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Gulfstream Cafe

1536 S Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-5500
+1 843-651-8808
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (89 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (78 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1536 S Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-5500
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Every time I visit the Garden City/Surfside area (once /twice a year) I have to make a visit to The Gulfstream Cafe. I love the oysters on the half shell and the seafood platter and the view at sunset is gorgeous. The service is super...More

Thank charles795
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific steaks, fish and other seafood. A little expensive, but the excellent food, service, atmosphere and beautiful view at sunset make a visit here a special night out.

Thank Shopteachers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have not been here in at least 15 years due to average food. Some things do not change. View of inlet is great - this being only restaurant with a western view of inlet. Service is ok and menu is limited. Catch of day was...More

Thank a b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here many times. Considered it one of my favorite places. Not this night ! As always, the sunset was awesome but the food and the presentation left a lot of room for improvement. Its always said that every place is entitled to a bad...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For locals west of hwy 17 not in usual drive by location. Great place for view of the marsh and evening sunsets. Cuisine and service very good, competitive pricing and friendly atmosphere. Worth the drive.

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time in a long time we have been here but it did not disappoint!! From the stunning sunset to rooftop bar deck it was enchanting evening!

Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Two stars might be generous. Pros: great views, good martini, wine list was moderately priced. Cons: chippino did not resemble its namesake. It was over cooked seafood on a bed of pasta with a blob of marinara in the middle. It did not resemble chippino...More

Thank linda s
CentraArchy-Rest, Guest Relations Manager at Gulfstream Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Linda, Thank you for taking the time to provide us feedback regarding your most recent visit. We’re all about the experience, and it is disappointing to hear that your visit did not exemplify those values. As the point of contact, I have sent your...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views. This is a great place to have a few drinks, watch the sun set and have dinner. We will definitely be back on our next trip.

Thank twinfaddy
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We went to dinner on a Monday night. The place wasn't full at 6 PM. It look a long time for dinner to arrive. I had the grouper and it was good. My husband had the lobster and it was overcooked and extremely tough. ...for...More

Thank joni c
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We went there for Easter brunch at 1:15 with four couples. The food was very good nice atmosphere great view of the Murrells Inlet but even being a holiday buffet they were very dis-organized. Long long line of people at the buffet which was caused...More

Thank Ron S
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Beverly N
24 October 2017|
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Response from S7460QAsharonm | Reviewed this property |
Don't think have have early bird specials
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Jules_NC
4 October 2017|
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Response from CentraArchy-Rest | Property representative |
Hi Jules, It's a fixed plate. And big thanks, Larry for helping answer :-)
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Dbts
30 January 2017|
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Response from CentraArchy-Rest | Property representative |
Thank you all for your quick responses, yes, we open at 10am for brunch, proceeded by our dinner menu. Our early menu is also daily from 4pm. Please let us know if we can assist with your reservation. You can find an... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1536 S Waccamaw Dr, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-5500
    (Atlantic Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Water taxi is available at Marlin Quay Marina.
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Garden City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-651-8808
  • E-mail
Description
Voted “best restaurant with a view” and “most romantic” by The Sun News; Gulfstream Cafe is the only restaurant on the Strand overlooking the ocean on one side and Murrells Inlet on the other. Watch the sun set from the upstairs bar or deck and savor the creamy She-Crab soup, jumbo lump Crab Cakes, daily catch or Southern favorites- such as fried Lobster Tail. Offering something for everyone: live music, seasonal Oyster Roasts and Sunday brunch with a build your own Bloody Mary bar. Located at the south end of Garden City next to Marlin Quay Marina.
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