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River City Cafe

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4393 HWY 17 Business South, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
843-651-1004
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 87
    Excellent
  • 101
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great, fun atmosphere! Cold beer and great burgers!

I just love this place. The service is very friendly, the food is great, the beer is cold..... what more could you ask for at the beach? Get a burger and onion rings. You can't go wrong.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
Suddentam
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Gros Morne National Park, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped into this place in the beginning of December, sat outside on the picnic table, had a great COLD beer and fantastic burgers. Since we're not from South Carolina, we didn't realize this was a chain restaurant... thought it was actually a family run establishment.. great burgers... GREAT burgers!

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Thank FishermansBlues
Newfoundland, Canada
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356 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 575 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another couple and us went for a burger fix 430 PM friday night only one other table in the restaurant.We quickly ordered and the side of onion rings turned out the waitress exchanged them for the fries and slaw so we asked for our platter part of the burger and the rings The waitress said no problem but it would... More 

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Thank Greyhoundlover
Brunswick, Ohio
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great burger joint, one of a kind burgers, try the peanut butter one, sounds bad but its awesome, free peanuts while you wait, just throw the shells on the floor. keep in mind its bar bar.....

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Thank bobrock96
Columbia, South Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

I just love this place. The service is very friendly, the food is great, the beer is cold..... what more could you ask for at the beach? Get a burger and onion rings. You can't go wrong.

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Thank Suddentam
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We took some out of town visitors to lunch at River City Grill. I had the mushroom swiss burger and loved it. Every one in our party loved thier burgers however my niece wasn't a fan of the macaroni and cheese burger but once she took the over fried mac and cheese brick off she said the burger was tasty.... More 

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Thank urcinnamongirl
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Love the atmosphere and the food both here and their second location on Surfside Beach. Great burger selection and you don't leave hungry!

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Thank turbojim
Linden, NJ
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We have been to 2 locations. Murrells Inlet and Surfside Beach. The burgers and service were equally great in both locations, but Surfside has a better view. The peanuts are always great and throwing the shells on the floor and not having to clean them is always fun.

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Thank beechbabe1222
Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Ended up driving down from Surfside Beach for lunch and it was totally worth the trip! Incredible food and huge portions! A must go for a great lunch!

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Thank Andrea_Jason1019
Archdale, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Family friendly and accommodating! Come one come all! We show up year in and year out with 16-20 people and have never been disappointed. Service has always been fun and friendly! Separate checks? No problem! Hold the ____? No problem! Fun, and a great value!

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Thank JDC999
Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Great burgers, fry's, onion rings, fried clam baskets, beer and peanuts! Place gets crowded during summer season on Friday evenings through Sunday. Go early to get a table and not wait to be seated. Great greasy spoon and fried bar food. Inside is covered with license plates. Seems to get more popular every year! Want a great burger? This is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4393 HWY 17 Business South, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: 843-651-1004

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
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

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