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Review of River Room

River Room
Ranked #1 of 72 Restaurants in Georgetown
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The River Room has served delectable coastal-influenced fare to a tremendous following of loyal patrons since 1984.Moderately-priced lunch items include our World Famous Shrimp and Grits, Shrimp Creole and Pecan Chicken Salad served with apples and grapes.The dinner menu features fresh, grilled fish such as Carolina grouper, yellow-fin tuna and Atlantic salmon. Chef specialties include Herb-crusted Grouper, McClellanville Crab Cakes and Twin Filets of Beef with Blue Cheese ButterThe River Room is located in the historic J.B. Steel Building.In 1888 when the J.B. Steele Building opened, it housed two businesses known as the Steele-Moses stores. Downstairs, customers inspected dry goods and groceries displayed on massive hardwood counters, and upstairs they could be fitted for custom-made hats.Today, the building’s history is evident throughout and is enhanced with tasteful nostalgic décor. The dining room extends 50 feet into the Sampit River; its panoramic windows offer expansive harbor views. Nautical and turn-of-the-century antiques are on display, and an intimate bar showcases the restaurant’s wine collection.Children will surely make a beeline for the giant reef aquarium filled with colorful sea life.
Reviewed May 26, 2013

Pretty good wine list and some good beers. Views were great. Food was mixed across our group but with nice servers and good friends, I'd go back.

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Reviewed May 25, 2013

Wonderful Saturday afternoon browsing Georgetown, Front Street shops. Special treat dining at River Room. Food was excellent--try the shrimp and grits. Service friendly and prompt. Prices very reasonable. Will definitely add this to our favorites list.

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Reviewed May 22, 2013

This was my favorite restaurant on our trip to the SC coast. Wonderful food and service, right on the Harbor Walk

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

I've eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. Memorable standouts include grouper with cream sauce, shrimp and grits and lovely entree salads. Don't skip dessert! Strawberry Shortcake is awesome in season, and the bread pudding with bourbon sauce and sauteed pound cake are scrumptious. Love the vintage vibe here - this old building was lovingly restored - and the river view is entrancing.

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Reviewed May 2, 2013

This was a repeat visit and we were not disappointed. We had grouper, crab cakes and chicken stuffed with ham and cheese. All meals were delicious!!!! Loved everything about our visit. The view of the river and boats coming and going provided much entertainment. Would go back here in a minute!!!

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Thank MMTP
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