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1760 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4818
+1 843-838-0821
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well let me first say after reading some reviews I was skeptical but I decided to give it a try and I'm so glad I did . When we first arrived we were the only ones in there so I thought ok nobody is eating here but right after the crowd showed up . My server was Diana and I... More 

Thank hardybo79
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great food experience here. The service was lacking due to the staff being short. Very friendly people but there weren't enough people to make it a great decision to eat there.

Thank chadwick69
Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a week, Boondocks was one of the places I was most looking forward to visiting, mostly because of the all-you-can eat crab legs! It was very busy so we had a wait. No big deal. However, when we went to the bar to grab a drink during our wait, the bartender couldn't have been more rude. Anyone... More 

Thank vacamom3
Columbia, South Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and I loved it. The staff was very friendly and enjoyable. Biggest piece of flounder I have ever had while eating out. Shrimp was great and we will return

Thank gamecockred
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to this restaurant location years ago when it was known as Pelicans Perch. We heard it had fallen on tough times and we saw some older bad reviews on Trip Advisor. However we also read that the old owners had retaken the restaurant in March of this year and since it was close to where we were... More 

Thank FrippFan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After passing this place several times while vacationing on St. Helena island, my family and I decided to stop in on a Wednesday night, which happens to be 50 cent shrimp night! Per the outside decor, I expected it to just be an "ok" local place to eat but to my surprise we really enjoyed it! Server was super friendly... More 

Thank Kelley M
Evans, Georgia, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Shrimp and Grits are great. Stuffed flounder was also a favorite. Nice patio with a great view. Although it was hot, the fans knocked down the heat some. The service was excellent as well

Thank JpFox08
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 12 tried Boondocks only because they could accommodate our large group when our usual place couldn't. I think we've found a new usual when we are vacationing at Harbor. We will DEFINITELY be back! The food was great, everyone was super nice, and our waitress, Diane, was FANTASTIC! She was very friendly and made sure we were... More 

Thank Madison L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Diane took care of us great. One of the best waitress I have ever had. The food was great especially the crab cakes!

Thank Adam M
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to Boondocks for almost 20 years, even when it was called Russel's Roadhouse, and it remains my go to place for good food, reasonable prices, great weekly specials, but most of all the friendly staff. And, considering it has been operated by several folks over the years, that is saying something. But tonight, steak night, the... More 

Thank jdmw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $25
American, Seafood, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 am - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1760 Sea Island Pkwy, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-4818
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Saint Helena Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-838-0821
We are a locally owned family restaurant specializing in seafood, steak, ribs, and homemade desserts. The restaurant is under new ownership as of May 1st 2014. Please stop back in if you've been gone for a while, or if you've never joined us come in for a day/night of great people, great food, and a fun atmosphere.
Boondocks has a newly updated sports bar and game room upstairs, and live music on the weekends.

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