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Cherrywood BBQ and Ale House

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700 Governors Dr # SC, Kiawah Island, SC
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (42 reviews)
“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Governors Dr # SC, Kiawah Island, SC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all enjoyed our meals....ribs, brisket, salad, shrimp and grits, whiskey flights, and wine. The setting is beautiful, food is great and service is excellent

Thank Terri E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had dinner at the Cherrywood BBQ and Ale House during our recent vacation on Kiawah Island. We dined outside with the most beautiful lagoon and golf course views (alligators included!). Food and service were the best. We will return our next...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with my daughter as we are staying on the island. Were seated outside as requested with a nice view on the golf course. Ordered drinks and appetizer. Drinks came out after a little wait but before the appetizer (shrimp hush puppies)...More

Thank Rolf E
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here as part of our company weekend at Kiawah. The jalapeño cornbread was delicious and the basil mac and cheese was to die for. The menu has resort pricing but the quality of the food was delicious and totally worth it. I...More

Thank amalco2
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Nice place for ribs or a burger. Professional and friendly service, the food is very good and a nice selection of wine and craft beer. I would recommend dining here when staying on Kiawah Island.

2  Thank Roy K
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Right at the edge of the golf course sits this restaurant. There is indoor and outdoor seating. We had biked over so we elected to dine inside. The emphasis is bbq. I had the brisket sandwich. It was very tender and had a lovely smoked...More

2  Thank Jnietupski3
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Loved the healthy portions of bar b que at this restaurant. The food was wonderful and definitely our favorite on the island. We had a great waiter and were served quickly. Hot Cornbread and wonderful choices of sides. We loved it. Would definitely recommend this...More

2  Thank Sherie J
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Generally, I am not fond of the food selection at Kiawah, but the brisket sandwich I had on the veranda of the Osprey Point course was pretty good. We decided to stay for lunch after our round because of the award winning macaroni and cheese....More

Thank RcikS
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

We came here for a meeting. This place was great. Brisket had a great cherry smoked flavor. The macaroni and cheese was ridiculous. Beans and everything g was outstanding.

Thank Jackbacker
Reviewed April 15, 2017

We played a round of golf and stayed to enjoy lunch on the patio. Service was quick and personable. The food was delicious and the presentation of the dishes was unique. Really enjoyed the restaurant

Thank chefchar5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Governors Dr # SC, Kiawah Island, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Kiawah Island
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