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Rivertown Bistro

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1111 3rd Ave, Conway, SC 29526-5103
843-248-3733
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 163
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Last minute reservation

Packed house at 8:00 which indicates a good local reputation. I made the mistake of ordering the duck however "the chef recommends". Bad, it came back medium to well done. Not good. The wife had crab cakes, which were well above average. Serving staff were very friendly, noise level a bit high... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Ken V
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Greenwood, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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215 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Greenwood, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Packed house at 8:00 which indicates a good local reputation. I made the mistake of ordering the duck however "the chef recommends". Bad, it came back medium to well done. Not good. The wife had crab cakes, which were well above average. Serving staff were very friendly, noise level a bit high. We'd try it again only this time being... More 

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Asheville,NC
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118 reviews 118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have eaten at the Rivertown Bistro many times on visits to the area and have considered it one of the very best along the SC beach coast. However our most recent experience was not as happy as others. Our salads were excellent--I had the mixed lettuce/Thai vinaigrette and my husband the Caesar--as was the dessert-double chocolate whiskey pie. The... More 

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Conway, SC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

As B&B owners, our dining recommendations reflect on us and the restaurant . The Bistro has always been a great experience for us and our guests.

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Conway, SC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are so lucky to have a restaurant of this caliber in our small town of Conway! The food is delicious; the service is excellent. We are never disappointed when we dine at Rivertown Bistro.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We live locally and are vegan so it is sometimes a challenge to find somewhere to eat that caters to vegans. However we ordered the roasted cauliflower and quinoa dish and it was delicious! The server was attentive, and the atmosphere was very comforting ! We will return!

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Our pre-theater dinners were ok and rather pricey for the quality and manner in which the food is served....plain. Our group ate here twice and have not returned. The decor is out of the 1960s. We had seafood and steaks. Good cheesecake for dessert. On each visit, we noticed several diners struggle with the steps to the second floor.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We hadn't been to this GREAT restaurant for a while...Conway being a ways from North Myrtle Beach, which has a lot of pretty great restaurants itself. As before, we were NOT disappointed !! Fantastic hot crab dip appetizer we shared was 85% crab...and bubbling hot ! I had the shrimp and sausage entrée with tasso gravy and jalapeno flavored grit... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My husband and I had reservations for dinner on March 7. We were seated upstairs where the cooling vent was blowing right nto my face and it was cold. We asked if we could be moved because we were both uncomfortable. We were told "no" because of all the reservations that they had. We looked around and there were several... More 

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Dublin, VA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Have been to Rivertown Bistro on 2 occasions and both have been very pleasant. Had a wide range of food from hamburger, soup and salad, and seafood dishes. All were very good and our server was very friendly and helpful.

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Conway, South Carolina
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My husband, me and another couple visited Rivertown Bistro for dinner on a Saturday night two weeks ago. They were heavily booked so could not get a reservation until 7:15 PM for four in a booth. It was a litle noisy since we were seated near the open kitchen. They do have a beautiful second level that overlooks the historic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1111 3rd Ave, Conway, SC 29526-5103
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Conway
  • Phone Number: 843-248-3733

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: French, American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Sumter, SC
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?