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1065 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405-4823
843-747-3280
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Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American
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  • English first
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English first
Hanahan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The staff, service and food are great. They make you feel like a respected guest not just a customer.

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Budapest, Hungary
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We arrived late, but were served as valued customers. Best burger maybe I've ever had. Server was terrific, knew the menu, helped us find what we wanted, made sure we were well taken care of but did not rush us.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I have been eating at the Idle Hour for most of my life. They have the very best chili dogs, chili cheeseburgers and daily dinners one can get in the North Charleston area. Idle Hour is no-frills which is more than made up for in the quality of the food!

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Great experience. Loved the food and the staff was wonderful. Would most definitely recommend all of my friends and family and people I know

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Charleston
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

If you feel strange when you walk into the Idle Hour, it's because it hasn't changed much in the past 40 years and you haven't been around that long. It's been owner-operated for as long as I have been old enough to purchase food on my own and possibly longer. The food is freshly prepared and you get your hamburger... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

My experience from start to finish was just really weird. When I walked in the employees just stared at me. There isn't a sign to tell you to seat yourself, and the lack of greeting just made it awkward. The food wasn't anything to write home about. I would have preferred the golden arches to be honest. Finally, my co... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

This place reminds me of the community grill near my high school. It is very "old school" if you will as it has booths and an eat at bar. The ladies who serve and cook are really nice. This is just a feel good kind of place. They have burgers, dogs, some sandwiches, and fries. The food is excellent. The... More 

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Goose Creek, South Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2009

Great place for homemade hamburgers and chili dogs for over 30 years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2007

Very inexpensive and convenient place to grab lunch; the best sweet tea in town!!!

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Additional Information about Idle Hour

Address: 1065 E Montague Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405-4823
Phone Number: 843-747-3280
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  North Charleston
Average Prices: USD 0 - 8
Cuisine: American

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