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May River Grill

1263 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-7003
+1 843-757-5755
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“walleye” (48 reviews)
“stuffed shrimp” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (42 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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 2 days ago

when you can get a reservation, it is worth it! We ate dinner at this place...the FRIED GREEN TOMATO salad with home made ranch dressing was OUT OF THIS WORLD. it was almost a caprizi style as it had mozzarella and some fresh basil. but...More

Thank tom4651
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow thanks for the great review my staff and I take the reviews very seriously and we will cherish this one As always we look forward to your next visit Yours Chef Charlie

Restaurant's Favourite
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 21 March 2018

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have driven by the May River grill many times and thought it was a small diner in a strip center, It is a fine dining experience in a casual atmosphere. It have a very diverse menu with everything from steaks to fish to pasta!...More

Thank SASAJA T
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your great review !! As always we take these very seriously We will look forward to your next visit Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten at the May River Grill many times and have never been disappointed! The menue is varied, prepared tastefully and served friendly!!

Thank gnmangi
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review !! We look forward to seeing you soon Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is way overpriced for a chef who must think that he is an artiste, but could not keep up with a short-order cook at Denny’s. Our waitress was just as clueless, a young lady who is probably the chef’s daughter, and who spits...More

1  Thank Eric E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here with friends who live in the area. The service was good, the waitress attentive and with knowledge of the menu. The menu is very varied for such a small place. I had the crispy duck and a shrimp and crab spring roll....More

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our food. We hope to see you here again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to May River Grill for several years- it’s always good- it always needs a reservation.

Thank Ellen W
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review We always look forward to seeing you soon have a great 4th Yours Chef Charlie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location on May River Road just around the corner from downtown Bluffton. Very good restaurant that you would not notice or possible go to...except for by word of mouth. Friday and Saturday definitely require reservations. not a large dining room usually full and active. Delicious...More

Thank Barbara O
MayRiverGrill, General Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We hope you stop by again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a Bluffton gem that has been around for sometime. Charlie Chef/ Owner always creates great dishes and has an extensive menu and specials every day.

Thank Rags40
MayRiverGrill, Owner at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review We look forward to seeing you soon Thanks Chef Charlie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last night we celebrated our 50th Anniversary at the May River Grill! As always the meal was delicious and they even brought us a special dessert for our Anniversary. We were so stuffed they gave us the dessert to go and we just enjoyed it...More

Thank JAR1964
MayRiverGrill, Manager at May River Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your anniversary here and for the wonderful review. We happy to hear you enjoyed your dinner! We are looking forward to see you all again soon.

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Natalie G
18 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
18 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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