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River Room

801 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3505
+1 843-527-4110
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (44 reviews)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
801 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3505
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While staying in Georgetown SC, we visited and ate at the River Room. Food was excellent! Would highly recommend.

Thank AmherstTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the spicy crawfish dip, as well as the grilled Ahi tuna. A beautiful view of the river front in downtown Georgetown.

Thank Al H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a rib eye steak was good but pricey, almost $25.00 for a 12 oz rib eye that when it came was more like 8 0z included was a small salad that was good and a baked potato wife had a fried food plate the...More

Thank ljoerg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is clearly a popular restaurant for locals. It was filled with working folks, retirees and tourists. The shrimp and grits was wonderful. It had a rich brown gravy and fresh shrimp. The atmosphere was relaxed and had a nautical theme that fit right in...More

Thank kbsib
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers so many options in food choices and anything we’ve ordered has been delicious. You can see the river from almost any seat.

Thank 442douglasg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All I can say is WOW! I have eaten here several times in the three business trips I have made to the area.

Thank 993jeannae
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have lived in Myrtle Beach for over thirty years now and have never eaten in Georgetown. It was always a place we drove through on the way to Charleston and points south. Visiting family gave us a reason to really explore this charming waterfront...More

2  Thank scyinzer
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Four of us had lunch here and people were lined up at the door. It was so fresh and good we all enjoyed it!

Thank jazrichards1952
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

A beautiful view and a wonderful lunch here. Plenty of options; 6 or 7 salads of which I wanted 5 of them! Also, a great variety..something for everyone.

Thank grahnl
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Good food, nice ambiance. View of the river and riverwalk. Traditional South Carolina menu; lots of fish and fish platters. Food is not trendy, but well done, and we've always had good service.

Thank Sheila K
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Questions & Answers
Kari B
27 April 2017|
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Response from RiverRoomGeorgetown | Property representative |
We have gluten free options for both lunch and dinner. Dinner options include grilled grouper with tomato basil butter, grilled salmon with ginger soy lime sauce (we use a gluten free Tamari rather than regular soy sauce... More
Patti D
19 July 2016|
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Response from apbayhill | Reviewed this property |
Go to the website and check out the menu section.
Robert F
20 February 2016|
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Response from SharonG123 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in November, my husband had the fish sandwich and he asked the waitress what kind of fish they used and she told him it was flounder. He said it was delicious!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3505
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-527-4110
The River Room has served delectable coastal-influenced fare to a tremendous following of loyal patrons since 1984.Moderately-priced lunch items include our World Famous Shrimp and Grits, Shrimp Creole and Pecan Chicken Salad served with apples and grapes.The dinner menu features fresh, grilled fish such as Carolina grouper, yellow-fin tuna and Atlantic salmon. Chef specialties include Herb-crusted Grouper, McClellanville Crab Cakes and Twin Filets of Beef with Blue Cheese ButterThe River Room is located in the historic J.B. Steel Building.In 1888 when the J.B. Steele Building opened, it housed two businesses known as the Steele-Moses stores. Downstairs, customers inspected dry goods and groceries displayed on massive hardwood counters, and upstairs they could be fitted for custom-made hats.Today, the building’s history is evident throughout and is enhanced with tasteful nostalgic décor. The dining room extends 50 feet into the Sampit River; its panoramic windows offer expansive harbor views. Nautical and turn-of-the-century antiques are on display, and an intimate bar showcases the restaurant’s wine collection.Children will surely make a beeline for the giant reef aquarium filled with colorful sea life.
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