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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 - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 331
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  • 35
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  • 10
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  • 9
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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
CB/MB

We ate twice at this delightful small cafe during our recent time in Hilton Head. I think they have the BEST service we have ever had in any restaurant anywhere - very friendly and constantly checking to see if you need anything. The food is basic but very good - breakfast/brunch fare. My wife had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
ClintonB45
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Toano, Virginia
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Toano, Virginia
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate twice at this delightful small cafe during our recent time in Hilton Head. I think they have the BEST service we have ever had in any restaurant anywhere - very friendly and constantly checking to see if you need anything. The food is basic but very good - breakfast/brunch fare. My wife had the crab cake eggs benedict... More 

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Thank ClintonB45
Round Hill, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire staff at Sun Rise Cafe is friendly, happy, and helpful. I don't know who selects and trains the staff, but they appear to work together seamlessly. They welcomed us every time we went, and it was our "go to" place for breakfast. The menu is varied, and daily specials are also offered. Sunday seems to be the busiest... More 

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1 Thank NantucketBasket
Howard, Ohio
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been here for breakfast and lunch. All the meals we have had were great. Service was great. Their ham slices are to die for!

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Thank Denise W
Peabody, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice while in Hilton Head and it was great. The service was excellent and the food was awesome. I would definitely come back here to eat.

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1 Thank Michael G
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were seated quickly and our orders taken. Food was good but the service was excellent. All of the servers help all of the servers.

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Thank Tom s
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here and the food was good. The service was good. It is definitely a place that alot of locals are regulars. My biggest complaint was that it was too expensive. I could have eaten at alot of other places for half the cost of this place.

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1 Thank J T
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go EVERY Saturday. Great spot! Perfect staff! Awesome food! And you feel like one of us LOCALS! A winner in every direction!

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Thank Wedge6
Shorewood, Illinois
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79 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully friendly and attentive staff. They all work together. We had Mir fun ordering than eating. Wonderful menu. Breakfast and lunch only because the black Marlin is right next door. Nice little shops to. Great place on a rainy Friday to just hang out. Very nice

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Thank Old_Sailor_W18
Greensboro
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

My son suggested that we go to Sun Rise...and I'm so glad that he did!! The food was amazing!! The service was great and the prices reasonable!! We now have another 'gotta go to' place while in Hilton Head!!

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Thank DDiva0903
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Actually, we'd like to keep this place a secret, but its reputation has grown and people from far and wide seek it.

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, 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?