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“A perfect spot after a hard day!”

River: A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar
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Ranked #24 of 78 Restaurants in Wethersfield
Price range: US$15 - US$45
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 10 was easily accommodated for lunch. Service was efficient and genial! All our meals came out at the same time which as a feat because we had sandwiches and pasta dishes! Only one issue with the steak burgers, the cheese and bacon were forgotten. Menu had so much to choose from! The Pesto Mafalde was scrumptious! We had every dessert on the menu except the cannolis. All were delicious! My only critique would be the need to refill the water glasses more frequently. Atmosphere was wonderful with great views!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would try out this Restuarant because of its location on the water. We were a little worried as the reviews were not positive. Our waitress Kasha was very outgoing and cheerful. She was very attentive and came back several times to make sure we were all set with drinks and dinner. The calamari, arancini and port Bella fries were seasoned and cooked perfectly. We loved the white ricotta pizza and the sausage and pepper pizza. The place was crowded with a lot of good energy. Love the water views! We will be back! We will definitely request Kasha!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Who doesn’t love a beautiful water view- this restaurant is sleek & modern but still has a way to go on its service & food.
There were 4 of us & we ordered glasses of wine-all good. The antipasto & calamari apps were very good. The seafood linguini was too salty but the Alfredo was good. The cannoli was different & excellent.
Service needs some tweaking- servers started putting down our entrees before removing app dishes & side plates. We had to ask for parm for our pastas & also had to have someone find our server for the check. Nothing too bad but still not what is expected in a high end restaurant.

1  Thank Hostas57
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could never recommend this place. The food was diner quality, gummy pasta and burnt pizza. Really loud music and the bar is half of the restaurant. Thus, even more noise and rowdiness. The server had no idea what he was doing, the prices are way too high for what you're getting. If you sit inside, you can't even see the view. Terrible place, a waste of money and I would never go back.

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Thank Peter Q
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One rare site to experience the Connecticut River in a convenient spot (plenty of safe and spacious parking, right off I 91)- This place is upscale yet busy and joyful buzzing felt the moment you enter. Yes, its in a one building office complex, but light, airy and safe upon entering.....and you can feel the energy once you enter.

Hosts - servers, bar team - all one voice - aiming to please. Our server - in the bar at a high top table, Brittany was so nice. Welcoming, quick to serve and willing to laugh.

Food - moderately priced. Caesar salad with made to order medium rare salmon - less than $20. Chicken Parm like you've never seen it. Rolled pounded thin chicken breast stuffed with light cheese with fresh tomato and garlic pasta linguine. Superb.

Drinks - pricey. House Merlot $11 Persecco $9. Who cares?....the abience and the vibe well worth it. Nice job to the owners. This property was wanting that Connecticut River site for those of us who love the area.

Get outdoors and enjoy this early summer season- seating available in or al freso - both with a view of our glorious river.

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Thank SeaJay2018
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