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River's Edge Restaurant

Breakfast Spot, American Restaurant, and Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
French Quarter, New Orleans
  • 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)
71 Tips and reviews
  • seafood
  • crawfish pie
  • Bloody Marys
  • omelettes
  • café
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  • Kaitlyn P.
    Kaitlyn PezikSeptember 14, 2015
    gumbo was good, spinach artichoke dip sucked
  • 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.
  • Timmic M.
    Timmic MarukoMarch 8, 2015
    Seafood Gumbo and Crawfish Pasta are out of the world!!!
  • 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.
  • Dana A.
    Dana AndersonJuly 8, 2014
    Everything was great! You can't go wrong!
  • Emily B.
    Emily BenaJune 21, 2014
    Yum! The drinks are great here!
  • 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.
  • Yvette J.
    Yvette JamesDecember 27, 2013
    5 people or more have to pay 18% gratuity, that sucks! But Long Island Drinks are pretty good
  • Samantha W.
    Samantha WhitfieldAugust 18, 2013
    The muffuletta and Cajun crawfish pie are both delicious!!
  • Lauren J.
    Lauren JohnsonMay 27, 2013
    Stephanie is great! Amazing bartender
  • Bisola T.
    Bisola TaiwoMay 12, 2013
    The food is nothing to write home about but the long island ice tea is long and strong.....
  • 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.
  • Kat S.
    Kat SmithApril 28, 2013
    I'm not a picky eater but one word: cardboard.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rob B.
    Rob ByrdFebruary 25, 2013
    Service is sorely lacking. Empty tables throughout and still waited 10 minutes for a waiter.
  • Reemxbaby.
    Reemxbaby.November 11, 2012
    Foods disgusting. Waiters are not sanitary. Not the place to eat.
  • Rebecca A.
    Rebecca ArnoldAugust 19, 2012
    Sautéed crab fingers were super delicious! The burger was plain but exactly what I wanted.
  • Courtney S.
    Courtney SwaugerAugust 12, 2012
    Fantastic bloody Mary's and red beans and rice. Best we had.
  • 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
  • John D.
    John DosherJuly 19, 2012
    Get a Bloody Mary. The service was GREAT!
  • Ivan R.
    Ivan RosaJune 24, 2012
    Good bloody mary with homemade mix and crispy beans. The Rajun Cajun omelet is awesome.
  • 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.
  • Keely T.
    Keely ThompsonJune 21, 2012
    Pay a dollar if you want your eggs any other style than scrambled...really?
  • 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.
  • Maria L.
    Maria LopezApril 14, 2012
    Horrible food!! Believe all the other reviews. Not worth it, tourist trap!!
  • 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
  • Carrie A.
    Carrie AuvenshineMarch 4, 2012
    Shrimp platter is amazing :)
  • 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!
  • Katie S.
    Katie SobiloJanuary 21, 2012
    Food only alright. Don't bother going here for breakfast if you don't like eggs.
  • Shanette C.
    Shanette CohenDecember 3, 2011
    Crap service by a surly waiter. Food was just adequate.
  • Jessi M.
    Jessi MackJuly 30, 2011
    Out of waffles. Bad selection of breakfast food is you don't like eggs. Slow service.
  • 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.
  • Chris B.
    Chris B.June 29, 2011
    The staff was friendly & the food was good. I recommend the seafood gumbo.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Madison L.
    Madison LMay 8, 2011
    Great service, decent food and good view for crowd watching
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lezlie W.
    Lezlie WhaleyMarch 29, 2011
    The Louisiana omelet was awesome, as were the bloody mary & mimosa. Service was great as well!
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Edgar S.
    Edgar SarmientoJuly 23, 2010
    Much better restaurants all over the place. Go somewhere else.
  • 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.
  • Maria M.
    Maria MyrbackApril 3, 2010
    The Creole Crawfish Pie appetizer is AMAZING!
  • Abby R.
    Abby RocMarch 28, 2010
    get the jambalaya omelet. the creole sauce on top will make your hangover disappear.
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff StoneJanuary 10, 2010
    Food was bland, service extremely slow almost non existent.
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