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The River Grill

70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
+1 716-873-2553
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were driving home from Canada and decided to do a google review search for local restaurants in the area. We found this place and decided to go for it. GREAT choice! The food, the atmosphere and the staff were all great! Would love this...More

Thank Doratheexplorer2011
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My boyfriend and I finally went to the River Grill for dinner. It was about 7pm when we arrived. First thing people should know is it is hard to find a place to park. They have a very small lot. When that is full people...More

Thank wnybab
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My host Lucky 🍀 loves this place. Now a favorite of mine open seasonally on a marina. Good food and live music daily. Fun clientele and good service. Ribs, shrimp cocktail are a winning combo. Saturday and Sunday music in afternoon great bands. Nice outside...More

Thank bellacraftella .
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went here on a Saturday night to check out the music and food. They had two bands playing, one early and one another later. We sat inside where the tables are very limited. The first was very good, but we found the volume a little...More

Thank ishootpar
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Only 1 person was satisfied with their meal. The food was awful. The table ordered, Seafood tacos, fried scallops, seafood pasta, steak, shrimp pasta with olives and feta, fish fry and chicken alfredo. The shrimp smelled and tasted like it was from the river, the...More

1  Thank hermann161
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We go here often- enjoy the food, have to watch what you order. I find they are very good at the seafood, but not always on anything else.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We love going to the River Grill and just left there about 2 hours ago. I had the ribs which definitely stuck to my ribs, they were cooked to perfection and the meat fell off the bone, the portion was generous and a great value...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The River grill never disappoints! They have a wide range of food from amazing beef on weck to different fish specials! The only draw back is that parking is hit or miss as is the service!

Reviewed 6 July 2017

The dinners come with cole slaw, macaroni salad and sweet potato. Our slaws and mac salads, both of which have mayo, were room temp. The macaroni salad also has eggs. How long had it been since they had been refrigerated? All of the summer dining...More

Thank bill o
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

This is our "fixed" summer monthly lunch get together spot. Friendly service, good selection, tasty specials & reasonable prices. Even with a large group ranging from 16-24 attendees, food is always delivered hot. No complaints from our group.

Thank steve y
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Response from Johnny R | Reviewed this property |
I have ñever bought into entrepreneurs lunch etc..... show me your menu, I will pick what I want... not sure just ask.... they can make it for you. Again it'seems more of a bar atmosphere and menus reflects that..... just... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Tonawanda
  • Phone Number: +1 716-873-2553
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