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Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe

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86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
843 686 3232
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here last year, sat on the porch, breakfast was excellent! This time we sat inside. You are right in the kitchen so it's hot and you can smell everything on the grill. I would suggest sitting outside on the porch. It's much better! Items this time came warm like they were sitting for a while. Disappointed! We will come... More 

Thank Dick C
Anderson, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The eggs are perfect, the grits are pure southern, the sausage is just enough spice and coffee is wonderful!!. But the service is near perfect!! And all reasonably priced, easy parking, no wait!!

Thank jorahood
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

No stay is complete with out a few visits to Sunrise. They expanded the capacity to seat more people and added breakfast "adult" drinks while waiting to be seated. The service is always top notch as they work as a team. Don't miss the blueberry and cream cheese stuffed French toast.

Thank David P
Windsor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for breakfast and really glad we did! Food was amazing (thoroughly recommend the Southern Breakfast; poached eggs on split biscuits with grits and gravy, yum!) and service was spot on. Will definitely be back!

Thank Dom C
Swanton, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best place you could have breakfast/ brunch. The staff is super friendly and the food is delicious. There are some great breakfast choices. Must have the crab cake Benedict

1 Thank dcarr17
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is the best on the island. Food comes out quick and is hot and delicious. I recommend any of the specialty pancakes or French toast. You can't beat the prices and service at Palmetto Sunrise.

1 Thank Alex M
Greenville, South Carolina
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of a lady working at the bank. It far exceeded or expectations. The omelet was awesome, and the eggs all ways was great with the hash browns.

1 Thank Cory H
Austin, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service - the staff are helpful & friendly. All food is to order so feel free to customize. They will split entrees if you can't decide - both the salmon & crabcake Benedict were amazing. Hubby loved his carbless scramble. Perfect.

1 Thank Shannon M
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful, casual restaurant with the best breakfast on the island. All the staff are friendly and helpful, and unlike many places, your wait will not be long even at peak hours because of the attention and care of the staff. Everyone here seems kid- and dog-friendly. Location is nice, in a marina area on a sunny porch... More 

1 Thank Dr_N_Fraggio
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I went here for breakfast at 8:30am. We were sitted immedetely outside and within 5 minutes, 6 different waitresses asked us how we were, told us the specials, and asked if we needed anything. I got the two egg breakfast and my mom got the french toast. Both tasted great and were priced cheap. I felt as... More 

1 Thank Tyler S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, 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: 843 686 3232

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?