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Poe's Tavern

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2210 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482
(843) 883-0083
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 392
    Excellent
  • 264
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tourist Trap but really good food.

We loved our server. This place is a tourist trap but all the food was excellent. The restaurant is a little tacky but its fun and all the staff was friendly. The food is standard American fare but its not like a TGI Fridays – the food is given some love. I'd eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Kipp7272
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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Boston, Massachusetts
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388 reviews 388 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We loved our server. This place is a tourist trap but all the food was excellent. The restaurant is a little tacky but its fun and all the staff was friendly. The food is standard American fare but its not like a TGI Fridays – the food is given some love. I'd eat here again.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I took my girlfriend here for her birthday. There was a bit of wait. At a good restaurant that is expected. We had nachos to start with. They were delicious. We ordered burgers. They were cooked wonderfully and were very flavorful.

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107 reviews 107 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food is average; choices limited; drinks are their preferred fare. Usually jammed with inside and outside tables. Parking tricky so watch as many areas off limit and tickets likely. Thematically centered on Edgar Allen Poe, melancholy writer and cult icon, the menu, tired decorations and name use this hook to draw you in. Poe was stationed briefly at Fort Moultrie... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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158 reviews 158 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

It was an okay meal and if you are a Poe fan, you will like the decor. More for a younger 20 something crowd I think. Lots of burger choices and clever that you can get either chicken or burger with the list of toppings offered. Kind of rustic setting. lots of other restaurants nearby and would gladly try one... More 

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Steele, KY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Poe's has Great burgers, wonderful staff, and neat atmosphere. This was the best meal this vacation. Highly recommend.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Had a great burger at lunch at Poes during a first time visit. Burger was a huge patty and I ordered it with guacamole and pico de gallo on it. Fries were good. Service was excellent. Outdoor seating was nice with ocean breeze and plenty of umbrellas for shade

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Tennessee
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Don't let the crowd deter you from going to Poe's! As other reviewers have stated, this is indeed a happy, fun place. At most any given time, there are scores of people standing on the steps, sitting at the outdoor tables or even gathered on the sidewalk. The decor is fantastic; bring your iPhone or camera. You'll want a T-shirt,... More 

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Chicago
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We tried to go to Poe's our first time on Sullivan's Island and the place was so packed, we decided against it! Well we made it back and since the weather was so cold, we actually made it to Poe's for lunch!! The food was good and the staff was very friendly. I would definitely recommend.

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We managed to find a nice outside table where we sat with my dog and observed how busy they were even at 5:15pm on a Thursday evening in mid April. We were greeted warmly and soon after sitting down, our server brought a bowl of water for my dog. The menu had a nice selection of seafood as well as... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

'This is tavern food, but their fish tacos are fabulous... The mahi taco has pineapples. But tonight we went for burgers, with crispy fries and thin onion sticks. Burgers cooked as ordered and delicious. Friendly staff, anxious to please despite the crowds all day long.We chose to sit outside with a grandchild of 6 who enjoyed the hustle and bustle... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2210 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Sullivan's Island
  • Phone Number: (843) 883-0083

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?