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River City Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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11 North Seaside Drive, Surfside Beach, SC
+1 843-232-9797
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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North Carolina
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't get any better for a burger, a beer and an ocean view. A chain resturaunt but great food. Good prices and plenty of food. A fun place to go.

Thank Chieflawdawg
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a night cap but were more than pleased. Super friendly staff and the open kitchen let us see what we missed out on for a casual dinner. The burgers looked and smelled amazing. Again, great service, especially for a cold night in January.

Thank Brooke H
Greenville, South Carolina
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No frozen turkey burgers here. Mine was made fresh with Cheddar Cheese, and sauteed mushrooms--was crazy good! Cold day during visit but will return in nice weather to sit on the patio outside (right on the beach so perfect spot). Eclectic place with unique surroundings! Great food and pricing!

Thank BorisMurchant
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love eating at River City. Try a different burger every time but we always have the onion rings! Best burgers on the beach.

Thank Leigh A
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Started going to this place many years on Murrells Inlet. Good food and a fun place for the family with the peanuts and being able to throw them on the floor. when they put one in next to our resort on surfside with fabulous view of the ocean, it became a definite stop at lease two times on our vacation.... More 

Thank maryanns946
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick visit to Myrtle for the New Year & had to stop for dinner! Something for EVERYONE! View of the ocean is AWESOME as well!

Thank Kelly C
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where too start? The burgers are amazing! The onion rings are fantastic! The fries are crispy! I'm partial to the margaritas! AND you are enjoying all this on the beach!!!! The staff is friendly and provides great service. We go here every time we are in town!

Thank Jan L
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I love the river city Cafe. It's always a great atmosphere and the burgers are wonderful. Not an overly expensive gimmick chain. Lots of locals eat here. Worth checking out any location.

Thank Brad G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I stopped here for lunch today because I have been wanting to try the place. After looking over all the possible burger choices, I opted for the house cheeseburger. I mean, I like peanut butter but I am not sure I want it on my burger. If you want ketchup, you must ask for it and they bring a bottle... More 

Thank Martha A
Hyannis Port, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We watched the sunset at the Surfside Beach pier and decided to stop for dinner. Very glad we did. Atmosphere was very casual and other families with small children were seated as well. Tossed peanut shells on floor, which was fun for the kids. The food was great, large portions and delicious. Varied menu for a burger shack type of... More 

Thank john55c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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: 11 North Seaside Drive, Surfside Beach, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-232-9797

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