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May River Grill

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1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
+1 843-757-5755
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Mon - Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy reservation, sat us early at a good table. Menu still great and I had my favorite, Wiener Schnitzel others had filet and shrimp. Everything was hot, well prepared and just a great meal. We had the shrimp roll appetizer and they now include bluecheese. I thought this was much better without. I am sure some like it.

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Avon, Ohio
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've dined here a number of times and always come away satisfied. There is one waiter (sorry, can't recall his name) who has the best menu preparation recitation. Good on the variety on the menu, friendly, lively vibe to this often crowded establishment. Casual resort attire. Reservations recommended.

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Thank annotrips
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review We will look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Fullerton, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our dining experience was so great that we came back the next night. And I am not sure why they have printed menus as there are so many daily specials that it is hard to pick what to order. I had Mahi Mahi which was prepared amazingly. My brother in law had the duck which he said was the best... More 

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MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

He is a pretty good golfer But thanks foe the great review we will look forward to your next visit Yours Chef Charlie More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at the MRG several times and never had a bad, or even mediocre, meal. The staff is consistently attentive, the food consistently delicious and innovative. It it our go-to place when company visits as well as a lovely meal with just my husband and I. I have had both the specials as well as a choice off... More 

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Thank MammaDel
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review We will be looking forward to your next visit Yours Chef Charlie More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a 5:00 dinner with friends with the restaurant's coupon in hand. Staff started to scramble and kept interrupting our table with numerous rules and conditions; not stated on the coupon. ie. one coupon per table, must use at 5:00 sharp etc. The entrees were very good but pricey. Did notice that others in the restaurant waited for their... More 

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Thank 237dans
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

I'm sorry for your inconvenience, but there are certain rules that go with all coupons that we put out for you to use only one coupon per couple the 5:oo is for your protection so that you can get your order in by the deadline I am very strict about our policies I'm sorry if the server was not polite... More 

East Granby, Connecticut
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always good and fresh with seafood their specialty. Though the room is small (reservations suggested) the food and knowledgable staff make it a pleasure to dine there.

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Thank Richard R
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review we look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We requested to have a 40+ person luncheon here. They are normally not open for lunch. Two waitresses handled the whole room seamlessly. The food was very good- loved the eggplant rollatini. Reports are the crab cakes were a bit spicy but most were fine with that. Kudos to May River Grill and the owner, Charlie.

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Thank sunl0vr22
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for having your luncheon with us we always enjoy doing them please think about us for your next function Yours Chef Charlie More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed many dinners at the May River Grill. This is a small room, with the kitchen in the back. It is apparently quite popular with the local crowd. Every time we've been there, they have excellent fish specials. Ironically for a restaurant located in South Carolina, last weekend the special was walleye. (A Great Lakes fish). Apparently the... More 

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Thank John P
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review we look forward to seeing you again Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The May River Grill has a been a favorite of ours for a couple of years. The daily specials add variety to a menu that is already eclectic, and there's a special emphasis on fresh fish. Service is always excellent, and hot food is brought to the table STEAMING--as it should be. I started last night's dinner with a salad... More 

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MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a nice review We look forward to your next visit Yours Chef Charlie More 

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Small, cozy place that serves a nice, delicious meal each and every time! Watch your food being cooked-open kitchen area- relax and enjoy every scrumptious bite. Very attentive staff rounds off perfect meal. Only drawback is the accoustics-always very noisy. Place could use updating and refreshing, but food great.

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Thank Deborah L
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and we look forward to seeing you very soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-757-5755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?