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River City Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar
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4393 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6271
+1 843-651-1004
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lexington, North Carolina
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for something fancy DO NOT go here. This is a very laid back burger joint. They offer unusual toppings such as Mac and cheese, pimento, peanut butter. They also have chicken sandwiches, salads, and a few fish plates. Gravy fries were delicious! Prices were very reasonable.

Thank cluvsbeach
Crewe, VA
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The look of the place when we first came in was very promising, and the service was very good, but the food was nothing special. The menu had alot of promise, but our burgers tasted like any others from a chain restaurant. The macaroni and cheese burger was made with what tasted like Kraft boxed mac and cheese.

Thank Crazylady and Burfurd
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took in-laws. He liked it ok - a bit surprising; she turned up her nose - pretty typical. (They WILL NOT do fast food, and dislike most chains.) We love the burgers and try to go to one of their locations every time we're in MB. It is seriously nothing fancy!

Thank jfromfay
King, North Carolina
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite burger place. Definitely not fancy, but the burgers are great and atmosphere is unique!

Thank Lovestotravel5272
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch was in demand and I knew where to go for food and fun. Best Hamburgers and fried onion rings. Wettest drinks with soft Ice.

Thank 15caryk
Denver, North Carolina
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the funky turn you off. This is the place to get a "great" burger. We had an open face with gravey, mushroom Swiss, and house cheeseburgers. All were well prepared, fresh, and delicious. Service was prompt and friendly and your state license plate is there. We will all definitely go back when we are in the area cause... More 

Thank Roy G
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our lunch here. It was very busy. Our waitress kept our glasses full of ice water and other beverages. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was fun.

Thank mjbChatham
Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

One of my husbands favorite joints to visit in Murrells Inlet. He loves the baskets of peanuts! He had the raspberry Tea cocktail, very tasty and inexpensive too. I had the BBQ pork Sandwich, it was delicious!! I definitely recommend it. Hubby seemed very happy with the grilled ham and Cheese.

Thank Terrib51
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after walking in the beach. We all had burgers and fries. They were great!! Server was very pleasant and efficient. Free peanuts were a bonus!!

Thank Annissa A
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I wish I remembered the names of both our wait staff.,.male and female. Terrific personalities. Food is always good. Just regular American menu with decent portions. A fun place. Good service...good food... fairly priced...yea!!!

Thank Valerie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4393 Highway 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576-6271
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Murrells Inlet
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-1004

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?