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River Room

) #1 of 53 Restaurants in Georgetown €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
801 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3505
+1 843-527-4110
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
801 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3505
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good seafood with a ship galley atmosphere. Nice view of the river and the boats. Can walk off dinner on the river walk

Thank shrimpalicious
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A good friend of mine is the chef at the River Room. Joe O'Hara never disappoints me and he won't disappoint you. Worth the trip to quaint Front Street Georgetown!

Thank Leewestberry
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a really good meal with great riverfront atmosphere. Service was excellent. Menu has nice variety.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time visit for party of three for lunch. Got to sit on the porch with a good view of the harbor. No tap beers - but good can beers from Charleston breweries. Two of us had salad dishes with fish, and one had the...More

Thank BrianS612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent seafood, salads, burgers, sandwiches and daily specials. The service is excellent; a well managed restaurant. Lovely setting with beautiful fish tank. Food is consistently high quality, well prepared and delicious. Give it a try. You'll be glad you did.

Thank Mary Lou K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being away from the area for 14 years, I had the opportunity to revisit the restaurant and was pleased to see it was still there, the staff was friendly and helpful and the lunches my daughter and I had were delicious. My choice was...More

Thank chisholmjp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in for lunch after reading the reviews on tripadvisor. We were seated at a table by the window with a view of the water. Our waitress was upbeat and attentive. We started with sweet tea and a bowl of the...More

Thank 10isgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food on the Harborwalk- you will feel like you are on a cruise ship. Great salads, sandwiches and entrees for lunch or dinner. A gorgeous fish tank that will mesmerize you and nice staff too. Prices are decent as well.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in on a rainy Thursday for lunch. We were headed to Pawley's but had some extra time, so we thought we'd shop downtown Georgetown and grab lunch at the Harbor. So glad we did. My friend got the flounder was delicious and made everyone...More

Thank annU9647FG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here last year and had a good experience. This time was just as good. The fish was cooked perfectly, the service was excellent. Dessert was huge, more than we could finish. A little pricey, but worth the money. As we were leaving around...More

1  Thank Bruce C
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Kari B
27 April 2017|
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Response from RiverRoomGeorgetown | Property representative |
We have gluten free options for both lunch and dinner. Dinner options include grilled grouper with tomato basil butter, grilled salmon with ginger soy lime sauce (we use a gluten free Tamari rather than regular soy sauce... More
Patti D
19 July 2016|
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Response from apbayhill | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website and check out the menu section.
Robert F
20 February 2016|
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Response from SharonG123 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in November, my husband had the fish sandwich and he asked the waitress what kind of fish they used and she told him it was flounder. He said it was delicious!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
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11:00 - 14:30
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11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3505
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-527-4110
The River Room has served delectable coastal-influenced fare to a tremendous following of loyal patrons since 1984.Moderately-priced lunch items include our World Famous Shrimp and Grits, Shrimp Creole and Pecan Chicken Salad served with apples and grapes.The dinner menu features fresh, grilled fish such as Carolina grouper, yellow-fin tuna and Atlantic salmon. Chef specialties include Herb-crusted Grouper, McClellanville Crab Cakes and Twin Filets of Beef with Blue Cheese ButterThe River Room is located in the historic J.B. Steel Building.In 1888 when the J.B. Steele Building opened, it housed two businesses known as the Steele-Moses stores. Downstairs, customers inspected dry goods and groceries displayed on massive hardwood counters, and upstairs they could be fitted for custom-made hats.Today, the building’s history is evident throughout and is enhanced with tasteful nostalgic décor. The dining room extends 50 feet into the Sampit River; its panoramic windows offer expansive harbor views. Nautical and turn-of-the-century antiques are on display, and an intimate bar showcases the restaurant’s wine collection.Children will surely make a beeline for the giant reef aquarium filled with colorful sea life.
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