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Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge

€€ - €€€
Bar, Canadian, American
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4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
+1 250-847-4672
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ambiance, very cosy and excellent food and very reasonable rates, would eat there all the time if it was possible

Thank Austrav27
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I come here often for dinner or even for breakfast or just a tea! The menu is good and the staff always super friendly and carrying! Awesome atmosphere in there!

Thank Anja S
Salmon Arm, Canada
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant side has your average restaurant feel. Nothing fancy but good service and great food. The lounge side is intricately decorated has a rustic feel and the alcohol selection is surprisingly plentiful. The breakfast (restaurant side) is pretty good but supper (on the lounge side) is where you want to be. It is the same kitchen manning both, but... More 

Thank MarinaSanchez01
Vanderhoof, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant for breakfast on Saturday and Sunday February 4 and 5. The food and service were absolutely fantastic! For breakfast on Sunday we came with a large group and the service was very prompt and the food excellent. Portions are very generous. We had breakfast there again today and it was a little different. Service was... More 

Thank pj6975
Smithers, Canada
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Great service, nice children's breakfast options. Delicious skillets with gluten free choices available.

Thank fshgrl
Prince George, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast there and it was good, except for the eggs, I asked for scrambled eggs and they were dry and weird looking! Besides that the food was good to start the day. Good price too!

Thank Camila F
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331 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Food and beer within walking distance from my hotel (aspen) Sat at the bar and service was great! Had the brats wrapped in bacon. What can I say it's wrapped in bacon it rocked!! I know I will drop in again. And so should you!

Thank Brian C
Hazelton, British Columbia, Canada
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My family went for dinner at this restaurant and met with disappointment. The waitress seemed very new, did not know what a martini was, she then brought a red wine when the order was for a white. The sirloin burger was recommended and was not good, it was very greasy. We were four people each disappointed in some way with... More 

Thank Roy Henry V
AspenInnSmithers, General Manager at Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Roy Henry V Thank you for your review. We are saddened to hear that you did not enjoy our Prime Rib Burger as it is one of our top sellers at The Riverhouse. I will be discussing the issues you have mentioned with the waitress that served you. If you would like to discuss this with myself my email... More 

Terrace, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt the worst service I have ever had. Servers rude and unhelpful. Blamed the kitchen staff for all the delay. Over an hour for breakfast to show up.

Thank Ripthepow
AspenInnSmithers, General Manager at Riverhouse Restaurant and Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Ripthepow. We have checked the bill time on this order and from the time the drinks were punched in to the time the bill was paid was 38 minutes. The server did acknowledge there was a delay at the beginning due to some late joiners at the Terrace Minor Hockey Kids table. having kids myself I can understand that... More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Lounge is the place to be to socialize with the locals! The food is excellent. The selection is on a smaller scale with a versatile menu. The Aspen Motel is next door to meet your overnight stay!

2 Thank Lorraine D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Bar, Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4268 | Highway 16, Smithers, British Columbia voj2n0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Smithers
  • Phone Number: +1 250-847-4672
An Exceptional dining experience. Enjoy a wonderful meal or meet friend for a drink. Experience the fireplace, waterfall, and local antiquities in a unique and entertaining setting showcasing the history of Smithers and British Columbia.

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