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Dock Side Restaurant

3730 Dock Site Rd, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3601
+1 843-869-3018
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good30%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3730 Dock Site Rd, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner time so we set out on the screened deck over the water. Local couple had an Ohio State shirt so I commented about it - said they moved down a few years ago. Along with that the big table with about 14 Buckeyes. All...More

Thank 738billq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by in the afternoon just to get refreshed. It's located on Big Bay Creek so you're not on the ocean but it has a great 'dive' feel. We sat outside on the covered porch. The shrimp was awesome. Good place to just kick back.

Thank midm055
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here several times during our stay. We liked sitting outside near the river. Great Edisto Lemonade (alcoholic drink), so tasty! Also, their peel 'n eat shrimp were amazing!! They get them from the Edisto Seafood Market next door so they are fresh...More

Thank kkconradAlhambra_IL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good specially the corn dogs!! Although don't order Philly chease steak sandwich, it was soggy.. but it good.

Thank manoj k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped to eat before checking in to Wyndham. I had shrimp basket and my husband had fish and chips. They were good. Nothing special. No complaint except we thought the price was high for lunch plus a tip. Nice atmosphere.

Thank tipijo
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We love this place and often go here by boat. The seafood is always fresh and delicious. We sit outside on the deck and enjoy the Waterfront view. It's not fancy at all, but we have been here many times and never have had a...More

1  Thank Wrenzie
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We ate at the Dockside Restaurant twice during our week-long visit to edisto beach. The first was the day we got there. We arrived on-island at 3pm and couldn't pick up our house keys until 4pm, so we decided to eat. We were just driving...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I wanted a quick bite to eat overlooking the river. It was cool, food was good (fish tacos), and quiet. You do have to walk through the bar to get outside, though. I could see how it could get loud. I was just too early...More

Thank bneesmith
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We are long time visitors to Edisto and the Dock Side Restaurant. What a shock to find out there was no dining room upstairs and the restaurant was a far cry from what it used to be. It used to be one of the nicer...More

Thank vmdil
Darrin M, Owner at Dock Side Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Sorry you did not enjoy your visit to Dockside. The upstairs restaurant closed 4 or 5 years ago, so we decided to offer everything downstairs and on the deck overlooking the creek. The view is actually much better downstairs because we have solid windows across...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Our group of 17 had a difficult time finding restaurants willing to take reservations or accommodate our size group. Dockside took us! This is a bar that serves food. Good food. It's an old building that sirs on the water. Outside and inside seating. Our...More

Thank Amy C
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Darrin M
2 August 2016|
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Response from Darrin M | Property representative |
Fair enough, but how fair is it to the business to post a negative review when you didn't even try it? I actually own Dockside, so forgive me if I seem too passionate about this place, but I am. I have a very hard working... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 Dock Site Rd, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3601
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Edisto Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-869-3018
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