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Eastside Grill

19 Strong Ave, Northampton, MA 01060-3922
413-586-3347
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Ranked #13 of 124 Restaurants in Northampton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Once again my wife and I were among the happy and spoiled diners at Eastside Grille on Monday Oct. 20... Our server was Kristian who was a wealth of knowledge of beers, wines and of course food. We began with shrimp bruschetta and fried oysters followed by a maple raspberry glazed swordfish. Caesar salad, warm bread and butter and dessert.... More

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Western Mass.
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

It's a pleasure to live in Northampton, with so many great places to eat-- Bistro les Gras, (first and foremost, not just alphabetically!) Ibiza Tapas, India House, Noodles, Osaka, Sierra Grille, Thai Garden, and Zen, to mention some favorites. Regrettably, I'd advise you to spend your money at any of them before bothering with Eastside Grill, the popularity and ratings... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great, comfortable, upscale restaurant. Very impressive menu with lots of seafood and creole options. Oysters on the half shell always available. Nice bar. The owner, Deb, is very community-minded and always there to greet customers at the door.

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Newton, NJ
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65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We tried this place based on the four average rating we saw on Trip Advisor. I guess our expectations were too high or maybe they were having an off night, but two in our party ordered the corn chowder with lobster pieces entrée. The Corn Chowder is described on their menu as "creamy" but instead the broth can best be... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

10 of us dined at Eastside on a Sunday evening for a birthday celebration. The food was very good. Everyone enjoyed what they had. Eastside has Cajun-themed offerings so that is what I centered my choices around. I started with the alligator appetizer. I thought everyone would get a kick out of trying alligator. I've had it before. It tastes... More

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Conway, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was a regular at the Eastside Grill from the very beginning. It was a brilliant concept at the time and became an instant classic for visitors to Northampton. The menu was varied and original and the specials were usually fantastic and fresh. I moved to Chicago when the restaurant was about 5 or 6 years into its run and... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The food is upscale but nothing special, the bartender I believe her (?) name was Sam, was incredibly snobby and rude. We will definitely avoid this place at all costs!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Just dined at Eastside,was so disappointed with our meal. Seafood risotto was made with 1 scallop a few fresh shrimp and what I assumed was canned lobster meat. Risotto was a lump of mush. I've had better at home from a box. My husband had a boneless breast chicken that was over cooked. Service was slow,our waitress was overwhelmed with... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

With sooooo many restaurants to choose from in Northampton this is a consistently great place to go. Service top notch and food is fabulous...especially if you like a little heat! Dined with some friends and enjoyed appetizers, I recommend the Cajun meatballs....YUM! Our dinners included steak, seafood and chicken and no one was disappointed...excellent. Our server, Matt, was helpful with... More

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Portsmouth, RI, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The blackened rib-eye was cooked perfectly (medium rare as ordered) and the spices were just right. Wine selection was quite good, with a few choices in the half bottle size, which worked great for us. Salads were large and excellent. No room for the decadent desserts, unfortunately. They sounded really good...

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