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River's Edge Restaurant

Breakfast Spot, American Restaurant, and Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
French Quarter, New Orleans
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4.7/10
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  • Rhay F.
    "The seafood gumbo and the BBQ ribs are so damn delicious!"(5 Tips)
    Samantha W.
    "The muffuletta and Cajun crawfish pie are both delicious!!"(2 Tips)
    Lezlie W.
    "The Louisiana omelet was awesome, as were the bloody mary & mimosa."(6 Tips)
    Ivan R.
    "The Rajun Cajun omelet is awesome."(5 Tips)
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  • Rhay F.
    Rhay FeMarch 29, 2013
    The seafood gumbo and the BBQ ribs are so damn delicious! Def go for the fried pickles too. Service is not the greatest so be ready to not have the best customer service of your life.
  • Katy S.
    Katy SerebryakovaJune 22, 2012
    Difficult to get seated- took 3 waiters. Had the sampler - Jambalya was 1st to disappear, followed by red beans & rice, shrimp creole & seafood gumbo... Rice pudding was one of the best I've had.
  • Kendra M.
    Kendra MonkJanuary 19, 2014
    I had the Bloody Mary and the mufaletta. The drink was better than the sandwich. My son had the French toast and everybody at the table wished they had ordered it. Decent service. So-so food.
  • Davin S.
    Davin SinghJune 17, 2011
    Walked in with a group of 8 and was seated right away. The soft shell poy boy was really good. J Red was our waiter. Charming fellow and kept us entertained.
  • Reena B.
    Reena B-SAugust 8, 2014
    I really liked the catfish. Waiter made some off-colour joke about the developmentally disabled that I could do without.
  • Ivan R.
    Ivan RosaJune 24, 2012
    Good bloody mary with homemade mix and crispy beans. The Rajun Cajun omelet is awesome.
  • sam d.
    sam dmMay 19, 2011
    Take a window seat or elevated area facing outside for people watching... Busy area teeming with interesting characters, tourists and interesting art
  • Rebecca A.
    Rebecca ArnoldAugust 19, 2012
    Sautéed crab fingers were super delicious! The burger was plain but exactly what I wanted.
  • Samantha W.
    Samantha WhitfieldAugust 18, 2013
    The muffuletta and Cajun crawfish pie are both delicious!!
  • Lezlie W.
    Lezlie WhaleyMarch 29, 2011
    The Louisiana omelet was awesome, as were the bloody mary & mimosa. Service was great as well!
  • Dana A.
    Dana AndersonJuly 8, 2014
    Everything was great! You can't go wrong!
  • Timmic M.
    Timmic MarukoMarch 8, 2015
    Seafood Gumbo and Crawfish Pasta are out of the world!!!
  • Courtney S.
    Courtney SwaugerAugust 12, 2012
    Fantastic bloody Mary's and red beans and rice. Best we had.
  • Jodi F.
    Jodi FarleyJuly 3, 2011
    Was there over 4th of July weekend so it was really busy. They were short staffed but we still received good service. The food was pretty good too.
  • Sara L.
    Sara LauverApril 27, 2011
    Quaint bar area. Stop by for a bloody Mary. I don't even like them & this place changed my mind.
  • Lauren J.
    Lauren JohnsonMay 27, 2013
    Stephanie is great! Amazing bartender
  • Chris B.
    Chris B.June 29, 2011
    The staff was friendly & the food was good. I recommend the seafood gumbo.
  • Elizabeth C.
    Elizabeth CrouseAugust 2, 2012
    Tried to eat here and the service was horrible! Waited awhile and no on bothered to even acknowledge us, we left. Go to Stanley's just down the street (away from cafe du monde). Excellent and friendly
  • Yvette J.
    Yvette JamesDecember 27, 2013
    5 people or more have to pay 18% gratuity, that sucks! But Long Island Drinks are pretty good
  • John D.
    John DosherJuly 19, 2012
    Get a Bloody Mary. The service was GREAT!
  • Dallas N.
    Dallas NativeMay 5, 2012
    Should've listened to the other tips and left before ordering. Boyfriend's Pain Perdue was good, but my veggie omelet was horrible. Like eating spongy butter. Service was just ok.
  • Emily B.
    Emily BenaJune 21, 2014
    Yum! The drinks are great here!
  • Tim L.
    Tim LawlessMay 2, 2013
    Food was awful. I ordered the Jambalaya and the chicken was dry as a bone and there was only two small pieces of andouille sausage. I then ordered the Muffeletta and it was just as bad. Avoid.
  • Keely T.
    Keely ThompsonJune 21, 2012
    Pay a dollar if you want your eggs any other style than scrambled...really?
  • Markus E.
    Markus EggerApril 17, 2011
    Didn't have a bad experience, but our food was hit and miss. Crawfish was good. Sandwiches pedestrian. Salads not good. Service OK. Overall: same mediocre experience as other restaurants in the area.
  • Madison L.
    Madison LMay 8, 2011
    Great service, decent food and good view for crowd watching
  • Phil S.
    Phil SullivanSeptember 19, 2010
    food was great, and service was great, almost did not eat here due to bad reviews but glad I did anyway...
  • Kat S.
    Kat SmithApril 28, 2013
    I'm not a picky eater but one word: cardboard.
  • Bisola T.
    Bisola TaiwoMay 12, 2013
    The food is nothing to write home about but the long island ice tea is long and strong.....
  • Venkatesh H.
    Venkatesh HodavdekarApril 23, 2015
    Went here to get a to go drink but it took really long even though there was no line and we were just getting beers. Bartender was rude. Don't go here.
  • Abby R.
    Abby RocMarch 28, 2010
    get the jambalaya omelet. the creole sauce on top will make your hangover disappear.
  • Bill H.
    Bill HennessyJune 29, 2013
    It's across from cafe dumonde
  • Lisa S.
    Lisa SMarch 14, 2013
    Food was good, got the shrimp po-boy.
  • Dawn M.
    Dawn MunsonMarch 12, 2013
    Extremely SLOW food service. Waitstaff never told us of substitutions in our meal. Not very happy employees, they seemed put out that they had to work.
  • Racky R.
    Racky RossJuly 29, 2015
    Good to grab a quick bite!
  • Ashlea P.
    Ashlea PhenicieMarch 3, 2013
    Great food, awful service. Our waitress was rude, never checked in on us, and forgot to being some of our order.
  • Robert T.
    Robert TurnerAugust 25, 2013
    Most amazing grits!
  • Maria M.
    Maria MyrbackApril 3, 2010
    The Creole Crawfish Pie appetizer is AMAZING!
  • Carrie A.
    Carrie AuvenshineMarch 4, 2012
    Shrimp platter is amazing :)
  • Kaitlyn P.
    Kaitlyn PezikSeptember 14, 2015
    gumbo was good, spinach artichoke dip sucked
  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FrancisAugust 5, 2012
    Great stiff drinks!
  • Katie S.
    Katie SobiloJanuary 21, 2012
    Food only alright. Don't bother going here for breakfast if you don't like eggs.
  • Ben
    BenJanuary 28, 2012
    Great food. Slow service.
  • TJ E.
    TJ EbrightMarch 9, 2011
    Slooooow. Almost an hour wait to get food. Service could be better. Food was good over all nothing to brag about.
  • Andres M.
    Andres MendietaOctober 21, 2011
    Kind of a tourist spot, but when you're hungover, it ain't too bad
  • Mikael B.
    Mikael BlauserSeptember 15, 2010
    Eat Somewhere Else! No Southern Hospitality. Multiple mistakes with order, refused to make corrections, manager could care less and made no compensations! They assume most will only eat here once.
  • Jorge C.
    Jorge ConstantinoSeptember 24, 2011
    Good Jambalaya!
  • Peter D.
    Peter DemarestFebruary 19, 2012
    Don't bother. We waited over a half hour to get our food, then they screwed up my wife's order; Twice!
  • Rob B.
    Rob ByrdFebruary 25, 2013
    Service is sorely lacking. Empty tables throughout and still waited 10 minutes for a waiter.
  • Jason V.
    Jason VandehaarMarch 13, 2012
    Run away as fast as you can! Poor service mediocre food. Waitstaff splits all tips, no substitutions at all
  • Kathryn H.
    Kathryn HildrethJuly 30, 2011
    Tables were wet:/ ew!
  • Jessi M.
    Jessi MackJuly 30, 2011
    Out of waffles. Bad selection of breakfast food is you don't like eggs. Slow service.
  • Lalita S.
    Lalita SalgaokarDecember 30, 2012
    Tips don't lie. Soggy omelets :(
  • Shanette C.
    Shanette CohenDecember 3, 2011
    Crap service by a surly waiter. Food was just adequate.
  • Reemxbaby.
    Reemxbaby.November 11, 2012
    Foods disgusting. Waiters are not sanitary. Not the place to eat.
  • Raymond C.
    Raymond ColónMarch 10, 2014
    Does not split checks over multiple cards. Beware.
  • Nicole E.
    Nicole EngardJune 15, 2010
    Try the seafood gumbo.
  • Kerry K.
    Kerry KenneyMay 14, 2011
    Waited 22 minutes and not even a greeting or a I'll be right with you. Horrible service and wasn't even busy. Ended up walking out. Don't recommend.
  • Maria L.
    Maria LopezApril 14, 2012
    Horrible food!! Believe all the other reviews. Not worth it, tourist trap!!
  • Sarah H.
    Sarah HumphreyDecember 24, 2011
    Foursquare discount is bullshit and will not be honored: (
  • Anh-Tuan V.
    Anh-Tuan VoJune 13, 2010
    Avoid this place. Terrible food and even worse service. They won't let you bring in your owned bottled water.
  • Krystall F.
    Krystall FaselSeptember 26, 2011
    No blender?! Who does that?!
  • Edgar S.
    Edgar SarmientoJuly 23, 2010
    Much better restaurants all over the place. Go somewhere else.
  • Alessandra C.
    Alessandra CastilloJanuary 13, 2014
    Don't come here, it's horrible.
  • Liz S.
    Liz SorokaDecember 3, 2011
    Foods soso. Service sucks.
  • Anahi D.
    Anahi DAugust 5, 2012
    Disgusting food. Run.
  • Randall F.
    Randall FosterJune 24, 2011
    Worst service in the French quarter. Avoid at all costs
  • Charlie B.
    Charlie BuscemiNovember 20, 2010
    Horrible treatment while waiting for a table-had to leave
  • Jason W.
    Jason WaskoSeptember 5, 2010
    Terrible - this place is off the list...
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff StoneJanuary 10, 2010
    Food was bland, service extremely slow almost non existent.
  • Casey n.
    Casey nunezSeptember 20, 2010
    This place sucks wait staff as rude as they come
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