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.
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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!
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
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
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
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.
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.
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