Riverside Steak & Seafood is located in historic Swansboro, North Carolina and just 15 minutes away from Emerald Isle and Jacksonville, Riverside Steak & Seafood features innovative American cuisine specializing in local North Carolina caught seafood and hand cut aged beef served in a casual atmosphere that’s perfect for families, couples, and friends to gather.

Built in 1915 by the Russell family and situated on top of the hill overlooking Swansboro on Hwy 24, the restaurant property including a two story home was purchased in 1998 and completely renovated into a restaurant.

Quickly developing a reputation of providing the freshest seafood, homemade sauces, perfectly cooked beef, and nightly specials, Riverside gained a loyal following and the restaurant soon became a landmark in its own right.

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While you can expect a fine-dining experience, the menu at Riverside accommodates all tastes and ranges, and is child friendly. The upstairs of the restaurant is a bar with a multi-purpose room that’s perfect for parties, private events, seminars, and anniversaries. Riverside also provides catering services for off-site events as well.

Hands-on attention to detail and consistency are other hallmarks of the Riverside Steak and Seafood dining experience. We hand select the seafood served in the restaurant and craft daily specials. You can expect the same quality meal at Riverside each and every time, whether it’s homemade lasagna, lightly fried select oysters and shrimp, fresh menu grouper with a beurre blanc sauce, or the ever popular carpetbagger (filet minion stuffed with batter shrimp and béarnaise). All meals are accompanied with a fresh cut salad, and Riverside’s infamous special recipe, daily-baked sweet potato muffins.

So for the freshest seafood, hand cut beef, and a menu that caters to all tastes and ages, come to Riverside for a memorable meal and a consistent dining experience.
"As I Recall..." - July 12, 2006 – Tideland News, Swansboro, NC

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