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The River Grill

70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
+1 716-873-2553
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
70 Aqua Ln, Tonawanda, NY 14150-7702
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank hermann161
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 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
Reviewed 16 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 8 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
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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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