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River City Cafe

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11 N Seaside Dr, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3743
+1 843-232-9797
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Southampton, Canada
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We both ordered burgers. They were excellent and the portions were large. Friendly service and great views of the ocean. It was too cold to sit on the balcony outside but we will go back when it's warmer.

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Thank WendySue56
Evans, Georgia
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was good and service was just OK. Not a big selection fir lunch ,dinner is a little crowded. Prices are on the high side.

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Thank bucwheat
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and daughter went for dinner burgers. It was not busy at all. Erika? Forgot my wife's salad, asked her what kind of dressing, so I now she heard the order, gave my daughter regular fries instead of the sweet potato fries she ordered, and my burger had the dressing I asked to be left off. 0 for three. She... More 

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Thank Johnny B
Columbia, South Carolina
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this place and will be back again! I got the veggie burger and fires and it was one of the best house made, vegan, veggie burgers I have had. We ate outside and the view was gorgeous. I highly recommend this place.

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Thank Jade G
Locust, North Carolina
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard this place was good and so glad I got to go. Very rustic inside but with a fun theme. We got fried pickles for an appetizer. A little tart but fried just right. The Carolina Burger was amazing. My husband swears by their chili saying it's the best around. Priced well...and servers were all pleasant. Will definitely go back!... More 

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Thank Lynn M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visit here every time we are in Myrtle Beach. Great atmosphere, fun staff, and FABULOUS food. The choices are almost endless. The only complaint this time was my husband said they put too much mustard on his burger. But other than that it was Amazing. We love it here and hope to be back soon.

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Washington, Illinois
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time here we didn't know what to expect. Had to walk up stairs with marker writing all over walls(most people would have left) and went into a very small place. Nothing fancy at all until you get your food. Wow! Burgers are awesome, onion rings huge, and prices were good. Don't miss it!

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1 Thank Bob B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit a RCC when we vacation at the beach. Which is often. It was yummy as always. The chili cheese fries were amazing! My bacon cheeseburger was delicious and my husband loved the mac and cheese burger! We'll always be loyal customers as long as things continue to be great!

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casual and fun and great food - large burger selection and they are great burgers!! Right on the beach and really fun atmosphere.

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Thank Delia0725
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While looking for lunch in close proximity to where we were staying, we chose River City Cafe. I've dined at River City several times in the past. Each time it has been an enjoyable experience. On my most recent visit, I had the Shrimp Po-Boy. It is piled high with fried shrimp, and comes with lettuce and tomato. You have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 N Seaside Dr, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3743
  • 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?