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Rocky River Grille

5400 John Q Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027-3401
+1 704-454-1725
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (15 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5400 John Q Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027-3401
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my husband to Rocky River grille for his 70th birthday. It was during the week so it was not too crowded. The food was good and the appetizers were great! The salmon and the tea chicken was good. My husband especially liked the banana...More

Thank Charmain D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Quick and easy before a meeting. Food was actually great and I didn't expect it. I was jealous I didn't get the burger, but I was happy with my sub!

Thank techgmu
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had a really nice dinner here. The wine list was really good for a hotel restaurant, and the atmosphere was very warm and comfortable. The food was great, as was dessert. We came back again the next day for lunch and once again we...More

Thank Becky D
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great drinks , food, and service!! We hung out here while our kids did their convention thing & greatly enjoyed it

Thank Maritza G
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We held a large family dinner (11 people including 2 toddlers) here to celebrate a graduation. They had our table set up when we arrived and we're very prepared. They accommodated our need to get the kids' orders placed quickly (as they were cranky &...More

Thank juliemN4353UB
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Menu sort of forces you to try local flair of cuisine. Fine once in a while but if you just want a Club Sandwich, why can't I get tomato instead of fried green tomatoes? Waitresses and bartenders were a mix of happy overly talkative folks...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, food and staff the restaurant manager, waiter and chef made it extra special for our 8 year old. Great memories made!

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

great hotel, and most of the time this restaurant is very good. I would only go four stars because sometimes the service is a little slow. setting is very nice, and the food is usually very good. I have eaten in this reataurant many times....More

Thank kwh0520
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The restaurant is located in the Embassy Suites. The staff and servers were terrific. The food was very good and prepared perfectly.

Thank James B
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had been shopping in the area and since we had been here once before, decided to give it another try. In's in the Embassy Suites Concord Conference Center near Concord Mills and the Speedway. It get through it, you have to traverse the atrium...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have Prime Rib?
28 January 2017|
Response from LKNCHOWHOUND | Reviewed this property |
At various times they do. Generally on the dinner menu.
Barbara G
Are sides included with entrees?
9 August 2016|
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Response from JanieNC | Reviewed this property |
They are, and I substituted without problem. Some menu items state what sides come with the meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5400 John Q Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027-3401
    (I-85 Exit 49 - Bruton Smith Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 704-454-1725
  • E-mail
We invite you to come on down for a great lunch or supper, a fantastic bottle of wine or some Carolina beers and Moonshine. Our food is upscale Southern cuisine with Carolina twists and is local, fresh and organic to the extent possible. Experience our full service espresso bar or enjoy lunch outside on the patio. Meet your family, friends or business colleagues. At Rocky River Grille, we know your event is more than creating a meal, it's about creating memories. That's why we take great care to craft inspired seasonal menus, creating delicious memorable events every time. We work with you to meet your wishes & the needs of your guests. You will love what Rocky River Grille has to offer for your business event, family gathering, or any other special occasion. Our knowledgeable event staff will make every aspect of your occasion exceptional.

We have 2 private dining rooms to host a variety of events such as lunch, dinner or just cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. You can also rent the entire restaurant for events such as wedding receptions and Christmas parties. Prices and availability vary and are available upon request.