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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” (47 reviews)
“stuffed shrimp” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Service
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Value
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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

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 2 days ago

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

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 13 May 2017

While visiting with friends in Hilton Head Island, S.C. we were taken to dinner at the May River Grille and it turned out to be one of the highlights of our visit .. Aside from seeing our friends that is. We had relatively early reservations...More

Thank Old5anDimer
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Wow!! thank you very much for the wonderful review Please introduce yourself to me if you visit the area in the future!! we look forward to serving you again soon Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to the early January storm, we were unexpectedly trapped in South Carolina for an extra night during our New York to Florida commute, and ended up with a room in Bluffton. We looked for a restaurant for dinner, and when my wife said she...More

Thank Scowboy
MayRiverGrill, Guest Relations Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking time to write a nice review for us, I am glad we made your experience an enjoyable one. we look forward to serving you again on your trip back through. Jerry Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small restaurant packs a wallop. Great Seafood, steaks and drinks! Special's every nite and wonderfully cooked food!

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

Kevin Thank you for the wonderful review, I am glad we made your dining experience a memorable one, looking forward to having the pleasure to serve you again soon. Jerry Asst. Mgr

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had driven all day, and decided to make May River our dining choice before checking into our rental property. We couldn’t have been happier! Our service was attentive, and every morsel was perfect. I had their award-winning fish with caper sauce, which was served...More

Thank DeeBJones
craig h, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always had a wonderful time. Food was excellent as always! just wish it wasn't so expensive or that they would do some special deals every now and then!More

Thank tdr353
MayRiverGrill, Assistant Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We often have Buy-One-Get-One Entree half-off deals that we send to those who sign up for our email list, as well as free desserts for your anniversary or birthday when you sign up as well. Feel free to give us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We asked our dear Bluffton friend where she wanted to go for dinner and she did not hesitate—the May River Grill and are we grateful she guided us there! This restaurant is understated, unpretentious while it offers superb food and highly professional service. Sadly, this...More

Thank Mrsbtwin
MayRiverGrill, Assistant Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We look forward to serving you on your next trip to Bluffton! -Brianna, Asst. Manager

Reviewed 12 December 2017

We had been to this restaurant previously and had a very enjoyable evening. Unfortunately last night was not the same. We took friends to dinner and we each ordered something different. I ordered the bouillabaisse special which included lobster tails. After eating part of the...More

1  Thank Steven K
MayRiverGrill, Assistant Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are sorry that you felt this way about the meal. The wait staff is always advised to offer a replacement option in any case where a patron is displeased with an aspect of their meal. We will do our best to make sure that...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Fish prepared correctly, served promptly, great wine list, best experience since we moved to Bluffton!

Thank Dave B
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks for the great review we look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We eat at the May River Grill at every opportunity. The food is always excellent and we especially enjoy the many specials offered every evening. The service is excellent and well trained.

Thank Neil W
MayRiverGrill, Assistant Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review and for dining with us! We appreciate your patronage. -Brianna

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Sandie G
6 May 2016|
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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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