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The River Grill

70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
+1 716-873-2553
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This place is a little bit of a hole in the wall and GPS couldn't find it but it was worth the search. We went on a Saturday night and they had live music - Terrie George and the Shadows. Really good band playing a...More

Thank JD B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Have been going to the River Grill for many years...not a customer who stops in for a quick drink or two...but always spends a significant amount of money on drinks, food and appetizers. Went there today to have dinner and enjoy our favorite band...felt rushed...More

Thank BuffaloDebbie
Reviewed 1 April 2017

dumpy dive, parking was horrific! wait staff inattentive, food, over priced, cold and tasteless. cramped and loud. obviously the people who were enjoying this were too drunk to notice anything else! not worth my time or money!

Thank sunnygirl1152
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Good food but does not take reservations and you can wait over 1 hour to sit.Get there early. Great fish tacos and other fish dishes and great music. A must "summer time" place to visit! Inside and outside dining. Wish they could expand dining area....More

Thank beachlover2307
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Awesome atmosphere, awesome live music, awesome food, awesome service. A really fun place to have a good time. Take a large group and you will have fun.

Thank Terry384
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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
US$25 - US$100
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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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