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River Deck Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


Reservation Accepted   715-634-5115
Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 AM - Close
Friday - Saturday   4:00 PM - Close
See You in May 2018
Serves 2 as an Appetizer or 1 as a Main Dish,
Baked Brie
Brie Cheese baked until warm and bubbly. Served with Apple Slices, Crispy Sour Dough Rounds, Toasted Walnuts and  Cabernet Syrup.
Yellow Fin Tuna Nachos
Fresh Made Tortilla Chips served with Pan Seared Tuna, Sliced Jalapeno, Tomato, Micro Greens and a Schiracha Aioli.
Baked Flat Bread
Rustic Flat‏ Bread topped with Caramelized Onions, Toasted Walnuts, Grapes and Honey infused Mascarpone Cheese.
Crispy Wings
Crispy Chicken Wings sauteed with Fresh Garlic, Butter, and Spices.
Crab Cake
Baked Crab Cake served with a Citrus Vanilla Beurre Blanc and Spiced Rhubarb Preserve.
Served with Bread and Butter
Grilled Steak Salad
6 ounce Sirloin Steak Grilled and Served with Spring Mix, Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Tomato, Cucumber, Charred Red Onion and drizzled with our House Balsamic Vinaigrette.
Seared Tuna Salad
Pan Seared Yellow Fin Tuna served on Mixed Greens with Cherry Tomatoes, Crispy Wontons, and Spring Peas. Tossed with  Citrus Ginger Vinaigrette.
Fig Salad
Fresh Spring Mix tossed with Bleau Cheese, Sliced Pears, Toasted Walnuts and Dried Figs.  Dressed with Lemon Vinaigrette.
Smoked Salmon Salad
Fresh Spring Mix, Smoked Lake Superior Salmon, Chilled Wild Rice, Sharp Cheddar Cheese and a Lemon Vinaigrette.
Basil Caesar
Crisp Romaine Hearts tossed with Basil Caesar Dressing topped with Croutons, Tomatoes, and Parmesan Cheese.
Santa Fe Chicken Salad
Crisp Romaine topped with Grilled Chicken, Jack and Cheddar Cheese, Roasted Corn, Black Beans, and Crispy Tortilla Strips with a Tangy Cilantro Vinaigrette.
Sandwiches Served with your choice of Kettle Chips, Chilled Lemon Infused Wild Rice Salad, or a tossed Green Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
Walleye Sandwich
Pan Seared Walleye topped with Crisp Spring Mix, Tomato and Caramelized Onion and Stone Ground Mustard Sauce. Served on Rosemary Sourdough Bread.
Steak Sandwich
6 ounce Sirloin Steak Grilled and Sliced with Provolone Cheese, Spring Mix, Charred Red Onions and Roasted Garlic Horseradish Sauce on a Kaiser Roll.
Sandwiches Served with your choice of Kettle Chips, Chilled Lemon Infused Wild Rice Salad, or a tossed Green Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
Cherry Smoked Bacon, Crisp Spring Mix, Tomato, and Goat Cheese. Served on Toasted Rosemary Sourdough Bread.
Chilled Turkey
Smoked Turkey, Cherry Smoked Bacon, Crisp Spring Mix, and Tomato. Served with Stone Ground Mustard on Rosemary Sourdough Bread.
1/2 Pound Grilled Waygu Beef Patty served with Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Red Wine Caramelized Onion Jam, Garlic Aioli on a Toasted Kaiser Bun.
Grilled Chicken
Fresh Grilled Chicken Breast served with a Crisp Spring Mix, Tomato, and a Chipotle Aioli on a Kaiser Roll.
Grilled Turkey
Grilled Sliced Smoked Turkey Breast, Spring Mix, Tomato, Cucumber, and Provolone Cheese, topped with a Roasted Garlic and Horseradish Aioli on Rosemary Sourdough bread.
$6.95 3.95
Soup of the Day
A Large Bowl or Cup of Chef Corey's Homemade Soup served with Bread.
Entrees Include Bread and Butter and a Mixed Greens Salad Tossed in a House Balsamic Dressing
Beef Tenderloin
8 Ounce Wisconsin Raised, Grass Fed Beef Tenderloin,  served with Roasted Whipped Potatoes, Caramelized Brussels Sprouts and a Cabernet Demi Glace.
Pork Tenderloin
Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin served with Arugula Fingerling Potatoes and a Cherry Vinaigrette.
Fresh Pan Seared Sea Scallops served with a Parsnip Puree, Crispy Potatoes, Wild Mushrooms, and Truffle Essence.
Yellow Fin Tuna
Pan Seared Wild Caught Tuna served with Lima Bean Risotto, Micro Greens and a Sesame Soy Glaze.
New York Strip
Grilled New York Strip served with Whipped Potatoes, Green Beans and a Red Wine Dijon Sauce.
Veggie Pasta*
A Saute of Farm Fresh Tomatoes, Pea Pods, Mushroom, Shallots and Garlic. Tossed with Fettucine in Japanese Fire Roasted Sesame Olive Oil.
* Add Chicken $4.00  Add Tuna $6.00   Add Steak $6.00
Chocolate Molten Lava Cake
Visit the Namekagon Cone Next Door for a Full Selection of Ice Cream and Sundaes
Mini Corn Dogs and French Fries
Chicken Strips and French Fries
Grilled Cheese and Chips
Turkey Sandwich and Chips
Open seasonally May through October. Check website for schedule.
US$7 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
American, International
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews wild rice salad walleye sandwich brie yellowfin tuna bread sandwiches seafood ice cream chicken phenomenal food feed the fish interesting menu fresh greens great walleye wine list outside seating great restaurant
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

One of Hayward's best. We have always had a good meal here and enjoy the ambience. Good service and great food!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank trinord2943
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Good walleye, salads. Interesting menu with a wine list :) Ambiance is fun. Log rolling classes going on when we were there last. Awesome boutique next door, too!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank K4177TGshawnh
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I only had a drink here, as the menu is really small and I didn't like anything on it. It's also too expensive for the area. You can't beat the view, though. I sat out on the deck for a drink and really enjoyed my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AJ53705
Reviewed 31 August 2018

all our food was very good. I had a mussels special that was very good, friend had the grilled steak salad and thought it was excellent. sitting inside could be a little noisy if it's full. there is some nice outdoor seating and a bar...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Daveptaz
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I love this place. The best deal is the Walleye sandwich. The bread is wonderful and you get a slaw or wild rice salad with it. It is the best Walleye sandwich in the area. It is a cut above most places in the Hayward...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pucher
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We ordered the walleye sandwich and the yellow fin tuna nachos. My husband said more than once that this was the best walleye sandwich he’d ever had—and he has eaten a lot of walleye in his life. The yellow fin tuna on the nachos was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gopackgomaureen
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Had another fantastic meal at this restaurant. The scallops are fantastic. My wife was extremely happy with her salad. Our guests were very pleased with what they had too. Kilyn is the best waitress in Hayward.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JP1631
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This was the nicest eatery during our visit although service was slow. We were shown to our seats and then forgotten about. There were 2 large tables seated before us which could explain a bit of the time. Staff were friendly enough. Food however was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank margod584
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Outdoor eating and wonderful menu! We were so impressed with the food quality and options. Special grouper was amazing and having it in Florida many times, we were impressed by preparation. Walleye chowder...and I quote an 11 year old foodie “best soup I’ve ever had”....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have eaten at the River Deck several times and have not been disappointed. Tasty appetizers, great sandwiches, EXCELLENT drinks.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MummaZ
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