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River Rock Grille

58 Blue Ridge Street Sparta, NC 28675, Sparta, NC 28675
372-2695
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Ranked #2 of 20 Restaurants in Sparta
Cuisines: American
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English first
Sparta,N.C.
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Every one friendly, food out fast. Very clean, have been three for reunion, eat dinner there and also have bowling alley for family fun, differently would recommend , a place I would return to.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Food was good and the service was very good. Waitress was very friendly. We had hamburgers and their hot chip

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Chipley, FL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This quaint little restaurant is attached to a bowling alley! Don't let that fool you, or scare you away! This is the local's choice for obvious reasons. The "pub style" food is fresh and very good. The staff is over the top friendly and service is excellent. Try the crab cakes, they are out of the ordinary and delicious. Reasonable... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Crab cake was raw, chips were soggy, so-so portions. Not a lot to choose from in Sparta, so it might have been the best in town for all we knew.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I had the crab cakes and they were fantastic! Very friendly folks and reasonably priced. I will be back.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Great food, service was good, easy to find attached to a bowling alley which sounds a little sketchy but it really was a great little place to eat! Soup was potato and bacon and was delicious. Homemade bread for a BLT. Great little spot after a hike to have a meal.

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Durham, North Carolina, USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

one of the best places to eat in sparta. not a place for a quiet romantic dinner but enjoyable. have not bowled there but there is no theater in sparta so its the social hub of sparta.

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Galax, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Some of the worst food we have ever ate!! I had the Angus Burger and chips and it was awful. My Husband had the cod and chips and His was horrible.

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Sparta, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The food was recommended, and was much better than people could describe! The crab sandwich as pure crab, no filler, and delicious. The chicken wings were crisp and tasty, and the BBQ sauce we chose (a mix of BBQ with hot, sweet and tangy) was awesome. My husband had a Carolina burger, which was huge and tasty with chili and... More

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Fries, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

If you care about the food you consume, then River Rock will satisfy your inner need. Since the beef is Grass Fed, it is a very healthy choice. We have eaten here many many times since the opening and have not been dismayed once. Service is also wonderful. Try the Chili burger and top it off w/ the Chocolate dessert.

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