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Surf Bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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103 W Cooper Avenue, Folly Beach, SC
+1 843-588-2009
16:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bartender didn't judge me when I got PBR (because it's the best cheap beer) or when o ordered a freaking bunless veggie burger because I'm trying to be healthy. Awesome dive bar with cheap drinks and awesome food. Highly recommend! Manager, if you're reading this it was the foreign white guy that was my bartender and he was awesome.

Thank Ashley P
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great wings!!! Loved the fireplace on the porch. Wonderful service. Recommend for and easygoing afternoon repast.

Thank SIBB1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good bar food (I especially like the fried onions) and tasty drinks (try the ubiquitous Pain Killer). It's downright Folly. No glitz no giltter.

Thank Adrian M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from one place to the next. Great people , good drinks. Not very busy so great place to talk and have a few drinks.

Thank Kimber W
South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is where all the locals hang out after work, although theres usually a few out of towners in there as well. Its definitely a dive bar, but its fun and laid back, no need to get dressed up. Drink the pain killer (although no guarantees on not feeling pain the next day)!

Thank Meg0123
Lexington, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Pain killers are a must! The staff is awesome and you can't leave without leaving your mark (dollar) on the wall. Make sure to check out the tees!

Thank wbyarb
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Good beer great people and fun vibes. Bar food.... Nothing much else to say cuz the food is just food. But the bar is awesome! Lots of friendly locals and 24/7 surfing on the tvs!

Thank HappyKyle
Greenville, South Carolina
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My favorite! Great food and great service at this little hole-in-the-wall place. The grilled chicken sandwich is so so good! And the fries are PERFECT! My friend had the chicken cheese steak - she said it was wonderful! They have really good honey mustard and ranch also! Large servings, good prices. Go and enjoy!

Thank sc40sumthin
Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Got cheeseburgers and fries and it was great, prices good. Sweet tea was good as well. The best part, pet friendly patio area so I was able to take my mini dachshunds with me.

Thank Susan M
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Folly Surf bar has the best wings in Charleston along with the best Grilled Corn I have ever had. It is also dog friendly so you can enjoy a nice meal after taking your dog for a run on the beach.

Thank Malone2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 W Cooper Avenue, Folly Beach, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-2009
Surf Bar is a locals' favorite on Folly Beach, South Carolina.

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