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Sweetgrass Restaurant

100 Marina Dr, Dataw Island, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-3017
+1 843-838-2151
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 Marina Dr, Dataw Island, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-3017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is excellent, salmon and chicken grilled to perfection. Menu is limited to approx. seven items, but there is something for everyone. Flavored (don't remember what flavor) Bundt cake was to die for. I agree with Brian 1bjp that the restaurant was a bit difficult...More

Thank lori K
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

So far I have had a breakfast and a lunch here. The service was excellent as was the food. I love the rosemary roasted potatoes!! The salmon salad I had for lunch was delicious and filled with good-for-you stuff!

Thank Denise S
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Have visited last 5 years and has always been excellent. This year we found new ownership and a whole different restaurant. Three dinners on menu, burger was good, salmon and chicken way over done. Rest of meal was good. Manager was interested in our experience...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

To begin with, this restaurant is difficult to find. There is not a single sign anywhere stating Sweetgrass. It is tucked in a building labeled harbor/marina. Not a big deal. The menu is limited. There were just 5 entree choices with one of them being...More

1  Thank brian1bjp
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We made reservations prior to our vacation because this place is located on Dataw and you will need to get through the gated community before arriving at the restaurant. We were a bit behind our reservation time but the hostess said it was not a...More

Thank UniquelyCullen
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant as described in these reviews has closed. A new restaurant has opened in the space, with the same name, totally different menu and food quality.

1  Thank x-man63
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem located inside Dataw Island. You would need to stop at the gate and obtain a complimentary day pass. We sat in the screened porch outside and enjoyed the water front view. Food was excellent, they even accommodated my request...More

Thank Jackie L
Brezhee J, Manager at Sweetgrass Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you ma'am for the review. We truly appreciate it and we are glad that we met all of your expectations.

Reviewed June 16, 2018

I had heard it was worth trying, but since it was in a closed housing community (albeit an expensive one), based on previous experience elsewhere I expected some mediocrity. I was surprised with the elegance, and the presentation and quality of the food. For the...More

Thank BobCors
Reviewed May 28, 2018

My wife and I spent a week in a rental cottage in Beaufort and this was the place we chose for dinner on our last night before heading home. We wished we had gone there earlier in the week because we would have come back...More

2  Thank PDaunno
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

I had not eaten here in over a year, my recent trip proved that the restaurant has improved significantly. I had shrimp and grits, and was very good. My wife had a meal that was better than she expected as well. We will return.

Thank Bill E
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March 27, 2017|
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Response from rugg1943 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer your question because I'm not a Gluten guy Would suggest you ring them up. Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Marina Dr, Dataw Island, Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-3017
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Saint Helena Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-838-2151
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Beautiful Waterfront view located on Dataw Island. We have indoor and outdoor seating, outdoor seating is screened in with fans. We now offer Brunch 6 days a week as well as dinner 5 days out of the week. With all of the great new additions we are now also offering Live Music Friday every Friday unless stated otherwise.
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