very popular but large inside. Our wait on a very busy Sunday only 15 minutes. Fantastic bakery on view in house. Cinnamon rolls...OMG!! Great old timey decor complete with antique Indian motorcycles. Very good service for how busy it was. We will...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Friday’s special desserts are fantastic. Never had a bad meal here and have been coming here for years

Thank Spoofhound
Reviewed 18 October 2017

While visiting Kansas City last weekend, I ate here with a friend. He told me to try the biscuits and gravy, and said they were "good." No, they were GREAT! The best I've ever eaten! (And I've lived in the South for 37 years.) Wonderful...More

Thank TravelBuddy4902
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I haven't been there for quite a few years, but last weekend a buddy was in town, so we hit it for breakfast. I have the usual Biscuits & Gravy, with a side of bacon. I was the same goodness that I remember. It is...More

Thank Mark_Parkville_MO
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a great place to eat good home cooking meals. You can't go wrong at any meal time. The Biscuits and Gravy are great for breakfast along with their waffles. For Lunch or Dinner you can't go wrong with the Fried Chicken, Homemade Chicken...More

Thank debbiee365
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We usually eat breakfast and were happily surprised at there dinner. My wife and I split the four piece chicken diner with mash potatoes and green bean. It was large enough for both of us. Ii was very good and we would come back here...More

Thank saibrs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4541 NW Gateway Ave, Riverside, MO 64150-9722
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 816-741-2570
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There has always been a small restaurant at the “Corner” in Riverside, Missouri. Enter Ed & Kathi Rule. They had never been in the restaurant business before, but they always felt they knew what good food was all about. It began on May 15, 1983, when they opened a little 40-seat cafe that served breakfast and lunch. The CORNER CAFE was born. Expansions and new buildings have been built, but we continue the traditions that started back in 1983. We strive to provide the best products, the best service, and the best value in an atmosphere that makes you feel like you’re part of the family.
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