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Our Latest Reviews

Jacki 14 days ago

Scampi Flatbread

Tasty, filing, cooked to perfection!! Also you have to try the garlic parmesan wings...awesome and meatballs with salad..soooo good!!!

Melissa 27 days ago

Fried Scallops Platter

Delicious, sweet scallops prepared perfectly with hot crisp fries -- summer at the beach on a plate! Pair with a Dark and Stormy, enjoy the breezes and views from the patio, and you have the best day ever, whenever you head to Riley's. Be sure to make your reservation first!

Bmgromore about 1 month ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

This was one of the best fish and chip dinners I have experienced. The fish was very fresh and moist and the breading was very light. No heavy fries taste! Will be back for more!

Charleneleslie69 about 1 month ago

Steve O's Seafood Treasure

This restaurant is The Best truly all the way around from the hostess that sat us down to the great food and drinks to the awesome gorgeous owner name Richard to came to the table to make sure everything was good 😊 I will highly recommend this restaurant to all my friends I spent $160 on 2 people and it was well worth it

Islandsisters811 about 2 months ago

Chef Dave's Salmon

Dinner was well prepared, presented & deeelicious!!! Took mom for her 94th B.day. Rick, the owner was especially charming with his own personal story about his lovely 91 yr. Old mom... And a good time was had by all. The live music - 2 person band was not overwhelming, conversation flowed easily, wait staff was attentive & the lovely piece of key lime pie... With 4 forks was a surprise complimentary gesture - mom approved! We will definitely come back again. Thank you for making our reservation & Mom's day special! πŸŽ‚πŸ₯³πŸŽ‰πŸ˜‰πŸ€—πŸ‘β˜˜οΈπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΌπŸŽ‰πŸŽ‚πŸ˜ŽπŸŽˆ

Marottolo about 2 months ago

Sea Scallops Risotto

Absolutely fantastic!!!! Risotto was creamy and scallops cooked perfectly. Great dinner with family and friends! Can't wait to come back.

Jcollier83 about 2 months ago

Riley's Margherita Flatbread

Always a great choice. Terrific flavors and yummy!!

John about 2 months ago

Riley's Burger

We've enjoyed the burger when we dined in person in the dining room and were very happy to bring it home. Excellent packaging kept the burger fresh and the fries crisp. We also had the Grilled Buffalo Wings. They were delicious, crispy and hot! Now you have to figure out how to prepare for take out the Shepherd's Pie you served and we loved before the pandemic!!

Meg about 2 months ago

Garlic Parmesan Wings

A crunchy, delight!

Jjmbam95 about 2 months ago

Chicken Chest Club

We really enjoyed our first trip to Riley's! We had fish and chips, a burger and a chicken sandwich. My daughter was thrilled with the chicken sandwich. She's a picky eater and kept raving! The fish and chips were delish! Best potion of fish I've seen in a long time. Actually more fish than chips!! Bravo!! Burger eater was happy too. Service, music, Health precautious all top notch! Not to mention the view! We will be back! Thank you!

Ccartisticdesigns 2 months ago

Seafood Cobb Salad

This salad was incredibly delicious it was a very generous portion! I highly recommend if you are a seafood lover!!

Staclar1040 2 months ago

Lobster Roll

One word...DELICIOUS!!!!!

Chris 2 months ago

Guinness Onion Rings Tower

Great app and Shannon our bartender was the best

Karen 2 months ago

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Simply out of this world. Creamy rich flavor with huge chicks of lobster meat!

Bill 2 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

Fresh, flavorful and a pleasure to eat. Not your typical previously frozen cake of breading encasing a horrible piece of pseudo fish. Fresh lemon is all you need. Enjoy with a glass of Pino Grigio.

Casmith79 2 months ago

Sea Scallops Risotto

I subbed shrimp for the scallops but the dish was amazing! One of the best risottos around, and I am picky about my risotto. I think that this will be my new go-to dish at Riley's. Outstanding service, too.

Hppydaisygrl 3 months ago

Riley's Burger

This burger is outstanding! Cooked to perfection and so flavorful kudos to the chef!! Keep up the great job!

Sue 3 months ago

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad

This was an amazing dish, presentation and taste were spot on. Can't wait to come back for another beautiful meal by the Seawall!!! This

Jburke8 3 months ago

Fried Clam Strip Platter

Very sweet and light. Not over done. Cory was our waitress and the Bloody Marys were great. Such a nice spo

Jackieweihs 3 months ago

Lobster Roll

The birthday boy came for the lobster roll and was not disappointed...nothing left on his plate! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

Julia 19 days ago

Ahi Tuna Tartare

Amazing fresh tuna perfectly seasoned. Our server Donna was so friendly and took great care of us. It was a perfect afternoon.

Karen about 1 month ago

Sea Scallops Risotto

My Sicilian husband says this is the best risotto he has every had. He even orders this to go when we can't get out and it is just as good. The entire dish is cooked to perfection.

Cynthia about 1 month ago

Crab Cake Sandwich

This is the best crab cake that I have eaten in the state of Connecticut! No filler in this giant cake and the seasoning is subtle but delicious. My new go-to dinner.

Rich about 1 month ago

Lobster Roll

This was the BEST buttered lobster roll I ever had. Toasted New England-style hot dog rolled stuffed with large lobster pieces & extra butter on the side; enough french fries as not to stuff yourself. A couple of Fisher's Island Lemonades and acoustic trio on the patio make for a great experience.

Etphoto about 2 months ago

Steamed Native Clams

Done to perfection! Great side of garlic bread... the BEST starter to have on a glorious summer evening by the shore.

Helenkeller1 about 2 months ago

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad

Have been going to Riley's since the first month after they opened, as my friend knew the chef. Have basically tried almost everything on the menu so to pick out one item was very difficult. The shrimp scampi flatbread, the fish and chips, the burger, the tuna tartare etc. are excellent. I haven't had a bad Meal there yet. Owners are nice, wait staff is excellent, view is amazing. Since my first trip I have introduced at least ten of my friends and family to Riley's. This is the place to go and to bring your friends!

Kinlaw22 about 2 months ago

Lobster Roll

Awesome sweet and juicy with plenty of lobster meat

Kristybells about 2 months ago

Steve O's Seafood Treasure

First time at Riley's and I will definitely items be back. Our entire party of 8 all enjoyed their meals. Steve O's Seafood Treasure is for sure a treasure. Service was great and view is exceptional!

Melissa about 2 months ago

Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad

Tuna was cooked perfectly! The mango and avocado slices made it the perfect summer dish. An even bigger shout of to our waitress Jody and the entertainer Jamie! A great evening all around!

Jennifer 2 months ago

Ahi Tuna Tartare

Everything was delicious and fresh! Lovely patio decorated with lights and palm trees. Beautiful view. Great service!!

Rvffd171 2 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

Very good, huge portion, fish very fresh and thick. Very light batter, taste great. Awesome fries

Mona 2 months ago

Fried Scallops Platter

The Scallops where amazing and sweet cooked to perfection along with the onion rings. Service is always good and our waitress Jodi and our food server Riley where out standing. Will be back with some more friends who loves the place the first time they come, just love the atmosphere and the guys who own Riley's. PIA

Robert 2 months ago

Scampi Flatbread

Jumbo pretzel lobester bisque scampi flatbread. Great atmosphere the staff is b very courteous I'm Telling My friends to Visit

Marottolo 2 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

3 large perfectly fried fish chips. Great taste. So much, took some home. Favorite choice.

Peter 2 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

We also had pasta and shrimp. Food fantastic. Service fantastic. Prices great. Scenery scenic. Will come again.

Jc34007 3 months ago

Seafood Cobb Salad

This salad was delicious, very large portion, big shrimp and I got grilled Salmon on top, it was truly the perfect summer dinner!

Ediberardino 3 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

Also lobster 🦞 the music was excellent beautiful evening!!!

Janet 3 months ago

Lobster Roll

Lobster roll was amazing. Staff paid close attention to safe practices. Felt very comfortable, will return

Bellafiorillo 3 months ago

Ken's Favorite Fish and Chips

Fabulous - the best I ever had. Jody rocks! We went today, July 4th

Jackieweihs 3 months ago

Ahi Tuna Tartare

the serving was overly generous and both my guys gobbled every last bit up!



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