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May River Grill

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American, Seafood, Wine Bar
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1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
+1 843-757-5755
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 150
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good food but a little crowded at night

So many wonderful specials each day to chose from! We have dined here several times, great fresh fish and seafood. Very friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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252 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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NJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

So many wonderful specials each day to chose from! We have dined here several times, great fresh fish and seafood. Very friendly staff.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This was our first time dining at the May River Grill and will definitely will not be our last. Don't know why it took so long for us to dine at this venue. They have an extensive early bird menu in addition to their regular menu. We had the crab cakes and flounder parmesan and both were delicious. The flounder... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This place is pricey but it's worth every penny. The food and service are beyond compare. If money were no object I'd eat here 3-4 times a week. That said we will be back. It's just great.

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MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so very much that really means a lot I will pass this on to the staff,Thanks Charlie More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We just had very good meal here a couple of weeks ago. Friendly and good service. They make you feel at home.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The waitress was extremely friendly and had a smile on her face the entire time. I had the soup and salad, the soup was a cold dill and cucumber, delicious. My friend had the BLT which had a fried green tomato, bacon and a cool surprise...a cucumber. Of course I had to try it...delicious, would highly recommend. The only complaint... More 

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MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review Ill be sure to tell your server about it. Thanks again for choosing the May River Grill More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My wife, son and I ate at this place yesterday for dinner and we were extremely pleased with the food, atmosphere and service! We ordered the escargot and clams as an appetizer and they were both amazing! Both the sauce for the escargot and the broth for the clams were perfect for dipping extra bread in. Even the kid's spaghetti... More 

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MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thankyou for choosing our restaurant and thank you for the wonderful review we hope to see you soon Charlie More 

Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We bought a house in Beaufort, SC and have been exploring. We went to see Old town Bluffton and wanted to try the restaurant for lunch. We talked to the owner who told us the specials of the day and they were midwestern fish dishes, and being from Chicago we were surprised. He explained he was from Michigan and there... More 

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MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thankyou for the great feed back it was very kind thanks again and hope to see you soon Charlie More 

Naples, Florida
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The food is outstanding. The wait staff was not the best. I had the Rack of Lamb and it was killer good. The place is a bit on the noisy side but put that aside the meal was great

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Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A great place! Really wonderful food. Large portions. The specials were as numerous as he every night fare. Every dish we had was outstanding. Pleasant assuming atmosphere. Food is as good as I had it anywhere.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Tonight's dinner was terrible and the waitress was deceptive. Asked how many lamb chops for $32. She said 4, we got 3. When we asked, she said ours were thicker than normal - yea right! The seafood pasta dish was watery and tasteless. Asked the waitress to have the cook drain off the water and her retort was this was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-757-5755

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
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

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