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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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11:00 - 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
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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380 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Rich D
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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank ChezTom17
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 

Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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149 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The regular menu has enough choices to please, but be sure to pay attention to the nightly additions. Great selection of wines at reasonable prices. Chef Charlie makes the rounds to offer suggestions and advice. I happily recommend the duck, but everyone else in the party had one of the specials. We were all delighted. If you're staying on HHI,... More 

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

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review!! we look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie More 

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318 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience didn't start out the best. The hostess Erin wasn't the friendliest. When we said we didn't have a reservation she gave us a bit of an attitude. She seemed preoccupied by an art show that was going on next door. Luckily the servers were very friendly and attentive. The owner Charlie even came out and chatted with us.... More 

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

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

Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So sad. May River Grill is not what is was. I ordered a Delmonico steak. When it arrived it was too tough to cut, let alone chew. Had to ask for silverware as the people delivering the meals ran from the table without checking to see if we had everything we needed. Sent back the steak and ordered a filet.... More 

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

Wow I'm really sorry to hear this !!! I really am sorry that it wasn't brought to my attention sooner Please give me a call personally I would like to hear exactly what happened that evening 843 757 5755 Yours Chef Charlie More 

Harbeson, Delaware
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous place for premier food presented, plated and cooked to perfection. This was my birthday dinner choice. Never having been here before, but having some casual friends recommend it a while back, we decided to take a chance and try it out. Well we weren't disappointed. Adam was our waiter for the evening. He was very knowledgeable, well versed in... More 

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

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

Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I ordered the Seafood Pomodoro. I asked the server if they could add garlic to it and he said he could, and then suggested, garlic and oil like a scampi, and I said yes. Well, it's NOT his fault, but the dinner came back drowning in oil. It was like oil soup. He was very busy and I was starving,... More 

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

Sorry for the inconvenience but you should have sent it back!!We could have fixed the problem We would like for you to give us another shot! if you come back ask for me personally and i will make sure you are taken care off Yours Chef Charlie More 

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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was busy and not excessively loud, service was great and when the food arrived it exceeded expectations. There are several gluten free options, and I think these are msg free too.

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

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review 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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?