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1130 Ocean Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2281
+1 843-886-4360
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Ranked #11 of 24 Restaurants in Isle of Palms
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Welcome to Banana Cabana! We invite you to bring the entire family in to dine with us, relax and enjoy the food & the view. Located right on the beach of Isle of Palms, we're a family friendly establishment offering great American classics and seafood favorites.

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English first
Wilmington, Ohio, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We have been coming here since 1999. Love the place! Great food, you've gotta try the seafood burrito and the macho nachos! Although, I promise you that I have never had a bad meal here. On vacations, we come here almost everyday. Heck, I've even came for lunch turned around and came back for dinner! The staff is awesome! Always... More 

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

Sounds like you found your cheeseburger (or nachos) in Paradise, Kimberly! It's awesome that you love coming to our place so much that you've eaten more than one meal in a day here. We'll be sure to let the rest of the staff know how much you've always appreciated their fun and friendly attitudes. We just couldn't be happier to... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The app Crab Dip...WOW but it should have been served with pita points instead of crackers. But it was DELICIOUS!! And good portion! Priced right also. Also had the seared Tuna with Fried Oysters! Very tasty, plentiful and a great price. The side of mashed potatoes was very good. Red potatoes with skin on....YUMMY! And the mixed drinks were very... More 

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

Thanks for sending others our way! It's wonderful that you loved everything you ate from the crab dip to the mashed potatoes. The fried oysters are definitely one of our favorites, too. We're thrilled that your bartender was so friendly and that you were pleased with their drinks, too. We'll be sure to pass your compliments along. We hope to... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our favorite Isle of Palms restaurant. Food is GREAT, service is friendly! Can't imagine Isle of Palms without the Banana Cabana!!!

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

We're thrilled to be your favorite place to eat in IOP, Susan! It's awesome that you love the food as well as the service, and that we're a staple of your visits to the beach. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Gary and Michael More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Awesome wait staff with great food. Daily menu specials with a variety of foods. Great margaritas. Food, fun and awesome ocean views.

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

Hearing how much you enjoyed our food and friendly service brings a smile to our faces! We're thrilled that the margaritas and ocean views always make for a great time. We'll be here next time you wanna have some fun! Much appreciated, Gary and Michael More 

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Love the atmosphere, the service, the food and just the fun the Cabana generates. Great times - always.

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

It's fantastic to know you can count on us for a good time! And even better: you love the food and the service. We'll be sure to pass along your compliments to our team. See you next time! Best wishes, Gary and Michael More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I have been going to Isle of Palms for eight years and always include at least one visit per trip to Banana Cabana. The macho nachos are enough for four or more adults and the drinks are very tasty. When live entertainment has been there they are very enjoyable.

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

Thanks for being a loyal guest, Claudia! It's wonderful that you've made us a must for every IOP trip. We're really glad to hear how much you love everything from the macho nachos to the live music. We hope to see you next time you make it to the beach! Best wishes, Gary and Michael More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed next door to The Banana Cabana which made for it a great place to start or end our day. The staff was great! Michael the bartender made us feel like locals! the waitress Natalie was always smiling! the Staff all came out including the owner and started conversations with us yankee tourists! Great bar to swing in where... More 

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

It's so wonderful to hear that you felt so welcome, Julie! We love getting to know all of our guests -- Yankees and Southerners alike. Thanks for making us your go-to spot during your vacation. We hope we get to chat with you again next time you visit. All the best, Gary and Michael More 

Providence, Rhode Island
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed drinks and dinner at this restaurant. I had a nice taco salad and my husband enjoyed a burger and fries. We ate outside in the courtyard and it was a very nice atmosphere.

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

Sounds like a lovely date night! We're so happy you and your husband were happy with your meals and the atmosphere of our patio. It's just as beautiful this time of year as the summer! We hope to see you again next time you visit the beach. Best wishes, Gary and Michael More 

Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Easy to just come right off the beach and grab something simple. Wonderful place to get out of the sun and have an ice cold cocktail.

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

We're so happy we could be your perfect beach haven, Francis! Nothing's better on a beach day than a cold beverage. We hope you'll come visit us again soon. Take care, Gary and Michael More 

TN/NC
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

A true find in downtown Isle of Palms! Daily food and drink concoctions that are all well seasoned and delicious. This seems to be where the locals congregate as well. Clean and efficient. Smallish but cozy. Outside seating if you wish. Very friendly staff. Always glad to have us! We liked the he-crab soup and Corvina (drum) fingers. Also, the... More 

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Gary H, Owner at Banana Cabana, responded to this review

Maybe we should provide coats to our guests so they can enjoy the beer without freezing! Really, we're so happy to hear that you keep on comin' back for our food. The grilled shrimp quesadilla is one of our absolute favorite items. We really don't think you can get a quesadilla like that anywhere else. We also love that you... More 

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Additional Information about Banana Cabana

Address: 1130 Ocean Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2281
Phone Number: +1 843-886-4360
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Isle of Palms
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Seafood

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