River Raves

At the River, we think the perfect outing needs three things: great friends, great music and great food! That’s why the River DJs are hitting the streets of Boston’s North Shore, the Merrimack Valley and New Hampshire’s Seacoast showcasing great places to enjoy a meal.

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Cafe Azteca

180 Common St, Lawrence, MA

Cafe Azteca wants you to know what real Mexican food tastes like – fresh produce, savory meats & harmonizing salsas. We specialize in traditional recipes that transport your taste buds to Mexico. Visit Cafe Azteca and celebrate our passion for great food!

Their chicken & rice soup was homemade yumminess.Matt

Mile Marker One Restaurant & Bar

75 Essex Ave, Gloucester MA

Mile Marker One is a year-round restaurant and bar that offers several dining venues, all designed to capture panoramic views of the beautiful Annisquam River and marina life. The Riverview Dining Room offers 4-season indoor dining for intimate or large parties. The Bridge Deck offers a more casual atmosphere with live entertainment, full raw bar, and a new Caribbean-style Rum Shack. The Aqua Room & Pool Bar offers poolside dining with a fun and relaxing escape from the elements. Whatever your desired dining experience, Mile Marker One will have what you’re looking for.

Come by foot.. or by boat for the best seafood risotto!Dana

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NoLo Bar & Bistro

Tyngsboro, MA

Check out the NoLo Bistro & Bar – the region’s newest upscale casual bistro located at The Stonehedge Hotel & Spa in Tyngsboro. NoLo features a brand new expanded bar and new dining concept offering a farm to table New England Bistro menu to complement the extensive wine list. Enjoy brunch, lunch, dinner or drinks – try an exquisite wine by the glass or a hand crafted cocktail by their award winning mixologist. Open daily, reservations available.

If you want to experience a great menu, craft cocktails and brand new outdoor deck, visit NoLo Bistro & Bar!Carolyn

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Oregano Pizza & Ristorante

16 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA

Oregano Pizzeria and Ristorante is located in the heart of historic downtown Newburyport. We take pride in our homemade tomato marinara sauce which is prepared with crushed San Marzano Italian tomatoes and our quality cheeses. Each pizza dough is hand stretched and topped with the freshest locally grown ingredients then finished in our signature brick oven imported from Genoa, Italy. Al dente pasta and Italian entrées, fresh salads, and house-made desserts are sure to entice you! All of our menu items are available gluten free! Enjoy a variety of local brew beers, unique cocktails, or one of our 30 wines from the premier regions of Italy. Come visit our cozy dining room or order takeout to bring home.

You won’t find a more authentic pizza this side of Venice.Dana

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Palmers Restaurant & Tavern

18 Elm Street, Andover MA

Located near the center of downtown Andover, Palmers has been a North Shore favorite for 25 years. The restaurant features a large tavern and three dining rooms, two with fireplaces. An upscale Lunch and Dinner menu is offered daily and Tavern fare is also available throughout the day. Chef Ingalls and his team create a popular “Specials Menu” which changes weekly and features the best seasonal seafood, meats and produce available.

If you love live music like we do, head to Palmers on Friday and Saturday nights.Carolyn

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The Peddler’s Daughter

45 Wingate St, Haverhill, MA

The Peddler’s Daughter, with locations in Haverhill & Nashua, offers an authentic taste of Ireland all year-round. The Peddler’s Daughter is not only a great place to get a refreshing pint, a bite to eat, it’s also a place where friends are made and good times are enjoyed, so stop by for some good Irish hospitality and make yourself at home. Slainte.

When it’s time to celebrate, there’s nothing better than the authentic Irish hospitality you’ll find at the Peddler’s Daughter.AJ

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Pickity Place

248 Nutting Hill Rd, Mason, NH

Located in the beautiful hills of Mason, New Hampshire, Pickity Place is an amazing cottage in the woods that inspired illustrations for “Little Red Riding Hood”. Enjoy delicious farm-to-table dining with a five-course seasonal menu that changes monthly. Call Pickity Place for one of their three daily seatings and have a Pickity Day.

I enjoyed delicious farm-to-table dining!Dana

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Raspberries Catering

Explore New England’s solution to mainstream meals with an alternative version of catering. Enjoy exceptionally fresh food that’s reasonably priced. Seasonal menus feature an eclectic mix of dishes that soothe the soul and liven the senses. Every meal has a wholesome and healthy approach. Even with 30 years of experience, chef Dana Wilson remains on a quest for new flavor combinations inspired by his travels and culinary curiosity. From beach weddings, to the rolling hills of Vermont, or the comfort of your own home, they can cook for you!

Exceptional food that’s reasonably priced!Matt

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Woodman’s of Essex

121 Main St. Essex, MA

This classic New England clam shack is the spot where “Chubby Woodman” invented the fried clam back in 1916. Celebrating over 100 years of award- winning seafood. Voted “Best Waterfront Seafood Shack” – USA Today. Experience Woodman’s – create your tradition of great food, memories and fun. But, did you know, “Chubby” took their food on the road? We come to you and cook! From the beaches of Cape Ann, back yards, corporate headquarters and even the All-Star Game at Fenway Park, we cater clambakes, barbecues and fried clams. Our gluten-free menus are perfect for any group!

Did you know Woodman’s brings their famous food to your backyard or office party?Carolyn