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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 60
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    Very good
  • 24
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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
Most recent review
Funky jibe

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
aard123
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Georgetown, South Carolina
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Georgetown, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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

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

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

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

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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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

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
50 helpful votes 50 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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DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

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 

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