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1760 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4818
+1 843-838-0821
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Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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.

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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Went for supper. Usually good food and mediocre service .. But has changed and the service was terrible and food not worth it. Will not be going back !

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have eaten here several times and given good reviews but last night was the worst ever. We both had the special but the ribeye was like rubber. Waitress said chef and owner were to busy for our complaints. So the waitress cut up the steaks for for our dogs. Very expensive dog food. Bad food and management that doesn't... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I've been coming to this restaurant for a number of years. It has ALWAYS - in the past - been one of my most treasured vacation memories. It's always been a kind of funky place, but the food WAS out of this world! The entrees always tasted fresh and well-seasoned, and the portions were extraordinarily generous. All that has changed... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I've eaten at Boondocks in February of this year and again this past week. It's a rather large building at the intersection of US 21 (Sea Island Parkway) and Seaside Road in the middle of St. Helena Island, roughly midway between Hunting/Fripp Islands and Beaufort, so it's a bit of a drive from either place. There have been some subtle... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Love the name. Drove by several times on our first visit to the area. Finally timing was right. Liked the 'Bohemian' style atmosphere and local artwork that decorated the walls was for sale. Enjoyed the craft beer selection. The big no-no is coming to a seafood destination in anticipation of fresh awesomeness while on vacation. Only to be totally disappointed.... More

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We are locals and went here for the all you can eat crablegs. Been several times but since the new owners, the service, quality of food and upkeep of resturant has gone downhill. There were flies everywhere, the crablegs were definetly NOT worth the price, (not cooked properly, waited forever for refills, no seasoning except salt water!)!!! Two of us... More

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Saw all the ads for this place so decided to give it a try. Way out on the boondocks, thus the name. Not impressed with the atmosphere, or the food. Had a trainee and she was the highlight of the visit. Service was friendly but the food was average at best. They should do something about the flies in the... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was a nice oasis for us as we were staying out at Hunting Island State Park and there are very few places out on St. Helena Island to go and get a few drinks and something to eat at a reasonable price. Boondock's has a restaurant on the first floor and a sports bar upstairs. We went there twice... More

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My friends and I had supper at Boondocks and absolutely loved everything about it! We were looking for a laid-back atmosphere with fresh, local seafood and found it here. We all decided the seafood baskets were plenty for us. One had fried flounder and two of us had friend shrimp. The shrimp was wonderful! Large, lightly breaded and cooked to... More

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Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

You got to be kidding me! I too feel that Boondocks has went downhill in the last few years but did it ever occur to you to read the "Hours of Operation" sign? You were there at 3:30... THEY DON'T OPEN UNTIL 4:30! Sheesh!

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Additional Information about Boondocks

Address: 1760 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4818
Phone Number: +1 843-838-0821
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Saint Helena Island
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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