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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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Today
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
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 235
    Excellent
  • 90
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    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
Most recent review
Fast and friendly!!!

Had a very good experience here. Walked right in ten minutes before noon and got a table; had good and friendly service despite how busy they were; well prepared as well as hot food served very quickly; nice atmosphere and reasonably priced. We both got basic breakfasts ("eggs all ways") so it was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Linda B
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Greenville, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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369 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Greenville, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Had a very good experience here. Walked right in ten minutes before noon and got a table; had good and friendly service despite how busy they were; well prepared as well as hot food served very quickly; nice atmosphere and reasonably priced. We both got basic breakfasts ("eggs all ways") so it was nothing complicated but it was very tasty,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Loved coming here for breakfast or Sunday brunch but would be great for lunch also. We were in Hilton Head for the winter and they had lots of outside heaters warming up the outside deck area and blankets to keep you warm were on the back of your chair. Great food and decent prices, friendly staff, good coffee. Great steak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Tried this place out on yesterday and the food and service was great. We are on our way back today before we leave. Wonderful restaurant.

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Greenville, NC
Top Contributor
247 reviews 247 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Great place for lunch or breakfast. We have been eating here on vacations since 1996 and it is always the same - superb service and great food.Try it!

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Wooster, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I'm sorry to say this, but every time we visit Hilton Head, we eat breakfast everyday at this restaurant. I don't think I've ever had a bad meal here. I don't know how to review their lunches because they are my breakfast place. I would like to know how they hold their crab cakes together as there seems to be... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Had perused the online menu before arriving and settled on eggs with fried frog legs--certainly a breakfast I wouldn't have available in the north. It was delicious. We ended up sitting at the counter which gave us a view into how a good establishment should be run. Each worker had a station and there was a very abled coordinator making... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Many dieters believe that eating a big breakfast will help prevent overeating at lunch and dinner. From observation on Sunday, everyone on the Island, that was on a diet, was at this restaurant for breakfast. There was a 15-20 minute wait, but it was well worth it. The eggs are cook to your liking and served in a timely manner.... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Do they ever know how to prepare an omelet! They are light and full of flavorful ingredients. Service is top knotched too.

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Crab cake benedict with very bland grits was 12.95. A bit much, but still tasty. Got a 10% off coupon that morning from our hotel, but they almost didn't honor it. Said it was from a couple years ago. Really? Finally they ok'd it but said they would take it up with our hotel (yeah..you talk to that Marriott Monarch... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is a locals spot that will not ever disappoint. We ordered the two specials - Crab cake & Fried Green Tomato Benedict and the tomato basil and Pancetta Benedict and both were delicious. The portions are great for the prices and the drinks specials are an even better value. You can sit counter side and watch the cooks work... More 

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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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?