Riverview Restaurant
Riverview Restaurant

Riverview Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://yoshidariverview.com/
  • Phone: 5036613663
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm

    Friday & Saturday: 4:30 - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Northwest, International
  • Executive Chef: Ryan Hampton
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: While we are not in a position to provide servers, we can certainly supply all the food necessary for a large scale event. Contact Katrina Coy at 503.661.5768 for more information
  • Entertainment: Live nightly performances from some of the area's most highly regarded pianists and musicians.
  • Special Events: Winemaker Dinners, multi-course dinners for holidays, Easter Brunch, Mother's Day Brunch, Father's Day Brunch.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Historic Columbia River Highway
  • Public Transit: Unfortunately, our remote location does not allow for easy access tp public transportation.
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Riverview Restaurant
The Riverview Restaurant was specifically designed to take advantage of the natural beauty of the region and provide an exceptional view of Troutdale’s scenic Sandy River. The gazebo and manicured grounds have been designed to explore, host weddings and receptions, and for entertainment or musical venues. Our talented team of chefs apply their extensive knowledge and experience of food preparation while using the finest Northwest ingredients. Thank you for considering our restaurant for your dining experience. We are delighted to be of service to you and hope that you will soon become a frequent visitor to the Riverview Restaurant.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Riverview Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
92 reviews since July 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (73)scenic view (73)special occasion (65)romantic (61)good for groups (31)notable wine list (28)fit for foodies (23)neighborhood gem (17)great for lunch (7)late-night find (6)kid-friendly (6)great for brunch (5)hot spot (4)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Won't Go Back
    jnutch
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We live in the area so have been here several times -- food was typically OK, nothing special. This time, however, 3 of 4 people at our table had bad meals. Two of us had the beet salad which was undercooked (couldn't cut the vegetables with a knife); Thai dish was overly spicy and the ravioli was overcooked. We won't go back until they get a better chef.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awsome
    moha
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    This restaurant is great for romantic dinner, it's amazing place, and the food speakers for it self. Ooh yea, it's not too much. It's fair price. Overall I like and I'll visit when come back to Oregon.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent - as always!!
    Happy
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Fabulous service and ambience. Such a beautiful restaurant
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT SETTING - GREAT FOOD
    SalemAtty1
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Delicious start to finish Romantic setting/seating Perfect for Our Anniversary, AND they remembered to note the occasion
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Why not busier?
    RoadWarrior45VIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    This place has all of the elements to be a great Portland area dining spot except for customers. The food was very good, the ambiance was equally good and having a live piano player adds to the charm
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place!
    Denko
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    This place was amazing! Took my fiancée here for her birthday and we both loved it! Definitely recommend this place to friends!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not as nice and fancy as I was told
    bettercharm
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    When we got there, the first thing we noticed were the employees outside the establishment smoking and spitting. When we got through the door the woman who greeted/sat us was very friendly. The waiter we had was very friendly as well but when we were done with our food it took him a while to clear our plates. I gave him my card to pay and it took him about 15 minutes to bring it back. We were sitting outside and thought he may have forgot about us. The food was amazing. Not much of a view from outside looking at the river. A lot of brush and left over tree logs from when one was cut down. Also some trash was left below the deck. The bathroom a little dirty (tp on the floor, feminine basket overflowing) Other than that, it's an ok place.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • ok
    tryagain
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    My husband abd have always had a good experience here. Service is always good. This time the food was mediocre which was disappointing. My husband had the prime rib with mashed potatoes. He said it was "alright" and left quite a bit on his plate. I had the prawns and scallops. The rice was dry, seafood over cooked and there was a ton of rosemary in the dish which made it really hard to eat.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Not recommended!! Been there twice and both times the food was not cooked to choice. Service is great!
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OK dining experience but not great
    GZzzzVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    First visit to Riverview. We were warmly greeted & seated on the deck near the Sandy River. View was pleasant but the area around the deck isn't well maintained so not that pleasant to view. Abundant knats buzzed us & our meal constantly which challenged relaxed dining. Waiter greeted us promptly but we weren't ready to order drinks, so he waited other tables. Took over 15 minutes before he returned and nearly as long for water to be delivered to our table. Salads were tasty but too much dressing (mushy). Husband's soup was good & he enjoyed his ravioli. I tried cod/shrimp skewers with panko but it was so heavily crusted that tasting the fish was nearly impossible. Live piano music at dinner was wonderful. Overall a C+ experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • satisfied customer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Delightful dining experience. Scrumptious meal on a late summer's evening outside on the spacious deck overlooking the Sandy River. Can'the wait to return!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice setting, but not quiet
    Huey
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The food was good and nicely presented. Overall we enjoyed our time there. However, there were a few things which kept us from giving it a higher rating: When we ordered salad we were told they were out of the lettuce! (AFter we ordered, the waiter did come back and let us know they did have some after all.) Then when we ordered dessert carrot cake we were told they were out of that too. We had to order something different. The waiter completely forgot to bring my chowder soup I ordered and then charged us for it on the bill. He did not realized he'd not brought the chowder to us until we checked our bill. The restaurant was about 1/2 full with a guitarist who played so loudly that it was difficult to carry on a conversation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • UTC2
    UTC2
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Lovely setting. Undoubtedly the best restaurant in the area. The wait was eager to please and successfully arranged for requested deviations from the menu. Pricing is fair and well worthy for the food, service and setting. This is the second time here and the only place in this area that I would choose in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant !!!
    AlanJ
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    The food, service, atmosphere, and deserts were all outstanding. We will be back soon !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • excellent dining experience
    rvrdiner1
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I enjoyed having a romantic night out with my husband as well as celebrating my birthday. we made reservations and were seated riverside promptly. Our server was friendly and efficient. We come here for special occasions and have never been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner Delight
    ORfoodlover
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The Riverview offered a woodsy, riverside venue that was so pleasant. The quality of the meals was superb as was the service. The pianist's selections were also marvelous and just at the right volume level. Plan to return again soon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • oregonnative
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    We were dining with 3 other couples and beginning a wonderful vacation with each other. Enjoying dinner at the Riverview provided a great beginning to our adventure together.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Terrific view, okay food
    John
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We were able to be seated on the outdoor patio along the river, so the view was outstanding. But our food (wild salmon) was slightly overcooked, and (according to my wife) a little "chewy." Perhaps we ordered the wrong item from the menu. But our waiter was absolutely great ... attentive without hovering, positive and jovial without being syrupy.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OUTSTANDING, YUMMY111
    Connie
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We love going to Riverview because we know we will always get a great meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Overall excellent. Beautiful ambience, great food and service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful
    ghosttownwaltz
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This was my first time there and I will be definitely be going back. Food and service was wonderful. Being right next to the river can't be beat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Riverview
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Loved Riverview - we went for our anniversary and the food, service and ambiance all perfect! Exceptional and very nice waiter! We sat outside in the forest next to the Sandy River - lovely! My only minor complaint was prior to being seated for dinner we sat in the bar for happy hour and it was quite busy. This would have been normally all fine and acceptable except the bartender kept complaining about how busy and crazied they were plus I detected a faint smell of the garbage from the otherside of the bar. So I would suggest for them to not voice their rushed agitation to their patrons and clean up the behind the back of the bar. Then this experience would have been a 5+.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hopefully Just a Fluke...
    markndeb38
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Took 3 hours from start to finish for a table of 4 to eat. Had a $30 New York that was very small and so over cooked I had to send it back, which took an additional 30 minutes for a new one and they didn't offer a discount... Service was what you would expect for a fully packed restaurant, but it wasn't packed at all! We've eaten here twice within 2 weeks and both times the result was equally disappointing. We won't be going back anytime soon...
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We've dined here before. I made reservations online and briefly mentioned that since it was an anniversary dinner we'd appreciate something near a window. The evening turned out to be stellar and we dined outside on the deck. The service, food and overall experience was as good as the weather! Our server - "Tuesday" - was great from beginning to end. We appreciated that the manager stopped by to check on our dining experience and hung out for just general conversation, also wishing us a happy anniversary. This all was followed by a congratulatory desert! We can highly recommend the restaurant for both out of town guests and friends who may not have experienced it before. Certainly a repeat.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another great anniversary dinner
    MarkR
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    My wife and I had our anniversary dinner here again for the 4th time in the last 8 years. Very nice outdoor dining spot. Great service from everyone, food was very good, prices have increased so a little on the high end but the ambiance helps justify it. Don't prefer a forced tip amount on our bill, I'd like to choose my own.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dining with terrific setting
    Zelda
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Food was excellent, servers were friendly and very responsive. Its a beautiful setting, perfect for romance or taking out of town visitors to.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    food was decent but nothing to rave about, service was a little slow, but the ambiance and scenery made it a nice night out.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We loved everything about the Riverview Restaurant. The outdoor dining is spectacular, our dinner was exceptional, the bar menu and happy hour is simply the best.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great ambiance
    Navymom
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    What a wonderful place to share a meal with family or friends. The food was amazing and the service was exceptional. We had a variety of dishes and they were all delicious! Will be going here again soon!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    Srhinaz
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Took out of town guest to this amazing spot, so tranquil eating outside under the treetops along the river...another amazing meal!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • River view Restaurant Rocks!
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Great setting, great food, great service, wonderful live music, fabulous wine!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite
    Srhinaz
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We eat here each time we fly out of Portland. Eating outside in a great setting makes for a fantastic experience..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Setting
    Lena
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Riverview Restaurant is a wonderful outdoor dining experience in the summer because of the great view and beautiful water and trees surrounding the restaurant and is wonderful in the winter because of the ambience inside. I love the fireplaces and the piano playing. When dining in the summer, it is a great place to take children as you can walk them around in the gardens. The food is delightfully prepared and delicious as well.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A special place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Excellent food + outstanding atmosphere/ music + great scenery + good friends = pleasant summer evening !
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place. Service was OFF
    Travis
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    First time dining experience for my wife and I celebrating our 11th anniversary. I made reservations well in advance and asked that we be given a preferred location, but they failed to reserve a good table with a view. Service was MUCH to be desired. Food took a long time to come out. When it did, it was the wrong food/plate. The server recorded it wrong and admitted to it. We didn't want to wait for them to cook the correct meal so we shared one plate. They gave us dessert for free though (took forever!). We grew increasing frustrated how long it took for our server to check on us. We sat not eating our dinner (since one plate wasn't ours) for probably 5 minutes before someone even noticed and checked on us. Also screwed up the check.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Karen
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    wonderful view, ambiance, forested setting. we love it for happy hour and now for our anniversary dinner. great all around!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not Going Back
    redriderj8
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    On a Wednesday night, with a reservation, we had to wait 15mins to be seated... The service was very slow, the soups arrived without the bread and the bread took its time finding our table, but it was good! We ordered the Halibut and Ravioli. The Ravioli was slightly undercooked and the oil had separated from the sauce. The Halibut was very, very overcooked and the jasmine rice very bland. The waiter took the fish and promised to bring another, but after 20mins we finally asked the buss boy for the check. The Halibut was not charged and before we left the waiter handed us a to go box with a new Halibut meal, with an apology. We were there for just over 90mins! For the price, the quality and portion sizes are just not realistic.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wedding anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Great food, great server, great location and a great anniversary. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Delicious & fun!
    Jewels
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We especially enjoyed the calamari appetizers, some of the best ever. Our waiter, Andrew, was friendly & efficient. Outside seating with live piano music & a view of the river was quite nice. Our favorites were the steaks, ravioli, cobbler & carrot cake! We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We found our fave restaurant
    becky
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We found Riverview Restaurant through Groupon. My husband and I went there the weekend before our wedding, it was a great place for romantic dinners and special occasions. The ambiance was lovely and the service was awesome.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet