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River City Grill

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131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
941-639-9080
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I get to River City Grill about once a month, Food is reliably good. Service is always excellent. Some of the prices get steep but I usually go for grilled chicken at about $15. This is a favorite with locals for dinner and Happy Hour. They recently opened a conjoined Italian restaurant that is a bit quieter. River City Grill... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit River City on a regular basis. It is our "go to" restaurant because service and food are consistently excellent. In addition in the "off season" RC offers a buy one get one program. The menu offers something for everyone's taste and RC uses fresh local products whenever possible. The owner is very conscious of "green"issues. As an example,... More 

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Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you walk into City Grill it is a little confusing because there are two sides to the restaurant. One side is Italian and the other Portuguese. We chose Italian. The wine is very reasonably priced, Chicken Parm is home made along with the noodles and I don't think you could find better braised ribs (waitress recommendation) anywhere. We will... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always excellent. Love the short ribs, melt in your mouth. And the salmon is the best. You can't beat the wait staff. We have met all our friend there for dinner. And lunch is a good choice too.

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Thank K M
Painesville
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

River City Grill always one of my favorite places to eat. The service is always good and the food is good as well. One of my favorite dishes is the butter fish. Just melts in your mouth and is very tasty. Well worth the stop. It is a little noisy in there but after being there for a while you... More 

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Red Bud, Illinois
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch here. It tasted good We had basic lunch food and enjoyed it. Our waiter was ok but not exemplary. We had to ask for a coffee refill.

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Thank probert68
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to River City Grill. We were impressed with the review that the business people in the area frequented this place. The restaurant was large and well furnished. The food was great. They served unique things like grouper Rubens. The server was local and very helpful when we asked about shops in the area.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten at this restaurant a couple of times now and it was a very enjoyable experience both times. Food was excellent & wait staff extremely knowledgeable of the menu items and very friendly. It gets crowded so making a reservation at night is a good idea. Tables are close together so it is a little loud at busiest... More 

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Thank Manne983
Punta Gorda, Florida, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for year's. It started out as a place to take customers when we were working in town. We always had our favorite booth and waitstaff who recognized us and made us feel welcome and helped to impress our clients. We have continued to come as often as we can now that we are... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service at RCG are consistently good. We especially love the vegetarian options. The grilled Cauliflower steak is excellent. Seafood choices are also consistently good. Prices are moderate. The one minor detractor is that the ambience is a bit loud. This is a popular place for local business people to have lunch due to its good food, moderate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-4412
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: 941-639-9080

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