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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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17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In a small cluster of stores getting to downtown, it has the best food going! We love the entrees and the staff and the service. Highly recommend the Weiner schnitzel! Most everything on there menu is special and great tasting too.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good. the service was good. The hygiene by the kitchen staff was very poor. When you go to a restaurant that is supposedly a four star restaurant you are not suppose to see the kitchen staff eat food and lick their fingers and then serve your food. I will be getting tested for HIV, Tuberculosis, and Hepatitis... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited the May River Grill in August and had a terrific experience. Last week's visit was equally impressive. Great food and superb service. An exciting menu and outstanding food. For appetizers we had the gorgonzola-spinich oysters and the asparagus special. For dinner, we had the crispy duck and the Chilean sea bass (and crab) special. The latter was... More 

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Thank D C
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this review

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

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All our meals were simply wonderful. And it was a cozy comfortable setting. The servers were friendly and helpful.

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

Thank you for the wonderful review God Bless and Happy Holidays We look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A golfing buddy and I visited the May River Grill for early bird dinners on two different evenings recently. The food and the service was excellent on both occasions . The crispy fried oysters were excellent as an appetizer. The same was true of the entrees that we ordered- the scallops and shrimp, the veal lasagna and the South Carolina... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review we look forward to seeing you soon and Merry Christmas Yours Chef Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The crispy flounder is as wonderful as I remember. They're amazingly consistent with it. My husband had the scallops & they were very good. But as we compared them to our previous visit, we found them lacking. Previously they were truly amazing, a seared exterior & slightly pink soft center. It is perhaps unfair that they've trained us to hold... More 

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

Please let me know the next time you are coming for dinner i will personally make sure that the service is on as for the scallops ??? always send them back we will make sure they are right thanks Charlie More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Great meal especially since I had never heard of this fish before. Prepared to perfection. Server was outstanding and my friends were equally impressed. What a terrific selection of entrées. Will be going back soon.

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review i will pass it on to the staff!!! We look forward to your next visit Chef Charlie More 

Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

My husband and I tried this restaurant for the first time recently. We were deeply impressed with the food, the service and the atmosphere. We had a reservation and sat down right away. We had the fried green tomato appetizer and it was perfect! I had the stuffed shrimp and the blackberry sorbet dessert. All three dishes were prepared with... More 

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

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

Bluffton, South Carolina
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382 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Went here in a group of 10. Had a reservation and immediately was seated upon arrival, no waiting. The amount of specials they offer each night is amazing. I had a martini, my wife had a glass of wine. She had one of the fish specials and I went with the Wiener schnitzel. Both of our meals were great. Total... More 

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

Thank you for the nice review I pass these on to all the employees we look forwardto seeing you soon yours Chef Charlie More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

My wife and I have been here three times and have greatly enjoyed each meal! Sat at the bar twice (a habit ...best for chatting up the staff!) and loved watching the open kitchen. They do really great fish dishes, many local varieties (perch, walleye) prepared various ways with wonderful sauces! Also have tasty salads, especially a fried green tomato... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review I pass these reviews to all of the employees we look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 35
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?