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River City Grill

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131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
941-639-9080
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 206
    Excellent
  • 151
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Dropped by for drinks one evening and loved the place. Well-decorated, great service from the bartender and our drinks were spot on! Can't wait for next time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Maria B
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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443 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Seattle, Washington
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Most fantastic food we've had in a long time! Date night was way more fun with great food. The MADDONINI CHICKEN had everything and perfect in a million ways. 5-star all the way. This place is priced incredibly for the quality service and professionalism of the staff. Punta Gorda is not Paris but the food was as good or better... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Food is excellent! Staff great! Best place to eat and have a delicious dinner! OMG, out of this world menu and have had many entree's. Atmosphere is great.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Dropped by for drinks one evening and loved the place. Well-decorated, great service from the bartender and our drinks were spot on! Can't wait for next time.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Stopped in for a quick lunch at the bar.. My husband loved his sandwich a roast beef dip with some really nice house made chips. I have to say the salmon on top of my salad was really good but brown romaine was to me just lazy .. If you order a salad with toppings for extra $$ at least... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

we enjoyed our lunch at the ?River City Grill. the restaurant is in the historic district so it is a convenient location. the price and quality of the food was well prepared. we will return when in Florida again.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Service was good atmosphere, was nice, food was good, great people watching. It was pleasant outside so we dined.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I like the lunch menu and prices. The dinner menu is pricey and a bit worldly. We ordered a chicken special. We couldn't understand what it really was with the fancy words the server used to describe it. She explained and it sounded good. It was not. My chicken was rubbery and the plate was unappetizing. We weren't offered a... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We drive up from Fort Myers for a special occasion ( usually our anniversary). It's about a 45 minute ride, but when we arrive we know it will be a great evening. Last year we stayed the weekend and enjoyed it twice.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

River City is located right in the heart of Punta Gorda. The menu gives you plenty of choices and if you would like to change your order(such a mashed potatoes for something else) they are always very accommodating. The staff is very friendly and makes suggestions regarding the menu. In the off season they have BOGO and the portions are... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Every time we visit the food is great and the staff are very welcoming.we lok forward to visiting again soon.

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Restaurant Details

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: 941-639-9080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am

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