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Riverside Restaurant & Ctrng - CLOSED

162 Exchange Park Ln, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2671
+1 919-643-3026
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
15 Jul 2014
2 Jun 2014
“Fresh Authentic Mexican food and stay for dessert!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
162 Exchange Park Ln, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2671
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Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

NO LONGER RIVERSIDE NOW: EL RESTAURANTE IXTAPA Excellent Mexican Fresh, well-prepared Very good service I've submitted a name change but it does not seem to register. Phone: 919-644-6944

3  Thank StMyH
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Tried of Taco Bell and Chevy's? Go for the real thing at this restaurant. Well prepared, with fresh ingredients, following traditional Mexican recipes. In addition, there are many vegetarian items available too. They also have a good Kids Menu. Special treats include Coca Cola from...More

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed 27 September 2013

Incredible food and great service. After a family outing at the nearby state park, we were hungry and discovered this place. It is REAL food, prepared well, and served with a smile. The BBQ was outstanding -- the flavor was not NC vinegar nor St....More

Thank PhilViking
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Riverside Restaurant is a bit hard to find but in a quaint and quiet location within walking distance of picturesque downtown Hillsborough. The place is clean though very humble and the staff makes you feel at home right away. Indeed, home cooking is their specialty...More

Thank NorthCarolinaDiva
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Dorothy is Chef, Cook, and Bottle Washer, in other words she does it all and does it all very well. The food at Riverside is seasoned right, served right, and priced right as well. A little difficult to find hidden at the end of the...More

1  Thank JEDhbo96
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Don' let the look fool you, there is some gooood food behind those walls. Enjoy almost anything on the menu. You won't be disappointed

Thank George B
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Outside it's nothing to look at but inside its very clean, the food is awesome & the friendly owners are wonderfully pleasant!Dorothy and her husband make you feel like you've been invited into their home for lunch. It's meat & veggies - mostly done southern...More

Thank Amy E
Reviewed 15 June 2012

This funky, little place is hard to find, but worth the effort for the food (at least some of it), for the experience (all of it), and for the folks who run the place. It was wriiten about by Bob Garner for Our State Magazine...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 2 May 2011

There's no seasoning on anything... ever on any food at Riverside. I understand that limiting sodium intake is good for some people, but a dash of salt and pepper go a long way into making food taste good. Since I am a good Southern cook,...More

Thank gigigray032447
Reviewed 29 July 2010

We stopped at Riverside on our way back from vacation after I read about it in "Our State" magazine. To drive by it you'd probably never stop in but it is worth it if you like southern cooking. The place is not much to look...More

1  Thank scald
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Exchange Park Ln, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2671
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 919-643-3026
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