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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 - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Each night has a different special that is very reasonable. Service is very friendly. Easy relaxed atmosphere.

Thank dichuck
Fort Lauderdale
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154 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Place changed hands a few times. Much bettet now. Ambiance needs updating. Food fair and good quality. A regular in there.

Thank blakes8542
Boston, Massachusetts
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166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here on fried fish Friday. Fish was lightly fried and very tasty. Tartar sauce was good. The crab cakes were overly breaded, even though the menu says they aren't, but still good. Could have used some Old Bay. Service was friendly A ND the price was right.

Thank Dennis J
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We drove past this place many times but it did not look like much. On our last night we decided to try it and were very surprised that this hole in the wall was terrific! It was a Wednesday night and they had 50 cents shrimp. The shrimp came boiled or fried and both were fantastic. Broiled scallops, shrimp and... More 

Thank Brandon B
Burlington, Canada
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

If you like unpretentious fish and seafood and want to go a little out of your way, the Boondocks might be worth the trip. We went on all-you-can-eat-fish-fry Thursday. The fish was a delicious, sweet and tender pangasius (a relative of the catfish), hush 
puppies, green beans an all-dressed baked potato, fried oysters, fried okra. Yes. That is a LOT... More 

Thank Judy T
Marco Island, Florida
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Boondocks has gone through several incarnations. This one centers on good food at reasonable prices. It is a good choice for those staying at Harbor or Fripp islands. We have gone there twice in the last month. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The scallop diner is very good. Scallops demand careful cooking these were done just right. Several seafood... More 

Thank John A
Columbia, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I hesitate to write this review.. this is a hidden gem and I don't want it to become over crowded!! I don't even like fried shrimp and can eat their's until I'm miserable. If they'd add a little Cajun Seasoning to the batter... I'd still be there eating them!! Regardless, everything I've eating there so far has been fresh, tasty,... More 

Thank Mitchell B
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Our family eats there t least once a month or whenever we can get down there. The fried dishes are not over battered and cooked just right . Our servers are always super nice and they do have cold beer and even a wine selection. Not your typical tourist fern bar so don't expect that there, just a great local... More 

Thank Stephen R
Columbia, South Carolina
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Stopped in early on a Saturday night. The place was not crowded. Made us worry a little, but we shouldn't have. Waitress was friendly, quick, and helpful. Seafood was on our minds so I ordered fried and my wife ordered broiled. Beers were ice cold with a frosted mug. Our food arrived shortly and both were excellent. They hade a... More 

Thank Marty Y
Hollywood, Florida
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

The evening we were here the place was dead. We sat at the bar which is in the back of the building overlooking a bunch of weather beaten picnic tables. We arrived during happy hour, so the appetizers were buy one get one half off. I ordered fish bites and potato wedges and both were very tasty and more than... More 

Thank Janespains

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $25
American, Bar, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
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
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?