Ellden's Grill & Banquet - River Oaks Golf Club

4.5
32 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Casual
  • Cosy
  • Special Occasions
Ellden's Grill & Banquet is on the grounds at River Oaks in Grand Island. It is open to the public and has everything from unique salads to certified Black Angus steaks, along with a fully stocked bar. Ellden's Grill & Banquet is perfect for a snack after golf, an intimate dinner or a banquet special event.

The menu at Ellden's Grill & Banquet changes with the seasons to take advantage of fresh, seasonal ingredients. Each season the menu includes various appetizers, sandwiches, grill items, bistro snacks and entrees. Speaking of bistro snacks, try the grilled pizza with house-made herbal dough. Fresh herbs used throughout the menu are harvested daily from community gardens.
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Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

We have eaten there three times....this time we had a few issues.
My son’s fish fry dinner was barely lukewarm...had to send the baked potato back, as butter wouldn’t even melt. His fish was the same, but he did not want to complain anymore.
We waited 45 minutes for our dinners to arrive, had a reservation at 7 pm for 6 people. (Baumgartner)
Our second order of drinks did not come, we had to ask our waitress where they were...(? Kirstin)
My husband said his fish fry was also barely warm.
I asked if I would be able to get my fries “crispy”, and was told yes. When they came, Kirstin said “there are your crispy fries”. My fries looked exactly the same as everyone else’s at the table.
So, generally speaking, we were disappointed.

RN
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Absolutely will be back there again and have been telling people about it. Your staff is fantastic and the food was amazing.

SR
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Server was training new staff. We had excellent service. Filet was excellent. Salmon was delicious. Pasta Bolognese was average. Noise level low. Very enjoyable dinner.

SR
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Got last minute reservation. We were seated immediately. We ordered the fish fry which was available five different ways. Choice of sides. The battered fish fry was a very large portion. Very good. Service was excellent.

SH
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been there several times before for dinner. Good place to meet up from the north and south. Never disappointed.

JC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

always great food and great service. would recommend the meatloaf. great value.

TP
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

1st timers and whether u live on the island or an hr away, whether you are a member or not, Elldens is most definately a place to go. I baffled that we lived on Grand Island for 16 yrs and havent eaten here until now. Not 1 bad thing to say. Was perfect from the time we parked until the time we pulled out of the parking lot. Service, food, drinks and value all supurb. Will definately return!

SN
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the second year we have enjoyed our Christmas dinner & gift exchange in front of the fireplace. Just perfect.

BA
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good experience, food was delicious. Large fish fry with quality fish, try the meatloaf, mixes in andouille sausage for a nice kick, delicious !

MS
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Comfortable setting, great food and service. Overall very enjoyable evening.

p
Baltimore
18 reviews
Dined on 13 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a great value for the price. And we did get a large amount for the price.

RS
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We all had a great time celebrating my husbands birthday.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

Service was very slow, had to ask for water refill, large portion for entree but no bread. Not anything special

MF
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really nice atmosphere for a small group enjoying their conversation over dinner. The dinner salad was very colorful with a nice variety of vegetables. We had the clams over spaghetti which was served with a delicious clam broth. The staff was very attentive and the atmosphere was fun. Overall we had a very enjoyable experience.

JM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great fish fry...relaxing patio dining. Friendly staff. Never feel rushed and willing to accomodate any requests.

JS
1 review
Dined on 2 June 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Enjoy Ellden's! Always reliable for great food and service!

JK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ever since we tried Ellden's back in the Fall of 2017 we have been hooked. It has become our favorite restaurant and a place we recommend to all our friends, we have actually taken some up with us and got our work to hold it's end of the year appreciation dinner there. 2 thumbs up:)

JK
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always top notch, the wait staff is very friendly and courteous. Love coming in for dinner

JM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

always have had good food and good service. Friendly and accommodating

WC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were seated right on time, the staff took our order and we enjoyed our drinks and the atmosphere till our delicious food arrived. We were not rushed to finish, even with people coming in the whole time we were there. Extremely enjoyable experience!

OT
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

New Year’s Eve

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The diver scallops over risotto rice was to die for. The calamari was delicious. Great food and drink

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First they catered an event I went to. Then used them for an event held there. Fabulous chef and platings.
Now a place to stop for an always delicious meal and seasonal menus.
Special thanks to Diane B.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love their friday night fish frys, never have to wait too long. Their seafood and steaks are very good and the atmosphere is very relaxing. Love going there with family as you can have a conversation and can actually hear what is being said. Their servers are excellent and the owners actually come to your tables to ask if everything is good. Drinks are good too!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I chose this restaurant to celebrate my wives birthday because we were told by family that the food was good, and the ambience was also. We are from California (former residents from here) and I wanted to pick a nice restaurant to celebrate her special occasion. Thank you for great food and great service. Harold Killian

CC
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We were promptly welcomed and seated at our reservation time. Service was excellent and all 6 of us thought our dinners were delicious, including one child. Loved the ambience of the restaurant and on a warmer day would like to sit outside overlooking the golf course. The restaurant filled up after we arrived so I'd recommend reservations.

OT
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2017
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Food had very little flavor, steak was over cooked, server did not even ask if it was cooked properly. Sat us in bar area which was quite loud. Would not recommend and will not return.

SM
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on 16 April 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A favorite of ours time and again. We eat here often.

Our last visit for Easter brunch with a large group of family and they accommodated us perfectly. We had a marvelous time as always.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very good food. Great service. Would definitely dine there again.

SC
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, pleasant atmosphere- especially the fireside seating we had !
Wait staff was great and enjoyed a nice conversation with Diane !!

JC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service. Great food. Go again in a heartbeat.

R
Miami
22 reviews
Dined on 6 January 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual thep experience was wonderful. Tried walleye for the first time and it was a great choice. Paired with risouto and a vegetable medley, it was delicious. Others had salmon, autumn chicken, and a burger. All were quite satisfied.