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May River Grill

1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
+1 843-757-5755
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“walleye” (48 reviews)
“stuffed shrimp” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: May River Grill
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
"from the fresh prepared dishes to the excellent service, incredible"
William B
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3. Quaint, intimate atmosphere
"Fantastic food in a small, cozy atmosphere in the heart of Bluffton"
ddwrider
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first much anticipated visit to the May River Grill was all we hoped it would be. The food was fantastic. We had the garlic shrimp appetizer, grilled wedge salad, seafood pasta pomodoro and the chicken, shrimp and sausage tortellini. Everything was cooked to perfection....More

Thank Lora R
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your first trip here with us! We look forward to your second visit here!

Reviewed 1 week ago

On February 12, 2018, I had the pleasure of dining at May River Grill. It was my second time there and the food was fabulous! The staff was kind and courteous and the owner and chef, Charlie, gave us his personal recommendation for dinner and...More

Thank Kathy W
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are happy to hear you have a great dining experience here! We look forward to seeing you here again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been to May River Grill probably 40 to 50 times over the past almost 10 years. The food and service was always good, but...tonight on the 13th of February it changed. Knowing it was late I tried to get a...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our first trip to Grill. Oyster appetizers were good, not great. Striped bass was best we have had. Very light sauce flavored without overpowering the fish. Some nice wines of all prices as well. May not be back since wife and I have practice...More

Thank Holeinone53
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review and for choosing us for dinner! We hope we see you here again !

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Tuesday night and we had a reservation. This is our 3rd time at May River Grill. It was excellent again. We had 2 appetizers, 4 different entrees and 1 dessert. I had the tortellini and my wife had the stuffed shrimp....More

Thank Rob c
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review! We are happy you had a wonderful time here! We hope to see you here again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

May River Grill used to be one of our favorite restaurants. However the last 3 times we have gone it was a nightmare. Tonight though was the icing on the cake! We were with 6 people. Five of the salads came out one at a...More

Thank wolfaltman1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food here. Service was good .Ambience OK. Not a place to take someone for that Special occasion. But great for frequent dining,excellent food. Seating a little crowded. Not good to sit next to the door in winter.

Thank champagnejello1
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we always look to these to know on what we need to improve on! We're glad you had a great dining experience here!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food, service and drinks all good! Great variety we had one gluten free and 2 allergic to garlic and a chef! All happy campers!

Thank JAR1964
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! Glad you enjoyed your dining experience here, we hope to serve you here again soon. -Lucy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After living in Bluffton 7 years we finally decided to try May River for my birthday. It was small and quaint just like we wanted. The host was very nice and personable. We had reservations so we were at a table pretty quickly. Our waitress...More

Thank Monica G
MayRiverGrill, other at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and for choosing to dine with us on your birthday! We are glad you enjoyed your experience and would love to serve you again. -Brianna

Reviewed 12 January 2018

We both had the walleye and the food was well prepared and hot when brought to the table. Prices are a little high for comparable area restaurants, but the biggest downside was that we were not informed that a 20% tip would be added to...More

Thank Jerry R
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you for the compliment about you recent dining experience with us, I am sorry you were not informed about the tip I will address this with our staff. We look forward to serving you again soon. Jerry Manager

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Sandie G
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Response from Ron B | Reviewed this property |
No. Not a place for vegetarians.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 38
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
4:45 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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