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River's Edge Bar & Grill

££ - £££
Bar, American, Pub
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820 Hawfield Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214-8002
+1 704-391-3900
11:30 - 18:00
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is the second or third time we have had just bad service here. Every time it has not been close to busy, but the waiters just seem overwhelmed. We waited at least 15 minutes before we grabbed someone to find someone to just get our drink order. We ordered drinks and food all at once so we didn't have... More 

Thank debtroe
Indian Land, South Carolina
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Food was okay but on the pricey side. Our server was terrible. It took for ever for her to take the order, we waited about 30 minutes for the meal. Server never came back to ask if we needed anything or to refill our drinks.

Thank pmc1951
Charlotte, North Carolina
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

My wife and I went over to the National Whitewater Center and ate here for lunch yesterday. You normally have to pay a $5.00 parking fee to enter, but we have the annual parking pass. We were not really sure what to expect, but discovered it's really a nice place to eat with great food and a solid selection of... More 

Thank dcparris
North Carolina
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We love to come out here to eat. The food is always good: love the salads, fish tacos and the fried pickles. Great beer selection too. It is casual and great for people watching including the rafters, kayakers, and all the dogs who get to come for a fun evening out. 🐾 There is nothing like the USNWC and its... More 

Thank JMCANorthCarolina
Clover, South Carolina
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

As other reviewers have mentioned, service and food are hit or miss at River's Edge. One day it will be awesome and the next not-so-great. Today, we got lucky and everything was great--hostess was efficient, server was friendly and on-top of things, and food was tasty! Sitting out on the patio is awesome as the views of the park are... More 

Thank PittsHQ
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Food at bar and grill was good..not great. No cocktail drinks. Beer and wine only. Service was very good. It cost $5.00 to park but no fee to get in to watch rafting,kayaking,rock climbing or zip lining. Did not like all the dogs ...seems to be a place everyone wants to show off their pets. Too many dogs the evening... More 

1 Thank lanijerr
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306 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I grabbed lunch here with a co-worker before leaving for the airport. First what a great view this restaurant has. We sat outside and watched the paddlers and sometimes "swimmers." I don't usually sit outside if the crowd is too close but the restaurant sits up a story from the general center partakers. I ordered the salmon tacos with the... More 

Thank sportyangel215
Sarasota, Florida
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837 reviews
445 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The hostess when we went to get a table need serious help. They did not have a handle on the restaurant. Told us there was a 30 minute wait. Wanted to text us when table was ready but told them we didn't have our phones as they were in lockers. They said "then just hang around" however they never called... More 

Thank Scott S
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

This place is hit or miss on being able to get a table and service. When we do get in we have enjoyed the food and the views. Prices are a bit high but limited choices at USNWC. Sweet potato fries are the best! Husband recommends the pulled pork and collards.

Thank Heather L
Avalon, New Jersey, USA
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

I have been here 2 other times and have always loved the salads and the ahi tuna. Thus time I think the portions were smaller. We had sweet potato fries (delicious) & edamame. The former was too small but the latter was ample. The Apple/walnut & Caesar salads & the Ahi are always delicious! Service could be a lot better.... More 

Thank Cheryl G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Hawfield Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214-8002
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-391-3900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?