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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
Closed now
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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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Dublin, VA
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rita's was right across the street from our hotel and we Could hear the live music every night that was playing in there outdoor dining area. We are here twice and both times our food was very good and served hot. Staff was very friendly.

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Santa Barbara, California
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for a quick dinner our first night in Folly Beach. Good beer selection. Service was good. Fun, good vibe kind of place. The fish and chips were great and the salmon was very good. We were in and out of there quickly, which was what we were looking for. Fun dinner!

Thank Carters4
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I think Rita’s must have changed hands since my last visit. For sure the menu has undergone a much needed refresh. You may be disappointed if you are looking for the usual and ubiquitous “fried fish platter” but the new choices are well prepared and better for you. I good deal of effort is going into training the staff and... More 

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Flat rock, NC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by Rita's for a beer and to watch a football game. I ordered a draft IPA. After we drank a couple of beers we decided to pay and go to another bar. I was surprised to see my beer was $7. That's a little steep, no doubt.

Thank Joseph C
Voorhees, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Followed the lead of the hostess and got the pulled pork nachos to start and the Shrimp and Grits for the entree. She was spot on with the recommendation. Enjoying a Holy City Pilsner with both.

Thank FirePenguin
Charlotte, North Carolina
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pulled in to Folly Beach shortly after dark. Half dozen or so restaurants lined the quiet downtown area, so we closed our eyes and pointed. Lucky us, we had chosen Rita's Seaside Grille, an excellent place to begin our Thanksgiving week stay in Charleston-area Folly Beach. Nice ambiance, good service, good food as it turns out. The wife chose the... More 

Thank Carolinian2013
Woodbury, Connecticut
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Tides on Folly Beach for a few days in November. Since I'm allergic to seafood I'm always looking for tasty meat. Rita's has a ribeye and filet on the menu. The ribeye is a 12oz come with veggies and fries. I had it with a salad and it was perfect. Cooked medium rare like I asked... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals and have eaten at Rita's dozens of times. Their tuna nachos are awesome. Their dry rub wings are flavorful. If Rita's wants to be known for the place where people are unwelcome, then they are wholeheartedly succeeding in their quest. We specifically came in to enjoy some food and watch a USC game. While it may seem... More 

Thank cwmurph
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218 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has been quite a few years since I've been to Folly Beach and coming here again on this last trip didn't disappoint. It is a very friendly spot, super close to the beach and their food is yummy!!! We all got the same dish so I can't comment on anything except the fried shrimp! It was super yummy!!! A... More 

Thank Cathrab28
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I had a late lunch at Rita's on a recent trip to Charleston. It was mid afternoon when we arrived and although the restaurant wasn't crowded, it was steady. My friend had the Fish & Shrimp Tacos and pronounced them delicious. I had the Southbound burger and it was one of the best burgers I've ever eaten.... More 

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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
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?