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Sunrise Bistro

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American, Cafe, Contemporary
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1797 Main Rd, Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3447
+1 843-718-1858
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered a bagel to go and it took 20 minutes. The waitresses ignored it sitting on the counter and I had to ask for it. The everything bagel with scallion cream cheese was yummy. The next time I called in my order so I wouldn't have to wait. I was told 10 minutes. It wasn't ready when I got there,... More 

Thank Natalie Y
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

It is close to where we live and it's a so so place to eat. We went once. I'd rather go to IHOP or somewhere else

Thank Rocky B
Brent N, Web Marketing at Sunrise Bistro, responded to this review

We are really sorry you didn't care for the experience. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

As much as we over the beach we love the food here almost as much. The chorizo shrimp & grits were ridiculously good this morning, according to my wife. And my old favorite, the breakfast pizza (old farmers omelette on it this time), was just wonderful. Top it off with super friendly & fast service. Like I said, always AWESOME!

Thank gr8spine
Telluride, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Place is not fancy but it is clean and the staff is always friendly. Great place for a quick morning breakfast. The staff that work here are always friendly and the food is consistently good a reasonably priced.

Thank David R
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Very unassuming from the outside (located in a strip mall). Delicious food, friendly folks, and whimsical decor. Great spot!!

Thank Donna N
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We typically visit on Saturday mornings. There's usually a wait, but it's not unreasonable. The omelets are always yummy, as is the "Hungry Howie" and the Mid-Morning Sandwich (on homemade bread). We recently tried the Cajun shrimp sandwich and it was terrific. We always leave happy! PS. Don't be fooled by the unattractive exterior & location. The atmosphere inside is... More 

Thank floridascgirl
Loveland, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Shrimp n grits for breakfast. It doesn't get any better than this. Serve yourself coffee. Popular on the weekend. Had to wait 10 minutes.

Thank Matt E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I had a tomato melt with an everything bagel, was absolutely amazing. My kids and husband also enjoyed their food. Well worth the trip!

Thank Jessamine H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

My husband and I love Sunrise Bistro for breakfast when visiting Seabrook. It is a little ride down Bohicket to get there but worth it. On weekends you should arrive early because it gets crowded. We had no problems during the week. On our last day of vacation we went again and there was a very slight problem with service.... More 

Thank marinequeen
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I have eaten here a couple times but after today, probably not again. I keep hoping the bad service was a fluke but I guess it's the norm. The wait staff is not just unfriendly but totally rude. The food does not make up for the bad service you get. They really don't care if you are a satisfied customer... More 

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Brent N, Guest Relations Manager at Sunrise Bistro, responded to this review

As you know it's hard sometimes to find great servers. When we do find them we do our best to keep them. It's not easy but we do try. Sorry again for the bad experience. More 

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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
Average prices
$2 - $12
American, Cafe, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1797 Main Rd, Ste A, Johns Island, SC 29455-3447
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-718-1858
Since opening in 2009, Sunrise has been satisfying hungry passers-by with simple, comforting food made with care and without pretension - like mom might make. There are favorites for breakfast (until 11:30 a.M.) Like french toast, enchiladas rancheros, homemade bagels, open-faced omelets, and breakfast pizzas. If you find yourself near this corner of Johns Island, stop in - you'll leave well-fed.

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Kiawah Island, 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?