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Jennifer Jones McKinney
· December 15, 2017
Food= 5 stars
Hours= 1 star
My family and I (including daughters aged 6 and 9) LOVE the food at "the deli", as we still call it. Used to be a favorite date night spot for my husband and me. But since they have switched to lunch hours only, we rarely get to eat here.

***A coworker and I order takeout about once a month as a treat. Today, when I tried to call in my order, I was told "Sorry, we're not open today. We have several catering jobs and are too busy to open." Definitely NOT good business practice, in my opinion.
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Joanne Cannon
· September 17, 2017
The perfect place to dine for any occasion or on any day or night of the week.
From the wait staff to the kitchen, every visit is a pleasurable experience.
Only problem is.....I've moved from Fort... Smith and have had a yen for their corned beef and pastrami on rye, chicken salad, fresh daily soups, my favorites are the asparagus and lobster bisque. Oh and the deserts.......don't forget about the desserts.....make mine cheese cake please.
Hope to visit soon Susan and Jason.. Love Ya!! Joey
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Larry Favalora
· November 15, 2017
Great unique food.... terrific staff... great owners. A Fort Smith classic that must be added to your regular lunch stop. Great for Saturday Brunch!
Haley Malena
· October 9, 2017
I love this place! The food is always amazing and the service is great!
Lynda Williams Post
· August 14, 2017
Best brunch in all of Fort Smith also awesome sandwiches and salads the service is amazing. This is a must go to spot in Fort Smith
Kate Herceg
· January 4, 2017
Unreal, from scratch food!! Super fast and friendly service. Grant was our server and he was a sweetie :) I wish it was closer so I could go back and try the rest of their menu. I got the turkey deli ...sandwich with Italian wedding soup and a Caesar salad. Everything was very fresh and their sweet tea is to die for. I'm sad I didn't get to try desert. I would go back to Fort Smith just for this place all over again!! See More
Kim Thompson Stepka
· March 19, 2017
Holy Smokes...we had Saturday Brunch and it was phenomenal!!! The crab Benedict was to die for...with roasted asparagus, fresh fruit and an amazing Red Wine Sangria! Wonderful service, great staff, ...and terrific music in the background! You can dine outside when the weather is nice...awesome!! Cannot say enough great things about this restaurant! See More
Deirdre Shepard
· January 8, 2017
Took my husband here for the first time today and we fell in �L-O-V-E�. They were swamped because it was a Sunday but we were still seated quickly. Ben, our waiter, provided exquisite and timely servi...ce while also being the perfect amount of funny/quirky. And the chicken cordon bleu sandwich was to die for. You've made two customers for life. See More
Laurie Lehman
· September 18, 2017
The food was wonderful, the staff was very attentive and it's just a cute little restaurant
Wendy Roden
· August 20, 2017
I just got to experience River City Bistro last night at Teal Night In Tahiti. I have been missing out!!!
I highly suggest you go try them!!!!!!
Kris Marie Hurt
· March 18, 2017
One of my favorites!
I have never had a bad experience here, and I eat here at least once a week!
My personal favorites are the Chicken Caprese Sandwich, Chicken Parm, Eggs Benedict, White Chicken C...hili, and the Corn Chowder!
Their salads are always fresh and tasty too! �
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Susie Rhodes-Jackson
· 11 hours ago
Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Food delicious and very prompt on service. Server was excellent.
BJ Lindsey
· April 10, 2016
Traveling all over the US for my job I've been blessed to have had the opportunity to dine at some of the best places in America.River City Bistro was absolutely one of the best places I've eaten in a...t least a year. Shrimp and Polenta with grilled veggies and the dessert was out of this world. A twist on cheesecake was how it was explained, but Savannah Scout Girl Scout cookies never tasted so good.And just as the food was awesome so was the service. The Best in Town is a big understatement. Thank You for the hospitality! See More
Angel Howerton
· October 9, 2017
The potatoe latkas,,, mmmmm, Oye-vay (lol)!!! Love them!!!!!!! And their matzo balls,... Yummy.. Almost as good as mine and my nanny:s. And that's sayin ALOT!!!!!!
Sherry Hollingshead
· July 19, 2015
We had the best meal last night! The chicken fried steak was tender enough to cut with a fork, the pork chop was thick and perfectly cooked, and the fried okra was the best I've ever had!
Donna Sanders
· October 23, 2016
This place is absolutely amazing from the time you get there to the time you leave. The service is wonderful the food is magnificent, if you're ever near there and hungry this is the place to eat. The... fried zucchini is a must. I will definitely be going back again and again. See More
Janice Witter Radcliff
· March 7, 2017
I miss the delis in Los Angeles so I was so happy when you opened! Love this place. Very very good. Great food and always great service.
Scotty Dunham
· August 27, 2017
1st class dining with a great atmosphere and service
Carl Stillwell
· February 26, 2017
One of my favorite places to eat in Fort Smith. I have tried almost everything on the menu and it is delicious. Not to mention the owner is a Steelers fan.
Heather Luke
· April 16, 2015
My husband and his friend found this little gem while working out of town. We live in OKC and anytime we go thru Ft. Smith we have to go here! You will not be disappointed. The owner is so sweet and r...emembers us each time. You can tell they love what they do! See More

We are taking reservations for brunch on Easter Sunday! Please get your reservations in soon as we will fill up quickly!

Join us Saturday (St. Patrick's Day) for all of our corned beef features! Corned Beef and Cabbage - Corned Beef Hash - and our ever-famous Reubens and Corned Beef sandwiches!

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We will have grilled salmon with house dill sauce served with mashed potatoes, and seasonal vegetables on Friday's during Lent!

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It’s National “Pi” Day!!! Have you tried our Key Lime Pie?? It’s the best and it doesn’t go on forever!

Cream of asparagus soup today!!

Weekend brunch! 11-3:00 every Saturday and Sunday. Today we also have Cream of Broccoli soup. Come see us!

Cream of Potato soup today -- suitable for lent!

When we opened River City six years ago, the first beer we wanted to add to our menu was Yuengling. Being from Pennsylvania made it a must have! We were disappointed to learn that it wasn’t available in Arkansas. But it is now and we have it!!! Not only do we have it but I promise its the coldest in town! Try it - you’re going to love it!!

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Sunday Brunch!! 11-3:00 today!

Cream of Asparagus soup today!

See you for brunch today! 11-3:00!

Corn chowder today!

Do you miss our dinner entrees? In honor of Valentines Day and Ash Wednesday, we will have grilled salmon with our house made dill sauce, mashed potatoes, and seasonal veg for lunch on Wednesday!

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Thank you for voting us "Favorite Brunch" in Entertainment Fort Smith's readers' favorites poll! We serve brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 - 3:00. Come see us!

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