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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

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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dumpy restaurant with GREAT burgers

We stopped and had beer and burgers - and the variety of burgers was huge. I had the Carolina burger with chili, onions, and cole slaw on it - it was delicious! Don't expect much when you go in - it is really a dump inside. Looks like it will blow away with the next big wind. But its clean,... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Laurie R
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We stopped and had beer and burgers - and the variety of burgers was huge. I had the Carolina burger with chili, onions, and cole slaw on it - it was delicious! Don't expect much when you go in - it is really a dump inside. Looks like it will blow away with the next big wind. But its clean,... More 

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DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

We're glad to know you don't judge a book by it's cover and we've been telling folks that for years! Thanks for your kind words and please come back again soon. More 

Aldie, VA
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you are in the mood to throw your diet to the wind and splurge this is the place. The burgers are HUGE and delicious and the onion rings to die for. All the men had traditional burgers and I had a turkey burger which was also very good. Prepare for left overs. Youngest had a chicken sandwich which he... More 

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We're happy to know your enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the kind words and please hurry back. More 

Anderson, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This place used to be one of our favorites...clearly things have changed since we were here last. Very few fish choices on the menu, which is surprising considering it's right in Murrells Inlet. The kids did enjoy their burgers, even the peanut butter one 😝. Two of our five orders we're wrong, and it took 20 minutes to get an... More 

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Wow. I'm sorry to hear of your disappointing visit. Please accept the apologies of our entire team. We will use your comments to address our shortcomings and work harder to improve. More 

Georgetown, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This place has the best hamburgers in the inlet. Fun atmosphere.Throw your (complimentary) peanut shells on the floor.

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Happy to know you enjoyed River City Café! Please come back again soon. More 

Ashburn, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I would say they are average in taste and price...I'd go again, but not my favorite place. I'm not into THICK burgers, to much beef...but if you are, this would be the place for you.....I'm not into paper thin either but alittle in between is more to my liking

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It is sort of a tradition to go to Murrell's Inlet River City Cafe for the first evening that our group is all here. This yearThere were 30 of us. They accommodated us quite comfortably and then provided excellent service. No problem with all the separate bills (thank you). I love a good hamburger and that is exactly what I... More 

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We have 30 reasons to thank you for your business. Thanks for the kind words, we're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again! More 

West Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Had lunch here with the significant other and it was very relaxing and conducive for conversation. It was a weekday, not in season; it might be different other times. The food was very good and the portions large. We both just had salads, but the chef salad could have fed a family (or my other!). We also had the panko... More 

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We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Please stop by again soon! More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My wife had a turkey burger and I went with the veggie burger, They were both delicious and very fresh. Great stress free atmosphere and fun place to eat in. We did not get anything beyond the burger and it was plenty to fill us up. I would definitely go back

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We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Please join us again! More 

Rochester Hills, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

View from the outside looks shady, but really good burger joint! I would go again next time I'm in Myrtle Beach for sure.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

If you are in the area this is one of the places you have to visit. It offers a very relaxed casual dining experience and all of the peanuts you can eat and the shells you can step on like fresh rushes from the yester centuries. Their burgers are fantastic although I can only eat the child size. The fries... 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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?