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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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Do not go......dirty tables, floors, bathrooms and dirty fingernails on our server. It took 10 minutes once seated for someone to take care of us.

Thank Scot G
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love the food, had a Patty Melt that was excellent! Hate that NOTHING comes with the burgers or sandwiches. Fun atmosphere and our waiter was very friendly.

Thank DiSurfside
Grafton, Massachusetts
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can come as you are. Its about walls that are written on, license plates and peanuts for the atmosphere. But I love this location because you are on the beach. The food is really good. Super burgers and fries. Everyone I have tried has been great. Not expensive , good option for a casual meal. One of my favorites

Thank gizmosmom
Belton, South Carolina
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were six of us, and we were seated very quickly. We could see the ocean from our table. (This place is located in a prime spot). They were very well equipped for the six year old and one year old that were with us. Our order was taken and food delivered promptly. The food is mostly burgers and sandwiches,... More 

Thank valleygolf55
North Carolina
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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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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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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, 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?