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The Inn at Palmetto Bluff

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550 Old Palmetto Bluff Road, Bluffton, SC
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Dinner on the porch

My husband reserved a table out on the screen in porch facing the water. Just beautiful. The wine list is extensive, and the food a gourmet delight. Wait staff and service was very good. Everything was just delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
marie19512015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My husband reserved a table out on the screen in porch facing the water. Just beautiful. The wine list is extensive, and the food a gourmet delight. Wait staff and service was very good. Everything was just delicious.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We visited the Canoe Club at Palmetto Bluff. The service was excellent. The Fried shrimp appetizer was wonderful. The dinner was average. The dessert, caramel apple cake, was horrible. An old Twinkie would have offered better texture and flavor. They took it off the the bill. The coffee was so strong that adding cream was a waste of cream. Undrinkable.... More 

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Austin, TX
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Management has changed recently and it has had a dramatic reflection on the quality of service. I've stayed at Palmetto Bluff several times and the scenery is beautiful. The folks working here, however, need a retraining. I wish I could recommend... But it's not possible.

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Savannah, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

On a recent visit to South Carolina we had the pleasure to experience a low country oyster roast. You meet in front of the Inn and a trolley takes you to Moreland Landing, which is about a 15 minutes away. Usually there is an option to drive your own car but there is an extensive amount of construction going on... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Exquisitely prepared meals, a great wine list (with a knowledgeable Sommelier) and, perhaps best of all, the finest service, hands down, of any restaurant within 150 miles. Peninsula Grill in Charleston is its only equal, and that's a 2-hour drive away. Reserve this for once a month so you don't wear it out!

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california
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We came to this resort for one week - and it's the most relaxing experience we've had in years. We didn't want to leave the property. We worked out in their facilities - eat breakfast lunch and dinner in their different hotels - and had unforgettable treatments in their spa. The staff was super friendly. Special kudos to Kyle at... More 

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Palisades Park, New Jersey
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44 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

From beginning to end, a wonderful evening. First we were having dinner with good friends. The 12 mile drive to the Inn was breathtaking. The remains of the Planation house amazing and there was a wedding going on when we arrived. The Inn is situated on the water with a screen and an unscreened porch to watch the sun go... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Food was cooked to perfection. The staff was very friendly. The restaurant was nice. Great ambiance. I will definitely go back.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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75 reviews 75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Family had dinner on the porch. What's up with the service? I had to go inside to find someone to wait on us. The first gentleman who arrived seemed disorganized. He gave us one wine menu for 8 people. Food is fine-they need to get their act together on the service side.

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51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a great conference facility it is one of the better ones. They offer cottages instead of hotel rooms so rent a cart or bike or just walk among the beautiful grounds. Good spa, golfing, fishing....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 Old Palmetto Bluff Road, Bluffton, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Bluffton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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