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Whitewater Brewing Company - Riverside Brew Pub, Foresters Falls, ON

Whitewater Brewing Company - Riverside Brew Pub

4.5
4.5
71 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Brewery
At Whitewater Brewing Company we have some very simple priorities that began with our lifestyle, and continued into our beer.
Now we’re excited to bring these priorities into our food.

HIGH QUALITY, LOCAL & TRUE

Supporting the local community is our priority and that is why we tell you exactly where your food and drinks come from. If it doesn’t say, ask any one of us and we’ll tell you! It may be as close as a 5 minute drive from the brewery or if that wasn’t possible, it was the next closest place.

LOCAL FOOD, LOCAL DRINKS, LOCAL MUSIC, LOCAL PEOPLE

Our grub features the highest quality, seasonal produce that we could get our hands on in the Ottawa Valley. For this reason, our menu changes regularly!

Come and spend a lunch time, an afternoon or an evening.

Brewed by friends, for friends.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Brewery, Gastro Pub, Comfort Food
  • Hours of operation
    Kitchen hours - June Wed/Thurs - 12-8 Fri 12-10 Sat 11-10 Sun 11-8 Closed Monday Tuesday July/August hours Monday-Thurs 12-8 Friday 12-10 Saturday 11-10 Sunday 11-8 *open later if good times are being had
  • Phone number
    (613) 582-7227
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Neighborhood
    Foresters Falls
  • Cross street
    Grants Settlement Road
  • Parking details
    Large Gravel Parking Lot
  • Public transit
    NONE
  • Entertainment
    Live Music Friday and Saturdays from 7-10pm
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access

What 71 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.5
4.5 based on all time ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

71 Reviews
  1. JanetE

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 2, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Whitewater Brewing Company Riverside Brew Pub is a bit hard to find but the drive is beautiful and the beer and food is worth it! Brandon our server was fun and efficient. Different atmosphere to their Lakeside pub but both are worth going to. We will go back for sure!

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  2. SherryO

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 25, 2018

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was very good but I feel that three wedgies as a side is not enough, for what you pay for the meal. Five of our group has the wedgies and all were disappointed in the quantity, in fact one ordered an extra side and received seven more for $10.00...the seasonal beer was very tasty, and our server was excellent.

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  3. SallyH

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 23, 2018

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Very much rustic with a bit of a cafeteria feel. Could use some warmth of ambiance. Entertainment was awesome. Overall a good pick.

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  4. Marc19820

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2018

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    After reading the reviews, I disappointed to find that this place less ambience than a McDonalds. Basically wood plank is the decor, and not a stitch of fabric anywhere to absorb the sound bouncing off the low ceiling, straight back wood booths and yup, indoor picnic tables. The beer is focused almost entirely on variations on IPA which is hard to understand. The food was decent but not great. In spite of creative sounding dish names and interesting ingredients, the blend of tastes and textures in everything from the burgers to sandwiches to nachos tasted like a warm mush. We were relocated to a table outside on the back deck after the noise inside from the patrons and overly loud (but quite talented) musical duo drove us out there. The table was filthy from left over meals, even though the waitress “wiped” it. Basically, the place comes off as catering exclusively to 20 something hipsters, not families or older people. Given the location in a rafting hub, that’s fine. It’s just too bad they don’t describe it that way because we thought we in for a much better experience than it was.

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  5. jodil

    St. Louis

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 9, 2018

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Had a reservation for 2 groups, called ahead and spoke to Stephen (who “ran the place”) to merge the 2 groups into one table. Was assured all was well. We arrived, no record of me calling and they seemed annoyed to have a large party. Took ages to get our 3 orders of nachos (appetizers), tables that were seated after us got their food a long time before us. Took almost 2 hours to get our entrées. Entirely too long considering we had reservations. Very loud. Singer in corner was too loud for the space. No one could talk. We asked for him to please turn down his amp but he didn’t. Food was fine, but very slow service.

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  6. KarineB

    San Francisco

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 9, 2018

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Unfortunately when I was there with my two girls there was such a drunk crowd on a Wednesday night that the Police were called . No kids menu. Took awhile to get seated

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  7. PaulO

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 3, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding atmosphere Live music was perfect The burgers and pizza were absolutely delicious and very unique flavouring A definite place to hang with friends and family

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  8. Geraldine

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2018

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Yoga with Beer brought us out, and having live music and a great menu, made us stay!

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  9. KenM

    Ottawa

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2018

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great and beer was excellent. the waiter was very nice and funny.

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  10. HeatherR

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Love the new pizza’s and the duck breast was amazing, never dissapointed!

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  11. RickO

    Ottawa

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2018

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Basic Pub Food that is slightly overpriced. Atmosphere and service was good though.

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  12. ToddK

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2018

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice small place, not easy to find but that adds to the appeal. Servings were ok in size. Food was great. Night life could be fun considering the likely crowd. We will go back.

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  13. Janice

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 19, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It was our first time at the Riverside location. It was an amazing place to eat! Our waitress Dani, was more than helpful. She recommended all of her favourite items, beer and made us fantastic cocktails! The food was tasty and arrived to our table very quickly. I think the best part was all the LOCAL ingredients!! The overall experience was fantastic and the live entertainment added to the atmosphere! Very relaxing place to eat dinner and the staff were always smiling! Would recommend and will be back!

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  14. DonC

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 15, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It was my birthday dinner, service was very,very good. My drink was not what l ordered and another one was made for me. A piece of cake was presented to me along with three forks. The restaurant was a little on the warm side, as it was a very warm day.

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  15. NeilN

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 29, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent outing with great food and great locally brewed beer.

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  16. MaceeH

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 9, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the place, foods great waiter was fantastic beers great.

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Tahoe

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 26, 2018

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A meal at Whitewater is always delicious (and the beer is great too!)

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 30, 2017

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    We booked a table online for 7:15 pm. Drove from Renfrew to Cobden. Just as we were pulling in to park someone from the pub called. They told us they gave our table away to customers that just walked in! They apologized and said we could take our chances at the bar! So that's the first and last time we try to eat there!

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The location, the food, and the people were outstanding!! It's worth the 45 minute drive from downtown Ottawa. We'll definitely be back!

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    All of us found the food and atmosphere exceptional. Will definitely be back!

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 21, 2017

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Overall I enjoyed the food, beer & service. We had a wonderful server. I'd liked to have seen some gluten-free options though. Also air conditioning would have been nice concidering how humid it was outside that day.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 17, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding beer and pizza. The service was exceptional along with the comfortable couch and chairs. Also enjoyed the live music.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was excellent. Will deffinitly be going again

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 10, 2017

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    A rustic fun place to have lunch or dinner! Great beer, burgers, live music.

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 8, 2017

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    So we showed up for our reso and were the only table for a long time. Had some beers and some apps and then, the place was a total mob scene seemingly in the blink of an eye. One waitress and a completely full restaurant. Been there, done that, know the panic!! Not only did she keep her cool but staff that had been there for dinner, suited up and waited tables. The retail guy came from the store to the restaurant and took our order for drinks and made sure we were looked after. The teamwork was amazing. If this were my place, I would consider myself lucky to have staff that will pitch in when they are needed, on or off the clock. Did I mention that in the middle of all the chaos, our orders were fast, hot, delicious and absolutely correct? Way to go guys, hit it out of the park. Wait staff and kitchen staff killed it in every way. My out of town guests who thought they were being led astray into a field somewhere never to been seen again, then completely sceptical that good beer and great food could be had so far off the beaten path, could not have been more satisfied. They all want to come back. GREAT EXPERIENCE. Thanks for making me look good to my City Slicker friends!!

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 1, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I really love the feel of this place, so I was pretty happy to be able to eat here as a vegan. Even though I have to get the same meal every time, I don't mind it. My spouse and I like to take the bike out for a drive out here for dates, and we'll eat outside and chill out on the hammocks after our meal to relax, chat, and have great beer. The taters are amazing, I don't know what their secret is. Worth making reservations for, because it's a busy place!

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 21, 2017

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    I absolutely LOVE the Riverside Brew Pub! Everything about this experience is wonderful. Yes its a noisy spot, but not so loud you cant still talk. We love it! Live music, great food, great company!! We dont go anywhere else now, date night is always the Brewery!!

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  28. Mrsjames

    Ottawa

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2017

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Was a little disapointed in their small food menu, but everything else was great !

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  29. KenM

    Ottawa

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 6, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was great, service was excellent and beer was real good. Will be back soon

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  30. DaveR

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    We had dinner after an afternoon of white water rafting. Limited menu but amazing food! Service was excellent! Out of the way but a must if in the area!

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  31. Scout

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2017

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always great atmosphere at Whitewater Brewing. The food is very well prepared and although the menu is limited there seems to be something for everyone's taste. Live music on Friday and Saturday evening after 7pm is always well suited to this pub. These folks have brewed the best Oatmeal Milk Stout I've ever tasted. Kudos to the owners for their vision and the always friendly staff.

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  32. Superman

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2016

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One first arrival we knew we were in for something different, something outside the norm of every day dining and something unique to the culture of the local area. As we entered the dining area was quaint but offered by most account a good selection of seating! The staff was very accommodating and ensured that we were seated promptly and served efficiently throughout our stay! We recommend you start off with the paddle as it wets every beer drinkers palat and prepares you for the night to come based on what beer suits your taste at a very affordable taste testing price point! If eating off fine china is your idea of a great meal then this may not be ideal for you, but if you so choose to indulge in the atmosphere and take part in dinner served on yet another paddle. You will not be disappointed although you should probably ask for an extra napkin, especially if you have a paddle or two of samplers before your dinner arrives! All in it was a great evening out and money well spent enjoying what is in essence " the valley" on tap!! Can't wait to visit the new established site in Cobden but until then , keep your paddles in the water!!

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  33. BonC

    New York City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 16, 2016

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is still a great place to enjoy with friends. The food is delicious and creative and the staff are warm and welcoming. It was a beautiful fall day and we went for a walk to the rapids to enjoy the last few nice days.

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  34. Scout

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 7, 2016

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this place. I've visited quite a few times and the food is always great. My girl and I love to go on date night here especially on Friday or Saturday when they have live music. The musicians they bring in are perfectly chosen for this atmosphere. The food menu is somewhat limited but is always prepared superbly and never disappoints. I look forward to an upgraded or amped up menu in both beer and food but until then I will keep coming back for more of the same great fare. Love the rustic atmosphere!!

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 7, 2016

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience as always...love the laid back atmosphere...great food, tasty beer, and a wonderful staff...keep it up guys and girls, can't wait for the new one to open...Cheers!

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2016

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    very enjoyable,tasty food,good beer,too noisy for an intimate dinnr

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Yosemite

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2016

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I really enjoyed the ambiance. It's so simple in an old barn but I love it. Great food and beer as well. Worth the drive over from the Quebec side.

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 1, 2016

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Friendly service. Real Ottawa Valley hospitality!!!!!!!

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  39. CatK

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2016

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a wonderful treat! Food is always excellent. Well informed staff, very friendly.

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  40. KenM

    Ottawa

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2016

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server, food abd beer was excellent. Thanks again for a great night.

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Whitewater Brewing Company - Riverside Brew Pub is rated 4.5 stars by 71 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for Whitewater Brewing Company - Riverside Brew Pub

22 Fletcher Road, Foresters Falls, ON K0J 1V0

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Grants Settlement Road
  • Neighborhood
    Foresters Falls
  • Hours of operation
    Kitchen hours - June Wed/Thurs - 12-8 Fri 12-10 Sat 11-10 Sun 11-8 Closed Monday Tuesday July/August hours Monday-Thurs 12-8 Friday 12-10 Saturday 11-10 Sunday 11-8 *open later if good times are being had
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Brewery, Gastro Pub, Comfort Food
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Large Gravel Parking Lot
  • Public transit
    NONE
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Entertainment
    Live Music Friday and Saturdays from 7-10pm
  • Additional
    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access
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