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May River Grill

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1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
+1 843-757-5755
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cleveland, Ohio
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is always consistently excellent. There are many entree choices and the service is attentive. Good wine choices as well. Can't beat the walleye and pasta dishes, although we've always had excellent meals here over the years -perch, fish, pork and liver. The fried green tomato salad is the best and you can't split it. On the higher side... More 

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South Carolina
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've only eaten here 3 times but have to say it has been wonderful all the times. It is a very small place so reservations are suggested, though we have never had reservations we were always able to be seated. The menu is diverse and they have specials every night so everyone can find something they like. My current favorite... More 

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Thank BoysBaBa
Bluffton, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As usual the wait staff and food were good. I personally prefer a more intimate dining experience but if you are looking for good cuisine you can't go wrong with this restaurant

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Thank vlvik
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the first visit for all four of us. We were attracted by the very diverse menu and word of mouth. This is a small place and I would certainly recommend reservations. They were out of 2 items that were specials that night that we had selected and the waiter comped our desserts since we struck out twice. We... More 

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Thank Terry P
Bluffton, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy going to this restaurant. The food is always excellent and everyone is super nice. Love sitting at the bar and watching Chico and Carmen cook the dishes Charlie gave us to love. The walleye is awesome!

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Thank Sue K
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the Nice review I will make sure Carnen and Chico see it it will make there day See you soon Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is some of the best meals you will get anywhere. Reservation is needed as it gets crowded. A little noisy but the food is so good especially the seafood. Cozy atmosphere.

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Thank steffaniw2016
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for dinning with us and the nice review We look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are new to town and were lost driving through old bluffton when we stumbled across this gem. We were both frustrated trying to find a place to eat and just turned into the next place we saw. When we walked into the restaurant, I immediately felt underdressed lol. The restaurant is small and classy. We luckily... More 

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Thank ILoveNumz
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Why thank you for the great review!!Please introduce yourself next time your in the Grill God Bless and have a good day Yours Chef Charlie More 

Elmira, New York
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, energetic atmosphere and wonderful food made for a wonderful experience. Worth the trip to Bluffton if you aren't already there.

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Thank Robin W
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review We will look forward to your next visit Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We were happy to visit this restaurant several months ago, and were glad that we did. The atmosphere was cozy with subdued lighting and comfortable seating at tables. The decor was low country Bluffton with the May River influence. The food was excellent, and the servers friendly and helpful. The serving time was a little slow. Overall, this was an... More 

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craig h, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review we look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Pensacola Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Small resturant on the Main Street of a small town with An incredible menu and excellent food... Talked to some of the customers combination of locals and many people that stop in every time they vacation close. If it's a weekend or vacation tome you will need reservations. This was my second visit and the food was as good as... More 

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craig h, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review!! i look forward to seeing you soon!Introduce your self to me next time your in Yours Chef Charlie 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free, Seafood, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton
  • Phone Number: +1 843-757-5755

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?