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Bonito Boathouse

Bonito Drive, Fripp Island, SC
+1 843-838-1506
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“tilapia” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, American
$$ - $$$
Bonito Drive, Fripp Island, SC
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We went to Fripp for two weeks at end of August. Ended up eating here three times. Heard and read all previous bad reviews. Majority have been addressed from what we could tell. Food was served super fast. They always accommodated a sunset view table....More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This place has so much potential! It has great views and a captive audience (all the Fripp Island guests). However, the quality of the food is really bad. The 5 of us (two adults, 3 children from ages 9-15) ate here the week of August...More

Thank RVAdiner12
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We had a good, just not great, meal. I had the broiled plate and the crablegs as well as scallop were great but the shrimp and fish were overcooked. We liked the grits a lot and I wonder if we should've tried he shrimp and...More

Thank Scarolinagirl3
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Being on Fripp Island can come with eating challenges if you don't want to cook after being on the beach all day. One of the options on the island is the Bonito Boathouse. The food is decent and the staff is nice. It's a little...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We ate here on our last meal on Fripp Island. It was good but not as good as Boondocks or Dockside just off the island. Service was great and the drinks were fun.

Thank dsazimm
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I would only go here for the view. Have a couple drinks. Food very average. The staff up front is horribly rude. Zero care if they get a paycheck or not. What customers?

Thank robang94
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good-restaurant is clean and waitress was friendly. We all enjoyed our meal. One note: the upstairs floor seems to be at a tilt. Restaurant seems to possibly be sinking.

Thank henrypa
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Ate here on Saturday, June 24th while staying on Fripp Island, SC. Food is good, view is spectacular! This night they were short a couple of servers, so service was good, but not great. Waitress was excellent, but you could tell she was overwhelmed. We...More

Thank rufus b
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This is the best place you will find. Had everything and it is all great. Crab legs are beyond great and calamari is awesome. Great service beautiful view.

Thank SteveAndPhyllis
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Your not going to get gormmet food but its decent and you are treated nicely. Nice location on the marina

Thank TruthISTold
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bonito Drive, Fripp Island, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Fripp Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-838-1506
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