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River Rock Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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163 Main St, Maynard, MA 01754-2509
+1 978-897-5500
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Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Maynard
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

River Rock has a very varied menu -- something for everyone -- and the food is of good quality and the service friendly in this casual atmosphere.

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Thank Jane A
Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I went here with a small group. The zucchini chip appetizer was tasty but not necessarily worth the calories. My chicken piccata had a heavier sauce than the usual. It tasted okay, but I prefer the light, lemony classic. This is not an Italian restaurant, so maybe that explains the lack authenticity.

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Thank L M
New Hampshire
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is a lovely resturaunt, but, somewhat overpriced. It depends on the waitress you get. Deb is an amazing waitress and if you get her you are in great hands. Another waitress when asked to help explain a dish just told us to read the menu..... Food is so so and way overpciced, but, drinks were yummy.

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Thank stormyNewHampshire
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

River Rock is an unassuming restaurant in Maynard. But the food, service and ambiance is anything but unassuming. We went there last week with friends, who had never dined there, we all got four different entrees and each was superb. They are now fans of River Rock.

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Thank janekrn
Acton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

They have great menu and great drinks. Very good atmosphere and great service. Ideal for just some drinks or a family night out.

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Thank Vera N
North Brookfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

Went for lunch around 1:30 and there was 1 young guy at the bar and a barmaid behind the bar. First signal that I should have paid attention to. No waitress, pretty much nobody. The barmaid was very nice , didn't introduce herself , so don't know her name. Hubby ordered a Harpoon IPA (his favorite) and she asked if... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Can you say SLOW? It's 6:45 on a Tuesday. This place is empty. We ordered a chicken sandwich and chicken parm. Are they out back raising the chickens from birth? Not coming back.

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Thank Chris M
Maynard, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent food. (Truly the mussels for an app and the filet for dinner). Also an amazing bar staff with personable service that tops every other establishment in town. Every meal here has been impeccable and there are no signed of slippage in quality. By far my favorite local stop. That said, as with everything, will keep an eye on it... More 

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Thank petezigs
Maynard, Massachusetts
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

River Rock Grill is a nice local restaurant in Maynard, just outside the downtown area. Nice selection of drinks and food. For a Saturday night the restaurant was not very crowded. The bar area had more activity. Our server was very nice and friendly. She was attentive and took care of us. The food was fresh and tasty. I would... More 

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Thank Bruce S
Somewhere near Boston
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96 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

Went with my small family and a friend for dinner. Amongst us, we ordered a California turkey wrap, a chicken tagine or somesuch, and grilled turkey sandwich. Food took about 40 minutes to arrive. The wrap was as good as anything from the grocery store, the tagine with no noticeable spices, and the turkey sandwich was good. The cheerless waitress... More 

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Thank Rick P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Main St, Maynard, MA 01754-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Maynard
  • Phone Number: +1 978-897-5500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?