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River City Grill

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131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
+1 941-639-9080
16:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 16:30 - 02:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Every time I've eaten here good is way to salty and over seasoned. Go to deans or Jack instead much better food

Thank Boatfix70
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't be fooled by the name of this Restaurant. It's much more than just a Grill. Many dishes are Gourmet Quality with very reasonable pricing. Excellent service, quality Chefs who cook in an open View kitchen, a very nice bar, and capacity for intimate seating or group seating. My wife and I have never been disappointed here. The Phyllo Salmon... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely busy, but fun vibe here. Obviously a really popular spot. The food was creatively prepared, different, and delicious! Pretty unassuming looking front facade, but an excellent dining experience overall.

Thank Jim M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Service was good but only 6 out of the 7 at our table got their meals. Manager was lees then helpful. As a local I wouldn't recommend

Thank Allen B
Babylon, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always love to come to this place when we are in town. Great local place! Tonight we enjoyed broccoli soup, steak pizzaiola, herb chicken and salad. Service was great! Enjoyed a lovely meal outside. ...... only thing if the owner is reading ..... please don't let your guests dining outside smoke - please ask your staff to ask them to... More 

Thank Steffi818
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us were escorted to a booth, having reserved our place previously. Jannine was our pleasant and efficient server who delivered three glasses of very satisfying House Chardonnay. My wife and sister-in-law chose Caesar salads, which they enjoyed and I preferred the green salad with blue cheese dressing, lovely. For Entrees they had Salmon Puff and Bolognese respectively which... More 

Thank Timber238
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at River City Grill while in Punta Gourda. Best described, the food tasted like dinner food at restaurant prices. I had chicken which was served with a half rotten baked potato and mushy green beans. It felt like I was sharing a dinner at the nursing home with my mom. The decor was also very 60's. It's time for... More 

Thank Retired662013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch was execellent, although the fries were not what I would have expected from such a nice restaurant. I was offered a gluten free wrap, which was very nice. Hope they offer more news channels than FOX. I would like to view two versions of the same news.

Thank 232sheilaw
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While I believe this is a nice place for dinner, I also believe it is overpriced. My husband and I went on Valentine's Day. I ordered seared tuna. It came with risotto and slaw. The cost was $23.00. It was disappointing when I received my dinner. The salad was saturated in dressing. The main course portion was quite small. The... More 

Thank Diana G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sea Scallop special was fantastic! Large and tender, they were served either on a bed of rossoto or vegetables. Either way they impressed everyone!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?