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Boathouse

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101 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2138 (Breach Inlet)
+1 843-886-8000
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Charleston, South Carolina
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic Valentine's Day dinner on the water! We had a wonderful experience from the very start with Jo Lee as our server. She was excellent throughout. I had the stuffed flounder and my wife had crab cakes. Both meals were prepared perfectly. For dessert we shared the creme brûlée. It was very good also. Being a special occasion the restaurant... More 

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Thank Chad N
Aiken, South Carolina
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love The Boathouse and got engaged here! This restaurant is one of our faves so getting engaged here in IOP made it all the more special! I am ordering a necklace with the Latitude and Longitude of the restaurant so I can always remember how special it is to me! Delicious food!

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Charlotte
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Boathouse in the off season and found it to be very ordinary in terms of food, but very loud. Not the romantic spot we were hoping for. The room was drafty and cramped. Probably a better choice in season.

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Thank Kevin D
Greenville, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always the best, don't miss the chef's special, you'll be sorry! We went in with no idea of what we wanted. Soon we were amazed with what was happening, all was fresh and all was cooked the way we wanted it, what can I say.....don't miss this chance!

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Thank hhession
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are locals and we usually only try to go to this restaurant during the off season due to the summer crowds. I had one of the best grilled salmons ever along with the red rice, squash and a few INCREDIBLE bites of my husband's Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese. My husband had the local Wreckfish and it was fantastic... More 

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Thank Robin F
Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

That's about all I can say about this place. It's ok. Go back down the street to the long island cafe!

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Thank A G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I agree that this may be the best place for seafood on the east coast. You get what you pay for here. High quality, fresh, and original. Atmosphere is perfect for an SC barrier island!

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Thank Kim B
Charleston, South Carolina
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42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

My wife and I have been there for dinner in the past, but this was our first visit for their sunday brunch. We started out with their spicy shrimp & grits, it was the best shrimp & grits we have ever had. I had their scrambled eggs with bacon well done, home potatoes, and their home made biscuit. They prepared... More 

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Thank Larry A
Charleston, South Carolina
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Went here on our first date without baby and shared fried shrimp/calamari and had delicious cocktails. We loved the food but loved the atmosphere in the patio/bar. It was really cool to see a charter come in and unload their fish while we enjoyed our drinks, as well as a few dolphins pass by while we are.

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Thank Megan K
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

A storm came in before we had our food. We were sitting out on the deck and it was blowing and raining sideways. Totally not the restaurant's fault. We had been upstairs earlier with the one man band ... That guy was good. So we got rained on by mother nature who cares? Free shower after 90 + degree weather.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $40
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2138
    (Breach Inlet)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Isle of Palms
  • Phone Number: +1 843-886-8000

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Westford, Massachusetts
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?