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River Valley Grill

American, Diner
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1371 Route 2, Rumford, ME 04276-4044
+1 207-369-0810
08:00 - 19:00
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Sat 08:00 - 13:00
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Rumford, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, Friendly staff comfortable setting and great prices.would definitely recommend it as a place to go for a fantastic mesl!!

Thank Cindim53
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

A medium-rare Burger is really a medium-rare Burger. I liked the rueban, it was moist, full of sourkraut and thousand island dressing on the side. Chicken fingers are great. Chopped sirloin steak, gravy and potatoes- awesome. Great service, good prices.

Thank Julie G
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

River Valley Grill has awesome homemade soups and entrees. The staff is very friendly and always accommodating. I brought several out of town friends and everyone had good things to say about their experience.

Thank Scot G
robert k, Owner at River Valley Grill, responded to this review

Why THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! Come see us again real soon! More 

Otisfield, Maine
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29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A colleague and I stopped in for a late lunch and we were both very happy that we decided to give the River Valley Grill a shot. I had the lobster stew and it was fantastic. There was a very healthy amount of fresh lobster meat and the broth itself was very rich. My coworker got the seafood combo, we... More 

Thank Pro2A
robert k, Owner at River Valley Grill, responded to this review

Thanks and very happy to hear it! Please spread the word and stop in anytime! More 

Midland, Texas
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stopped here for a late lunch after visiting Grafton Notch State Park.Our group had chicken salad, BLT & Patty Melt. We were hungry & food was adequate. Star of meal was dessert; coconut cream pie, chocolate cream pie & grape nuts pudding. Service was great & staff offered information about the area & suggestions for nearby photo opportunities. Nice folks!

Thank Txlyn
Ottawa, Canada
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245 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were recommended by the motel down the road. Arrived near closing time and very hungry. My wife had the open faced hot chicken sandwich and I had the chopped sirloin steak. Our orders were promptly taken and promptly served. Both meals were excellent- just like home cooking. Ample portions, lots of onions and gravy that tasted like home-made instead... More 

Thank Diverdan28
Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Bangor traveling on US 2. This was the only restaurant for miles and we were already hungry. I ordered their Lobster Bisque and I was stunned by the taste. One of the best I've had.

Thank Senorfranco353
robert k, Owner at River Valley Grill, responded to this review

Thank you very much, just proves you don't have to go to the coast to get an excellent seafood meal and we're a lot cheaper! Please stop in again sometime. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and son went into the grill on this Sunday morning for some breakfast- we used to love Rt 2 diner when it was at this location. It was not the best experience. I've been in food service for quite a few years and usually give people the benefit of the doubt but... Our waitress never cracked a smile... More 

1 Thank Molly G
robert k, Owner at River Valley Grill, responded to this review

Dear sweet Molly, we are sorry you didn't like us, but I really think you are being a little overly critical. We've gotten rave reviews since we moved up here from our other location. Please don't compare us to Rt. 2 Diner, that place was nasty and if it was any good it would still be in business. Sounds to... More 

Bethel, Maine
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I hate to give a decent place an average rating but on the big scale, this fits. I think reviews could vary depending on the meal selected. My haddock fillet was typical of what a restaurant supplier would deliver, probably frozen and served with crinkle cut fries. At $9.99 it was a good value and to be fair, the River... More 

Thank kevin w
robert k, Owner at River Valley Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! No we do not claim to be a seafood restaurant and the haddock on our menu is frozen, but it is a good product and we sell a lot of it. However on Friday nights we do offer fresh haddock, battered and fried right here as a special. We have also been experimenting with fresh... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Sat immediately. Staff was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. Almost everything we ate was homemade! We had lobster bisque (large pieces), haddock soup, ribeye, and dessert. We typically don't eat dessert (or at least husband doesn't) but homemade (and warm) carrot cake muffin and corn muffin were a home run! It will be well worth your while to stop here. We... More 

Thank BridgTom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
American, Diner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1371 Route 2, Rumford, ME 04276-4044
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Rumford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-369-0810
Diner-style and family-friendly. Serving American comfort food. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Great food, Great service, a must stop if you are in the Oxford county area.

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