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“A TOTALLY UNIQUE PLACE”

Pawleys Island Tavern
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Reviewed March 3, 2014

My wife and I try to visit the Pawley's Island Tavern (aka the PIT) at least once every week to 10 days. We have always found their food to be well prepared, well priced and very tasty. What sets the PIT apart though is its totally unique location and atmosphere. I am not even going to try to describe it. The PIT is a bit hard to find but I'm sure most dinners would say that the experience is well worth the effort. Their crowd seems to be mostly regulars like ourselves. We'll continue to go back as often as we can.... and that is not something that we say very often.

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Thank Allan H
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Reviewed February 9, 2014

It's called the Pit for a reason. Although it is a very friendly place with a very courteous staff, we took a recommendation and ordered a couple of pizzas. After hearing that it was "the best around", let me be succinct; NOT. Very disappointing and not even close to being the best around, no matter where "around" happens to be. Maybe the other food is great; from other entrees being served it looked good but after trying the highly recommended but totally disappointing pizza, we're not ready to try.
The other comments about the bathrooms are 100% correct. The decor of the interior IS different.

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1  Thank Tom P
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is called The Pit for a reason...Pawleys Island Tavern is a very good to excellent place to go for a meal. Best hamburgers around and would give it 5 stars if it wasnt for the horrible one stall bathroom set up and annoying to have to wait in line. There is only one working bathroom for UNISEX and wouldn't appeal to some. If you are going for a good time, be prepared for standing in line for bathroom for BOTH sexes (only one stall). Probably would be beneficial to place some money into getting bathroom remodeled.

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1  Thank bobbyb21
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Reviewed December 9, 2013

A quaint little hidden gem with friendly folks and delicious food. One of my favorite meals during this trip.

Thank Piglet601
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Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Family lunch with mediocre food and they didn't seem to be all that welcoming. A yearly trip to Pawleys and PIT are on our list bit we may readjust from now on. The building inside and out is looking aged and the first priority seems to be the bar.

Clean things up and we may be back. Too expensive to mess with right now.

1  Thank heyanderson
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