River Grille
River Grille

River Grille

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.therivergrille.com/
  • Phone: (610) 923-5110
  • 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
River Grille reviews from OpenTable diners
60 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (33)good for groups (31)special occasion (26)fit for foodies (25)romantic (16)great for lunch (15)hot spot (12)vibrant bar scene (11)kid-friendly (8)late-night find (8)great for outdoor dining (7)notable wine list (6)great for brunch (6)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Wonderful, prepare to wait even with a reservation
    CBKfood
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Great restaurant, the downside - extremely busy at night. We had a reservation and still had to wait 30 minutes for our table. Food and service was lovely but that long of a wait is a bit of a turn off.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to relax with fine food
    NickDanger
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    The chef delivers on flavor and texture -- lobster sliders, chicken spring rolls are especially good. Don't miss the River Grille martini, it's outstanding! Our favorite place in Easton.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Convenient if you're going to a show
    Pookieswife
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    This was our second visit and it's still an OK choice if you're heading to the state theater for a quick meal, but don't expect an amazing experience before the show. The service was good, but we've already learned a few "tricks" if you plan to eat there - although I think we're off to find someplace new. 1) Stick with beer or wine versus getting a cocktail - they seem to have watered down spirits. 2) Don't order your food until you are ready to eat since the time period between ordering and getting food is minutes - it's clear that nothing is made to order with the exception of the pizzas (definitely the best option if you want something warm and fresh tasting). 3). Be careful with the seafood. We didn't order any, but we could tell whenever someone ordered it because you could smell it in the room which is NEVER a good sign. Looking around the room we narrowed it down to either the calamari or lobster rolls.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love this place
    Ruiz
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Great service. Food is always excellent. Always willing to accommodate.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place tio Eat
    John
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Great food in a comfortable environment. Took my wife to dinner for her birthday. The tuna tartar was great. As were the main dishes. Afterward we went to the bar for a night cap. Bar staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We'll be back,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Knightly
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The River Grill Martini is outstanding! They have the best salads of any restaurant in the Lehigh Valley.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best service ever!
    atFood3
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    I had the chance to come for a dinner at River grill with a group of colleagues, and we all had a great time. The food was delicious, the desserts were amazing, and the staff and service was excellent. I am certainly recommending this place to my other friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Victaulic
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    It was a great evening. The food is always so good there and our waitress was exceptional
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good but not great
    yank999VIP
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Been here before the menu has changed. All in all not bad, I had the lamb shank not bad maybe a little too much fat, should been crisper and really flavor was ok polenta was good except it was swimming in sauce which really didn't need to be there. The server was nice, but once we finished it felt as though they wanted us to leave before we were ready and restaurant was no even busy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT , but too dark!
    PiscesGirl60
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I have never been disappointed here, but as a sixty year old, it's a little dark to read the menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tastes good but cold
    ready2eat
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We have eaten here before and the food is good. However, on this visit, some of the food on the plate was hot and some was cold. Chef kindly handled our issue.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great stand-by always surprises
    frannybabes
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    Always wonderful wait staff. Food is always very good to outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We'll be back
    makesreservations
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We went for a group birthday celebration. My husband is a picky eater and to please him is amazing. He is a steak/potatoes kind of guy and his 16 oz. rib eye was of excellent quality and was cooked perfectly for him. Medium rare always seems to be an issue for restaurants for some reason. If someone in our group has a bad experience, it is usually him. But not this time....all (5) of us had wonderful meals. It was very loud but I could still hear the waitress...this seems to be the case with so many places today. Definitely a younger vibe.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very Good
    Pennsylvaniapete
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This was a great place to celebrate my wife’s birthday. The service was great. My food was fantastic. For an appetizer I have tuna tartare and for my main course I choose Lobster Ravioli. My wife was satisfied, but not ecstatic about her Chilean Sea bass. The price point for the food here is across the board. You really can eat on a fairly low budget, but you can go out all and get an entre in the $30s. The noise level is a bit on the high side. So don’t expect a peaceful romantic experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • always great
    cmel
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Have been several times to River Grille in Easton, PA, never disappointed. Great food, nicely prepared and presented.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely dining experience
    Susieeats
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We have eaten here 3 times while visiting our Lafayette College student. Perfectly located right in town, delicious entrees and friendly staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice but Noisy
    MEontheLakeVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We had a good meal at River Grille at a reasonable price with good service. Fortunately, it was warm enough to sit outside because inside the bar-crowd was CrAZY noisy. Don't know whether it gets better when Happy Hour is over.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Review of River Grille
    Reviews
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Phenomenal Night.. Great service, Great food, Great wine..Always a winner with us, H & J
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great!
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Had a late dinner here on a Friday night, but still early enough before the bar scene took over. The food was fresh and enjoyable, while our server was attentive and on-point. The Caesar salad is simple but delicious as was the calamari. The black and blue ribeye is a must try, along with the scallops. Everyone in our party cleaned their plate! Definitely check out River Grille when in the Lehigh Valley.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Skip
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    It is a nice restaurant in a not so nice area aesthetically , at least at present, and it would be great if Easton could do something about the rest. It does appear to be well policed and safe which is what one would expect and because of that it is worth going to.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great dining experience!
    eatsemallup
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We ate in the window section of the restaurant, where you feel like you are outside, but don't have to worry about the weather. The décor is pleasant, the service was delightful, and the food was fantastic! We all had fish (sea bass, tilapia, tuna), and the meals were outstanding. The servers were very friendly, attentive and informative. It was a fabulous meal! We will surely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful Time but.....
    Reviews
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Been going to River Grille for years. We always have a great meal & the atmosphere is vibrant. The girls that work as hostess, servers, etc. all look like models! I think a more attention should be given to the bathroom as the womens was not clean. We celebrated our 26th wedding Anniversary (noted on the reservation) this weekend with our children as we wanted them to experience the food & the atmposhere. I was a little disappointed that we did not even receive a complemntary drink or a piece of cake for our anniversary. That would have made the night much more notable. For that reason I could only give 4 stars. Just FYI I owned a few restaurants and I always made sure if there was a special day the person/s would feel special.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    DJMichaelA
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The Food Was Awesome, Little Spicy On My Spaghetti But Still Delicious And My Wife's Was Fantastic
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First date
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Met someone there for a first date. The date was not that great but the restaurant. was. Very friendly and nice staff.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Easton Excellence
    1mansopinion
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The River Grille continues to serve excellent food with top-notch service. We go often for lunch and dinner and are never disappointed. Their "front room" is a great place to hold a family or business party.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Scallops were delicious!
    Ljsmomma02
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    A friend suggested this restaurant from previous good experience. Made a reservation and was greeted by name at the door. We ordered the shrimp and biscuits as an appetizer, delicious, but only two! Wait staff that helped us wasn't overly friendly or outgoing but did the job. He suggested a wine and I was allowed to sample it. I had the scallops and my husband had the tilapia, both very good and a great dinner portion. Bill was around 75 with an appetizer, drinks, and entrees. Very fairly priced. I would go back to try something new on the menu!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Spot
    RayT
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We had a very nice dinner. The fish was cooked to perfection and the wine was good with it. It was a little too loud for romantic conversation. We will definitely come back again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Scrumptious
    Marcsgs
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Went to the River Grille prior to a concert at State Theatre. Found the restaurant on tripadvisor. Food was superb, we had the Filet (like butter), the NY Strip (cooked perfectly), and swordfish served with the best brocollini ever. Our waitress was wonderful and the ambiance was very nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Booked this restaurant because of positive reviews. The kids loved the food and so did the adults, very clean, friendly staff, fast service and outstanding food!! A place you must eat
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too Loud!
    Klbs
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Food was great but noise level was obnoxious. I do not appreciate spending a decent amount of $ on a meal when I can't even carry on a conversation with my dining party. Rude and loud dining patrons ruined what should have been a great family dinner into a poor experience where we couldnt wait to leave. Placement of dining tables is way too close as the waitstaff were constantly bumping into the tables and patrons.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    Susan
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Loved, loved, loved the food! The food was delicious and served beautifully! I only wish it wouldn't have been so loud. My husband has a hearing issue and the noise was so loud he could barely hear me. Service staff was wonderful! I would like to come back on a night that it wasn't as busy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent
    ndirish7779
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Second time at River Grille and still excellent. Food and service both great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 28 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 184 reviews are from the River Grille reviews archive.
  • restaurant week
    chrissyhi1017
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    My husband and I moved to Easton 2 years ago and are still in the process of trying out new restaurants. River Grille was a hidden gem. I did not know much about it until I saw the menu during Easton's Summer Restaurant Week. I would absolutely recommend it! The food was great ( a tad pricey, but totally worth it!).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time with friends.
    Ruiz
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My husband and I took our close out of town friends to the River Grille for dinner. Had a great dinner. Very accommodating and helpful staff. Food was highly enjoyed.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awesome!
    MColette
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    This little neighborhood gem is cozy, has great service and delicious food! A must for dinner!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Review of River Grille
    Reviews
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Been dining at River Grille for many years. Very satisfied with all the food and wine. However, I just feel the prices of drinks are too high. Would luv to see some drink specials and bottles of wine for $20. Thank you, Helena
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • VG solid restaurant in Easton!
    Jacki
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    The 4 of us really enjoyed our dinner before we went to the State Theater. The food and service were excellent! Portions were very large including great salads (sharing recommended). We shared coconut shrimp, absolutely delicious. Grilled swordfish was done really well. My husband had the pasta with sausage- again large and he said it was very good. Our friends had Salmon and Tuna and both said their entrees were good. With the large portions, getting a salad to share or another appetizer would have been enough as we could not finish our entrees. I prefer eating in the back room and not in the bar area, but that is my preference. Enclosed glassed "outdoor area" too not that night as we ate fairly early. We will definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Twice in one day!
    GinoVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Had such a great lunch here with my wife that we decided to return for dinner! Never did that before! Dinner was great too! Great service and tasty food prepared with care. Great experience!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner
    Ruiz
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    My husband and I had dinner at the River Grill. We love the atmosphere and the food and service are excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    Susieg
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We went here for our anniversary and they made us feel very special. They were out of the champagne that we requested but the sommelier more than made up for it by providing one that was comparable and also sending us a free appetizer. They also gave us a free dessert to celebrate our anniversary. The food and service were both wonderful and I would certainly recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.