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Riverside Grille - CLOSED

100 Melton Lake Peninsula, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-7268
+1 865-862-8646
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
17 Mar 2016
“CLOSED in January 2016”
8 Feb 2016
“Closed. Sold to Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants Feb 1 2016”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
100 Melton Lake Peninsula, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-7268
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 17 March 2016

High prices for OK food; mediocre service doomed this restaurant on the river. This restaurant closed in January 2016. Looking forward to Copper Cellar reopening in this location, which is beautiful.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The "terrible" rating is a misnomer, but I did so to let people know that Riverside Grill was closed and sold on February 1, 2016 to Knoxville's Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants. The Copper Cellar provides everything from craft brewery/pub stuff to upper end steak...More

3  Thank freqtraveler86
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This is Oak Ridge's most upscale restaurant and has a lovely view of the river. Service is superior. Full entrees a bit on the expensive side but if you don't have much of an appetite you can get a grilled chicken salad or just a...More

Thank HeartMs
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

One of this restaurant's best features is the setting. The restaurant has its own peninsula on Melton Hill Lake. It has windows from floor to ceilings. What a great view! The brunch is really good here. I like the cement floors. The restaurant is very...More

Thank AER111
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The view at this restaurant is, by far, the thing that stands out most in my mind. The food is average quality with good-size portions. I ordered the spicy chicken and shrimp pasta, which was good but not spicy at all. The strawberry cake that...More

1  Thank Trayci2684
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I guess coming from MD, ordering crab cakes was not the way to go. With that said, everything else I had from creme Brulee to appetizers was not worth the $$. The creme Brulee did not have the crisp layer, instead it was soggy and...More

Thank Dr. J C
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This was a second chance for Riverside: first time, an untrained or distracted server annoyed some in our group (Manager was properly apologetic), but it WAS a beautiful setting: large windows overlooking the river, so we knew we had to give them another shot. THIS...More

Thank centaur41
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Me and my co workers went out and I had the meat loaf unfortunately it was a little not my taste. I wasn't fond of it. The service was not good so I wasn't impressed. Maybe it was an off day everyone has those. But...More

1  Thank Hoodleha
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

It was the second time my pasta was not only cold but had a HAIR in it! The manager was awful, rude doesn't even begin to describe him. Also the wine always seems to taste old and sour, like it's been opened for a long...More

1  Thank Molli I
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I've been wanting to check this place out and finally made it. PRO: This place is really nice inside and out with a nice atmosphere, service and views. CON: My wife and I both had the 10 oz Sirloin ordered medium and it was perfect...More

1  Thank Russell F
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View
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
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Melton Lake Peninsula, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-7268
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-862-8646
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