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Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe

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86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
+1 843-686-3232
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (68 reviews)
“banana rum” (24 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is really good here. The omelets tasted amazing and the hasbrowns were excellent. Our server took her time and explained everything we asked about on the menu. Very happy eating here.

Thank murrayoh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Met 2 friends here for breakfast. Seated right away & attentive coffee service began right away. Refills were very timely. One friend had a traditional eggs & bacon meal. She did request their biscuits. The other friend & I had 2 eggs with shrimp hash....More

Thank powellgolfer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for breakfast before a tour. The restaurant was crowded but we were seated quickly. The prices were not bad for the portion sizes. I ordered the pancakes with bacon. They gave you two pancakes but by the size of them, it was more like...More

Thank erla415
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be a primarily local hangout until it got discovered. Now long waits on weekends. Great place for eggs of all sorts. They're known for their benedicts. No frills kind of place, with both indoor and outdoor seating. There's also bar seating inside....More

Thank JanHHH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every trip to HHI finds us coming to this hidden gem for breakfast. The food is great, service is fast, and the Bloody Mary's & Mimosas are incredible as you wait for your table to be called. Incidentally, there is usually a wait, but it...More

Thank TerryD30ATL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here about 8:15 on a Friday morning for breakfast. This is billed on several sites and a podcast as being the best breakfast on the island. It has indoor and outdoor seating in a very casual setting. I ordered plain pancakes with bacon,...More

Thank BT H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I ate here on July 7th and loved it. I've been visiting Hilton Head for over 20 years but this was my first time eating at Sun Rise Cafe. It's definitely going to be added to the "must eat" restaurants for future...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are planners - even down to where we're going to eat each day of a trip. This was a place we just kind of ended up at after checking what breakfast options there were... and we're glad we did. It was...More

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blueberry cream cheese stuffed french toast. That's all you need to know, although it sounded like it was a special for that day so it may not be available every day. Either way, their menu had a lot of great-sounding breakfast foods and my wife...More

Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast at Palmetto Bay is a must on our annual trip to HHI. We have been coming for years and breakfast never disappoints. You can't miss with the benedicts (the shrimp and spinach is amazing) and the pancakes are perfectly done. Don't forget the Bloody...More

Thank Courtney B
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R Mac S
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Oberew | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so specifically, but virtually everything they have works for kids -- like pancakes, scrambled eggs, etc -- and the food and setting is great. I have often taken young children here.
Linda S
August 4, 2016|
Response from dallasdave1966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have breakfast available until closing time at 2 or 3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-686-3232
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