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The Old Post Office Restaurant

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1442 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6707
18438692339
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband had the ribeye which he said was amazing. My shrimp and scallops grits were delicious as usual. We have never had a bad meal and our service is always outstanding. We always look forward to eating there when visiting Edisto.

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3 Thank Cswiles
Edisto Island, South Carolina
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was at The Old Post Office for a late spring wedding dinner..smallish wedding. The upstairs bar is cozy and cute..but with a large crowd a bit snug..but the drinks are nice and strong and the young island bartenders are fun and friendly. Downstairs is where the restaurant seating is located. It is amnice atmosphere... as it use to be the... More 

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2 Thank patty w
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Portions small. My martini was half a normal size. Once the ticket was brought, the service disappeared. I was disappointed. Food was good, but the experience average.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Long overdue visit to The Post Office Restaurant. The dining room is airy and well decorated - a mix of old and new. The food is excellent, from the warm bread served shortly after we sat down to the fabulous desserts - there were no complaints (but maybe a small suggestion - see below) at our table of eight. Service... More 

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1 Thank slaterinde
Asheville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate to be able to dine here twice this week. As always the food, atmosphere and service were all outstanding! Inevitably, we also have the pleasure to talk with other loyal fans on at least one of our visits. These are customers like us who have been coming here for years and have a special place in their... More 

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8 Thank Susan H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

This is our go to high end restaurant. Never disappointed. You cannot go wrong with anything on the menu or the nightly specials. Good wine list and we always get 2 desserts to split at the end. Hope I'm going there when I'm 90.

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6 Thank Mel H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We will not be visiting The Old Post Office just due to the fact of the attitude of the hostess, owner, waitor, whatever he was. On our way back into Edisto from our Charleston day trip we stopped by the restaurant to grab a menu to take home with us, just to see what kind of food was on there... More 

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1 Thank kward_bcorbin
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this review

kward_bcorbin All of our menus are posted in the mail box at our entrance for pickup as well as in our front window. Just so you have both sides of the story there was no snuff of the nose, attitude or snatching of anything as I politely directed her to the mail box out front. Thank you. More 

AnitaJoye
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

My husband and I went to dinner at the Old Post Office for our 19th anniversary. We know good food, have lived all over the US and abroad and understand southern flavors (My husband is a native South Carolinian.) There is no excuse for the prices they charge for the insipid food they serve. Here is our honest review. Starter:... More 

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1 Thank AnitaJoye
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this review

AnitaJoye Sorry to read you didn't enjoy your visit with us. Thank you come again. More 

Gainesville, Georgia
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Food was very average, very small piece of fish with grits and butter beans. Ask if we wanted blue cheese crumbles on our salad and then charged us an additional $1.50 for this and also charged each of us $1.00 for slice of lemon for our water. So, a $27.95 fish dinner was really $30.50. Meal was not that good.... More 

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2 Thank Josephine003
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this review

Josephine003 Please read you menu! Thank you come again. More 

Reston, Virginia
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment!! We had been to the Old Post Office previously, but we won't be going back. Food was fair, soup appetizer was good, salads OK. Main courses were decent enough, but only warm not hot, and the sides were not even fair. Also, there were no substitutions allowed, so I had to have grits and Lima beans, neither... More 

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5 Thank Gmanjps
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Come again steigman More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $28
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1442 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6707
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Edisto Island
  • Phone Number: 18438692339
Description
From the restaurant's web site:"Featuring a selection of your favorite foods served in the Low Country. We welcome you to a restored tradition and a fresh beginning. Foods of the South are designed by chef Cherry Smalls."Full bar. Serving dinner Tue–Sat from March–Oct, dinner Wed–Sat Nov, Dec and Feb. Closed Jan."This is the most prominent building that you're likely to see as you drive through the forests and fields across Edisto Island. About 5 miles from the beach, the restaurant was once a combination post office and general store, as its weathered clapboards and old-time architecture imply."— Frommer's

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