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About River Rock

River Rock Bar & Restaurant is located at the historic Sportsmen's Lodge Event Center in Studio City. We feature a lodge inspired menu including trout, duck and steaks. River Rock is a transporting restaurant and bar where you can escape the typical dining scene and "travel" to a cabin in the woods. We specialize in parties. If you have a special birthday or anniversary coming up, or just haven't seen your college buddies in a while, let us host a party you'll never forget.

TUESDAY
Whiskey Night. Ask our bartender for something new. There's more out there than just Kentucky! We offer a global selection of whiskies, bourbons and scotches from all around the world including Japan, Ireland, Canada, Wales, England, and of course our homeland favorites.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Late dinner, drinks and varying entertainment! DJ's, live bands, (follow our Facebook or IG for more information)

12833 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Californian, American, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Happy Hour: 5pm-7pm everyday!

Tues-Thu: 5pm-11pm
Fri & Sat: 5pm-2am
Sun 11am-4

Join us indoors or outdoors for our Sunday Brunch Buffet from 11am-3pm. $25 for a delicious selection of breakfast specialties including made-to-order omelets, waffles (ask for bacon inside), eggs benedict, applewood bacon, maple sausages, lox and bagels, and tropical fruit salads. Chef's carving station always has a delicious prime rib or mouth-watering tri-tip along with a rotating lineup of truffle mushroom ravioli, roasted salmon, caprese salad, Chinese chicken salad, fried chicken, grilled tilapia and halibut. Brunch buffet also includes a gorgeous assortment of homemade pastries and desserts. (must try the eclairs and brownies). Coffee, tea and fresh juices included. Bottomless mimosas for only $15.00. Limited a la carte menu also available.

Cross Street:
Coldwater Canyon Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(818) 432-7500

Website:
http://www.riverrockbarla.com/

Entertainment:


FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS
Entertainment Varies (DJ, Live Music, or Karaoke)

Catering:
Our Executive Chef offers a variety of options, from simple 'Happy Hour' receptions to formal wine pairing dinners. Full bar options available, including hand crafted cocktails, fine wines and a selection of craft beers.

Parking Details:
Self Parking is free
During high occupancy, Valet Parking only at $10

Public Transit:
MTA Local 150, 240

Executive Chef:
Reymundo Delatorre

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Mother's Day Brunch May 8th!
Our Annual Tradition Celebrating Mom!

*Please note that River Rock will be CLOSED on Mother's Day. Please join us in the Starlight Ballroom at the Event Center for our traditional Mother's Day Champagne Brunch!
Adults: $45 Seniors (60+): $40 Kids (5-12): $22 Kids (4-Under): Free (Plus Tax & Tip)

Flower for Mom * Pony Rides for Kids * Kid's Crafts * Outdoor Jump & Slide Bouncer

Call: 818.755.5000 for Reservations or email: receptionist@sportsmenslodge.com

River Rock Ratings and Reviews

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3.9

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3.9

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3.8

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3.5

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Moderate

78% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (207)
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Late-night Find (66)
Hot Spot (62)
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

They were closed on the night that I made a reservation for ... I tried calling to verify the reservation by phone but they told me that they couldn't tell me anything before 5 PM. I called back later and no one answered the phone. The day of my get together, my friends got there and found that the place was closed. Party fail.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 24, 2016

I had the rumaki appetizer, the mushroom raviolis and the asparagus. My brother had the caesar salad with chicken. Everything was delicious! The happy hour house chardonnay is Avalon from Napa. Nice! Food server was awesome. I live in Nor Cal but visit friends and family in So Cal often. We were having dinner before a 7PM wedding across the street.

Tags: Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Live Sports, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 18, 2016

River Rock was different from what I expected. I am in my 50's and wanted a place to meet a friend for a burger and a beer. First of all, there was a wedding going on there when I arrived. Ok. Not a big deal. Second, the place has a '70's vibe with the reddish carpet, disco ball and dark booths and tables. The tattoo covered servers, and most of the other customers, were also a surprise. Nicest people you could imagine. Great service. Lots of TVs to watch football. We had a great time. Don't let the looks fool you. The food was good, the service great, good drink specials and lots of TVs. This may be my Sunday afternoon football watching spot!

Tags: Fun
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 17, 2016

Awesome Ribeye Steak cooked to perfection, awesome chicken sandwich, awesome service!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Fun, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 6, 2016

Had a great time on their outdoor patio for brunch. Second time there. Food was delicious! Will be back :)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 23, 2016

This is a great find in the valley! Food is amazing and staff is always friendly!! Went for comedy night on a Saturday and had a GREAT time!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 23, 2016

We made the reservation on Open Table and when we got there they said the dining room was closed for a special occasion and only had a tiny table in the bar with a bench as the only seat. So we sat next to each other with no room on the table staring at the bartender. Very disappointed.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 16, 2016

Service was excellent, and the food was good, too. My dirty martini was a bit too salty. We also had a wobbling dinning table.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 19, 2016

It's a nice place for Sunday brunch, nothing too fancy but a good selection of brunch and lunch items. Friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, accessible.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 17, 2016

One server for the inside and outside means long wait times. Everything was wonderful but that...

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 11, 2016

Was shocked to see the menu was just a piece of paper and that the dinner menu consisted of mostly hamburgers. This would be the last place I would go to for a hamburger. The dinner plates themselves consisted of only 3 dishes; one which was a chicken dish. I usually never order chicken when out because it's something I make at home a lot. This was good but no presentation or nothing to brag about at all. When I go out to dinner with friends, we like to go somewhere where the food top notch and innovative. This was not. My other 2 friends with me were not impressed either. Since this area is opening restaurants with similar food, it would be nice to have a restaurant with gourmet food.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on June 7, 2016

A little run down but its an old place. Food was great! The water pool outside was calking to watch. Everyone in our group LOVED their burgers. I had the cheese filled burger.... it rocked! Would go back!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 3, 2016

Our group has had several parties here over the past 4 years and the service, food and ambience are always spectacular.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 26, 2016

Great and friendly service. Food is better than expected and priced well. A nice alternative to the new and very noisy places on Ventura Blvd that offer no parking, but a $4 valet fee. This was a hassle free surprise and I'd recommend to anyone over 40 who doesn't like to scream or be bombarded by noisy places.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orange County)·Dined on May 20, 2016

The appetizers were amazing. My group all ordered very different entrées and they were all delicious. Had a great time and our waiter Kevin was perfect! Thanks for making our special occasion very Special!!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 14, 2016

This is a favorite spot.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 24, 2016

Awesome brunch (Sunday)

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 (Seattle)·Dined on April 15, 2016

This was a special occasion and not planned. The entire staff was so nice and the food was amazing! It was a Friday night when they do Club Hola and so the music was fun and everyone was having a great time. We couldn't have been happier!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 31, 2016

We were very disappointed in the brunch. Bloody Mary was so bad (just tomato juice), we had to send it back. Food was good, but getting stuck in the large party room equaled ZERO service. Will not be returning for brunch.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 30, 2016

Our serve was great

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 24, 2016

Came here for a ladies Sunday brunch. We had a reservation and when we showed up they were not prepared in the least bit. We were sat outside and told that a heater would be moved next to our table and it never was. We ordered mimosas as soon as we sat down. After 35 minutes of not receiving our drinks or putting an order in we left to another restaurant.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 17, 2016

The food is very good, well priced. Drinks are good. They had a "rush" right after we were seated and there was only one server so it got bogged down. Kitchen staff seemed to come out and help. Bartender didn't want to help too much, could have made things better. Definitely worth a visit, great neighborhood restaurant. Chicken sandwich is awesome as is the burger.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 2, 2016

I'm not sure why they took reservations through Open Table for that night as they were only open as a club that Saturday. They said it was normally held on Friday nights but since the last Friday was New Year's Day they moved it to Saturday. So we went to another restaurant

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 22, 2015

Food was amazingly good. Very good service. A very quiet place to have a nice dinner and not noisy at all.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 20, 2015

You ruined a great restaurant. I have been going to the sportsmans lodge for 55 years.I'm disappointed with your, so called "Upgraded" the food was coffee shop grade. This is a loss to Studio City

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 20, 2015

Inexpensive place for Sunday buffet brunch. Good food, great value

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 27, 2015

I found this restaurant to be alright. The food wasn't bad but it wasn't spectacular either. I like the overall decor and ambience of the place but the thing that really took away from the experience was the lack of timely service. Food took a long time for such an empty restaurant and there was no check up from the server throughout the meal. The meal ended up taking over 2 1/2 hours and most of it was due to waiting for the food and waiting for the server to take our order. I did enjoy the dessert which was smores and milkshakes but I wished the milkshake wasn't so sweet and the server should have told us the serving size of the stores was for 2-3 people so we didn't order more than we could finish. Overall a pleasant experience.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 21, 2015

It is at a bar. I thought it would be more classy. The great food made a big difference.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 21, 2015

River Rock has been a go to restaurant for me. The food is excellent and the ambiance is charming. Except this last Saturday morning - We walked in to be greeted by 15 whooping and HOLLERING men. (A noise rating of 15 would be more appropriate for the assault we received when we walked in.) I'm all for the bar atmosphere, but this was out of control -- they were dominating the entire establishment. We tried to be gracious, but ultimately had to walk out. I don't know what to think about the management. We will go back - very cautiously.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 15, 2015

Found this place by accident. But, glad I did. Sunday brunch buffet is excellent. It has most of the usual variety of food you would find in a much more expensive place, but they only charge $25.00. A great deal with good food and friendly staff.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 7, 2015

I can only rate what I've experienced so I will try their brunch and wine another time; and I'm sure it's kid friendly as it's designed very socially but it was a really quiet place where we could hear each other talk no matter where we were. If there was music I didn't hear it and I prefer things just as they were; great place for conversations, excellent drinks and food, outstanding customer service. The layouts of the place is really set up so that anything can happen socially because it is not to wealthy in appearance but informal but nice. Very relaxing place; I'm very comfortable there. I've had dinner and drinks so far. No parking problems, an excellent waitress who we tipped very well for it. Totally nice people working there.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 1, 2015

Horrible patio furniture. Dusty, unstable and uncomfortable.
Requested to be seated inside instead.
Limited customer service, few unprofessional employees. Employee yelling at another employee, unprofessional. Waitress took a while for our check and longer for our change .

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 24, 2015

if you arrive on saturday prior to 11:00am - forgetaboutit - you will not be admitted. last time at restaurant facility was well over twenty years ago, and in the evening.

at last, we were "let-in" (admitted) at 11:00am. save the staff on-duty, we had the place to ourselves. pleasantly quiet with surrounding not quite as remembered. serving staff were friendly and attentive with menu offerings, many. although seated in restaurant section, the personality-laced bar tender took time to visit our table sharing, which we felt was extraordinary and quite pleasant.

care of food-plate presentation was first rate, with like food quality and flavors.

overall experience was "we'll be back again!!"

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 19, 2015

I enjoyed the meal, but I suggest you eat outside by the water. The food and service were both very good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 9, 2015

Went there for dinner to scope it out for an upcoming event for 100. Food and service were so bad, as was the smell from the pond next to the patio, that we canceled our order after our appetizers.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 4, 2015

Buffet style brunch at a reasonable price with great food, bottomless mimosas and all of the bells and whistles. Nice atmosphere inside or you can sit outside. Nice either way

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 5, 2015

We stayed at the Sportsman Lodge and invited our local friends to join us for dinner at the River Rock where we have had excellent food and service in the past. They were all so impressed with the food, the happy servers and the atmosphere for the evening. It turned out to be a quiet evening there but they had a DJ anyway and we all danced after dinner. Super fun and not only will we go back when in town, but now River Rock has more local raving fans!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 4, 2015

Great service and food.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 2, 2015

The food was very good. The atmosphere was very pleasant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on August 23, 2015

The food is always great, they switch up their menu every so often. The service was average this time around.

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