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Southern Kitchen

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2 Shipwatch Road, SC, Kiawah Island, SC 29455
+1 843-768-2121
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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100 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, the fried chicken was good, according to my wife and the bacon was good, according to me, but the rest of our breakfast was underwhelming. Our server was great... Pleasant and attentive. But... Our breakfast was not worth anywhere near the price paid. My eggs and hash browns were not hot, my ONE piece of toast was cold and... More 

Thank Doug P
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of all the restaurants in the island this one was the best! Very laid back place to enjoy breakfast or lunch. The food was good down home style

Thank Joe F
Merritt Island, Florida
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133 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice for breakfast before our golf rounds. The food is plentiful, that is for sure. They make it all from scratch. The corn beef hash was real chunks of corn beef and potatoes. You can't finish the whole thing. The chicken biscuit and waffle were pretty darn good too. It was quiet here each morning but don't... More 

Thank bekntony
Columbia, South Carolina
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Stopped for a quick breakfast before leaving the island and what a pleasant surprise. Had the Shrimp and Grits and they were phenomenal . i'm pretty particular about my grits and these were super creamy and delicious. Shrimp were plentiful and large, not tiny little shrimp. Prices were reasonable and they weren't;t super busy and we got excellent, fast service.

Thank apalyok2015
Smyrna, Georgia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

A large group of friends stayed at Kiawah Island Resort Villas for the weekend and made a visit to the Southern Kitchen before we got on the road home. What a great choice for breakfast. I had the shrimp, spinach, mushroom and cheese omelet. This was a fantastic choice with plenty of shrimp. The bloody mary was a little too... More 

Thank Linda E
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This little restaurant his a hidden gem. Located in the small "Straw Market" center of the "Cougar Golf Course" A menu that will delight your taste buds with a variety of meals that will bring you back again and again. For Breakfast, try the Crab Eggs Benedict or the Honey Roasted Pecans on French Toast....WOW !

Thank Steve H
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We decided to eat here for breakfast before getting on the road to travel home. The service was excellent the meals were very good.

Thank BDK1961
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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130 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

If you're in South Carolina you have to order the fried green tomatoes, and if you like seafood or a fresh veggie omelette, you can't go wrong with the seafood salad.

Thank Ron K
Tucson, AZ
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I sampled across the southern breakfast menu: chicken fried steak and eggs, fried chicken and waffle, shrimp and grits, biscuits and gravy, steel cut oats with fresh peaches (needed to be healthy at least one day). Every dish was outstanding. Looked forward to coming back the next day and trying a new one. Service was generally good, had a couple... More 

Thank ralph099
Peachtree City, Georgia
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178 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Nice lunch option when you're near the West Village. Limited hours, especially after Labor Day. Okay service. Good buffalo wrap with a seasonal veggie side, and a very nice blackened grouper sandwich with onion rings (really good onion rings). A bit pricey overall, but worth it.

Thank sshubeli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Shipwatch Road, SC, Kiawah Island, SC 29455
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Kiawah Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-768-2121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?