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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (51 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (66 reviews)
“french toast” (54 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 3 days ago via mobile

We had been there before several years ago & after today, we won't be back! Very poor service, never checked back after our food came. I asked for well done bacon & it was barely cooked so sent that back with who brought out my...More

Thank GillandTracey
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went the other Saturday. It is normally one of their busiest days, and the server we had, Kristen, was amazing. She had the best attitude; which I always say is hard to find in the servers in this area. Just a delight to be...More

Thank Brianhollingsworth
Reviewed 4 days ago

We think so..without a doubt. And the Sun Rise Cafe is another Hilton Head restaurant that we always return to. It's a place that is very popular with the locals and their dogs are welcome too, outside on the porch. There were two specials that...More

1  Thank westie8213
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a Home Run on every level. From the greeting offered by the very helpful and pleasant hostess to the porch seating visited by the cooling and pleasant marsh breezes to the excellent coffee and Eggs Benedict offered in many interesting iterations to the...More

Thank DocRKS
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a breakfast lover. I sort of collect breakfast places at my vacation spots. I've eaten breakfast at many places on the island, but somehow this restaurant escaped my notice until now. It was busy, but I was seated quickly and service was quite friendly...More

Thank TonyRaskoon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six adults went for bunch this morning and everyone was underwhelmed. We were seated in a small unattractive room without a wait and were told that it would be 15 minutes for a table outside. We had picked this place because it was highly rated...More

Thank ash_bmore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit and sitting outside on the porch with the marsh breeze was quite nice. The menu had a wide selection of food choices and I really liked the banana rum pancakes with sausage. The services was attentive and we will definitely...More

Thank BJ H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both had the quiche of the day. It was delicious!! Our server was very friendly and attentive. Enjoyed kidding around with her. Would definitely go back given the opportunity.

Thank tweety874
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great selection, reasonable prices. We ate breakfast at PBSRC three days in a row. They were always nearly full but we were seated very quickly. The food was top notch.

Thank dave l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived with a large group of people waiting we thought for sure it would be an hour wait,to our surprise it was about 20 minutes.Service was good and the food was wonderful.Will definitely go again when visiting Hilton head.

Thank Barbara S
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R Mac S
Do they have a children's breakfast menu?
4 March 2017|
Answer Show all 2 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
do you serve late breakfast?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
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
  • E-mail