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Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe

86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
+1 843-686-3232
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“hash browns” (65 reviews)
“shrimp dish” (52 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Food and service was very good but the music was a bit loud for a morning spot - hard to carry on a conversation. We had the option of sitting outside and we wish we had. Nice little spot for breakfast .

Thank travelgirl201077
Reviewed 3 days ago

Off the beaten path but worth the trip. Large portions and very good. The shrimp hash was great. They allow dogs on the deck and the inside is nice as well.

Thank NOregrets-Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

we saw the good reviews here and wanted to get somewhere on the water. well it's on the wrong side of the building for the water, but we were not disappointed at all. the service was great. Kelly was so nice and upbeat. really made...More

Thank BigNaughty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this place based off of TripAdvisor reviews. Man did this place deliver! We all got the stuffed French toast and it was out of this world. You NEED to try it! One of the best breakfasts I’ve ever had. Their bacon is also...More

Thank ksanders90
Reviewed 1 week ago

had breakfast here and it was really good. this is not a fancy place but clearly a local favorite with good reason. Service is excellent and friendly and the food is terrific. i had the house special eggs benedict which featured avocado, tomato instead of...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This spot offers lunch and breakfast at good prices food is great and the menu offers a wide selection. The real entertainment is the six people preparing the food. Sit at the bar and just watch this well oiled machine in action. Even the waitstaff...More

Thank Reido2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy place but good service. We had our dog with us and they sat us in a very high traffic area so we had to keep her under the table, but the staff was very nice to her and gave her tons of treats...More

Thank SEC304
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved being able to mingle with more locals and here their advice on the high points of the island. Had an excellent omelet, service was great.

Thank cjdestiny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It takes a scout or GPS to find this place. Breakfast done hilton head style. GREAT FOOD, fresh, and unique. If you like Benedict style this is the place. Great service and very busy. Had shrimp.hash browns peppers onions 2 eggs Hollandaise sauce sourdough toast....More

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal on the porch at Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe. Service was excellent. They serve breakfast all day, so half of our group had pancakes and the other half had lunch. The Tiny Salads were great, but they weren't tiny: very...More

Thank Deb255
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R Mac S
4 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Oberew | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so specifically, but virtually everything they have works for kids -- like pancakes, scrambled eggs, etc -- and the food and setting is great. I have often taken young children here.
Linda S
4 August 2016|
Response from dallasdave1966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have breakfast available until closing time at 2 or 3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-686-3232
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