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71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
+1 843-686-5200
07:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Couple we were staying with had eaten here before and suggested we go for late breakfast/early lunch. Glad we did! Very friendly welcome, very friendly server, very wide menu selections (we will definitely have to go again to try some more!), great Bloody Mary, food excellent and very ample servings (we took some home for next days breakfast). We aren't... More 

Thank 7331a
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Cozy and relaxing place. Staff are friendly and attentive. Best coffee and speciality drinks. Pancakes and french toasts are yummy. Omelette are well made. Would highly recommend this place.

Thank Reena T
Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place with great beverages including fresh fruit smoothies, lattes, coffee, hot chocolate, etc. Breakfast is great, good value, specials are large and priced right. You can dine inside or sit on a nice patio.

Thank rengle9
Sandy, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon this place on our way out of Hilton Head Island. Delightful! Good vibe, great food, friendly people.

Thank Catherine S
Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

My daughter and I stopped here while on a bike ride. We had a very enjoyable lunch. There were so many things on the menu that sounded delicious, we had a hard time deciding! Delicious coffee is available all day and there is a great little shop with many wonderful treasures in it. Good thing I had a pack on... More 

Thank candymeyer1978
Daytona Beach, Florida
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629 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had a very nice breakfast here. I had the Breakfast Burrito and my boyfriend had the create your own Omelette, both were very good. I really liked their grits. Coffee was perfectly brewed. They also have a nice little gift shop in the back of the restaurant, you can shop while you wait for your food. Perfect combination for... More 

Thank Lisa N
Aiken, South Carolina
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246 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

You often get into a "travel trap" by returning to the restaurants you know whenever you visit a location. Bound and determined to break that trap led us to Watusi for breakfast. Kelly seated us quickly and would have honored our request to be seated outdoors had it not been so damp. We ordered standard breakfast fare but I can... More 

Thank Anthony L
Columbus, Ohio
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Typically we go to Skillets and enjoy it. This was an excellent alternative and can't wait to try again. The house mimosa and one of their speciality coffees are excellent! We had the biscuits and gravy along with the high tide scrambler. The food was superb! What really makes it was the service! Would go back in a heartbeat and... More 

Thank ejr216
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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150 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Web site says things like socialize...stay a while...sit and linger. That doesn't work. How about stand and linger while you wait for a table? They can't handle the traffic. Not enough dining room staff, and the kitchen seems slow too. Tables remained un-bussed, prolonging the waiting time. While we waited for a table, we noticed that several other groups walked... More 

Thank bonehomme
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, number 1. Has a great kick and served in real cups! This is an unusual coffee shop in the sense that It is a gift shop and restaurant. Breakfast and lunch. Outside seating for a sunny winter meal or cup of coffee. Bring the dog! It's just a wonderful place to lounge!

Thank John S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
American, Cafe, Healthy
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-686-5200
We are your neighborhood cafe where we make every guest feel completely at home. We use only all natural meats, and all fresh fruits and veggies. We are proud to offer Certified Organic, Fair Trade Coffee from Batdorf and Bronson. We offer fresh made to order Fruit Smoothies and Frozen Coffee drinks. As we are no longer a yogurt shop, we now have available a full breakfast and lunch menu from 7:30-3:00 daily. Serving, benedict, waffles, omelets, freshly baked muffins, bagels, eggs and croissants, eggs sandwhich for breakfast. Serving fresh made to order lunches, to include array of salads and speciality sandwiches. Our friendly staff will serve you whether you choose cozy seating inside or on our beautiful patio outside. We have Free Wi-Fi that reaches each corner of Watusi. Sit, Relax and Stay a while.... Open 7:30 am to 3 pm Daily


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