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River Watch

) #5 of 47 Restaurants in Lawrenceburg ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
1 Walnut St, We are Closed for the 2016 Season and will Reopen April 2017, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025-1835
+1 812-539-3625
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 Walnut St, We are Closed for the 2016 Season and will Reopen April 2017, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025-1835
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoy trying different restaurants when we visit a new city so we thought it would be fun to eat on a barge on the Ohio river. There is free parking in the nearby city parking garage, then a fairly short walk...More

Thank Manddymill
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The scallops were perfectly cooked, and that is saying a lot. Also, the chef's special green beans were delicious. I was there on a Monday evening, and I think they were understaffed. The experience of riverside dining filled in the wait times. I would come...More

Thank SullysMom
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I give them a 4. The food was good nothing spectacular but good. My Mom ordered a salad, she specifically ask what type lettuce they used and was assured it was iceberg, it was not. Waitstaff should know the menu items or offer to take...More

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I picked this place due to it location as close to our hotel and being right on the river. Yes right on the river on a barge. My wife tried to order shrimp only to be told they were sold out. So...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every spring we look forward to enjoying sitting out on the river at river watch each time we are disappointed. We need to stop coming. They never have any alcohol that normal bars have no grey goose small selection of beer. This year we smiled...More

Thank 436vacation
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went on opening day with our family of 5. It was a nice little place and neat to sit outside and watch the river. Food was pretty good, nothing spectacular but we would totally go again.

Thank Bryan S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Love coming here with the family. Right on the river. Friendly staff and great atmosphere!! Food is always good and nice drink selection too!

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Friendly staff, good American food. We were entertained by the ducks floating nearby hoping for a tossed french fry.

Thank Patti W
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I saw this location just outside of the Doubletree Hotel downtown. It is a fine place to go and sit and read a book or watch the river but you don't actually go down to the water and there is little to do but sit...More

Thank 459leec
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is on a barge on the river. Love eating outside! Small dining room indoors, Food is very good & bar drinks are good. Live music several days a week. Unfortunate, they are closed from mid September until spring.

Thank realucfan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Walnut St, We are Closed for the 2016 Season and will Reopen April 2017, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025-1835
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lawrenceburg
  • Phone Number: +1 812-539-3625
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Captain Mike's RiverWatch is located along the beautiful shore of the Ohio River in Lawrenceburg IN. The Captain advises you to walk through the levee, under the Clock, and come join us on the River. We serve fresh homemade fare that is both, health conscious and delicious. Join us for lunch, dinner or a light "snack". If it's seafood you're after, you've come to the right place RiverWatch serves up our infamous grouper, mahi, haddock, and salmon, Don't have sea legs, not to worry; RiverWatch also features American-style cuisine try Our Famous Certified Angus Beef Burger.... Make it one of our Specialty Burgers! Not much on meat we also cater to vegetarians including veggie wraps, our gourmet veggie burger, and salads.
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