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Rocky River Grille

5400 John Q Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027
+1 704-454-1725
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Ranked #50 of 231 Restaurants in Concord
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: I-85 Exit 49 - Bruton Smith Blvd
Description: 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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English first
Indian Trail, North Carolina
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Maybe it's because this restaurant is in the Embassy suites hotel that it is never busy, but it should be. We are not near the restaurant but we make it a point to go at least once a year. We've always been very happy w/ our food and service. There is a side entrance that is close to the restaurant... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I was attending a meeting and we did not have time to eat in the restaurant so they accommodated us in our meeting room without a problem. The grilled shrimp wrap was delicious! Great customer service!

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Concord, NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My 12 y/o daughter and I had dinner there on Friday, December 19th, before going to see The Nutcracker in Charlotte. My daughter felt like we were being very fancy! Our reservation was very early so we were the only ones there for some time. Service was a bit slow and I was worried we'd have to rush out but... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I took our kids and grandkids for their Turkey day buffet this year and there was something delicious for everyone. We enjoyed the seafood buffet, my son enjoyed the traditional Thanksgiving fare, my daughter had the best Belgian waffle, and the grandkids (all under 5 so ate for free) enjoyed the fresh fruit and vegetables as well... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner from start to finish at Rocky River Grille. The hostess was friendly and helpful, our server Leslie was attentive and knowledgeable, and our food was perfect. We ordered the black eyed pea hummus and pimento cheese appetizer--a delicious combination of Southern favorites--which would have been plenty for even a table of four to share. We... More 

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London
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220 reviews 220 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I ate dinner one night at Rocky River Grille. The menu is short with some complicated dishes but all I wanted was steak and chips. My steak was excellent and, although not on the menu, I had French fries instead of the listed mashed potatoes. I asked for a side of garden salad — lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber — as the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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133 reviews 133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The menu was very limited. The food arrived lukewarm. The food was very late in coming. Go elsewhere.

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Charlotte, NC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I always make it a point to write good reviews and hesitate to write poor ones. But I couldn't leave this unwritten. Just a very poor dinner experience from start to finish. Our server was very inattentive and left for long periods of time. We had to ask for bread, while diners all around us were receiving their bread. Our... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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134 reviews 134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We planned on a nice family dinner out at the restaurant but realized when we arrived that the actual restaurant is closed and the bar serves the identical menu. We were OK with it until we realized the patrons were the typical bar crowd with the loud vulgar language which we don't want for our kids. TVs are around so... More 

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Humble, Texas
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116 reviews 116 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had a party of 6 with a reservation and were promptly seated upon arrival at our desired table. Everyone enjoyed their meals except one steak was a little under cooked. Server and manager both offered to replace the steak but person opted to keep it after already eating some of it and not wanting to wait. Our server Madan... More 

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Additional Information about Rocky River Grille

Address: 5400 John Q Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027
Phone Number: +1 704-454-1725
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Concord
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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