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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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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 216
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  • 155
    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 19
    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
Pretty good food

Went on a Sunday. It is a big place and a little noisy, however there is a back area that looked quieter. Large menu and variety. Service was pretty good. I had grilled salmon and my guest had fried scallops which were really good. Lightly breaded too. I would definitely go back again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
linda s
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Lake Placid, Florida
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
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Lake Placid, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Went on a Sunday. It is a big place and a little noisy, however there is a back area that looked quieter. Large menu and variety. Service was pretty good. I had grilled salmon and my guest had fried scallops which were really good. Lightly breaded too. I would definitely go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We eat frequently at this restaurant and the food is great, the choices are more than enough and portions are quite generous. Try the wild boar when on the menu as well as the calamari, which is there regularly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Stopped in on a Thursday after flying in from Raleigh, on the way to Sarasota. We got two quick apps, the calamari and the lobster quesadilla. The lobster quesadilla was nice, good chunks of lobster. The calamari was unlike any I have had and was fantastic. The calamari was lightly fried with red onions, banana peppers, red peppers and some... More 

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Garner, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a light lunch of appetizers. The Lobster Quesadilla and Fried Calamari Portuguese style (peppers, onions, sausage and peppercinni sautéed on top). We love Calamari and this was the most unique style and very delicious! I wish we would have had time to try Dinner here.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Excellent service , nice atmosphere, and absolutely delicious food , we had the seared Ahi Tuna with seaweed to die for. house salad good and New York Prime Steak . the sides were extremely delicious compared to most resturants in the area. DEFINITLEY worth the money!!! Also our waitress Pam was friendly and compotent in every manner. James R

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great place for a great meal. Food, ambiance, and service have always been great. Butter Fish was excellent. This place won't disappoint. Highly recommended

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great location located in the center of downtown Punta Gorda, Florida. Really wonderful food and cocktails. Pleanty of locals to meet and visit with.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Best hamburger I've had since moving to Florida will be going back soon to take hubby prices for lunch are very reasonable

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Placida, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

First of all they take reservations....and we wait under 5 minutes to be seated...always very pleasant wait staff....very professional. The food is superb.....I got the sea scallops on risotto and spinach...I wish I had taken a picture because it was picture perfect...even the salad is good....my husband and I are always please....especially during BOGO....that is such a great touch for... More 

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Norwood, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We had come to the Punta Gorda area from northern New York for a family wedding. This was our first trip to River City Grill but certainly won't be the last. It was within walking distance of our hotel. The food here is excellent!! Our server had a super personality and was very friendly.

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Additional Information about River City Grill

Address: 131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
Phone Number: 941-639-9080
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
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
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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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: Large groups, Entertaining clients, Bar scene
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?