River Grille
River Grille

River Grille

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.therivergrille.com/
  • Phone: 6109235110
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30 am - to 4:00pm;
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm,
    Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; CLOSED: Sundays
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Nathan Roth
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: S Sitgreaves Street
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from River Grille
The cuisine and surroundings of River Grille are contemporary and dynamic. Unlike many gourmet establishments, River Grille speaks the language of stylish value. River Grille is known for its energy and design. High ceilings, marbleized columns, minimalist paintings all contrast against its striking stainless steel open face kitchen. River Grille captures the style of the city without charging metropolitan prices.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
River Grille reviews from OpenTable diners
57 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (30)neighborhood gem (29)good for groups (28)fit for foodies (26)romantic (20)great for lunch (13)great for outdoor dining (10)hot spot (10)late-night find (7)notable wine list (6)kid-friendly (6)vibrant bar scene (5)great for brunch (5)scenic view (1)Show More
  • It keeps getting better
    Alice
    Dined on 12/30/2013
    I love this place. Service can't be beat and the food is excellent. The bar noise was a bit loud but bearable
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Christmas Eve Dinner
    tedrs
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    Service could not have been better. Steak I had could have been. Lobster bisque was very good. Above average overall mainly b/c of the nice atmosphere and exceptional service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy and delicious
    Cassi
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    None of us had ever eaten here before - a pleasant surprise. Salads were excellent though the Autumn Salad had too many overpowering sweet dried fruits. Mom and I had the short ribs which were served over the smoothest garlic mashed potatoes I have ever tasted and topped with frizzled onions. Too few wonderfully sweet baby carrots completed the dish. The ribs were boneless and delicious, though they did begin to dry out after about ten minutes. The dish lacked the delicious gravy they most-likely had been cooking in all day. Dad had the Cornish hen special which he thoroughly enjoyed. Some wines were decently priced and we enjoyed a bottle. Dessert and specialty coffee completed our excellent meal. The only negative was the noise level.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic tuna, chop salad,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/23/2013
    Fantastic tuna, chop salad, & spring rolls. Calamari was rubbery
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our Business Dinner was GREAT
    bjvcray5
    Dined on 12/4/2013
    Had a group of 10 for a business dinner. Food and atmosphere were fabulous. It was the perfect venue all around. Thank you
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pretty average
    Samantha
    Dined on 11/30/2013
    I took my boyfriend here for his birthday. Neither of us had ever to River Grille before. We were really impressed with the atmosphere of the place, but the food was nothing to write home about. My steak was overcooked but my sides were good. I didn't raise a big stink with the waitress or anything because I didn't want to make a big deal of things; we were more concerned with enjoying each other's company than getting the restaurant to keep making us food. Hopefully this was just one lackluster experience and isn't a trend - I have heard many great things about this place. If I go back I probably just won't order the steak.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • GREAT FOR PRE SHOW DINNER---FAST
    RICHVIP
    Dined on 11/30/2013
    GREAT FOR PRE SHOW DINNER---FAST SERVICE+GOOD/VERY GOOD FOOD. VERY NOISY AT TABLES IN BAR. ASKED TO BE MOVED TO BACK-NO PROBLEM.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • so glad we picked this place
    GreatEats
    Dined on 11/22/2013
    the four of us really enjoyed our entrees. they got us in and out in an hour; plenty of time for our show.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Could have been better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    Place was very dark (at least where we were seated and menus were tough to read. Had to ask if there were specials. While cooked the way we asked, it arrived luke warm not hot.
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Experiance
    Cooley
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    Very nice restaurant, the ambiance is very appealing for those who want to a calm and relaxed setting. The food was very good. I would recommend this spot for couples, and business lunch. The appetizer (Butterfly shrimp, biscuit and a seafood gravy) comfort food, made me smile!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • River Grille Rocks
    Auntroro
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    We just had a wonderful dining experience at The River Grille last Friday evening. Our son is a freshman at Lafayette College and we will certainly be back! The service and the food were wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed!
    melissa
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    My family and I were looking forward to a nice dinner. The margarita pizza was bland. My entree, chicken penne vodka was just edible. My daughter's meal was awful. However, my son enjoyed his salmon and my husband liked his flounder.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • First time dining here
    ABEFoodie
    Dined on 11/2/2013
    Not ever eating here before the server suggested some of her favorites. My wife had the stuffed pork chop special with wild rice and asparagus and I had the lobster pasta plate and OMG it was amazing. We couldn't believe we have never tried this place before it was delicious! We will def be dining there again soon and we will be telling our friends and family about this yummy Gem. The food was A+ and the service was A++. The chef even delivered our meal to us. I wish all restaurants took some notes on service from this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find
    HbgBob
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    We were meeting a friend of ours for dinner in a city where we had never eaten before. We booked this restauarnt based upon the reviews in Open Table. It did not dissapoint. The menu was large enough to have enough variety to suit everyone in our party while not being overwhealming. Everything we ordered was fabulous. The service was great and we hung around well after we were done eating without being made to feel uncomfortable. We will definately be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Good Experience
    Larry
    Dined on 10/19/2013
    The food was excellent.The service was good. I give it only a good because our foursome requested bread, and since the basket held a miniscule amount, we had to keep ordering. This was annoying and persisted even after I asked the waitress to make sure the next basket had a large amount in it. The bread was excellent. The servings of food were not as large as the website implied, although they were all delicious delicious. We will return there the next time we are in Easton, PA
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable dinner
    Grandpa
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    The front dining room was a little loud so we asked to be seated in back room near the kitchen. That was very comfortable. Wife and I had black & blue rib eye ordered medium; very tasty - will order medium rare next time. Grandaughter had chicken Milanese -ate everything.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food. Good service.
    Foodlvr
    Dined on 10/14/2013
    Excellent food. Good service. Monday night- very quiet. Mainly had soups, salads and apps. Nothing was left on any plate!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WASTE OF MONEY!
    kellshan
    Dined on 10/12/2013
    The drinks were absolutely awful...carmal apple martini and cucumber tonic---gross-- we had a party of 6, and 3 out of 6 of us were not happy with the food. Someone from our group ordered duck, and could not even eat it because it was too tough. The manager came over and asked if there was anything else on the menu he would like to order, and he ordered the shrimp scampi about after 20 minutes he comes out with a margarhita pizza with shrimp under the pizza. i will never, ever recomend anyone go here. I went there previously, and dont ever recall the service, food and drinks being this awful..
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Favorite Place
    FunandfoodPhil
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    The River Grille consistently delivers fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere. The service is always very professional and attentive. We have gone here for family and work gatherings and have had memorable experiences.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • bday dinner with kids/grandkid
    pard76
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    After homecoming at lafayette college , and as a bday celebration, we meet at the river grille. We have been eating here during our kids attendance at lafayette since its opening...always good food, nice bar, great waitstaff. Almost too good..they seem to train the busboys/girls to clear the table in a hurry...should let it linger a little..the restaurant was not full and it gives the impression of eat and run...extremely attentive staff and outstanding waitress. Food always good, and presented well....a recommended restaurant in the easton, pa. area...
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fairly extensive menu
    JoeG
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    The food wasn't as good as the service. Our group sat in the outdoor section and it was warm and noisy due to street commotion and a loud group seated 2 tables away from us.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delightful
    RBell
    Dined on 9/28/2013
    Making a reservation was easy and convenient ( we also were able to suggest a booth). I loved every aspect of dining here! From the drinks, to the appetizers, and the dinner (I wish I had room for dessert ). The service was the best I've ever had, and as a server of my family restaurant, it's definitely something I notice. Teres, our server, was attentive but not over-bearing. She also had conversations with us like a human and not robotic. She was lively, and made the already great experience even more enjoyable. When we got the check, we were pleasantly surprised by the affordability for such exquisite food and drinks.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EXCELLENT!!!
    Lois
    Dined on 9/26/2013
    We love The River Grille! We have never had anything there that we didn't like. The food is always done to perfection and the staff couldn't be better or nicer. It is always our "go to" place when we want to go out for a good meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    Kathleen
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    We dined there before seeing a show at The State Theatre. It was the perfect beginning to a wonderful night for my husband and me.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful.
    karenobm
    Dined on 9/6/2013
    The patio room was comfortable. The dinner experience was wonderful. The staff is warm and professional. Our waiter, Shawn created an experience that made us feel welcome and engaged. The food was fresh, delicious and incredible. They had a wine list that impressed our friend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dining for Two
    cocina
    Dined on 9/6/2013
    This restaurant has a very creative luncheon menu, the food is delicious, the portions are appropriately sized, the service was prompt and attentive, and the selection of desserts was splendid. Prices were reasonable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great family celebration
    Dontcook
    Dined on 9/4/2013
    There was something for everyone on the menu without being too large. Each dish was perfectly cooked and seasoned. The beet salad was excellent Tuna was cooked perfectly rare and the wasabi mashed potatoes a perfect compliment Disappointed with hurried service on a very quiet evening and no lava cake for my daughter Wait staff could of been more professional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I keep coming back
    Alice
    Dined on 8/29/2013
    The River Grille maintains its high standards of both food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time, great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/24/2013
    Our server was a delight, the food was very good and it was a wonderful night. They've done a great job in downtown Easton and carmen and I enjoy everytime we're down there and the River Grille is always a solid choice. Our server took our drink orders right away and they made sure our "special order" was right on. Apps came out right away but our entrees came out very quickly after that, but they were prepared as ordered. The timing on the rest of the evening was perfect and we certainly recommend the River Grille to everyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch
    mendockjVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2013
    Took wife and kids for lunch and had a wonderful experience as usual. Really enjoy the service and food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Are you guys still working on that?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/10/2013
    Reservation was easy (even though it was a late reservation, made just 2 hours before). Location is very nice. Ambiance is wonderful, although I'm a little surprised a reservation would be seated in the back where the experience is not very private. Food was very good (we had the Fried Calamari, Salmon, and the Swordfish). The service was unfortunately overbearing. And even for being overly attentive they failed to ask if we wanted to hold onto our appetizer (calamari) and have the entrees served (thus the food was a little dry, probably bc it was held too long). Maybe it was just our experience but on a very slow Saturday night there was no reason to feel rushed or hovered over!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    The service was great, food was excellent, atmosphere was friendly. Overall wonderful experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Group Business Dinner
    KathyK
    Dined on 8/5/2013
    Arranged for a private group business dinner with worldwide attendees...had the back room all to ourselves...arranged for appetizers buffet style and a limited menu of my choice...atmosphere, food and service were wonderful...received many compliments from our group. Thxn Mic and Chip
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over priced for the flavor
    Datenight
    Dined on 8/2/2013
    I got the tilapia and it tasted like something I could make at home. My husband got the Cajun rib eye and there was a lot of fat on it. There really should never be much fat on a rib eye cut. The ambiance was nice but I expected something savory with how expensive it was. Oh well. Probably won't for back. I heard lunch is better there.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Restaurant Week - Good, not great
    Flip
    Dined on 8/2/2013
    Limited menu for restaurant week; some items good, others just OK. Not bad if you happen to be in Easton, but as a destination, Apollo or 3501 are similar cuisine, but better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    JohnnieGolfPro
    Dined on 8/1/2013
    We made a 7 pm reservation through Open Table. We arrived a few minutes early and we're seated immediately. It was a Thursday, so the restaurant wasn't packed. Our server Neil was great. He explained that it was "restaurant week" in Easton, so they had some specials that weren't on the normal menu. We did end up ordering off of the 3 course special menu. The food was great and we were thrilled w/the overall experience. We will be back, for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food for $15-$25
    Kallen
    Dined on 7/31/2013
    I've been to the River Grille a few times since it opened and have always had a good time. This most recent adventure included 13 colleagues from a summer job. Everyone's food requests were taken into account (dairy, vegan, gluten) so everyone was quite pleased. The menu was varied so each dish was familiar with a sense of wow!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good seafood
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/13/2013
    Had a reservation and was seated right away. Waiters and owner all had a great attitude and made us feel welcome and at ease right off. We were going to the Theater so just ordered light. Had drinks, calamari, tuna appetizer, and some clams. All were very good to excellent, and hot. The place was very busy with mostly pre theater diners so it was loud but not overly so. Nice and open place. Nice bar. Give it a try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dining experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/13/2013
    Loved evetything about our dining experience. Good selection of wine, appetizers, salads and entrées. Always enjoy ourselves when we dine at River Grille.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place to eat
    skill
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    Food is great desserts where wonderful , great atmosphere, wait staff great and willing to give advise
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.