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Waterman Grille Restaurant Review: Located in an old bridge gatehouse on the Seekonk River, the Waterman Grille may be best known among summertime crowds for its semi-enclosed deck, but well-heeled East Side locals fill its warm, wood-scented main dining room even on chilly autumn weeknights. Perky but professional servers present an intriguing list of appetizers and cocktails, including a rich blood-orange martini. We recommend the tender Szechuan beef skewers, marinated in a garlic sauce spiced up with cracked black pepper, but the steamed mussels also tempt. Served as an entrée side, the grains and greens salad is a mix of field greens and red onions with couscous, wheat and barley in a light Champagne vinaigrette; the signature Waterman salad is enlivened with an intriguing honey-lavender vinaigrette. Choose from small plates and mains like ahi pad thai, served with toasted cashews instead of peanuts. We can't resist nightly specials like a side of dense and creamy red pepper risotto, which often means we can't even think about dessert. When we do though, a Young's Chocolate Stout with a vanilla ice cream float is the way to go.