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Idle Hour

1065 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405-4823
+1 843-747-3280
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  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Diner, American
1065 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405-4823
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great service in a great location. Prices are reasonable and the food is just what you'd expect from a neighborhood diner. Daily specials keep things fresh.

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Been eating here for 50+ years.... Local, casual dining. Thanks Dolly! Sometimes I'll make a 250 mile ride just for a chili cheeseburger and fries. Thanks Dolly!

Thank mdo1953
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We've loved the Idle Hour since we started going there about 20 years ago. It's still owned and operated by Dolly, she's pretty much a North Charleston icon. If you want local, casual, reasonably priced food, this is a great place to go. We like...More

Thank Gregg H
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Slightly prejudice. I have going since a teenager. Old fashioned type of hamburgers and hot dogs with homemade chili. Always great place yo meet and greet locals.

Thank Ralph C
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Used to go there frequently for their specials of the day, reasonably priced for a meat, 2 sides and a roll. Good sweet tea. And the staff, well we love them all! Dolly the owner knows her customers, and remembers them even when they come...More

Thank Gregg H
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This restaurant has been in the neighborhood for a very long time. It is a lunch time only type of place because they close around 2 or 3. So we have only been able to try it once. I had a salad with spaghetti. Not...More

Thank Cheyenneismydog
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is exactly what an old fashioned diner/hamburger joint should be. Great burgers and hot dogs. You have to try the Chili-cheeseburger. Best hot dog chili in Charleston. Great service. Nothing fancy, just good burgers and dogs at a good price.

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The staff, service and food are great. They make you feel like a respected guest not just a customer.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We arrived late, but were served as valued customers. Best burger maybe I've ever had. Server was terrific, knew the menu, helped us find what we wanted, made sure we were well taken care of but did not rush us.

Thank Eastward
Reviewed 17 August 2014

I have been eating at the Idle Hour for most of my life. They have the very best chili dogs, chili cheeseburgers and daily dinners one can get in the North Charleston area. Idle Hour is no-frills which is more than made up for in...More

Thank E L
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Diner, American
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  • Address: 1065 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405-4823
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-747-3280
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