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Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe

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86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928
843 686 3232
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 292
    Excellent
  • 101
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service and prices!

If you're looking for a place where the locals go for breakfast, look no further. This is a classic fast, affordable and friendly place to have a delicious breakfast, and a fun atmosphere! We were very satisfied with our visit, and would definitely return. Be prepared for a crowd -- it has that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Tria M
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you're looking for a place where the locals go for breakfast, look no further. This is a classic fast, affordable and friendly place to have a delicious breakfast, and a fun atmosphere! We were very satisfied with our visit, and would definitely return. Be prepared for a crowd -- it has that "local" feel because it's a fairly small... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

With only nine tables inside and 12 outside you wouldn't think much of this little gem. Don't be fooled! Lots of wait staff to make it quick (and fun; so friendly) and a fantastic team on the grill (no kitchen!). On Sundays they offer corned beef hash that is stellar - get that! The strata was great too.

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Viginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stopped in early on a weekday. The place was already hopping. We ordered a breakfast burrito, pancakes, bagels and eggs. Everything was delicious. The pancakes are huge. No need to order more than 1. The burrito was tasty and large as well. Most of the meals we saw were oversize. We would have ordered the big breakfasts but we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I highly recommend Sun Rise Cafe for breakfast/brunch. Everything was delicious. I ordered eggs Benedict and the egg was perfectly poached, the muffin moist but slightly crisp around the edges and the holindaise sauce was decident. My husband had the French toast stuffed with cream cheese and raspberries - the perfect combination of sweet and fruity tang. The service was... More 

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Fisherville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Wow, quick service. Food was good. My husband dubbed it the best food so far on the island . He had the breakfast burrito and I had smoked salmon on a bagel and 2 eggs. Good was excellent and service was speedy, lots of staff.

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We have found this an excellent place for breakfast. The omlettes are nicely done with plenty of ingredients. Eggs are prepared just the way you like them, even pouched..the grits could be better and are just run of the mill. Service is excellent. Only drawback are the rest rooms. They are shared with other establishments and are nasty. They heads... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Took family that was visiting and was seated inside and next to the kitchen door. The noise volume was very loud! Waited on in a timely manner. My son-in-law and myself ordered the Eggs Benedict. My eggs were done just right but my son-in-laws were over done. The staff were so attentive that anytime one of them would pass our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Golden brown plate size pancakes, bacon, eggs and hashbrowns. I came in touch with my inner fat boy with my breakfast. One word describes my experience.... Perfection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

What an awesome breakfast. HOMEMADE Corned Beef Hash Absolutely Delicious we both will crave it until we can have it again. French Toast was very good too. BUT did I mention the Corned Beef Hash? AMAZING! !

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Breakfast was great here. The place is small and it was packed. I usually take that as a good sign. I was there with 2 other people. We tried the Crab Cake Benedict, Roman Benedict, and Banana Rum Pancakes. All were winners. I can't wait to eat there again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: 843 686 3232

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?