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River City Cafe

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208 73rd Ave N, 404 21st Ave North & 9550 Shore Dr., Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-3821
843-449-8877
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent food and sandwiches, never disappointed. Burgers best in town and huge selection. Fish dishes very good, especially grouper.

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Thank thwebber
DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your endorsement! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Frederick, MD
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198 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped for lunch, upon arrival to Myrtle Beach, as we had eaten here in the past. While the service was good, the food was just ok. I had the Chef's salad, which was not that fresh tasting. Could have been better if they had used fresh vegetables which are still in season, i.e. tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers! My spouse had... More 

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Thank Saltydog088
DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

I appreciate your feedback and apologize for failing to deliver the quality product for which we're known. We'll address the matter immediately and sincerely invite you to return in the future. More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Poor service bad food! Burger's weren't as big as there average usal size. Had to grab on service outside. Tried to leave off slaw cup. Got loco burger tasted like a salt shaker. Just build your own burger it's better.Fries greasy and not hot. Bar beverages are high! No draft beer. Not what it used to be! Beware Friendly's has... More 

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Thank Lwyr
DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

We've built our business by serving quality product with efficient service in a welcoming atmosphere. Please allow me to apologize for our failures in your regard. I assure you we treat complaints seriously and will follow up on your feedback with our unit management. More 

Burnsville, North Carolina
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122 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The title of this review says it all. Burgers are good, the fried grouper is good, the atmosphere (though small at the 21st Ave location) is funky and fun. We walked to this location from our hotel. It was crowded but worth it.

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Thank Jeffs1126
DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed River City Café Jeff. We wish you a great stay here at the Beach and look forward to seeing you again! More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried this last year and decided it would be a must have when we come up! Burgers are good and they offer a variety of them!

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Thank Stacey C
DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

We love love from our fans Stacey! Thanks for sharing. More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We always go to River City for the burgers! Never have been disappointed. Cricket was our server and she was attentive and pleasant. We were there on a Saturday night and it was very busy. We waited and wanted for nothing. It is a well oiled machine!

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Thank Mary L
DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

We do our best Mary, glad to hear you're a fan! We'll pass along props to Cricket. More 

Ohio
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

River City cafe is a cute little dive offering all sorts of hamburgers and hot dogs. There is s wait even during the "slow" times at myrtle beach but it is worth the wait.

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Thank tuckerup
DennisOnken, Guest Relations Manager at River City Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation Tucker, we appreciate you sharing, and glad to know you're a fan! More 

Spartanburg, SC
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

River city, 21st avenue never disappoints! Service great and food even better! Fun place to eat and never disappointed.

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Thank hja21
CANADA
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu is very interesting. A variety of interesting quality items done to perfection. The décor of the restaurant is something you have to experience. Great for kids and Grand parents of all ages.

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Thank John V
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Large portions. Great service. Some of the best burgers we've ever had. Would be even better if they had a larger beer selection. Only restaurant we went to that both our kids cleaned their plates and then ate off of ours!

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Thank Laurie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 73rd Ave N, 404 21st Ave North & 9550 Shore Dr., Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-3821
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Myrtle Beach
  • Phone Number: 843-449-8877

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?