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River City Cafe

4393 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6271
+1 843-651-1004
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (162 reviews)
“onion rings” (30 reviews)
“turkey burger” (8 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
4393 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6271
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Friends recommend the burgers and we weren't disappointed. However, I will say that the place has the feel of the off-campus dive bar that you remember from college. There are hundreds of licence plates, beer signs and street signs all over the place. People have...More

Thank NICKL33
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We haven't been to the grand strand area in 11 years and it's great to see that River City has the same great menu as before. They even had our license plate up from that long ago.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Very good burgers in an interesting setting. Peanuts in the shell are provided for snacking while you wait for your food. And then the shells can be tossed onto the floor (if you like).

Thank LJinSC
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Have eaten here numerous times and have never been disappointed in the quality of the food, mainly burgers! Service is good and the staff is friendly. Decor is unique and interesting. Great if you love peanuts because they are provided as an appetizer.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The food was great but I would rather not have heard a member of management discussing a waitress and her lack of skill with other wait staff. Very unprofessional. It may be a "burger joint" but professionalism especially in leadership is very important. They moved...More

Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Had the mac and cheese and the grouper reuben burger along with some others. All were excellent. Peanut shells on the floor, decent prices and a nice waitress. The onion app and the huge onion rings were good, while the sweet potato fries were just...More

Thank AJShay
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Good food. Awesome burger and onion rings. Horrendous service. Nobody working the door taking names,had to track someone down to get our name on the list. Once we were seated never saw our waitress for 15 minutes. When she brought our onion rings it was...More

Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Omg I can't get enough of this place the food is scrumptious!!! And the decor just perfect for beach!!!

Thank Sp0rtzm0m2
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The food is wonderful! The staff is super! I love reading all the license plates that cover the walls!

Thank MelanieM2011
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This spot had been reliably wonderful for years. A great summer lunch place in murrell's inlet. To avoid traffic, don't got on Saturday.

Thank Elizabeth B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4393 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6271
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1004
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"it's all about the burger!" Seven area locations famous for great burgers, sandwiches, and appetizers. Full bar service, open daily for carry-out and casual dine-in seating.
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