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All 111 Murrells Inlet Restaurants

River City Cafe

4393 HWY 17 Business South, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
843-651-1004
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Ranked #24 of 111 Restaurants in Murrells Inlet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

OK, this is a burger persons stop. The onion rings are huge and so you should not miss them. Peanuts are offered free as a starter so you are entertained until your food arrives. Don't worry, you won't have much time to wait. This is on business 17 in Murrells Inlet but away from most restaurants. A family place that... More 

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We're happy you're happy.....please visit us often. More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The food here is awesome...they have such a great assortment of sandwiches hot off the grill, always fresh never frozen!! They have great service and are always friendly. It has a warm nostalgia feel to the place with the old license plates and heck you never know come find your state!! I found mine!!

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Glad to know you enjoy our food! Next time, bring a license plate- we always have room for one more! More 

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

River City is a rustic place with walls filled with license plates from around the country. While you are waiting, there are plenty of peanuts in the shell to eat. This is essentially a burger place with great burgers, fries and onion rings. The "kitchen sink" burger is a masterpiece that is big enough for 2. The service is good... More 

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Thanks for the thoughtful review! We're happy to know you enjoy River City Café. More 

Church Hill, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

If it will go on a burger then they will put it on one for you! New favorite spot to hit when down this way. Over all an out standing experience and atomsphere!

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We're thrilled you enjoyed your visit! Please come back soon. More 

Swannanoa, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Huge burgers done in multiple styles. Sure to have something for everyone. Very laid back atmosphere, our waitress was so sweet and kind.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great burgers and service. Annette was our server and she gave us suggestions on what to order and was extremely friendly!! The burgers are unique and you can sub a chicken breast if you prefer over a burger!!

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Long Beach, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant wasn't that busy so I don't know why it took so long to get our food. The Mahi sandwich was good, the fries too salty, the cole slaw not good. My husband had the grilled ham and cheese which was too salty as were his fries. The bread seemed to be more toasted than grilled. Wish we had... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Annette was our server and she came back three times as we read through the many varieties of hamburgers trying to decide which one we each wanted. We were not disappointed in our choices. My husband had a burger with BBQ sauce, bacon and cheese. Mine was the RC Burger and it reminded me of Max & Erma’s "Garbage Burger"-it... More 

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Murrells Inlet
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

River City Cafe has the best, juiciest burgers. Although my husband and I have been at this location and the one by the swing bridge in Socastee, we usually go to the one in Surfside Beach because of the great ocean view. But all restaurants are consistent in their burger taste and quality. We always take our friends from the... More 

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West Lafayette, Ohio
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Had an early lunch with my wife. Burgers were kind of dry and fries are not fresh cut like they used to be. The decor is fun and the service was good. Not sure about the other locations but this one is not very baby friendly. There is no changing table in either restroom.

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Additional Information about River City Cafe

Address: 4393 HWY 17 Business South, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Phone Number: 843-651-1004
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
Cuisine: American

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