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Riverbend Bar and Grill

2345 Commonwealth Ave, Boston Marriott Newton, Newton, MA 02466-1733
+1 617-969-1000
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good24%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“salad” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2345 Commonwealth Ave, Boston Marriott Newton, Newton, MA 02466-1733
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The weekend breakfast buffet here was excellent. Plenty of fresh fruit, lox, bagels, made to order eggs, as well as the usual chafing dish scrambled eggs, sausage and potatoes. A very nice price of $20 as well.

Thank CT94010
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice bar/restaurant with good service. Had a great lobster roll that was overflowing with lobster, served with smiles!

Thank fjmccarl
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Especially if you're buying for kids- it's pricey and not worth it to pay extra for cereal, bland eggs & potatoes. Go for the French Toast, Waffle or Pancake on the kids menu for half the price. With this, you are able to get a...More

Thank niaknowsrealty
Christopher A, General Manager at Riverbend Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback. I have shared this with both our Executive Chef and Director of Restaurants. I appreciate your assistance. Sincerely, Chris

Reviewed 17 May 2017

The menu here was simple and expensive. But shouldn't be a surprise given it's a Marriott. There are plenty of alternative places to eat in the area.

Thank gregmNY
Reviewed 20 April 2017

the restaurant is big. staff tries to accommodate around the restaurant so we are not together on one side. the food is really good. It was actually a good surprise. I had scallops and my husband salmon both done to perfection.

Thank Nedelka M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Can't wait to go again on Sunday , we had an amazing meal with our 2 year old and she is now 3 and can't wait to see the Easter Bunny and eat that delicious smoked Salmon again !!

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good food with a great water view. Only ate breakfast here. It was buffet, and food was ok, but the buffet gets so busy you have to wait for 20 min to get food. Both time I have been here there are some type of...More

Thank Matthew K
HotelMgr12, Manager at Riverbend Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed the great view of the Charles River. We appreciate comments regarding the teams and will closely evaluate how we reserve group reservations for breakfast. We look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

sign said to wait for hostess, none came. We walked in. Waiter seated us. Bread basket had four warm rolls and a very long hair in it. Two of the appetizers on the menu were "unavailable" after we tried to order them. The sale I...More

3  Thank teach642017
HotelMgr12, Manager at Riverbend Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear teach642017, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry that you had a poor experience in our restaurant. We have shared your comments with our Executive Chef and our Restaurant Manager. They will immediately address the items that you mentioned. We have a...More

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

First off I must say that Aris was the most helpful, friendly, and efficient waiter. So willing to help the elderly and impaired with servings and plates. Just a breath of fresh air! My thanksgiving was special just watching this gentleman being so thoughtful. Dinner...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

In the Newton Marriott, easy to reach just off highway. Pleasant atmosphere overlooking kayakers on the river. Have had business lunches here for many years and have never been disappointed. Waiters are attentive and knowledgable. Try the lobster roll! Parking is fantastic for small or...More

Thank gcf5
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Elise B
11 June 2016|
Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember any early bird specials, but you could call the hotel directly to check.
21 September 2015|
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Response from HotelMgr12 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, we do serve lobster. We have lobster rolls, lobster melts, and lobster quesadilla daily. During most months, we have a lobster dinner special which is listed as "market price." The cost of the special generally... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2345 Commonwealth Ave, Boston Marriott Newton, Newton, MA 02466-1733
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-969-1000
  • This restaurant is at Boston Marriott Newton
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