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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” (57 reviews)
“butterfish” (38 reviews)
“pot roast” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
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

Great Cuban sandwich. Mom was in hospital and this was not far from there so we tried their food. Pleasantly surprised. Will be a return customer.

Thank 2pets
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for our first trip to Punta Gorda. Attentive staff, delicious food. If you check out the menu, they are not afraid to try a different spin on the classics. It’s busy so make a reso! 😎

Thank L B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The River City Grill is a large restaurant with a big bar that gets busy from late afternoon throughout the evening. It can get loud and noisy and this might deter you from selecting this as a dining establishment. However, the food and service are...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a little trouble finding vegetarian options in the area. But River City Grill had 2 options, a portobello burger and a cauliflower steak. I had the burger and my husband had fish and chips. It was a little pricey, but very nice and...More

Thank AudreyW907
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a reservation as the place always used to be busy for lunch, especially on a Friday. Our party of 4 arrived around 1 p.m. and the place was almost deserted. Now I know why. Menu has nothing interesting on it and I was...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best , tender pot roast we have tasted at a restaurant. The Seared ahi tuna with seaweed salad good. Service a little slow, but a good experience

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just wish it had been memorable in a good way. Don't get me wrong--the food was very good and our server Wendy was very good also. The problem lay that night on the front of the house. When we arrived, there were 4 people...More

Thank dlamach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always check the reviews. Obviously you have to make up your own mind about any place but I like to see people’s thoughts and tips before checking a place out. Most of what I read was good so I looked forward to a nice...More

1  Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited for a late lunch after a long day searching for real estate in SW Florida. I order the 1/2lb burger with fries and a salad. The burgers was well prepared and the salad was fresh and crisp. Parking os on the street and...More

Thank Dwight F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We should have walked out when the hostess greeted us with asking us if we could be out within an hour and a half because they had reservations. There were plenty of open tables when we sat down, so I’m not quite sure why she...More

Thank Lori D
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Questions & Answers
19 March 2018|
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Response from Dwight F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, i was only in town for lunch.
Lucia Dougan K
17 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
17 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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
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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