Melt-In -Your-Mouth Food Meets Breathtaking Views

Bring your family out for a fun night by the river

Buds Skyline River View isn't your typical steak and seafood restaurant. Our family-owned establishment, known as Buds Skyline Inn when it was located in Illinois, now sits nestled alongside the mighty Mississippi River in Davenport, IA. When you take a seat on our outdoor patio, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the river accompanied by fabulous food and a family-friendly atmosphere. Our extensive menu boasts mouthwatering dishes like slow-cooked prime rib and pond-raised catfish. We also have a huge salad bar.

Drop by our restaurant today to enjoy tasty food and refreshing drinks beside the river.



Take a look at our extensive menu offerings.

Prime Rib & Catfish

Prime Rib & Catfish

Pond-raised catfish is one of our most popular entrees.

Steaks & Fillets

Steaks & Fillets

We serve fillets, rib-eyes and beef tournedos.

Salad Bar

Salad Bar

Enjoy as much fresh salad as you want.

4 good reasons to check out Buds Skyline River View

Buds Skyline River View serves a wide variety of irresistible steak, seafood and chicken entrees. You can order from the same menu our owner's father created at Buds Skyline Inn over 30 years ago.

Locals love our restaurant because:


We're family owned and operated


Our dining room and outdoor patio face the Mississippi River


We're open 365 days a year


We serve heaping portions

  • Buds Skyline River View

    1201 East River Drive
    Davenport, IA 52803


    Call Us
    Phone: (563) 323-5987

    Mon: 11:00AM-9:00PM
    Tue: 11:00AM-9:00PM
    Wed: 11:00AM-9:00PM
    Thu: 11:00AM-9:00PM
    Fri: 11:00AM-10:00PM
    Sat: 11:00AM-10:00PM
    Sun: 11:00AM-9:00PM