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“Ocean front dining”

Blu Restaurant & Bar
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Ranked #12 of 37 Restaurants in Folly Beach
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Artic Street
Transit: Guests of BLU Restaurant & Bar may use the Tides Hotel parking lot free of charge on a space available basis.
Description: Few restaurants in Charleston offer oceanfront dining. None offer the unique experience you'll find at BLU. Set alongside the beach at the Tides Folly Beach, BLU combines indoor and outdoor seating featuring an amazing view of the Atlantic Ocean from almost every seat. Enjoy fresh local seafood showcasing the finest in contemporary coastal cuisine. Casual yet gracious, BLU is the ideal setting for a romantic dinner for two or an enjoyable night out with friends. Sit back, watch the waves roll in and enjoy the cool ocean breeze as we serve you the most delectable food around. With a casual beach bar and comfortable restaurant seating, BLU is where you want to be in Charleston.
Reviewed May 12, 2014

Blu is located in the Tides hotel just down from the Folly Beach pier. We went for a light dinner. We sat on the deck overlooking the beach and ocean. I had mussels and my wife had the braised short ribs with Geechie boy grits and pine nuts. Both were excellent. The service was up to expectations. There is a full menu and inside dining. Worth a visit and I will be back.

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Thank Howard P
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Reviewed April 24, 2014

we orginally had a boat trip scheduled so I made reservations for dinner. It rained so we still kept the dinner reservations and drove over from historic Charleston. We had drinks in the many bars and had a very nice dinner. The food was beautifull and great tasting, trigger fish. Appetizers a little small , but that is the way it is now.Decor was very nice & beachy.

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Reviewed April 18, 2014

So nice & comfy to enjoy a drink in the outdoor bar right on da beach! Very spacious & relaxing! Had a variety of seating arrangements - u could sit up at the bar, or in circular seating in comfy chairs or on the bar stools that face the beach.

Thank luvdabeach620
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

Limited breakfast menu, unless you want the $14 buffet. Bar staff very nice and accommodating. Please bring back truffle popcorn.

Thank sonrisesonset
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

We enjoyed sitting by the ocean and having a sandwich. They have a mahi mahi BLT. The southern twist is the fried green tomato instead of your standard and of course the mahi ! The sandwich was done nicely, the fish was fresh so you had no fishy taste. Seasoning was good with a sauce on the side. The drinks are ok, they use the oasis machine to make their frozen drinks. Shauna was our server and I think she and one other girl were doing the whole outside deck and keeping up with everyone's needs. Really a nice job considering this is attached to the hotel and I have not had as much success with hotel restaurants.

Thank Frank S
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