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Gulfstream Cafe

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1536 S Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-5500 (Atlantic Avenue)
+1 843-651-8808
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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No.Va.
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

....the service was pretty good. The building is dated and could be improved. We arrived 5 mins before the sunset and it was a beautiful sunset over the marsh. They are one of the few places that don't have 'happy hour,' but we didn't have time for drinks anyway. The waiter seemed a little 'challenged' about accommodating a food allergy,... More 

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Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday evening for dinner, made a reservation, but the restaurant wasn't very crowded. The food was good and the staff was friendly and attentive. The view of the water was lovely, especially at sunset.

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1 Thank Cassquigl
Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went expecting full menu but they only had Sunday brunch. Price was good, food mediocre. They serve full menu at 2:30 on Sunday.. from what I understand they have a good full dinner menu.. we will try again.

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1 Thank Buddymypal2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in today for brunch which was great, it was $12.95 per person and there were plenty of options to choose from. There was even a nice young man making omelettes. The restaurant is on the other side of the marsh in a quiet residential area. My family and I will be adding this to the rotation of restaurants... More 

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christiansburg, Va
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Gulfstream, it is worth the drive. The views are incredible! They have a wonderful brunch on Sundays. Their menu is a bit pricey and limited, but the food is quite good and the service is very good. We go here several times a year.

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1 Thank kiwikrs56
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Manager Christopher Hurlock went the extra mile and prepared an amazing dish to accommodate my dietary needs. Amazing romantic birthday celebration

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NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from the beach and ate here as soon as we hit town. We knew from past experience this was THE place to eat and, as usual, it didn't disappoint. From service to atmosphere to food, it is a wonderful place to enjoy.

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Greer, South Carolina
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gulfstream Café is one of the go to restaurants located in Garden City Beach. It is located on a creek that offers spectacular sunsets! We were a party of four that decided to take advantage of the Early Dining Menu. Even though it was the off season, we were glad we made reservations because the restaurant was very busy... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our waiter, Troy, was GREAT. Food and service both were excellent!! Good atmosphere on a rainy night!!

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SouthCarolina
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the venue but the food is amazing. Worth dealing with road construction to eat oysters and she crab soup!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1536 S Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-5500
    (Atlantic Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Water taxi is available at Marlin Quay Marina.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Garden City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-8808
Description
Voted “best restaurant with a view” and “most romantic” by The Sun News; Gulfstream Cafe is the only restaurant on the Strand overlooking the ocean on one side and Murrells Inlet on the other. Watch the sun set from the upstairs bar or deck and savor the creamy She-Crab soup, jumbo lump Crab Cakes, daily catch or Southern favorites- such as fried Lobster Tail. Offering something for everyone: live music, seasonal Oyster Roasts and Sunday brunch with a build your own Bloody Mary bar. Located at the south end of Garden City next to Marlin Quay Marina.

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