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1760 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4818
+1 843-838-0821
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4:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are a locally owned family restaurant specializing in seafood, steak...
We are a locally owned family restaurant specializing in seafood, steak, ribs, and homemade desserts. The restaurant is under new ownership as of May 1st 2014. Please stop back in if you've been gone for a while, or if you've never joined us come in for a day/night of great people, great food, and a fun atmosphere. Boondocks has a newly updated sports bar and game room upstairs, and live music on the weekends.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Local favorite

Went with some friends they had all you can eat crab legs. They didnt complain except at how hot they were and thats not a bad thing. I had a the special of the day Wahoo and grit cake. My fish was cooked to perfection and the grit cake was a first for me but it didn't disappoint. Service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Josh29902
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Beaufort, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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179 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Beaufort, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Went with some friends they had all you can eat crab legs. They didnt complain except at how hot they were and thats not a bad thing. I had a the special of the day Wahoo and grit cake. My fish was cooked to perfection and the grit cake was a first for me but it didn't disappoint. Service was... More 

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Beaufort
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I found Boondocks a while back and it quickly became one of my favorite places. Always good fresh hot food... A few trips last summer weren't the best, but I've been in twice in the past two weeks and I believe some changes have been made to bring this place back to the same fantastic quality as when I first... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We've eaten many times at Boondocks, and are never disappointed with the broad mix of culinary flair. Love the fish dishes and fresh salads. Hope to be back in 2015.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Thurs. night special was prime rib for 2 special. Meal was very good. Kind of a unique atmosphere. Don't pass up an opportunity for a night out of good food.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Been working in Fripp Island for the past few weeks and ate out every meal. This place is where we went the most! After the first 15 min Michelle made us feel like we were locals. The food was great that night and every night after. The nightly specials varied from $ .50 shrimp night, prime rib for two, and... More 

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Lady's Island, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The seafood is always fresh & delicious, especially if you like it "southern fried." Great value & usually worth the drive. The last 2 times I've been they were out of oysters, one of my favorites.

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georgia
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I really enjoyed the fried seafood. Sometimes they have two for one nights but we didn't hit the right night. It has a diner and dive feel to it. You are there for the food not the ambiance. A good place to frequent.

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Centerville, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

They have a wide selection here. Different specials everyday. There is a fully functional bar. They even had a Halloween party. It was an amazing place. I wanna go back just to eat here! The staff was friendly, sweet, & helpful.

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Toronto, Canada
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Such a disappointment - we spent 2 months on Fripp island last year and this year here for 3 1/2 months. Last year we went weekly to Boondocks and took friends as well, it was great value. And great food as well. Tonight we went for dinner - food was cold and tasteless - apparently this restaurant has new owners... More 

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beaufort, sc
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My husband and I eat buy one get one free prime rib every Thursday night. You will love Diana and Maureen. The fried okra is the best in the world. This is known for the locals. Absolutely wonderful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1760 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4818
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Saint Helena Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-838-0821

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

We are a locally owned family restaurant specializing in seafood, steak, ribs, and homemade desserts. The restaurant is under new ownership as of May 1st 2014. Please stop back in if you've been gone for a while, or if you've never joined us come in for a day/night of great people, great food, and a fun atmosphere. Boondocks has a newly updated sports bar and game room upstairs, and live music on the weekends.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 am - 9:00 pm

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