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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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1 - 10 of 492 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I hate to say it but we were disappointed with the service and the food. We went for my wife's birthday and were expecting a special experience. Here's what happened. The meals were over priced for their quality. The meals were cooked well and tasted...More

Thank Chris O
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We apologize you didn't enjoy your experience here. We usually hear that our portions are huge, So I'm confused when you say baby portions. We have a large menu of desserts so if you didn't want carrot cake, key lime pie or cheese cake, we...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate at this cozy restaurant with a friend and loved it. Friendly staff with a nice assortment of entries on the early bird special. Food was delicious and the presentation was lovely. Will return.

Thank Diane F
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 our early bird special! Come back to the May River Grill soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Recently enjoyed our meal at this great restaurant and had to review. We were there for the early bird menu ($21.95 for three courses). I upgraded to the She Crab Soup for my first course and it was very flavorful, albeit different from any other...More

Thank Heather P
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you here again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of three couples from our neighborhood who decided to try this restaurant together. We were able to use a local newspaper coupon (per couple) for Buy One Get One 50% off which was a great deal. The menu had several choices...More

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

Thank you for your lovely review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit here. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little pricey, but the food was good. However if you have a food allergy STAY AWAY!!!! The chef and owner did check for this , however he made a point to come to our table at the end to say how much a bother...More

3  Thank bradsturm1
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We take food allergies very seriously and we always accommodate people with food allergies. We apologize if you felt disrespected. We hope you give us another try soon.

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We celebrated my wife’s birthday. (Our second visit to this place.) Service by Jennifer was outstanding. She is a delight. The mussels and she crab soup were both excellent. The rack of lamb and the scored flounder were prepared perfectly. This is a wonderful place....More

Thank Dukeatbrays
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review we look forward to your next visit Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had a fabulous dinner, so fresh! Service from everyone in the restaurant was at the top!! It was a busy night and we sat at the bar (which is a preference of ours) and had a really nice time. We look forward to eating...More

Thank Sandra and Jeff S
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Very happy with our meal here! We experienced courtesy, promptness, soft music and gourmet flavors! My husband had the walleye with julienned veggies and I had a salad with raspberry vinaigrette. Delicious food!

Thank Kay H
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear you had a great dining experiance here! Come and see us again soon!

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I would frequent May River Grill because of its good tasting food and the chef/owner Charlie; who is hospitable, approachable and very proud of his team and their quality work. Since the passing of my husband I continue to visit and take...More

Thank Vashti W
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you for your great review. We hope we continue to bring you enjoyable dinners here. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant in Bluffton. Menu extensive with several fresh seafood items. Full bar and good wine selections. Usually very busy. Make reservations. The owner, Charlie, is very friendly, as are his staff. Highly recommended.

Thank Brian D
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you for your great review. We hope to see you here again soon!

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Natalie G
17 April 2018|
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Response from Kay H | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is small and was very full when we were there, however there could possibly be room for a small seat for your baby.
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Natalie G
17 April 2018|
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Response from Deborah B | Reviewed this property |
I was only there once, while visiting friends in S.C. And it was Valentines Day, not typical for babies to be there.
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jmgroeber
20 March 2018|
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Response from MayRiverGrill | Property representative |
Yes, there is food service up at the bar. We take reservations for those seats too. We have 6 bar seats so when ever you feel like watching the chef cook throughout the night call to reserve a seat :)
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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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