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May River Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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LUNCH‏
Daufuskie Crab Stuffed Flounder
With light‏ lemon butter
13.00
Chicken Pot Pie
With peas, carrots, onions and corn
12.00
May River Burger
1/2 lb stuffed with bleu cheese, with bacon, onion rings on a fresh onion roll with lettuce, tomato and horseradish mayo
13.00
Fried Shrimp
With cocktail sauce
12.00
Chicken Marsala
with mushrooms and Marsala wine
11.00
Ravioli Pomodoro
Cheese ravioli and fresh tomato basil
12.00
Crispy Oysters
With creamy horseradish
12.00
Meatloaf
Ground veal, lamb, filet and pork with mushroom demi glaze
13.00
French Dip
Roasted sirloin sliced thin with caramelized onions and au jus
12.00
Daufuskie Style Crab Cakes
With scallions and lime fraiche
12.00
SOUP
She Crab Soup
Cup5.00
Bowl9.00
Soup Du Jour
Cup5.00
Bowl9.00
The May River Salad
With cucumbers,‏ tomatoes, onions, artichoke hearts, bacon bits, gorgonzola and raspberry vinaigrette
6.00
Classic Caesar Salad
with homemade Caesar dressing and croutons
6.00
with Grilled Salmon5.00
with Grilled Shrimp6.00
with Grilled Chicken5.00
Salad Nicoise
May River Salad with tuna, potatoes, hard boiled eggs, green beans, tomatoes, fresh basil and raspberry vinaigrette
11.00
Soup and Salad Combo
Cup of‏ soup du jour and the May River Green Salad
11.00
DINNER‏
Pete’s Crispy Duck
With a‏ blackberry brandy glaze
24.00
B’Town Baby Backs
Full rack, tangy and tender
22.00
Rack of Lamb
Grilled with mint and lamb au jus
25.00
Sauteed Calf’s Liver
With caramelized onions and bacon
20.00
Weiner Schnitzel
With lemon, anchovy and parsley
22.00
Scallops Meuniere
With lemon,‏ white wine and butter
23.00
Crispy Scored Flounder
with a sweet Thai chili sauce
22.00
Norwegian Salmon Dijonaise
Whole grain mustard encrusted, served with champagne dijonaise
19.00
Grilled Filet Mignon Bernaise
Hand cut filet mignon grilled to your temperature, served with bernaise sauce
28.00
Veal Marsala or Piccata
Mushrooms and marsala wine or lemon, white wine and capers
22.00
Sponsored by: May River Grill

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Multitude of daily specials
1. Multitude of daily specials
"there are so many daily specials that it is hard to pick what to order"
981benb
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2. Consistant food and service
2. Consistant food and service
"from the fresh prepared dishes to the excellent service, incredible"
William B
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3. Quaint, intimate atmosphere
3. Quaint, intimate atmosphere
"Fantastic food in a small, cozy atmosphere in the heart of Bluffton"
ddwrider
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $38
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get here at least once a month. Menu is solid—love fried green tomato salad and perch or walleye. Schnitzel also good. Drinks are first rate. Servers are knowledgeable, professional and very friendly. Place is small and can be noisy when crowded but food and service...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank jarydzel
Reviewed October 2, 2019

Everything here is top-notch...service, food and atmosphere! Such an enjoyable place! If you want an especially great dining experience...come here!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank MaryEllen22
Charlie S, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review I take all reviews very seriously. And when they are as positive as this I smile. Thanks and as always we look forward to your next visit. Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

Being new to the area, we wanted to try this restaurant, as it is easy to get to, and had some great reviews. We weren’t disappointed! The staff is friendly and attentive, and the food was outstanding. We haven’t seen too many places with so...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lusymacan
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Great early bird specials. Restaurant opens at 4:45 and early bird ends at 5:00. Great fish meals as well as several other choices. Early bird comes with salad and desert.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank MB-1950123
Charlie S, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review!! We have had problems with guests abusing our early bird time frame so we had to adjust to make it fair for everyone so we are sorry for any inconvenience. Thanks for Choosing the...More

Reviewed August 30, 2019 via mobile

This place is amazing the chef is not only superior in his skills his amazing personality came to life when he stopped to ask my 12 year old son if he ordered the buttered noodles. Then asked if he would mind if he made him...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Heather B
Charlie S, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review!! I would be happy to show you how to make that dish if you like Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed August 25, 2019

They have great reviews & it should, thought it would be fancier but was there for the great reviews, did not disappoint!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank club212rookie
Charlie S, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the 4 stars we appreciate your taking the time to post Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed August 14, 2019

Our first visit here was impressive. We enjoyed the delicious salad with fried green tomatoes and the pasta with seafood special although a little spicy was great as was the flounder and the grouper. The dessert of chocolate was amazing. We enjoyed this great find...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Tranquillo
Charlie S, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

Thank you for taking time to write such a great review!! As always we look forward to your next visit Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

Dinner tonight was just as great as always! Tried something new! Excellent Red Snapper! Delicious Martinis! Great service with Dave!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JAR1964
Charlie S, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. as always we look forward to seeing you soon at The Grill Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed August 9, 2019

I waited for the place to be emptied because I don't like the noise while enjoying the food. and here is everything to enjoy. the fried clams which for me represented an absolute novelty are delicious

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank fineartfrancofran
Charlie S, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

Thank you for the review Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed August 8, 2019

OMG, the seafood was amazing! Its a small-ish place but the atmosphere, friendly staff and food are out of this world! I appreciate the layout of the seating in relation to the kitchen because you can see them making your food. They accept reservations and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jat19742019
Charlie S, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2019

Wow Thanks !! We appreciate you taking time out to write such a nice review. We hope to see you soon Yours Chef Charlie

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351natalieg
April 17, 2018|
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Response from Heidi S | Reviewed this property |
Its a small very crowded place. Best to leave baby at home. Enjoy an adult meal.
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351natalieg
April 17, 2018|
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Response from savvyNJtraveler | Reviewed this property |
I was only there once, while visiting friends in S.C. And it was Valentines Day, not typical for babies to be there.
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jmgroeber
March 19, 2018|
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Response from MayRiverGrill | Property representative |
Yes, there is food service up at the bar. We take reservations for those seats too. We have 6 bar seats so when ever you feel like watching the chef cook throughout the night call to reserve a seat :)
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