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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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11:00 - 21:00
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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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clarksburg, md
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was excited to eat in downtown Bluffton. The exterior of this restaurant is nothing to be excited about and parking is not terrific. We walked through the front door right into the eating area. There is not much of an ambiance here and the hostess is not friendly and warm. Our waitress was very knowledgeable and rattled off so... More 

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Thank carolinagirl057
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155 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went to the May River Grill after reading some good reviews on TripAdvisor. The service was excellent ( thanks Jay) and the food was very good. The only problem was the place is small and it gives you a "claustrophobic " feeling. I could hear the conversations from both the tables on either side of us,... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting with friends in Hilton Head Island, S.C. we were taken to dinner at the May River Grille and it turned out to be one of the highlights of our visit .. Aside from seeing our friends that is. We had relatively early reservations for dinner as we had planned to attend a live music event at the Roasting... More 

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

Wow!! thank you very much for the wonderful review Please introduce yourself to me if you visit the area in the future!! we look forward to serving you again soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Breckenridge, Colorado
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended by some locals, it did not disappoint. Dined along with 6 friends and everyone really enjoyed their meals. Two had the crispy duck which came with a berry dipping sauce (could also have been poured over ice cream). Two had the walleye, which came with a dill / caper sauce...excellent. One had the crab cakes... More 

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

thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review we look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dined here three times so far and each time the food has been amazing! The staff is great!!! They work well together, are pleasant and attentive, and they are the kind of staff I would hire in a heartbeat if I were in the business!!! Tonight was my birthday dinner and, as with our first two visits, we... More 

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Thank Terri05446
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your birthday dinner with us !!! We look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thanks for taking the time to write your great review we look forward to your next visit Thanks Chef Charlie More 

Avon, Ohio
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

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 31 March 2017

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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Thank ben b
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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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

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 30 March 2017

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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?