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River Room

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801 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3505
+1 843-527-4110
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11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Georgetown, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

River Room has been in Georgetown for years. We frequently take visitors there because the food and service are consistently good. The fresh seafood dishes are especially delicious

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Thank cannaondb
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove out to Georgetown, more than an hour from Charleston, for a casual family dinner and the River Room did not disappoint! My husband and I both chose grouper, (herb crusted and chargrilled,) and both were fresh and delicious! The entrees had a great amount of food, sides were very tasty, and the price was reasonable. I would also... More 

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Georgetown, South Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and attentive severs. Always a calming plus looking out over the river. I would recommend this restaurant to all visitors.

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Thank 442douglasg
Columbia, South Carolina
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flounder is some of the best I have ever eaten! The staff were nice and the service was prompt. It was nice to look out the window & see the water and boats while waiting on our food.

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Thank AMiller121
Rockville, Maryland
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were underwhelmed by the one dish we got. The Seafood casserole really didn't meet our expectations, but maybe other dishes are tastier.

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North Carolina
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The nautical motif could mislead you into thinking this is yet another fried fish joint. Not so. We had a Carolina Grouper and yellowfin tuna, both cooked exactly right. And reasonably priced given the good portion size and two sides and salad included. The McClellanville crab balls are out of sight; lots of crab meat and a light fried, but... More 

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Thank jmsgso
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent service, great location and good food. The fried seafood was very lightly breaded and delicious, although the scallops were a little under cooked for my liking. My wife had a chicken salad that she raved about. The view was spectacular and our server timely and friendly.

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Thank Mike T
Georgetown, South Carolina
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As locals, we absolutely love the River Room. Great atmosphere and food. We have always had good service and never have gone home hungry or disappointed. Anytime family is in from out of town, they ask to go to the River Room. Worth the visit. If it is nice outside, don't forget to take a walk on the Boardwalk and... More 

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Thank buckeyebatman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A delightful place to eat lunch or dinner. Wonderful choices of food well prepared. Perfect for lunch with the gifls especially.

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were a group of six, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals at the River Room. All of their Fresh FIsh Specialties come with a house salad and two sides - you won't go away hungry, and you may need a to-go box if you are a local. I had the blackened grouper. It was blackened correctly and its taste... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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