Riverboat on the Potomac

Riverboat Colonial Beach

The Riverboat on the Potomac is built out over the water so it's technically in Maryland, as Maryland owns the Potomac. Originally known as the "Reno" it was bought by Tom & Penny Flanagan and they began offering Keno, both Maryland and Virginia lottery, and eventually off-track betting in 1994.

Hurricane Isabel dealt a losing hand on September 18, 2003. The place was destroyed. Here's a picture of it.

The establishment was rebuilt, bigger and stronger than ever, but unfortunately Tom didn't live to see the completion of the new building.

  • All dining rooms, decks and the banquet room have beautiful panoramic views of the Potomac River.
  • Maryland ABC store onsite open daily from 9:00am - 12:00am
  • Tuesdays are Prime Rib Night. Enjoy a 10oz Prime Rib cooked the way you like with mashed potatoes, vegetable of the day and a roll for $9.95
  • Texas Hold 'em on Wednesdays at 7:00pm and Saturdays @ 7:00pm and 9:30pm
  • Bar Pong on Thursdays at 8:00pm with a cash prize
  • Karaoke on Fridays in the Tiki Room from 9:00pm to midnight. Come on out and bring your friends to cheer you on.

    Other special events include Free Comedy Shows, "Riverboat Idol" singing competitions, and various fundraisers throughout the year.

    Riverboat on the Potomac in Colonial Beach

    There's a waterview banquet room with seating for 350 people, so call 804-224-7055 if you're looking for a place to hold a beach wedding, family reunion, conference, etc. I have attended a Chamber of Commerce function here and it was a great success. Below is a rough floorplan of the place.

    Riverboat Floorplan

    If you take the elevator to the second floor, there's a huge event room. Estate Auctions usually take place here on Friday evenings. There are great deals to be found.

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