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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” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3520 Needles Hwy, Needles, CA 92363-4119
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The view is pretty nice, and I can see how this would be an awesome place in the summertime to pull up in your boat, hop out, and grab a quick bite to eat. We were in on New Year's Eve, and the place was...More

Date of visit: December 2016
2  Thank spaghetina
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Think we popped in right at opening hours , we had walked to get there from our RV spot at Desert View , but they had cold drinks and food , we took some snacks and drinks , strawberry cold daiquiri for lunch , not...More

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank mutter38
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This local restaurant is on the Ca side of the Colorado River. You can dine and enjoy the beautiful view. Not only is the food VERY good, but the service is excellent and the staff will do anything they can to get you what you...More

Date of visit: September 2016
2  Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We wanted to take a ride from Laughin to Needles on Sunday and have brunch somewhere! Needles is actually 37 minutes from Laughlin. We saw the River, we saw the sign, we wanted to stop there, absolutely! We were hungry and we wanted a nice,...More

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank NicoleQ64
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

What a discovery ! We were driving from Sedona to LA , looking for a bite to eat on a blistering hot day. Who knew that Needles had such an active riverfront community with such a great spot to be so warmly welcomed into?!? Cindy,...More

Date of visit: August 2016
2  Thank Nancie F
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great food! Drinks were awesome! Friendly owner. You won't be disappointed! Stop by and give it a try.

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I Love the River View from this place, always something fun to see on the river!!! The food here is All Good, from Salad, Pizza and Sandwiches to Shrimp n Chips and Homemade Lasagna! I enjoy the Philly Beef Dip and the Riverfront Pizza!!! The...More

Date of visit: June 2016
1  Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Wow, great location and the food was great too! Had the homemade special of the day of lasagna. Excellent! The pizza looks inviting too. Will have to try that next time. Take note the restaurant is only open over the weekends. Quite loud, but hey...More

Date of visit: May 2016
2  Thank ColoradoSpringermom
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Cindy does a great job and her staff excellent. Love that I can walk over from my Rainbo Beach mobile home and enjoy a home cooked meal.

Date of visit: July 2015
1  Thank DoctorHandyman
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This restaurant is only open 3 days a week, Wednesday through Saturday. We happened to still be in Needles when they were open. They have a nice outdoor eating area and a nice family oriented dining area inside. They offer a full menu and bar....More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Terri M
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 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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