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71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
+1 843-686-5200
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (37 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We wanted a biking adventure from Sea Pines, so we biked along Forest Beach and headed up Pope Avenue where we found Watusi. My husband enjoyed a blackened flounder on a Cuban roll and I enjoyed my she crab soup. We were able to sit...More

1  Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went to lunch, and we were happy that this restaurant had been recommended to us. The she-crab soup was out of this world. Both of us also ordered the grilled shrimp salad, which had lots of shrimp on a bed of...More

1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice during our 10 days on the island. Both visits were for breakfast. First of all, the service seemed a little confused, not sure who was waiting on us on one trip, server seemed a little grumpy on the second visit. One...More

Thank TimKathy1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently went here for Sunday lunch, but we all had breakfast items. The service is not super fast (I had to wait about 5 minutes for a mimosa). Overall our meals were delicious, however a few side items were downright cold (grits, gravy). My husband...More

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am here at least twice a week. Food is fantastic and the staff is very friendly! My go-to for breakfast!

1  Thank Erika W
Cheryl k, Owner at Watusi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much Erika for the shout out. See you soon. Cheryl

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for breakfast after it was recommended by a couple of friends. It's very attractively decorated, soothing colors and inviting. Service was friendly. I had a standard breakfast of eggs, bacon, toast and hash browns and some fruit . Good but nothing spectacular; Some...More

Thank ontheMove19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited HHI last December and stopped by for breakfast. It was a chilly morning. The waitress led us to the table right next to the main entrance. Since that was the only table open at the time, we took it. With people in and out...More

1  Thank Dearpark12
Cheryl k, Owner at Watusi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm perplexed that you are writing a review from your phone almost a year later and yet provide such detail. Have we really been on your mind for an entire year? I can only wish you sunshine and rainbows. Life is too short to accept...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice restaurant with outdoor seating available. I sat at the big counter and had a coffee and the French toast. The French toast was made with thick bread and had cinnamon and vanilla in the batter you could taste. It was...More

1  Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a good breakfast and a friend recommended this restaurant. We were able to sit outside on very comfortable patio. Our friendly server asked how we were doing, and recommended a mimosa! What a great way to start. WE ordered the French toast and...More

1  Thank Eugene S
Cheryl k, Owner at Watusi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for announcing on FB our fantastic french toast. We use real vanilla extract and cinnamon in our egg wash which gives such wonderful flavor in every bite. Best wishes, Cheryl

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little on the high end as far as breakfast goes ,but well worth it. The coffee was excellent and the service was terffic. The food was excellent, nice childs menu, It’s quit a bit of food for a small child. Enough for...More

2  Thank bjsmusic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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
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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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