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“Poor hours” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Dog Cafe

Blue Dog Cafe
736 Sea Island Parkway, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
843 838 4646
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Augusta, Georgia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Poor hours”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I didn't eat here, but all I can say is that it has poor hours! It closes at 5pm on Saturday. FIVE! In the middle of summer! I got there at six and was disappointed. Then, forgetting the hours on the sign, I tried to go the next Monday at lunch only to realize it was also closed Mondays. Ugh!

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Tourist place”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Mostly a gift shop geared towards tourists. Small menu. Shrimp added to gumbo after the fact. The cafe is named for a dog named Blue that is the store dog.

Visited November 2013
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Grandy, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“good gumbo”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Husband got a bowl of gumbo while I shopped. It looked like jambalaya but it was good. They have a dog on site who watched the husband eat every mouthful which I found amusing! The make pies there too that looked good but I didn't want to spend $4 for a slice!

Visited February 2014
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Cannot be considered a restaurant”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

My husband, children and I went in because we saw on here that it had great tomato pie and gumbo. The STORE, which is what it really is was very overpriced, but had nice local pieces of artwork. The food on the other hand was not very good and way over priced for the quality. The tomato pie was runny and the crust was soggy. The gumbo was super spicy and had 2 shrimp in the entire bowl. The staff was also in no hurry to help us which made the experience even less pleasurable.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Lihue, Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We had the Lowcountry Gumbo with shrimp and andouille sausage, classic and absolutely fantastic, also the Tomato Pie which we had never even heard of was one of the best meals we have ever had anywhere

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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