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The River Grill

70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
+1 716-873-2553
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our summer regulars showed for lunch. Enjoy Sabastian as our server. Food always ample and good but this last time many of the entrees were lukewarm. Nothing like a cold fish fry..

Thank steve y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Memorial Day 2018 had dinner and enjoyed the fantastic band. We had the stuffed peppers, loaded cheesy bread, Beef on Weck, Lettuce Wedge, Salad with Salmon and two different Creamy Pasta dishes and all was delish! Our server was very attentive!

Thank Pauline182324
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 9 of us went to hear a great band on a Saturday in May. We were here for 5-6 hours. Our waitress was suppose to be Kim who was basically non existent. She did come to our table once or twice when...More

Thank deborah l
Reviewed 20 January 2018

See the red palm tree from the I-190? The grill is open! Just during the summer, and the different bands play every day. A couple of groups play on the weekends. Good food, great local, (on the river), bad parking-especially the weekends, so get there...More

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We saw this restaurant from the freeway it looks very cool on the waterfront. We decided to go there to eat and they are closed. This would be a very cool place to go but I believe it is a seasonal restaurant in closes in...More

Thank Queenswan1
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

For 5 months (May-Sept) every summer, a group of 16-20 friends converge here monthly for lunch with Sebastian as our server. Service at the bar beforehand and particularly tableside is easy going and friendly. In the hundreds of meals we have ordered over the last...More

Thank steve y
Reviewed 22 September 2017

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
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Sandy R
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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, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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