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The River Front Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
3520 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363-4119
+1 760-326-5226
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3520 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363-4119
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

The menu is pretty basic diner type faire, plus yummy pizzas. The pizza we had was delicious, and all the food I saw walking by looked very fresh and good. Nice selection of beer on tap, served icy cold. Friendly staff, local place, great value....More

1  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I agree with other comments about how wonderful Cindy and Robin are. I don't know how they manage to keep everything straight but they do. When I called to make our reservation for 12 at 6:00 PM, Cindy warned me that another party of 25...More

1  Thank Norm_Nice_Guy
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My wife & I stayed in this park in our RV The café is such a bonus for the parks guest as you can walk along the river walk right to the café, and you walk in & the crowd the warm décor is perfect,...More

Thank r2allstarz
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Love this Place! Cindy and Robin make the best Bloody Mary's. We go there any time we are in the area.

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The place stinks like sewer. We ordered drinks but couldn't stay to eat. The smell was that bad. The people that work there are yelling at the help and dont even care about any customers that in their establishment.

Thank upfront806
Reviewed 11 April 2017

stopped for a quick dinner.. stayed for 1.5 hrs. Great burgers, huge beers in frozen mugs and desserts big enough for 4 people to share. Best of all... very friendly staff and owners that bend over backwards.

1  Thank bmwbillk
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Maybe I ordered the wrong thing (honey fried chicken, french fries, and cole slaw), but the food was not the main attraction. The food was good but not great. However, the view of the fast-flowing Colorado River and the boaters on it was a million...More

1  Thank tooluser
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Nice clean place, great service, great food. Nice relaxing stop with a great river view while heading across the country

Thank Erval4
Reviewed 26 March 2017

What a find! While vacationing in Lauglin we took the short ride down the river on our motorcycles to Needles, Ca. Just before entering the town we pulled into a beautiful RV Park where there is a sign with the "River Front Cafe" propped up...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by this little restaurant along the Colorado River. The food was great and the service was outstanding. We had the fried pickle appetizer and they were very good. Loved the spicy ranch sauce. They have great hamburgers and sandwiches! You can...More

1  Thank n9gux
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Robert M
9 January 2017|
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Response from upfront806 | Reviewed this property |
They have a good Menu, If you want to smell We tried to eat here a couple of months ago and found a odor soooooo bad that we could not stand it, so we left. Beware.
Mindi P
9 October 2015|
Response from FrankC7113 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I wasn't there for dinner but this is an informal place with a limited menu but a spectacular view of the Colorado River.
Mindi P
9 October 2015|
Response from bmwbillk | Reviewed this property |
typical American fare as I recall... I had spaghetti and meatballs... very good. Friends had pizza.. it looked very good as well. friendly service.... mom & pop atmosphere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3520 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363-4119
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Needles
  • Phone Number: +1 760-326-5226
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