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River City Cafe

11 N Seaside Dr, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3743
+1 843-232-9797
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion rings” (96 reviews)
“burger” (459 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 N Seaside Dr, Surfside Beach, SC 29575-3743
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I went to lunch here and it was really crowded but we were able to sit outside. The grouper fingers I ordered were good but the hamburgers we ordered were really nothing to brag about, especially for a place the is known...More

Thank SHGfor88
Reviewed 2 days ago

Three-story building with great view house at the beach and great breezes throughout the facility . Great simple food like burgers hotdogs and sandwiches plus they did have more elaborate dinners also. Plenty of peanuts the throw shells on the floor and this is not...More

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Since when are kids under 18 allowed to sit at the bar? Poor organization. Too many other places on the Strand.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

They have GREAT turkey burgers, fries and coleslaw!!! I would recommend this place. Fast service and friendly staff members.

Thank FrancineMatrix
Reviewed 5 days ago

We always stop in for great food and service. Weve been coming for 4 or 5 years now to river city and it never disappoints. Drinks are good, food is even better. The fried banana peppers are amazing! We try to sit outside if the...More

Thank ohiofam
Reviewed 6 days ago

Service was poor. The food was okay, nothing special. The burger was huge, I could only eat half. The ranch dressing was delicious!

Thank Crystal S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting outside, hearing the waves crashing, ordering a drink and just having a good time is what River City is about. Their burgers are really good as well as their appetizers. They free peanuts help if you have kids, that'll keep them busy for a...More

Thank Coach T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, totally casual, walk in from the beach and enjoy the best drinks, fried pickles, and veggie burgers. Great vegan options here for my nephew and his wife. I have liked everything I have tried here. Including the pimento cheese cheeseburger and the veggie...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in as we where staying next door for dinner. This place is very casual.Bill our server was GREAT. Burgers,Salads and drinks are very good and not to expensive. They have peanuts for you as you wait. Fried pickles and blooming onion are a...More

Thank tom p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has positively awesome burgers! Although it's far too small and cramped... I can't complain because I'll return because the burgers, fries, onion rings and grouper fingers are crazy amazing! Yep- we are going back and recommending to friends! Great job!

Thank Buttersy
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Darlene S
10 February 2017|
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Response from Renandy1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember if they do or not. look them up on the Web and call to find out.
27 June 2016|
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Response from droyer2015 | Reviewed this property |
Google River City Cafe Surfside Beach SC Menus will come up in urbanspoon , click Just know it is an awesome huge messy delicious one of a kind burger YUM!!
Ronald B
23 September 2015|
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Response from randy b | Reviewed this property |
No ribs Just Hamburgers sandwiches and wings ....great hamburgers but get the platters, cole slaw is just so so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene
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 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
"It's all about the burger" Seven great area locations famous for great burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and more. Bar service available, carry-out and casual dine-in seating. Open daily at 11.
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