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“Hidden gem of a restaurant within an art gallery”

Willow River Gallery & Cafe
Ranked #8 of 67 Restaurants in Honesdale
Price range: US$5 - US$30
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Description: Best coffee and eclectic menu that changes each day featuring seasonal, local items -freshly produced and baked with tender loving care...And 60+ ducks that come quacking up the river bank for some tasty treats. Available for catering as well as private lunch or dinner parties. Or perhaps that special cake or pie? Browse our beautiful gallery featuring really good art whilst you wait for your Panini or pork roast to be served.
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I came for dinner with a group of girlfriends on a Friday and was pleasantly surprised. Hidden within this gallery is a cafe owned by Trix, an artist from South Africa with a great personality and a love of Indian food. The menu is pretty extensive with over 10 entrees; impressive for a small kitchen and the food brings together unexpected flavors. Kudos to Trix and the chef. Looking forward to my next visit!

Thank Janis B
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

The TA review led us to this - thanks. Only open April to October so make a trip there. It is a wonderful location along the river and has birds galore to see if you sit outside. The menu was great and the food as well. We had mushroom risotto and mac and cheese. Both were wonderful served up by the owners.

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1  Thank Bruce B
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WillowRiverCafe, Owner at Willow River Gallery & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

Bruce, so glad you enjoyed our place..please note that we are open thru the winter..we generally close after Valentine's Day for a bit of a breather and then re-open in April..
Hope to see you again soon..

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Reviewed 23 April 2016

Never mind Honesdale seems to a place where nothing is like "the city", this place is as good as SOHO gets ( and I don't mean SOuth HOnesdale) ! Frist of all the magic is that "you are here"! Next comes the intimate dining atmosphere, followed by a divine menu, of a top notch imaginatively created cuisine in heaping portions presented on a collection of eclectic fine dinnerware. The art around you competes for attention, the service wins hands down, and the price is reasonably right. There are no tricks about Trix, except for her desserts.

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Thank MissionSpirit
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Ha ha Honesdale Pa has a fabulous gourmet bistro owners cook and serve!
Lunch is really a great deal - they offer so many delightful dishes made with a twist of extra flavors you would not expect but blend on your tounge. Phillip the husband owner smokes his pork and cooks the duck confit 4 days!

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Thank todayisthebest
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Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Willow River Cafe could be called a "local gem" but in truth it could hold its own in any major city in the world! The mushroom risotto was deliciously earthy and only my age and upbringing prevented me from licking the plate the fresh greens with sliced Asian pears were perfectly dressed. And the flourless chocolate cake with its heavenly frosting was a perfect finish to the single best meal I've had in this area. And then there's the setting; just go and see some amazing art for yourself!
I can't imagine that you'd be disappointed on any level from ambience through service to the meal. Enjoy!!

Thank Liz C
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