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“Not impressed” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Waterfront Restaurant

The Waterfront Restaurant
136 Jungle Rd, Edisto Beach, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3005
843-869-1400
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Ranked #10 of 23 restaurants in Edisto Island
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Not impressed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, the food wasn't bad. My shrimp was a little over cooked (very rubbery). It was just too expensive for what you got. The menu and portions are fine, but the prices should be adjusted downward. Atmosphere was a little like a fish camp. This isn't bad as I like fish camps I was just expecting something a little more upscale based on the price points. Probably won't come back unless the prices come down.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Acworth, Georgia, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great service & food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Service is fabulous. Food is great. Got to watch all the pelicans flying by as we ate dinner. They took our restaurant.com certificate w/ no fuss. Will definitely go back.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Charlotte, NC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good food and service.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Had a party of four. We were seated quickly and food came out in a timely manner despite the crowd. Flounder was excellent as were the fried green tomatoes. Our server was wonderful. She was swamped but was still able to give us attention when needed. Overall if u want good seafood you won't go wrong here. Nothing special just good food.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Columbia
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4 restaurant reviews
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“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We went on a Monday evening and despite waiting over thirty minutes we were not prepared to wait almost an hour once seated for our entrees, as we ordered the moment the waitress came for drink orders...all that would have been okay had the food been good. The crab cakes that we got were dry and had little crab flavor. The seafood was okay but too heavily breaded, and my wife's fish ( mahi edisto )the worst she has ever had anywhere....very dry and the flavor not very good. The up points were the grits were fairly good, the red rice average, and our waitress ( Tracy) did a good job of keeping our waters and tea full as we waited. We eat out at least two to three tim
es a week , probably eat seafood four times a week and can say one of the least enjoyable seafood meals i have had....

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Not so great!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

Service was lacking, and food was nothing special. Definitely not worth the prices! Fish was underdone and we saw our server maybe twice in the hour we were at our table! The were way under staffed for as much businesses as they do!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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