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Rita's Seaside Grille

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$$ - $$$
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2 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-2525
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was an unseasonably warm day and we took the dog to Folly Beach for some fun. Afterwards we went to Rita’s patio for a couple of margaritas and an appetizer. We love Charleston’s dog friendly atmosphere. The margaritas are on crushed ice and very good. We got a burger for the dog. Our server was Coco and she brought... More 

Thank Bill L
New Haven County, CT
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113 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location. Dog friendly. Nice outside patio. Friendly servers. Mostly a bar menu with some additional Seafood items. Fish tacos were good. I'd go back.

Thank bryanelliot
Asheville, North Carolina
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We got to The Tides at Folly, and right in front of the hotel is Rita's. we have been there before, and looked forward to coming to eat lunch there again. We weren't disappointed. The fish sandwich was very fresh and delicious. Fries were crisp and seasoned well. My wife had the shrimp tacos, which again were fresh. There was... More 

Thank Jeffrey R
Charleston, South Carolina
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Decorated in a beach motif. It has a good cocktail list. I enjoyed an orange crush. The menu is diverse. I had smoked wings & a house salad. The wings were cooked well & were meaty. Only complaint was some of them had a thick skin. Salad was good & I adored the balsamic vinaigrette. I swear it is the... More 

Thank Catherine H
Charleston, South Carolina
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595 reviews
355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Return visit during the slow season meant no wait, The ambiance is beach and contemporary. Wendy our server was on top of it. The smoked bacon and shrimp soup was very good. The burgers were good with a good bun and the ribs were good falling off the bone. The wedge salad is improved with real bacon bits and not... More 

Thank Howard P
Springfield, Virginia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

his is a fine place to eat on Folly Beach. The service is not great. We arrived before it got too busy for lunch and the hostesses looked at us, a family of four, like we were bothering them. They hardly greeted us, looked like they would rather be anywhere but there. Once we were seated, we were ignored for... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch after a day out with the family at the beach. Had the blue crab cakes and they were amazing. I also custom ordered a margarita with chipped instead of crushed ice and it, too, was fantastic. The waitress was very helpful and accommodating the needs of a large party including some very picky children. Everyone in... More 

Thank Emmmersstasticalist
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here one while staying at Tides. It's just across the street from that hotel. They had excellent food and average price.The service was very good too. They also have entertainment in the evenings as we could hear from the hotel most evenings we were staying there.

Thank Kevin H
Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was great. I had grown pretty weary of fried food after a few days in Charleston so that crab and shrimp salad really hit the spot for me. Beach places in my experience can run a little seedy but this place is the exception. It is clean, nice and attentive staff and management, and the bathrooms are really... More 

Thank kahmd
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the area two to three times a year , always have to make our way to Rita's , love the smoked wings and fries that are seasoned perfectly !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, American, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-2525
Casual beach restaurant. Rita's Seaside Grille makes the most delicious burgers, sandwiches, salads and fresh catch daily specials. Plus Weekday Breakfast Mon-Fri at 8am and Brunch Sat & Sun at 9am, indoor and outdoor seating. Come straight from the beach ... Flip flops and sandy bums are encouraged.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?