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Cherrywood BBQ and Ale House

Certificate of Excellence
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700 Governors Dr Kiawah Island, SC, Kiawah Island, SC
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant has great scenery since the Osprey Golf Course is right out back! You can wait on the porch and watch the wildlife. You will see any kinds of birds and alligators. Now on to the food! Both times I have been there the food was great. I got the sample platter where you get a little serving of... More 

Thank Kyle K
Seattle, Washington
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food we had was good, and the variety was good. The view was good from the golf course clubhouse and the ponds had a few alligators that made it worth going. Better food than expected for a golf clubhouse restaurant.

Thank 55rdss
Montgomery, Alabama
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on family vacation, and the most exciting thing about it was the alligator sightings! We dined outside because it was crowded, but my kids didn't want to eat for looking at the gators. Food was typical BBQ, but upscale and pricy. Service was adequate, but our food came very quickly. Beer list was over-rated.

Thank Hayley H
Orange County, California
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145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended dinner and we were somewhat concerned because the restaurant is part of a golf club. But it was warm and inviting, our server was great. We had the family meal, which was $85.00 for four and was so much food! The ribs fall of the bone and the brisket was so tasty. We enjoyed the Mac and... More 

Thank JKRan
Charleston, West Virginia
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204 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family ate here during our vacation and it was a great experience. The waitress was excellent: very attentive and knowledgeable. The bar served flights of beer and the selection was very good. The food we had was excellent.

Thank Timmayo
Asheville, NC
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us ate here and we had the Combination dinner for 4. It came with chicken, brisket, pulled pork and ribs and two sides. We had Mac and cheese and cole slaw. The food was great. We loved everything and had enough for lunch the next day. YUM!

Thank SophiesMom55
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Actually had a horrible chicken quesadilla. Greasy cheese and only a couple scraps of chicken. Didn't known you could mess this dish up. 1/2 rack of ribs had 3 tiny bones in it, closer to 1/4 rack and brisket was dry. Sadly disappointed and even worse, fairly expensive.

1 Thank Chuck B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is a great spot for family dining, especially if you are bringing children. The menu is causal and overall good. The ribs are probably one of the best things on the menu.

Thank CPA2003
Fayetteville, GA
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Food was excellent, lots of choices and good service. The kids loved watching the alligators walk across the golf course at night.

Thank pumpkinvera
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Beautiful upscale setting on a luscious golf course. We arrived for an early dinner and got outside seating on a veranda overlooking the course. Beautiful view and lovely weather. Food was great, especially my brisket, although a couple of small pieces were a little dry. Problem solved with application of one of their signature sauces. Wife loved her pork plate... More 

Thank Monte M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Governors Dr Kiawah Island, SC, Kiawah Island, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Kiawah Island

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?