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Ocean Room at The Sanctuary

1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
+1 843-768-6253
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from Charleston, SC, it is easy to become somewhat complacent with fine dining. This experience absolutely rekindled the eating experience. You must not skip the Ocean Room while at the Sanctuary. From the first greeting until we said goodbye, it was a 5 Star...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We stayed at Kiawah and had dinner one night at the Ocean Room. This is a first class dining experience. The atmosphere is "you have arrived". Sumptuous. Opulence. Not intimate and somewhat cold except for the warmth of old wood and old money. The wine...More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

One of the best meals I have had in a very long time. Service staff was absolutely great! Can't wait to dine there again.

Thank SandersVacation
Reviewed January 23, 2018

A five star resort restaurant that was more than I expected. The service was awesome and the food was great..

Thank Gerald B
Reviewed January 13, 2018

We have dined at The Ocean Room regularly since it first opened and continue to be pleased on every visit! We recently had a lovely evening there with family and friends and our dinners were delicious - the dry aged steaks are worth every penny!...More

Thank Dellann H
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Dined for the first time at the Ocean Room last night. The service at this restaurant is certainly top notch- they are very attentive about all the little details such as matching your napkin to your clothing and providing small stools for your purse if...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Exclusive dining, expensive, great service and atmosphere. Dressy, jackets for men. Plan to spend some time here.

Thank jfcq2016
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We were part of a private event. The staff was terrific! They accommodated everyone's various food allergies, and did it with a smile. Excellent filet---probably one of the best we've ever had. Substitutions were cheerfully made to accommodate gluten-free and dairy-free patrons. Can't say enough...More

1  Thank HAV847
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Everything we ordered was fabulous. The lobster Mac & cheese, and truffle Mac & cheese were big hits. I loved the Brussels sprouts. Steaks were great. I had the grouper. The service was pretty good. We drank 2 bottles of wine before our entree was...More

Thank hollyh614
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We had been phoned twice by the restaurant to make sure we understood the dress code as well as being warned about it when we first booked - a bit of overkill since we do understand how to dress for dinner ! However the service...More

Thank dunworkingforever
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Carl Z
August 30, 2017|
Response from Shane P | Reviewed this property |
probably with advance notice
July 17, 2017|
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Response from 300David17 | Reviewed this property |
Jasmine Porch would be more in the kid friendly category but certainly a well behaved child would be welcome. Several good places outside the resort that are kid friendly that the concierge could point you to as well.
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Mike_Vegis | Property representative |
Yes, but reservations are going fast. I suggesting calling 843-768-2121 and requesting Leisure Services to make reservations asap!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $90
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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