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Reviewed August 25, 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly staff, super clean restaurant and restroom. They have the cleanest highchairs I have ever seen in my life! All of the staff were wearing masks and keeping distance during our visit. Lots of tables available for seating inside while keeping plenty of...distance from others. There is a fantastic self-serve coffee bar (one patron at a time) which appears to be monitored constantly by the staff. We very pleased with the quality of the food and amount of food served. They do not serve dinner.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 5, 2020

Attentive staff, clean table/chairs, spread out, staff using masks and gloves. The food was really good here, nice quantity. I got the avocado toast and I really liked it. I took off the jalapenos which were pickled (not a fan) and too many. But there...was a nice amount on the toast, would definitely get it again. My son got the bacon burrito and we split the parfait. He loved his burrito, said it had great flavors and was filling. The parfait was creamy, with just the right amount of fruit and granola. Highly recommend this as well.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 14, 2020 via mobile

It was worth the drive to John Island. Pull up and you see a hole in the wall. It is in a strip mall. But inside the service and food inside is amazing. We tried the Shrimp and Grits and French toast sandwich.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 25, 2020 via mobile

Everything was delicious and hot. The waitress was wonderful. Even though it’s a small place, you don’t have to wait too long or at least we didn’t. You can serve yourself coffee at your convenience at the coffee stations. The pancakes were wonderful! It’s a...must stop to taste the wonderful food!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed November 21, 2019

Great variety of food and the wait staff is on it! We ate there twice during our week in Charleston. Would definitely return if I am ever in the area again.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

The Sunrise Bistro has become a very popular place on John’s Island. Easy to see why - large portions if great breakfast items served efficiently with great wait staff. It is always a pleasure to go the SB - stop by if you are in...the neighborhood. You may have to wait, especially on the weekends, but their self service coffee bar makes it a low country charm!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 29, 2019

I came here with my friend and our 2 young daughters. The wait staff was fairly attentive and the food came out pretty quickly.

Date of visit: October 2019
Brent N, Other at Sunrise Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

What could we have done to get a 4 or 5 star rating? Please let us know.

Reviewed October 14, 2019

We had lunch here - very old building but good food and friendly service. Help yourself to all the coffee you want from different carafes.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 12, 2019

We had delicious eggs with fresh bagels and a serve yourself coffee selection area that even included a whipping wand for the cream. Fresh brownies came out while we were there and we shamelessly had one.I am not a lover of brownies and this was...the first one in a long time that did not disappoint.The chocolate taste was rich and lingered rather than evaporating after swallowing. I look forward to trying other bakery products on future visits. Sunrise is a great find.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 15, 2019

This review is for my husband who tries Shrimp and Grits EVERYWHERE we go. So far, he says these are the best!!

Date of visit: August 2019
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