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Rocky River Grille

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5400 John Q Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027-3401 (I-85 Exit 49 - Bruton Smith Blvd)
+1 704-454-1725
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Newland, North Carolina
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great drinks , food, and service!! We hung out here while our kids did their convention thing & greatly enjoyed it

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Chicago
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We held a large family dinner (11 people including 2 toddlers) here to celebrate a graduation. They had our table set up when we arrived and we're very prepared. They accommodated our need to get the kids' orders placed quickly (as they were cranky & hungry after the ceremony). Adults were served drinks from the bar with only a slight... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Menu sort of forces you to try local flair of cuisine. Fine once in a while but if you just want a Club Sandwich, why can't I get tomato instead of fried green tomatoes? Waitresses and bartenders were a mix of happy overly talkative folks to bad attitude "don't give a damn" folks. Not a great place to enjoy yourself.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, food and staff the restaurant manager, waiter and chef made it extra special for our 8 year old. Great memories made!

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kh0520
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

great hotel, and most of the time this restaurant is very good. I would only go four stars because sometimes the service is a little slow. setting is very nice, and the food is usually very good. I have eaten in this reataurant many times. nice to have this good of a restaurant within the hotel.

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Waynesboro, VA, United States
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The restaurant is located in the Embassy Suites. The staff and servers were terrific. The food was very good and prepared perfectly.

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Cornelius NC
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493 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We had been shopping in the area and since we had been here once before, decided to give it another try. In's in the Embassy Suites Concord Conference Center near Concord Mills and the Speedway. It get through it, you have to traverse the atrium and go down a long rather dark hallway to the restaurant. Restaurant itself is rather... More 

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Thank LKNCHOWHOUND
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

I went here after work with my company. We had over fourty people and were put in a room that was a bit tight. The food was pretty good and had a good selection, but the room we were put in was under furnished and left something to be desired.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

The food is really good - if you ever get it. We were staying at the Embassy Suites Concord, so we decided to grab a quick bite downstairs at the Rocky River Grille. Hands down the worst service I have ever had! So it took the waitress forever to come to our table - we waited about 25 minutes for... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Regular dining is OK. They need some remedial training for their waitstaff. The food is good, however. Their only time to shine is Mother's Day and Easter - when they have some awesome buffets you need reservations for. Otherwise, you're better off going down the road to a real restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5400 John Q Hammons Dr NW, Concord, NC 28027-3401
    (I-85 Exit 49 - Bruton Smith Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 704-454-1725
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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