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“Absolutely the best” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blu Restaurant & Bar

Blu Restaurant & Bar
1 Center St., Folly Beach, Folly Beach, SC 29439
843-588-6658
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Ranked #10 of 26 restaurants in Folly Beach
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Artic Street
Transit: Guests of BLU Restaurant & Bar may use the Tides Hotel parking lot free of charge on a space available basis.
Description: Few restaurants in Charleston offer oceanfront dining. None offer the unique experience you"ll find at the brand new BLU.Set alongside the beach at the Tides Folly Beach, BLU combines indoor and outdoor seating featuring an amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean from almost every seat. Enjoy fresh local seafood showcasing the finest in contemporary coastal cuisine as well as an eclectic assortment of small plates perfect for sharing. Casual yet gracious, BLU is the ideal setting for a romantic dinner for two or an enjoyable night out with friends. Sit back, watch the waves roll in and enjoy the cool ocean breeze as we serve you the most delectable food around. With a casual beach bar and comfortable restaurant seating, BLU is where you want to be in Charleston.
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“Absolutely the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We ate here three times during our stay at Tides. The first night we ate there we had the crispy fried oyster shooters for starters then the bistro beef tenderloin and the pan roasted scallops . WOW Wonderful. So delicious. Our waitress was Katie and she was very helpful and very sweet. We enjoyed her. Marcus also helped with the service. Very friendly and visited with us. The next time we had Joshua as our waiter. He also was very helpful and extremely friendly. Katie saw us and spoke to us like friends. We ordered the shrimp bruschetta and crab cakes for starters and the surf and turf and linguine with shrimp . Fabulous . Joshua was always right there to see if we needed anything. Marcus came by also . The third time we had Joshua again as our waiter. He saw us and immediately order our drinks from the bar, remembering what we had and how we liked them. Visited with us about our day and trip. We reordered the beef tenderloin and scallops. Everything we had was just out of this world . The wait staff was the best . So nice and friendly. They all explained the food preparation and where it came from . Great job. Way to go Katie, Marcus and Joshua.

Visited June 2013
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“The Best on the Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The staff is amazing. The pool is great. The bar is fun, live music,unique cocktails and a fun staff

Visited June 2013
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Charleston, South Carolina
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“Great ambiance and gorgeous view of ocean”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Conflicted over not giving 5 stars. Killer was the service. Food was undercooked and they made it over from scratch taking another 20 minutes when friend had already eaten his meal. On another occasion, every thing was fine. Outside dinning with fire pits and view of Folly Pier. I would say you have an 70% chance of having a most enjoyable meal and 100% chance of a great view. Resort pricing of course.

Visited May 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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“Great burger”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Servioce is excellent and the breakfast buffet is wonderful and nicely priced for a hotel. But at the end of the day they have one of the best burgers to take the edge off after a day in the sun working up an appetite.

Visited June 2013
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“Delicious Brunch...But Pricey”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We stayed at the Tides so we decided to give Blu a try for brunch...we were lured in by $4 mimosas and bloody Mary's.

My husband and I each had one drink each and eggs benedict with lump crab meat - very good! My teenage daughters each ordered sandwiches or wraps which were also good and the service was excellent. Our only complaint is the price...it was over $80 with the tip! That's a almost double what we paid for at other local restaurants for breakfast.

Visited June 2013
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