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River Street Cafe

429 River St, Troy, NY 12180-2822
+1 518-273-2740
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
21 Jun 2017
“This hidden restaurant has surprisingly amazing food!”
21 Jun 2017
“I think it's closed...”
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American, Italian
429 River St, Troy, NY 12180-2822
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I had passed by this place plenty of times but never entered because it always looked closed. Its hours are a bit weird and I'm still not sure now when they are actually opened, but a friend organized a dinner there and I was super...More

1  Thank Carlyraes
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We went Wednesday night last week for dinner, or tried to anyway. Since they don't have a website, and their facebook page didn't suggest otherwise, we assumed it would be open. It's not easy to find parking downtown, so we had avoided it until then....More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Best restaurant I have been to in a long time....if you really care about quality of food, this is your place-- perfect combination of creative and classic...

2  Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 26 October 2015

**Stairs only! No Elevator/Ramp upstairs!!** Before I start know that this place is a cultural experience. They don't advertise and the only way people know about it is by word of mouth. From the outside, it looks like a shut-down restaurant supplier. They're only open...More

3  Thank Ryan Q
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Went there as a group of six, a Saturday night and the place was not very busy. We were in no hurry so the wait for everything was not a problem. The appetizers were good, we had meatballs, shrimp and salmon, with the meatballs getting...More

Thank Rooman1
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We've been going to the River Street Cafe for years. It is, without question, the best restaurant in the area and that's all because of the cooking skill of George, the cook and owner. I recommend a fish course because George's sauces are not to...More

Thank LakeRecluse
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We go to this restaurant for special occasions (the price is somewhat hefty for a full course meal) but for a special occasion it is well worth it. On the outside it is rather disarming in that one would not expect the culinary delights that...More

1  Thank Edward2651
Reviewed 1 July 2015

It is a romantic place for two or more. The food is made to order, the salads fine and the palate pleaser exceptional.

Thank 443ann
Reviewed 13 May 2015

My wife and I had dined here several times about 10 years ago and returned to celebrate an anniversary. The food was as good as we remembered. I had the duck with an excellent flavorful sauce. There was a complementary pasta appetizer which as also...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 20 April 2015

My husband and I had tickets to an event at a Troy concert venue and wanted to have dinner at a restaurant within walking distance. The River Street Cafe fit the bill - an easy fifteen minute walk. I had forgotten that we had dined...More

3  Thank RowingMom66
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21 December 2014|
Response from Hodork | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, but would call first to be certain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 River St, Troy, NY 12180-2822
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-2740
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