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River City Grill

131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
+1 941-639-9080
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“river city” (54 reviews)
“butterfish” (37 reviews)
“pot roast” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food and Service was Great. Had Korean Chicken and husband had Filet Mignon cooked as requested. Order the Buffalo Cauliflower Appetizer they are Outstanding. A little noisy but very Clean.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here with my family because they have a two for one special. The food was prepared very well and the serving size was larger than what I have had at other places. The prices are a little high, but they are giving you...More

Thank om2breathe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again food and service very good. However, the price hike on many dishes will keep us from coming as often as we used to. Some prices are like restaurants in big cities.

1  Thank LambLA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just what a person would look for when eating out. Come here, you won't be disappointed.The service staff is excellent.

Thank PJW2Hunt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here many times. Excellent service great food. We are locals. Ordered a New York strip with the brandie peppercorn sauce. Very tasty.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

First visit. Great food, excellent service (Andy) - nice atmosphere and pre-seasonal specials. Just really good food at reasonable prices.

Thank Doglover51
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We have had hits and miss meals on previous occasions. This particular night I ordered and paid extra for the "prime" steak which was awful. Steak was prepared Medium Rare as requested but it certainly fell short of any prime beef we have had before....More

Thank 2awesome52
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Had Lunch here...Calamari & Shrimp Salad. Calamari was very different from any I've eaten (had sausage in it).

1  Thank Cathy P
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We heard about this place.from a lot of our friends. We were traveling back from SC to FL so we had doinner here before going home. The place is very large, there is a bar up front with tables and a large dining room in...More

1  Thank sunfun4850
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Ask for "The Gift" and they will bring you a 2for1 menu. Service was great as was the food. Was on a business trip and took along my 9yr old and he was very happy as well with the great food and selection.

1  Thank R M
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Questions & Answers
31 March 2017|
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Response from MangroveCafe | Property representative |
Yes, please call the restaurant and they would be happy to accommodate you!! 941-639-9080 River City Grill
16 February 2017|
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Response from MangroveCafe | Property representative |
Hi. Please contact us directly at TheMangrovecafe @ yahoo. com
15 November 2016|
Response from MangroveCafe | Property representative |
Yes we do. All of our restaurants, River City Grill & Italia in Punta Gorda as well as our Mangrove Cafe in Naples are pet friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
4:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-639-9080
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