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River City Grill

131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
+1 941-639-9080
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good as was the Margarita. Food not so much. Calamari was strange, Cuban Sandwich and Quesadilla were greasy. Price / quality ratio not good.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

River City Grill served an excellent meal. Many of the people in our group were vegan or vegetarian and the staff met all of our needs. The portabella Mushroom burger was fantastic. I would recommend this place.

Thank mymaria45792
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At 6:00 pm they were out of their premium Steak Burger, an item that all 4 of us came in for. So, we (3 out of 4) settled for their regular burger (tasteless & greasy). Not only dissatisfied w/the food, but our server did not...More

1  Thank sjsparky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

River City Grill and Italiano’s are two restaurants in downtown Punta Gorda that are connected -- via a walkway between them. after trying Italiano’s (see previous review), my wife and I decided to try River City Grill. we were not disappointed. In fact, we liked...More

1  Thank H2OCASA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been customers of this 5 STAR restaurant for 11 years & during the Winter Season we visit this Punta Gorda Landmark 10+ times a month. We can’t wait to get back in October of 2018 to start our wonderful dinner plans @ River...More

Thank Billy J
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the atmosphere and menu was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their choice of dishes, including the child's portion of spaghetti! Everyone should do themselves a favor and order the spaghetti from kid's menu! 😊 The only reason I'm not giving a five star review is...More

Thank K K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The food, outstanding service and the atmosphere can't be beat. If you are in the area this is the place to eat.

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Recommended by a friend, and was not disappointed, nothing but top shelve in food and service. nice menu. Like the way they presented a salad.

Thank 30habs
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to this river city Grill several times this time for an early dinner. I found the menu and the food be quite outstanding Especially for a little town like this. The servers were very friendly and efficient, a full bar and a nice...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had Easter dinner at the restaurant. The restaurant was overbooked, people waiting everywhere to be seated. Were only seated about 15 min. late. Lenny, our server was excellent. He was at the table as soon as we were seated and he was always around...More

Thank nanmor221
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19 March 2018|
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Response from FuntravelRN | Reviewed this property |
We were given a dinner menu and also looked online before we went They had specials too
Lucia Dougan K
18 December 2017|
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Response from Old5anDimer | Reviewed this property |
The River City Grille is open for a limited time with a limited menu on Christmas Day. I would suggest that reservations be made in advance.
Lucia Dougan K
18 December 2017|
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Response from Bjdoliber | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Christmas day from 1:00 to 7:00 but they are almost booked up. Call soon for reservations if you are planning on going.
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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