Driving Directions to The River Café Restaurant

South to Brooklyn Bridge exit. Once on the Bridge, stay in the right lane and take the first exit off the Bridge, which is Cadman Plaza West. After a short distance on the exit ramp, you will reach a fork in the roadway. Take the right fork at the end of the ramp, enter roadway and then bear left. Stay in the right lane of the three lane road and go under the overpass. Make the first right turn on to Front Street and stop at the STOP sign. Then make a left onto Dock Street. If Dock Street is closed, continue to Main Street and make a left on Main. Then make a left on Water Street and go straight until you reach the STOP sign. After the sign, the entrance to The River Café will be on the right.

Take the FDR drive south and see the above directions.

To West Side Highway South. Take the West Side Highway around the tip of Manhattan and back Northbound on the FDR. Drive to the Brooklyn Bridge exit and follow the above directions.

Take Canal Street exit to Varick Street. Make a right turn on to Varick Street and follow to Chambers Street. Make a left onto Chambers Street and follow signs to the entrance of Brooklyn Bridge. Follow the above directions from the Brooklyn Bridge.

Take the LIE [495] West to the BQE [278] towards Manhattan and get off at exit 28, Cadman Plaza West. At the end of the exit ramp, make a right on to Old Fulton and make the first right turn on to Front Street and stop at the STOP sign. Then make a left onto Dock Street. If Dock Street is closed, continue to Main Street and make a left on Main. Then make a left on Water Street and go straight until you reach the STOP sign. After the sign, the entrance to The River Café will be on the right.

Make a right on Tillary Street [second light]. Go five blocks to Cadman Plaza West and make a right turn. Follow the road as it bears left slightly and go downhill in the right lane. Stay in the right lane of the three lane road and go under the overpass. Make the first right turn on to Front Street and stop at the STOP sign. Then make a left onto Dock Street. If Dock Street is closed, continue to Main Street and make a left on Main. Then make a left on Water Street and go straight until you reach the STOP sign. After the sign, the entrance to The River Café will be on the right.

Take the first exit, Hamilton Avenue. Make first left, which is the Brooklyn Queens Expressway Eastbound. Take this to the Cadman Plaza exit. At the bottom of the ramp, make a right turn and proceed to the traffic light. Make a legal U turn at the light. Stay in the right lane of the three lane road and go under the overpass. Make the first right turn on to Front Street and stop at the STOP sign. Then make a left on to Dock Street. If Dock Street is closed, continue to Main Street and make a left on Main. Then make a left on Water Street and go straight until you reach the STOP sign. After the sign, the entrance to The River Café will be on the right.

Follow the signs for 278-Battery Tunnel [center lane] as you get off the Verazzano Bridge. Follow the signs for the BQE and take the BQE to Cadman Plaza West. Get off at Cadman Plaza West and make a right at the bottom of the ramp. Stay in the left lane and make a legal U turn at the traffic light. Then, stay in the right lane of the three lane road and go under the overpass. Make the first right turn on to Front Street and stop at the STOP sign. Then make a left on to Dock Street. If Dock Street is closed, continue to Main Street and make a left on Main. Then make a left on Water Street and go straight until you reach the STOP sign. After the sign, the entrance to The River Café will be on the right.