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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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5:00 pm - 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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Bluffton, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
Bluffton, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 

2 reviews
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 3 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 

Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We often venture afield on our annual visit to Hilton Head. We have had good meals in nearby Bluffton, but not tried the May River Grill. Don't miss this special local spot. It's all delicious from fresh local oysters on the half shell to crab stuffed shrimp with a bit of Bam in the flavoring! Don't miss it, but make... More 

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

Thanks for giving us a try and the great review!!we look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

A favorite! Never disappoints. All fish entrees are delicious, especially the flounder. Excellent, friendly service. Be sure to make reservations as this is one of the most popular restaurants in the Hilton Head/Bluffton area.

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review!! we really look forward to seeing you soon yours Chef Charlie More 

Strasburg, Ohio, United States
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

May River Grill was recommended to my husband and I by a friend who visited there whenever he and his wife come into town....and we are SO GLAD that he told us about this place!!! It was wonderful!! #1 the service! Jess, our server was a gem, knowledgeable on the food and wine, attentive to our needs, bent over backwards... More 

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

Thank you Thank you !!! I pass all of our reviews on to our staff and I'm sure they will be proud of this one !!! looking forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I had been dying to try May River Grill after hearing wonderful things about the food! Make sure to make reservations because it's definitely a popular spot! My mom and I shared a birthday in early April and decided to celebrate here for dinner. We had Adam as our server. He was very knowledgable of the menu and told us... More 

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review, coming from someone in our business that really makes our day!!We look forward to seeing you soon 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?