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River City Grill

131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
941-639-9080
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Ranked #11 of 124 Restaurants in Punta Gorda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sweeny, TX
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Our family had our evening meal at the River City Grill recently. We used their advertised BOGO (buy one get one) menu and were very happy. They have a wide selection on their menu and all six of us were able to choose exactly what we desired. The food was well prepared and presented. The price was approximately half of... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Our phoned in reservation specifically requested a booth near the front door. Upon arrival, a hostess in a gray checked sleeveless dress walked us to the farthest back of the restaurant (my other is 92 and uses a cane) and attempted to seat us at a small table. We said we had requested a booth and could see two of... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Everything on the menu is good. No matter what your taste you'll find something you like here. You can't go wrong even for desert. If you eat dinner in Florida then eat here!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch at the bar. Great friendly native bartender with lots of local area information. We had the Fish Reuben and a roast beef sandwich (the actual names were more creative) - both fantastic. Dishes were great flavor combinations perfectly prepared and presented. Staff and other customers were friendly. Would love to come back for another visit... More

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Florida
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My wife and I went with a couple of friends for dinner on a Friday in August. Around 5:30 pm, there was no wait. I would recommend making reservations as the wait time increased as the evening progressed. The waiter came fairly quickly after we sat down. My wife and I both ordered a house wine (Chardonnay & Cabernet Bottled... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Sat night was one of the best meals we have had locally. Our server, Pam, was friendly and very knowledgeable about the evenings specials. We made two good choices. One was the Ahi tuna that was so good I hope it becomes a regular on the menu. Grilled and served with two sauces - one sweet and one savory. Also... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Food and waiters are top notch. During the week they have BOGO for dinner hours. Very few restrictions. I recommend reservations. Bar available while you wait. You will be able to park within 100 feet of the door.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I go to River City Grill all of the time and have been since the day they opened! It is a great local favorite with a nice atmosphere. We go for anything from business lunches, to a nice dinner, to a great happy hour. The service is always great, the main menu items are always deliciously consistent, and the specials... More

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Rotonda
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Here in southwest Florida in the middle of summer the natives finally get to eat out without standing in line with all the Snowbirds. And, in some cases, we catch a break on the price outside of "Season". So, when some friends of ours invited us to accompany them to the River City Grill and take advantage of their "2... More

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Rockford, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Family also brought us here, one of there favorite places, and close to our hotel and other restaurants and shops. Great food and the atmosphere was nice.We enjoyed it and would go again.

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