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The Waterfront Restaurant

136 Jungle Rd, Edisto Beach, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3005
843-869-1400
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Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
North Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The first thing we noticed was the fact the Waterfront Restaurant was not on the water, but we were okay with that. We liked the casual, comfortable ambience. When we arrived we found out they had just experienced a rush: a group of 45 people who gave the staff 30 minutes notice before their arrival. The restaurant looked a bit... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went at the end of lunchtime. We were the only ones there and we pleasantly surprised by the freshness of the food and the speed of service. The only downside was that 90% of the lunch menu was fried.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

we had a delicious lunch. we had good service. There is a nice menu selection. Our friend got items from the salad bar. sorry there is no view from the restaurant but t is attractive. there is a small gift shop.i

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South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Most restaurants are closed on Monday on Edisto. The Waterfront, Sea cow and Waleys are open however. We chose to go to the Waterfront for a birthday dinner. There was a 20-25 minute wait for our party of three. Our food was very good. The fried green tomatoes were served over the best grits ever tasted. Fried shrimp were lightly... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My family and I went to the Waterfront Restaurant on our second trip to Edisto last week. We went last year and it was just ok. There aren't many dining options on the island, so one night we found ourselves back there. The decor is old and tired, and the whole place looks like it needs a deep cleaning. The... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had an awesome dinner with great service. We ate dinner around 6:30, our server Sabrina was so sweet and very attentive. Our food came out quickly and our water glasses were always refilled. We ordered the seafood combo pick two dinners $19.99 each. I got the crab cake, grilled shrimp, fries, green beans, a house salad, and I added... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We were there early so we could beat the crowds for dinner... got seated but then waited and waited for water and service... food was poor quality. Ordered Fried flounder but I think it something else very mushy... not worth the time or money... also very busy and LOUD!!!

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St. Marys, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

great location......great food....good prices... sometimes a long wait but its so so worth it. if you have not been GO.

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North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Although this restaurant is not on the waterfront, it has a nautical theme. Very clean, no greasy smells. I had the grilled shrimp which was perfectly seasoned and delicious. The slaw is freshly made and quite good. My gripe with this restaurant is that the only way you are getting hushpuppies is to pay $5.99 for a basket. I asked... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our food was good, service was friendly but slow, overall we just didn't feel like it was the worth the price we paid.

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