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Ocean Room at The Sanctuary

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1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
+1 843-768-6253
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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South Carolina
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What is funny is that I was with my family, but I thought the whole time, "this would be the type of restaurant where people propose to one another." It is beautiful, and the food is INCREDIBLE. I had the filet, and it was fabulous. Basically, everything everyone ordered was fabulous. Most of my family got steak, and then I... More 

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't get fresher tuna or have it cooked rare to perfection any better than this restaurant. If you are staying at the Sanctuary Hotel , perfect. It is inside the main building. The staff is extremely well trained. Wine is pricey for the pour. We will be back!

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Thank Mark G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place for lunch last week and sat out on porch. The atmosphere was divine. Beautiful beach views. I loved it, even with work being done on the porch next to us.

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Charlotte, United States
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant definitely deserves 5 stars. It is beyond excellent! One of the best steaks we ever had. The service was impeccable. We started with the Farmers Salad and the SC White Shrimp. The meal was very memorable the steaks were perfection. We agreed they were one of the best steaks we ever had. Definitely worth the expense. Would love... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for husband's birthday dinner. Although this is the steak restaurant for Kiawah, we had seafood and loved all of it. Had the smoked trout caviar as appetizer, wonderful, and something you don't often see. He had the seared scallops and loved it and I had the seared tuna, also delicious. Loved the portion size, not too large. Many generous... More 

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go to this restaurant a fee times a year and are never disappointed. It is a nice an quite setting, superb and really nice service by people with this place for many, many years and the food is again and again outstanding. Wonderfully presented, fresh, spicer well and really delicious. The best place on the island ... and beyond.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at the Ocean Room at the Sanctuary. First class all the way. The resort is beautiful and worth a visit. The dining room is beautiful. The beet salad was excellent. I ordered soup, but sent it back because it was way too salty! After lunch, we took a walk on the beach in front of the hotel.... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

excellent service with beautiful ambience. The wine list and dinner selections are amazing. The sushi is some of the best I have ever had.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

The atmosphere was extraordinary, the service was impeccable, and the food delicious. Pricey, but worth it for fine dining experience such as this. The attention to detail was great. Beautiful dinner!!

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Thank Peggy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We visit every year for a birthday celebration...this is the 7th year..and they always supercedes the past year. Gregg is the most amazing server..the night would not be the same without him. We were surprised to meet sommelier Erika..who was so well versed and a plethora of information. Such an enjoyable experience. Now the food...the salmon was the best we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $90
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Kiawah Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-768-6253
Description
The Ocean Room, Kiawah Island Golf Resort's premier Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond restaurant, offers an unparalleled steakhouse experience, featuring a variety of signature dishes. The Ocean Room culinary team is committed to supporting local farmers by utilizing locally sourced beef, seafood, poultry and produce when writing their seasonally changing menu. Complementing Chef Jason Rheinwald's cuisine is Wine Spectator's "Best Of" Award Winning Wine Program, enticing to the most discriminating oenophile. With over 1000 selections The Ocean Room strives to showcase the characteristics of the world's finest varietals, regions, growers, and producers. A Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond restaurant. "Best of Award of Excellence" 2010/2011 by the Wine Spectator.

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