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Dock Side Restaurant

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3730 Dock Site Rd, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3601
+1 843-869-3018
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Homosassa, FL
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

The food was absolutely delicious! We sat outside and enjoyed the breeze while dining. The service was great.

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Thank MelanieR18
Spruce Pine, North Carolina
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

All of my family were in town for Marine graduation and wanted a good seafood restaurant to eat at. Dockside did not disappoint. There were 10 of us and we had to wait for 40 minutes for a table. It was worth the wait, If I ever go back to Beaufort I will eat there again.

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Thank Daniel T
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

They were out of most everything we ordered. Service was slow, despite there not being many people there. I found our server inside sitting at the bar chit chatting (no one was inside and only 3 tables outside). It's very clear they do not like tourists there (on their wall it read "tourists go home, leave your daughters". Totally innapropriate.... More 

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1 Thank Kristine M
Darrin M, Owner at Dock Side Restaurant, responded to this review

We apologize that you felt the service wasn't to your liking. What did you order that you were told we were out of? Also, the wall you mentioned that had the graffiti on, is a plywood wall that has over 40 years of writing on it from customers, which I'm sure you noticed. We haven't policed what people write, and... More 

NC
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

My family and I recently had dinner at Dockside, we entered restaurant and lady ask how many we had we said 4 and friendly way not on the menu that day, our server had an attitude issue, like she would rather have been anywhere else on the planet, my wife had fish tacos and she states they were very good... More 

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Thank pugsybrown
Darrin M, Owner at Dock Side Restaurant, responded to this review

I apologize for the experience you recently had at Dockside, we certainly want to address any opportunities there may be. Do you remember your servers name, and also did you make her aware of these issues while you were there? These are things that can be addressed and corrected immediately if brought to our attention. Thanks in advance for your... More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina
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108 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is small but classy with a great view of the marina. Service was great. Quite a variety of dishes on the menu.

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Thank Jeffro_baller
Edisto Island, South Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

If you enjoy a meal where the staff makes it miserable - this is the place. Long wait for food, wrong orders delivered and coy wait staff. And, it was for burgers and fries!!

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Buford, Georgia
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88 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We used to eat at the Dock Side Restaurant in years gone by and decided we wanted to try it again. Wow, what a surprise! It was our babysitting night with all the grandchildren in tow. When we saw the bar and pool tables downstairs and the upstairs blocked off, we loaded them back in the car and went elsewhere.

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Thank MarilynDean
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We sat outside on the covered porch overlooking the marina at a painted wood table and high benches in what was basically an outside bar over their docks. There was inside seating, but it was mid afternoon and we wanted to nosh on fresh seafood and watch the boats. A breeze kept us cool and comfy as we ate. We... More 

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Thank Cleargrace
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

If you were expecting the original Dockside Restaurant ( with Edistew and varied salad bar) it is closed and gone. I'm a life long Edisto vacationer and not new, just so you know. We gave it a 3 star rating because the food was good ( better than expected) but the atmosphere lacked any redeeming qualities. Only the downstairs bar... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Place was usual resort seafood joint. Food was good, price moderate and waitstaff very friendly. Nice, family friendly place.

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Thank fmgur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 Dock Site Rd, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3601
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Edisto Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-869-3018

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?