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“A must visit if you are Kiawah!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ocean Room at The Sanctuary

Ocean Room at The Sanctuary
1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island, SC 29455
+1 843-768-6253
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $90
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi, Grill
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Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Scenic view, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Ocean Room, Kiawah Island Golf Resort's premier Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond restaurant, offers an unparalleled steakhouse experience, featuring a variety of signature dishes. The Ocean Room culinary team is committed to supporting local farmers by utilizing locally sourced beef, seafood, poultry and produce when writing their seasonally changing menu. Complementing Chef Jason Rheinwald's cuisine is Wine Spectator's "Best Of" Award Winning Wine Program, enticing to the most discriminating oenophile. With over 1000 selections The Ocean Room strives to showcase the characteristics of the world's finest varietals, regions, growers, and producers. A Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond restaurant. "Best of Award of Excellence" 2010/2011 by the Wine Spectator.
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“A must visit if you are Kiawah!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Loved everything .. beautiful atmosphere, service impeccable and so friendly, We only had drinks here - never felt rushed. Will like to stay here on my next visit. Exquisite!

Visited September 2013
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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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208 reviews 208 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
“Excellent food, very expensive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Food quality is fabulous but hold on to the wallet.
Dinner was $400 and that only included 2 drinks.

Visited August 2013
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Washington, DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Sushi lounge at Ocean Room”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

The sushi lounge is a first come, first serve bar area immediately outside Ocean Room at The Sanctuary. If you are looking for a table for 2, check to see if one of tables with the oceanview happens to be available - very romantic! Otherwise, the ambience is not what you expect for sushi. I don't mean that in a bad way, but it's a very formal lounge that oozes old world southern hospitality. Onto the food.... The sushi is extremely fresh, and very tasty, but not traditional (the spicy tuna had benne seeds, the low country roll had fried green tomatoes, lump crabmeat, and ham -amazing!). They have truly amazing cocktails and an extensive wine list. The service is unparalleled, albeit a little pricey ($145 for 2, including 3 cocktails & sake).

Visited September 2013
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Delicious Food - Great Service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is the type of restaurant that you go to on special occasions or if you really want to impress someone. The food was prepared to perfection. The service was top notch. Just being in the Sanctuary Lobby makes you feel like you have gotten away from the crazy world. We enjoyed a cocktail at the bar in the lobby. Beautiful views of the great lawn and ocean. Plan to make a night of it and just relax and enjoy. I suggest you make reservations.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Carolina shores NC
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“A Touch of Class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Service was excellent as well as the food. The menu matched our needs,the portions were fine, but overpriced.

Visited August 2013
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