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River's Restaurant

2525 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4125
+1 970-928-8813
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“trout” (29 reviews)
“prime rib” (27 reviews)
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2525 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4125
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite restaurant in Glenwood Springs, hands down. We're vegetarian (great options for us) but also a wide variety of meat and seafood available. Fixed price $19.95 three course dinner for early birds. Standard pricing very reasonable, food exceptional. $6-$7 for a FULL glass of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TonyChiro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in here for a couple of libations on the deck. Scenery was beautiful on the river, staff were very nice and knowledgable.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kerryl R
Reviewed 9 December 2018

First time here - very nice restaurant - my wife and I wondered why we had not visited sooner !! We were seated quickly and shortly after that had two very nice glasses of wine a Pinot Grigio and a Cabernet that were very tasty....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 10 November 2018

This was a trip to Glenwood with my husband. We walked to this restaurant from our hotel which was convenient. The house mixed greens salad with lemon herb dressing was delicious. It was the perfect balance of dressing and salad. It was ample in size...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CDR1857
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Rivers is hands down a jewel to be enjoyed among the top tier restaurants in Glenwood Springs. Great setting along the river with a n enthusiastic staff and comprehensive menu. Our favorite dish remains the Trout Almondine with a red river trout that is not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeorgeC86
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

A good restaurant with some seating outside overlooking the river. The menu offered more interesting dishes than standard American restaurants. It’s not cheap but it’s worth paying a little extra to get a more interesting meal.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Found the reference for Rivers on Yelp. First visit to Glenwood Springs. It was worthwhile. Food excellent... I had the Colorado Meat Loaf (Bison, Lamb, Elk). My partner dined on the Lobster tails over Linguini. Both were excellently prepared. Especially like the little Beet Relish/Salad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tacosaurus99
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We sat outside around 6pm and the sun was down so no concern about sun protection. Our waiter, Brent, was extremely professional and handled our wine perfectly and was most pleasant. We split a rib eye and it was served very nicely. All in all,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank G Z
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner seated next to the river on the patio. The Trout was perfect. The Pecan pie.... heavenly. Service was solid. Thanks for helping us to enjoy a nice evening.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We stopped for lunch will driving across state and really found this establishment to be classy, wonderful ambiance, and the deck above the river afforded a sighting of a bald eagle fishing the river. The menu was excellent, service terrific and we all loved the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2525 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-4125
    (23rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: Free Ride Glenwood bus or Taxi service
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-928-8813
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