Opening in 1988, On the River has received many accolades, such as “Voted #1 in Brazosport” by local diners, and Named “Top 40 Small Town Cafes in Texas” by Texas Monthly Magazine.  

Our menu features dishes prepared daily in our kitchen such as Texas Gulf brown shrimp, American farm raised catfish, and huge burgers made with fresh 44 Farms all natural beef and brioche buns. Our hand breaded chicken fried steaks and hand cut steaks are 1855 branded all natural as well. We offer delicious chicken fried steaks, hand cut steaks, a variety of seafood dishes and salads, and much more.  

Come enjoy a casual dining experience in a rustic atmosphere, and don't forget our famous fried dill pickles, coleslaw and cornbread.