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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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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have dined at the May River Grill a number of times.Have never had a bad meal.The restaurant is small and the only "complaint" would be it can tend to get a little noisy when crowded. The dinner "bar" is a nice feature as you wait for and enjoy your dinner you get a Birdseye view of the kitchen.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

F riends took us to the May River Grill last evening. A pleasant evening was had by all. The room was just quiet/noisy enough. The menu was quite long with many interesting items. In addition there were something like 15 specials counting apps., salads, mains, and desserts. Lindsey who was delightful, rattled off the above mentioned long list of specials,... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food & service=wonderful! Atmosphere NOT SO GOOD. Restaurant is one large room & also seating at the bar. (in same room). Absolutely no privacy. I personally don't like other patrons listening to my dinner conversation nor do I enjoy hearing other patrons conversations.

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Thank Daisy843
Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat little restraunt. I love that they have an open kitchen. The wait staff is amazing. They have a gluten free menu but all of the GF options were meat. I was just going to order a little salad. The waiter asked if I was unhappy with the GF choices and I said " not at all,... More 

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

Thank you for your great review I will share this with the entire staff!!!We vlook forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best service, best menu, great wine choices. Love the creative dishes and the appetizers are amazing. Adam and Lindsey are two of the best waiters/waitresses in Bluffton restaurant history. Every dinner over several years of dining at MRG has been fantastic, EVERY ONE!

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

Wow !!! thanks for the great review I will most definitely show this to Adam And Linds they will be very proud we will look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite spots in town for dinner. I always seem to get the walleyed pike and my wife seems to always get one of their veal dishes. We are never disappointed. We also shared an iceberg salad which we had not had before. It came with crumbled blue cheese and gorgonzola dressing - just delicious! We... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review !!! I pass all of our reviews on to our entire staff for them to read I'm sure you just made alloy of people happy!!! we look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the type of place you go for special occasions... It's not every-day-pricing for eating out. Beautiful & romantic spot. Great food! We've gone for birthdays & Valentine's! Lovely experiences!

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

Thank you for sharing you r special evening with us Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

May River is one of our favorite restaurants. The owner/chef is very personable and the food is absolutely phenomenal. Suggest reservations.

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

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

Bluffton, South Carolina
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290 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated our 46th anniversary Sat. Night and had a great evening! The duck was exceptional as was the tile fish. Service a bit "off" due to number of diners. The chopped salad and Frog's legs made for a nice start to the evening. All topped off with carrot cake to celebrate!

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

Thank you for sharing your anniversary with us we look forward to seeing you soon yours Chef Charlie More 

Andover, NJ
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92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Wow, we loved it here. It's a small place but they accommodated us with our 3 boisterous toddlers with a smile. The fried green tomato salad is the BEST you will eat in the area! We had fish specials & everyone loved it. Our kids loved the special pasta too! Will definitely return!

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

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review We liiok 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, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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Bluffton, South Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?