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“The food was excellent.”
Review of River Stones - CLOSED

River Stones
Cuisines: American, Pizza
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Quincy, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“The food was excellent.”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

This place has apparently changed hands, and is now River Stones. I don't know what it was like before, but I thought the interior decor was very welcoming, though we were left standing at the entrance for several minutes staring at employees chatting instead of greeting us. Finally, what I suspect was one of the new owners got one of them t seat us, and from there the service, and the experience, improved. Our waiter was decent, and the food was excellent. I had the short rib, my wife, risotto, and my eldest daughter, salmon, all wonderfully prepared from the adult menu. My youngest had a chicken sandwich off the kid's menu that looked so-so, but she seemed to enjoy it. The desserts were delicious, and the freshly-brewed iced tea was perfection. The menu was a little pricey, but I felt the overall experience was very good, and I hope this place gets it's legs under it with the new owners.

  • Visited August 2013
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Quechee
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food and drink”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

We used to go the Fire Stones often and had to try the new River Stones, we were delighted to see some of the same help and customers. The food was very good and the service was great.( We ate at the bar) . people.Prie is fair for the quality you get.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank morrishomes
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Pizza or nothing”
Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

River stones, the reincarnated fire stones , is unfortunately no better. The bar is fine to sit and just drink. The flat bread pizza is usually good. The rest is poor and that is being kind. We had high hopes but it has not come through with any improvements.

Visited July 2013
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4 Thank MARK R
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Bangkok, Thailand
Level 6 Contributor
166 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“good thin crust pizza”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

Ordered out pizza which was good, as were the fish and chips, although perhaps a bit too much batter.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank gvaguy
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Vermont
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Not much has changed”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

Not too much has changed from Firestones to Riverstones. The place appears to be cleaner. The chop salad is still on the menu, but the ribs are gone. They have nachos on the menu but they are really boring. One of us had the prime rib special and asked for it to be medium rare. It came out well done, so we returned it. When the second piece came out it was still well done, and it looked like the chef just tossed it on top of the now cold vegetables. The hostess was seating people in such an unorganized way that our server had tables inside and outside. The mussels we ordered had quite a few that wouldn't open. We were under the impression that seafood was their specialty. We have eaten there three times since that reopened, so feel like we gave it a fair chance. Too bad it isn't better.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank vtsnowbrd
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