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Hege's Kiawah Island

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275 Gardners Cir, 130 Gardeners Circle, Johns Island, SC 29455-5471
+1 843-768-0035
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 20:30
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 11:00
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Callao, Virginia
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142 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think the best item on the menu is the French onion soup. Too many years ago, I had my first French onion soup is Les Halles, Paris, the undercover market that was famous for its onion soup. It was memorably delicious! And Hege's version is as good as that Parisian soup I still remember. My Chilean sea bass was... More 

Thank Maggie L
Atlanta, Georgia
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Very good service. Breakfast was a treat and trust me....you will leave full! Servings are good size and you get your money's worth. Will look forward to trying them for dinner at some point.

Thank 2thDoc_12
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hege's is a very up scale restaurant on a very classy island. Nice bar scene with toney clientele and friendly barkeeps. A vast menu with lot of choices. My date and I both had the sea bass andit was done to perfection. Pricey but worth it.

Thank Michael W
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place has an overblown reputation. The food is average at best and the cost is way too expensive. We recently ate breakfast there. The rug was dirty with bits of food ground into it. The silverware was water spotted and the food unimaginative.

1 Thank williamtN8936LB
Sarasota, Florida
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We've been during previous visits to Kiawah and were eagerly looking forward to our return. Staff is very attentive and menu offers great variety...specials are creative and very flavorful. Happy to recommend!

Thank kkmhotelie
Peachtree City, Georgia
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178 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Tasty breakfast in a quaint, boutique-like setting. Nice complimentary mini-pastry basket while waiting for our meals. Very good veggie omelette and good combo breakfast. Service was okay, but a little irregular.

Thank sshubeli
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The waiter was very attentive to our request of 'taking things slowly'. Portions were ample, so I had to take some home (which I forgot to do). I liked how knowledgeable the waiter was about the wines.

Thank Petebabes
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

On our last night in Kiawah, after several great meals in highly touted Charleston restaurants and at the resort, we all agreed this was our best meal of the trip. With amazing competition -- seafood was exceptional. Dessert beignets were only weakness -- disappointing finish to great experience.

Thank mmsnt
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

They ran out of food?!?!? I wanted French Onion soup, but they wouldn't take an order, because they didn't get seafood in on Sunday?!? Since when did French Onion Soup have seafood in it??? They said, "U should have made reservations". Well, 1. I only make reservations on Open Table!! And 2. We planned to sit at the bar for... More 

2 Thank Mary Ann G
Charlotte, North Carolina
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149 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stumbled onto the restaurant while shopping in the village. They were about to close but welcomed us in. Excellent service and very friendly staff. Food was great!! Pimento cheese grits - enough said. Wheat pancakes and veggie omelette were fantastic. And as an extra treat breakfast is served with fresh pastries that were gone in 2 seconds.

Thank HonestReviewNC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Gardners Cir, 130 Gardeners Circle, Johns Island, SC 29455-5471
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-768-0035

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?