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136 Jungle Rd, Edisto Beach, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3005
843-869-1400
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 82
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  • 47
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
All You Can Eat Oysters!!

Went to Edisto this past weekend and tried out all the restaurants on the island. This meal was one of our favorites because of the AYCE Steamed Oysters and Key Lime Pie!!! We also tried the Crab topped grouper. It was good but not the best I've had. They have different AYCE specials each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Brittanie M
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Went to Edisto this past weekend and tried out all the restaurants on the island. This meal was one of our favorites because of the AYCE Steamed Oysters and Key Lime Pie!!! We also tried the Crab topped grouper. It was good but not the best I've had. They have different AYCE specials each night. And the Key Lime Pie... More 

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Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Atmosphere was like any touristy seafood restaurant, but the food was very good. Our waiter Daniel was very outgoing and informative.

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Edisto Island, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Waterfront has a great Sunday brunch. They normally have a breakfast bar as well as a lunch buffet. You can also order from the menu. Their fried chicken is always good and their soup (normally clam chowder) is good. Bradley does a great job as a server so select one of her tables if available.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Had a wonderful time a the bar. Bradley made one of her famous margarita concoctions that was loved by all. The guitarist was also a nice addition... chimed in with several of his songs.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is our favorite restaurant on Edisto Island. The grits are excellent and the oysters were the best on the island according to my wife. I loved a smothered chicken entree.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Went last night with friends --- three of us ordered the blue cheese burger --- wow! Big, tasty, flavorful, and served on a sourdough bun. We all said we would order it again!

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Lexington, Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

They offer "all you can eat" specials just about every night --- we did wing night, and were glad we did! Big, meaty, perfectly done wings... we liked the mild buffalo better than the Teri yaki, just personal preference. We could only handle two orders... just can't scarf down food like we used to!

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The Villages, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We ate there tonight in a group of eight. Even though it's the off-season in Edisto, we got very good service and a terrific meal. The seafood eaten by our group was great, as we expected, but the chicken Parmesan was terrific, wonderful marinara sauce.

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Charleston, SC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We have started going to the Waterfront Restaurant on Sundays as they offer both a breakfast and lunch buffet running at the same time. We enjoy the variety of food and all of it has been good and up to our standards. The servers could be a little faster, but they are busy as the place is always packed when... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My husband, brother and I had dinner at the Waterfront on January 24, 2015. All you could eat local shrimp, oysters. Delicious! Our server was delightful and right on top of everything. Young man playing the guitar at the bar was excellent. Spoke with the owner on the way out, very accommodating. Will be back in eight weeks! Can't wait.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 136 Jungle Rd, Edisto Beach, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3005
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Edisto Island
  • Phone Number: 843-869-1400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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