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May River Grill

1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
843-757-5755
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Ranked #24 of 157 Restaurants in Bluffton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Bluffton, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The food was just bad. The salty "minors" base sauces are just not the way you cook for the amount this place chargers. I would suggest going somewhere that makes there food with skill and a little know how. This place is geared toward the elderly folks with no taste buds left.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

What's not to like? Inattentive, unprofessional wait staff; a menu that hasn't changed in years featuring such delicacies as walleye pike (this from a restaurant in an area rich with local seafood); noisy; crowded with undiscriminating senior diners; and over-sauced everything. A one-star joint with Mexican cooks at five-star prices.

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deer park,ny
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I haven't been to the May River Grill in 3 years but the one and only time I ever ate there has left such an impression on me that I can't stop thinking about it. I remember my meal like it was yesterday. It was so awesome that I dream about. The only problem is that I only can remember... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

It's overly crowded and probably doesn't meet the fire code. It's noisy and the tables are jammed elbow to elbow. Wait staff thinks they're working at Thomas Kellers. It's lo key and supported by unknowing locals. And, the food is not really that good. Oh, did I mention pricey?

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Every time we visit this area of South Carolina we make it a point to visit this restaurant. It's always packed so we make reservations and it never disappoints. I had the walleye again this trip and loved it. Service is always top notch and everything on the menu is over the top good. Make this place when you are... More 

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Sunapee, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We came with no reservations to an unknown (to us) restaurant, but HIGHLY recommended by every local we came upon. We were not disappointed. Nice welcome; great service; some of the best food we have eaten. We had a wonderful diced tomato, onion, cucumber, gorgonzola salad to start and then the very tender, perfectly cooked lobster tails with the thinly... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

May River Grill is the best restaurant in Bluffton period. The discussion ends here and moves to, who is number 2. The menu, the service, the staff are the best. The food is on par with Manhattan. We are from New York and have brought a number of our NY friends here and everyone says the same thing. The eggplant... More 

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Amelia Island, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Driving to Souther Living Showhouse and looking for a place to eat . Google map said it was close. What a great surprise. We had lunch there and wish we lived closer we would go all the time. Staff was so great. Brought us a dinner menu to look at. Wish we were staying longer in the area we would... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Wow, what a wonderful meal! This small restaurant was packed on a Tuesday night. Be sure to make reservations. We arrived at 7:30 and were promptly seated. The wine selection was very nice and the prices for those we ordered were on the upper end. The menu selections were numerous and they had many specials of the day. Our server,... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I just wish I had seen the price on the menu before ordering food. The waitress was really nice and trying to help make us and our baby comfortable. But no sooner we sat she started saying the entire menu items just fast.. out of it we some how picked up 2 dishes. Food is very good. But for 2... More 

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Additional Information about May River Grill

Address: 1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
Phone Number: 843-757-5755
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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