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Rita's Seaside Grille

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2 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-2525
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rita's is the perfect place to drop in before or after a day on the beautiful Folly Beach. Highly recommend the Lychee Blueberry Cosmo to start off with and the Blackened Tuna Signature Nachos to share with the table. We had 5 star service from Ethan P! Thank you and we will be back to enjoy another lunch or dinner!

Thank chrissy_edwards524
Florence, South Carolina, United States
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The people were beyond nice as soon as we walked through the door. Live music playing from the outdoor patio. Even the inside tables were near large open windows. The menu offered a good variety of American dishes. But most surprising was how delicious the food is. Every single thing we ate was superb. What at most places are just... More 

Thank Penny C
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate lunch and came back for dinner the next night. It's right across the street from Tide's Hotel. There is outside seating which is great for getting some beach breeze. The ribs are outstanding! I could smell the smoker all day and had to try it out. The meat fell off the bone with little effort. Too much barbeque... More 

Thank Bonnie D
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loves the food. Great options to choose from. Great atmosphere with the outside dining. Can't wait to come back next time in town.

Thank WolfGurl
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much to choose from here in Folly Beach but the burgers here were tasty. We would come back here to eat but probably not stay.

Thank masarap
Zebulon, Georgia
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I enjoyed fried shrimp "baskets" on patio. Service was stellar, the musician was excellent, and the food was awesome. The portion size of the shrimp is great, but the quality of the shrimp is unmatched. Their Rita's sauce is complementary to the cocktail sauce - don't be afraid to ask for additional horseradish if you want to really... More 

Thank BoxLunchConnoisseur
Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent. I always hate telling a good server when I have bad or disappointing food. The $14 crab dip was improperly named. Not a single piece of crab could be found in the sad bowl of cream cheese soup with an even sadder glob of viscous broiled cheddar cheese on top. I sent it back and it... More 

1 Thank ChsEater
Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant right across from the Tides. Good kids' menu and decent food. Servers were very friendly.

1 Thank voyageuse24
Baudette, Minnesota
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33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rita's was a delight--2 visits on our vaca. Hostesses and waitstaff were so nice and funny! Loved sitting in their outdoor area--great tropical atmosphere. Live music last night. One customer and two staffers sang in on a song or two. Crowd loved it--a few even danced. Great last night for us in Folly Beach. Smaller brunch menu had nice variety... More 

Thank jalee71
Blacklick, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our first dinner here when visiting Folly Beach. Great food, great, fast service. We had the crab legs, friend shrimp, jerk chicken sandwich and fish sandwich. All terrific. Awesome, beachy environment with live reggae music. Would return again and again.

Thank MidwestMegg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-2525
Casual beach restaurant. Rita's Seaside Grille makes the most delicious burgers, sandwiches, salads and fresh catch daily specials. Plus Weekday Breakfast Mon-Fri at 8am and Brunch Sat & Sun at 9am, indoor and outdoor seating. Come straight from the beach ... Flip flops and sandy bums are encouraged.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?