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Riley's by the River

48 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1309
+1 315-482-7777
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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48 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1309
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Kurstyn was an amazing waitress & the food was outstanding!!! We will be back!!! Staff was very friendly & it was very clean!!

Thank kateebs
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in the area just passing through and stopped for dinner. The hamburgers were goumet quality and very good. The view was great and so was the service

Thank beachair25
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice place next to the harbor. We were there off season, during the week and our poor waitress was overcome. I’m thinking the kitchen was understaffed or mismanaged, this poor girl was running, orders were coming out of order, etc. food was good and...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff just typical bar food. Nothing fancy. Calamari was greasy but still tender, fried haddock was just too much breading but the fish was okay. Red skin mashed potatoes were good. My husbands chicken had a huge chicken breast that was very tender but...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had dinner here. Service was good, selection was good and the food was great. We enjoyed it so much that we returned for breakfast. Same result. There prices are normal and the atmosphere is wonderful.

Thank Camelot34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waitress was friendly, prompt and courteous. She stayed on top of our needs. We ordered dinner salads as our meal. FRESH , good flavors. Would go again!

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove down to Alexandria Bay to see Boldt Castle and stopped here for breakfast. The food was excellent and combined with the service provided by Julia we would return again in the future.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and the food was good. Everyone in my party had burgers and all enjoyed them.

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a quick drink and the had a special called fishbowl. One is all you need taste great . The bar is small and the had a party going on so it was crowded

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch was very good with choices of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers and with full dinners available. We went with burgers- the Dawn's Hangover Burger (burger with fried egg & bacon) & the St Lawrence River Burger (burger with fries, cheese curds & gravy) There is...More

2  Thank pathbunny
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Questions & Answers
29 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from RGThomson1000Islands | Property representative |
The breakfast buffet is offered every day thru Labor Day. After Labor Day it is offered on Saturdays and Sundays thru Columbus Day Weekend.
Cynthia F
11 October 2015|
Response from RGThomson1000Islands | Property representative |
No. They are owned and operated by the Thomson family of Alexandria Bay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1309
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 315-482-7777
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