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Sweetwater Cafe

801 Folly Rd, James Island, Johns Island, SC 29412-3434
+1 843-762-2622
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“grits” (14 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
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801 Folly Rd, James Island, Johns Island, SC 29412-3434
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast on our way to Folly Beach...I had the pecan crusted French toast which was delicious! And my husband had corn beef hash, eggs and grits and licked his platter clean! Our waitress LeighAnn was friendly, willing to make recommendations and kept...More

Thank PJLTraveling
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Great service, friendly people and amazing food! Their shrimp and grits for breakfast is a definite must have!

Thank Katieleigh2010
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

I felt compelled to write this- I'm a local and this was my second visit. The entrance is so narrow there is almost no place to stand and wait. Be prepared to wait, even if the cafe is half empty. Obscene coffee prices. 10 min...More

Thank pamelaj908
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Nice place for breakfast. I had pancakes with blueberry and bananas in the batter. Big portions and very tasty. Friendly staff as well!

Thank John M
Reviewed May 30, 2017

You can't go wrong with Sweetwater Cafe, no matter what you are craving. From gourmet coffees, pastries, to a full Southern Breakfast, they have something for everyone.

Thank AndeeDawn
Reviewed April 29, 2017

I've enjoyed every meal I've had here. I always get their grits -- always. Best grits I've ever had -- I like grits that taste like grits, so I prefer them without the cheese that seems most common. And that's how Sweetwater serves them. Just...More

Thank 1b1h12345
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

I had corned beef hash with two eggs and my husband had the country ham breakfast. Both were very good!

Thank Julia H
Reviewed April 10, 2017

If you haven't found Sweetwater yet, you probably should. It's such a delight. The people are really friendly and the food is original and delicious. Be sure you have the pecan-crusted French toast and the grits.

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

This place was a cool find......Great food, great service and all the staff was super friendly. I had the salmon over grits. It was delicious. I live in NC and will be back to eat here again. I

Thank Israel R
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast place on James island! food was delicious , employees was very friendly! plus, we didn't wait to sit at all.

Thank berfu d
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Folly Rd, James Island, Johns Island, SC 29412-3434
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-762-2622
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