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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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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (15 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5400 John Q Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027-3401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was at an event at the hotel and wanted to avoid sandwiches and chips. I went here and ordered the salmon (sandwich) without the bread and bacon. I ordered the asparagus with it. The fish came with sauce squirted on top which I had...More

Thank Geekontherun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been coming to the Thanksgiving Feasts for the last few years now and every since they changed management and chefs a couple of years ago, it just keeps getting better. This year, the staff outdid themselves. It was held in the grand ballroom of...More

Thank NCIndependent
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had the opportunity to have a business dinner Tuesday evening at the Rocky River Grille. This is a great location for a business meeting, Plenty of room separating the tables, low noise level, great service and the steaks were excellent. What impressed me more...More

Thank gradyspal
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I went here for the live music on Wednesday nights and because it's close to my home. So far the food is great as well. So I will probably be there every Wednesday! The drinks are on the pricey side though and there's no drink...More

Thank cinnamoms2004
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We ate lunch here because I really did not want to leave the hotel. Food was well prepared and well priced for what you received. The french onion soup was especially good!

Thank allthatdancetay
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a little different from the "usual". Good barbecue, nice salads, good service. We'd go there again. Better than the chains, and atmosphere was nice too.

Thank SPTravlr
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The food was overpriced. We had salad, hot dogs, and cheeseburgers, with macaroni as a buffet and it was $12 plus drinks. Service was poor. We weren't acknowledged and had to ask what we were supposed to do...then again had to ask for our drinks...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We enjoyed our dinner so much; the food was fresh, tasty and not overcooked. The server was pleasant and knew everything about what we asked. All in all a very pleasant dining experience.

Thank MissNitas
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Third time to this hotel, but first time we ate at the restaurant. We we greeted immediately by the hostess and a few waitresses. They were all very friendly. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Food was exceptional. Even our picky teenager son found something...More

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Located in the Embassy Suites, this little Grille was spot on for lunch! The service was great and the food even better!

Thank Erica M
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29 January 2017|
Response from LKNCHOWHOUND | Reviewed this property |
At various times they do. Generally on the dinner menu.
Barbara G
10 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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.
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