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The Old Post Office Restaurant

1442 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6707
+1 843-869-2339
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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1442 Highway 174, Edisto Island, SC 29438-6707
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21 - 30 of 182 reviews

Reviewed October 29, 2016

What a wonderful restaurant and experience! Adam seated us and Darla was our server. Since we were dining on Oct. 26th, shortly after Hurricane Matthew, we practically had the place to ourselves. No worry. Everything was first class!! Fried oyster appetizer was incredibly perfect....light, large...More

6  Thank irenebadams
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Food was not that good, filet was tough, chicken was chewy, barbecue bland, black bean soup bland.....

11  Thank Melanie V
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Yes, we're all aware of the fact that you don't like our No Separate Checks policy although posted at our entrance and printed on every menu. After carrying on like you did about such what makes you think you're welcome to return. Thank you!

Reviewed September 11, 2016

Discovered the Old Post Office by accicent as was so pleased we went back a second night. The menu is solid with nice options but limited. Good wine list for area, staff was very helpful and attentive. Owners on site and were involved in checking...More

5  Thank GEORGE A
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

A real pleasure to have you join us for dinner! We appreciate the review, business, and kind words. Looking forward to a return visit. Thank you, Adam

Reviewed September 9, 2016

Food and service was excellent. Best grits I have ever had, staff was gracious and accommodating. Owners came over to check on how things were. Steaks were wonderful.

8  Thank Jerseygirl105
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Great review! Thank you! Adam

Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I had the rare opportunity to have a date night during our Edisto vacation. We've been vacationing for the last 8 years on Edisto & have never had the chance to dine at The Old Post Office although we have always wanted...More

8  Thank Howards032710
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Pleased to read that ya'll enjoyed your date night with us while vacationing on Edisto. A pleasure to have you join us and look forward to the next date night. Thank you, Adam

Reviewed August 11, 2016

We went early on Wednesday evening. Service was very attentive. The fried oyster appetizer and salad were very good to excellent. My wife ordered the oyster skillet for the entree. Very disappointing. Little more than oysters insalt water and a hint of garlic. The shrimp...More

3  Thank andrew s
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Thank you, come again.

Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This place doesn't look like a restaurant from the outside. Inside is small and quaint. We had the upstairs to ourselves with a our dinner party. Waitress and staff were very nice and accommodating. They did not have high chairs for kids. They had a...More

7  Thank Krystle R
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Thank you for your review and business. Should you return in the future we do offer a potato medley or jasmine rice as an alt to our stone ground grits. Thank you, Adam

Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Our last night at Edisto we had heard a lot of good comments about this place. Small great place...call for reservations..even on off night Tuesday there were 3 big groups. Our service was great and very friendly. We had heard about their shrimp and grits.....best...More

9  Thank LotsofQuilts
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Thank you for the great review! So happy to read that you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to your return. Thank you, Adam

Reviewed July 26, 2016 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.

10  Thank Cswiles
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

We appreciate your patronage and thank you for a great review. See you soon. Thank you, Adam

Reviewed June 28, 2016

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...More

10  Thank patty w
opoedisto, Owner at The Old Post Office Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Wonderful to read such a good review and pleased to read that we are your "favorite". Thank you for your business and look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Adam

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Mary G F
January 9, 2016|
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Response from opoedisto | Property representative |
Mary G F We are closed every January and are currently closed. Thank you for contacting us. Adam Morris
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Donna S
June 26, 2015|
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Response from opoedisto | Property representative |
Hi Donna, We look forward to your return and thank you for making contact. You're certainly right about not being able to please them all, but we try! Thanks for getting my humor and see ya soon Adam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$22 - $28
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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: +1 843-869-2339
  • E-mail
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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