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136 Jungle Rd, Edisto Beach, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3005
843-869-1400
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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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
Really enjoyed!

Was happy these guys were opened on Memorial Day. Many on the island were not. Started w/ she crab soup. Which was excellent. Then had the blackened tuna and hubby had the seafood platter. Both were very good. Side dishes were average. But fine. Service was fast and good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
BrendaofSoMD
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The food was fine and the restaurant was busy. It took so long to get our drinks which should have been the first clue. I imagine they have great desserts but we did not have the patience to sit any longer.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We visited Edisto last week and stopped in The Waterfront Restaurant for dinner. Very nice place with great atmosphere. They had live music the night we were there and the gentleman singing was very good. The service was great and our food was delicious. They also have a nice gift shop. We will visit this restaurant again the next time... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Was happy these guys were opened on Memorial Day. Many on the island were not. Started w/ she crab soup. Which was excellent. Then had the blackened tuna and hubby had the seafood platter. Both were very good. Side dishes were average. But fine. Service was fast and good.

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Sacramento, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Seafood was great! Had crab cakes, she crab soup, fried oysters, and fried calamari….all very fresh and tasty! Nice casual dining place for anyone of all ages. Service was great and prompt even tho they were very busy with a wait line to get in! They do have all you can eat specials there too….seafood boil, oysters,etc. Prices are reasonable... More 

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Seabrook, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The Waterfront on Jungle Road has normal seafood atmosphere with a small boat hanging from the ceiling with Miss Doris on it. My opinion as a client entertainer this was the freshest seafood platter ever and I eat a lot of seafood from my hometown. The oysters and shrimp along with a large portion of flounder. Very very good perfect... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went there after attending Church on the island. As we waited in line to get a table, a large group of 12-14 people (apparently some locals)were allowed to go ahead of us. When we got our table it took our server several minutes to take our drink order and finally our order. They were offering a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were seeing mixed reviews of Waterfont and held off til our final night. Beautiful view of the waterfront (thru glass on a chilly night). The menu is a bit short (5 entrees I believe), but the special that night was trigger fish (had never heard of it) with an orange marmalade sauce, served o a bed of arugula and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

did Sunday Brunch and weeknight dinner. Food always very good and prices are reasonable for seafood. Highly Recommend

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Our family really enjoys the food at the Waterfront. We eat here every year when we are on vacation. It is one of the better seafood restaurants on the island. Very friendly and attentive service and the food is excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We enjoyed The Waterfront for dinner one night during our Edisto stay. All seafood entrees were ocean fresh, although the mahi was a little bland. It's casual, a little noisy, but you won't leave hungry. Desserts are worth it!

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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: Local cuisine, Families with children

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