Dining Type: DOWNTOWN

Back to the Grind

Phone: 951-784-0800

Website: http://www.back2thegrind.com/main.html

Location: 3575 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92501

Gourmet Coffee and Teas in Riverside’s Most Comfortable Setting. Founded in 1996, Back to the Grind brought to Riverside the first community coffee shop that was an alternative to the old coffee gathering places of the past, set in a Victorian cafe. Catering to Riverside’s eclectic Downtown community by providing a space for music, dance, local art and special events.

Bella Trattoria Italian Bistro – The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Phone: 888.326.4448

Website: http://www.missioninn.com/dining/bella-trattoria-en.html

Location: 3649 Mission Inn Avenue Riverside, California 92501

Southern Italian Cuisine

Enjoy sidewalk dining at its best. Bella Trattoria tempts the palate with delicious Southern Italian Cuisine including brick oven baked pizzas, build-your-own pasta and pressed Panini sandwiches. This restaurant was influenced by the authentic Italian cuisine Duane and Kelly Roberts, owners of The Mission Inn, enjoyed while on their travels throughout Italy.

Reservations are accepted, walk-ins are welcome.

Duane’s Prime Steaks & Seafood – The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Phone: 888.326.4448

Website: http://www.missioninn.com/dining/duanes-prime-steaks-seafood-en.html

Location: 3649 Mission Inn Avenue Riverside, California 92501

AAA Four-Diamond Rated Steak & Seafood Restaurant at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Recipient of the AAA-Four Diamond Award since 1996, the Golden Baccus Award for outstanding wine selections and most recently Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence, Duane’s features the finest Wet-Aged USDA Prime Steaks and the freshest seafood prepared to perfection and enhanced by the finest wines from around the world. The perfect setting for any important occasion, Duane’s immerses its guests in a world of elegance, where warm, amber tones, sophisticated décor and extraordinary pieces of artwork complement the fabulous seasonal cuisine.

Dress Code: Sophisticated – Collared Shirts, Dress Shoes (Shorts and Jeans are not Permitted)

Heroes Restaurant & Brewery

Phone: (951) 248-0722

Website: http://heroesrestaurantandbrewery.com/

Location: 3397 Mission Inn Ave Riverside, California 92501

Where Good Friends Meet – An American Classic

Heroes Restaurant & Brewery provides a unique dining & gathering experience in historic downtown Riverside.  Offering hearty portions of great American food with enticing presentation, while producing high-quality hand-crafted beers served in its two full-service bars, Heroes is known for its friendly staff and its entertaining atmosphere stuffed full of Americana memorabilia and local personality.

Lake Alice Trading Co.

Phone: (951) 686-7343

Website: http://www.lakealicetradingco.com

Location: 3616 University Avenue Riverside, California 92501

One-stop Entertainment

For nine years voted the best Sports Bar in the Inland Empire by the Press Enterprise Reader’s Choice Awards, Lake Alice offers traditional American fare in a fun atmosphere surrounded by televised sports, darts, shuffleboard, pinball, billiards, and dancing to the sound of live bands in the evening.

Las Campanas – The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Phone: 888.326.4448

Website: http://www.missioninn.com/dining/las-campanas-en.html

Location: 3649 Mission Inn Avenue Riverside, California 92501

Fresh Mexican Cuisine

Located at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, the award winning Las Campanas offers the finest in fresh Mexican cuisine, signature margaritas, and alfresco dining in Southern California. Creatively prepared using the freshest herbs and ingredients, the restaurant offers casual dining for lunch and dinner, amid a beautiful outdoor garden.

Reservations are accepted; walk-ins are welcome.

Le Chat Noir

Phone: 951-786-9266

Website: http://www.lechatnoirfrenchrestaurant.com/

Location: 3790 9th Street Riverside, CA 92501

Enjoy Dinner a la Francaise

Le Chat Noir “The Black Cat” in downtown Riverside pampers their connoisseur clients. Enjoy French Cuisine a la carte, made with lots of heart and soul. This upscale French restaurant is both elegant and chic.

Mario’s Place

Phone: (951) 684-7755

Website: http://www.mariosplace.com/

Location: 3646 Mission Inn Avenue Riverside, California 92501

A Contemporary Interpretation of Northern Italian Cuisine

Located next to the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, Mario’s offers some of the finest Northern Italian cuisine in all of Southern California.  The recipient of a 5-Star from the Southern California Restaurant Writers Association and the Best of Excellence Award from Wine Spectator, those looking for superior cuisine in a compelling atmosphere flock to Mario’s Place.  Mario’s Place’s lively bar is a favorite gathering point for friends to meet and enjoy cocktails prior to dining or sharing a nightcap after a performance at the Fox Theater.  Live music begins at 9 pm on weekends.

Mezcal Cantina Y Cocina

Phone: 951-888-2240

Website: http://www.mezcalriverside.com/

Location: 3737 Main Street Riverside, California 92501

Authentic Cuisine, Edgy Environment

Mezcal is an authentic Mexican restaurant with an atmosphere like no other. With a Harley Davidson inside the front door and large wall murals throughout, its lively atmosphere is matched by its delicious Mexican cuisine. Mezcal is located near City Hall on Main Street.

Molinos Coffee

Phone: 951-276-7147

Website: http://www.molinoscoffee.com/

Location: 3660 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501

Offering coffee the way you like it

Located in the heart of downtown Riverside along with antique shops and directly across from the Historic Mission Inn Hotel.