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River Grille

1003 McClain Rd, Bentonville, AR 72712-6737
+1 479-271-4141
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (39 reviews)
“risotto” (9 reviews)
“creamed corn” (2 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1003 McClain Rd, Bentonville, AR 72712-6737
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, we had a great waiter, Jacob, who was very responsive. Our meal was fantastic, both of us ordered the grilled walleye. Which you just can't find anywhere in this area Grilled to perfection. Scott also had the creme brulee, which he said was "almost...More

Thank ACscubadiver
Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the wonderful review. We love to hear about great experiences at River Grille Steakhouse. I'll share the nice commit about the crème brulee with my pastry chef, and you'll have to bring yours in next time for us to try!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy burger. The grilled veggies were plentiful, but not the best preparation. The fries were coated fries, which remind me a bit of fast food. The atmosphere is quiet enough that you can talk and hear the others at the table. The service was good,...More

Thank Didi33133
Brenda S, Manager at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. All very good information. I also think we have one of the best steak burgers, thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so delighted to find this gem of a restaurant in Bentonville. My husband and I were celebrating our Anniversary and had hoped to find a romantic place to do so. By reading the reviews, we chose River Grille. It was beyond our expectations...More

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Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wonderful, we love special occasions! Thank you for the wonderful review and for choosing to spend your anniversary with us. Look forward to seeing you when you return to this area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there tonight because of the reviews. Walked in at 8:00 for a romantic dinner and we were told that they had no seats for us because of “private parties”. Have never eaten there nor will ever go there again! Did not realize it was...More

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Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm very sorry that we did not have a table available for you when you arrived at our restaurant. We did have two large groups in that evening that required us to book parts of the restaurant to accommodate them. We are not a private...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Nice place to relax and enjoy quiet evening. Food is great with generous portions. If you go there ask for Jacob to wait on you. He’s so professional, quiet and provided excellent service. The creamed corn is exceptional!

Thank rend
Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you very much for writing this nice review. I am very happy that you had a wonderful dining experience and that you enjoyed Jacob's service. We look forward to you dining with us again.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

When driving into the Marriott Courtyard to check in for University of Arkansas parents weekend, we noticed the River Grille adjacent to the property. Jacob who checked us in at the hotel got us reservations for 5. After a long 6 hour drive it was...More

Thank Kim F
Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are so happy that you and your guests were able to enjoy your evening with us. We pride ourselves in the quality of our meat so it is always wonderful to...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent steaks, good appetizers, and food! I enjoyed the casual atmosphere in the bar and coziness of the restaurant. Good service and owner is friendly.

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Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

I glad you enjoyed your experience in our lounge and we look forward to seeing you again. Thank You for the nice review.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Browsing on the web and decided on River Grille for Friday night. From start to finish this will always be a memorable dinner. Ambience, service and food were amazing. I ordered the seafood pasta for some reason as I'm not normally a big fan of...More

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Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

I'm so pleased that your visit to our restaurant and Bentonville was memorable dinner. We truly honored to have out of town guests come and enjoy what Bentonville has to offer. Thank you for choosing to spend your evening with us, and writing this very...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This place is my favorite restaurant in the area. Food is always great. I usually go to the bar. Mike the bartender is awesome!

Thank Casey R
Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your review, I'm glad we a favorite place for you and your guests. Look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a regular place for us to eat 2-3 times per week. The food is excellent and the service puts all others to shame!!! Remember, this is a steak house and they are great but so are the pork chop, crab fritters, salmon. Even...More

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Brenda S, Owner at River Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We love that you frequent River Grille Steakhouse so often and that we have the opportunity to be the place you continue to come back to. Thank you for the wonderful review and we look forward to continually taking care of you and your guests...More

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14 May 2017|
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Response from Brenda S | Property representative |
60+ if you have four courses.
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4 February 2017|
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Response from Jim R | Reviewed this property |
Business casual would suffice, but it's nice enough you could dress up and not look out of place.
Helen S
11 September 2016|
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Response from Q8308SLpatriciad | Reviewed this property |
We went to River Grille in Bentonville on a Saturday afternoon and had no reservation. We were seated quickly. Was in April.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$49
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1003 McClain Rd, Bentonville, AR 72712-6737
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Bentonville
  • Phone Number: +1 479-271-4141
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Fining Dining Steakhouse with Seafood. Excellent bar and outdoor covered patio. Open for casual lunches Mon.-Fri.
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