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71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
+1 843-686-5200
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07:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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617 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Lisa N
Aiken, South Carolina
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217 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank Anthony L
Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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148 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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Thank John S
Hickory, North Carolina
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come every year. The eggs benny on potato pancakes are amazing!!! Coffee is great. Now they have a cute shop.

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South Amboy, New Jersey
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228 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent this past week in Hilton head. Had several opportunities to visit Watusi for breakfast. They have a beautiful outdoor seating area to enjoy your meal at. On our first visit John and I had the breakfast special of waffle breakfast sandwich. Absolutely delicious. Another time we stopped I tried potato pancake breakfast it looked liked a egg benedict... More 

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Thank Dianna M
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a good breakfast here. Nothing stood out as outstanding, however the service was great and it was nice to sit outside. Not a bad place to go if you are in the area.

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Thank Valerie O
Seaford, Delaware
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good place. My wife had the french toast which was excellent. I had the sausage gravy it was just okay.

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Marana, Arizona
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast that was excellent. The coffee was Organic and wonderful. Try them and you'll be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?