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Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe

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86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
+1 843-686-3232
06:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 15:00
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Spring Hill, Florida
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300 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

First time here. Stopped in for breakfast. Cute little café. Very busy on a Friday morning. I had the blueberry stuffed French toast. It was very good. Came with a side of bacon. Hubby had an egg and sausage and potato plate with a coffee. Seemed a little pricy to me. $30.00 for breakfast!

Thank Susan R
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

I have to say the service was the best I've experienced in a long time- the staff worked as a team where our server wasn't the only one looking out for us. Others came by to fill up coffee and waters, another picked up empty wrappers and dirty plates...and the breakfast was the best I'd had on the island so... More 

Thank Jkbcape
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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494 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

The cafe has ample public parking and while located close to the water is in fact facing the car park. The restaurant has a number of outside tables as well as inside and we decided to go outside where we did in fact see the sun rise, The staff were attentive and friendly and the predominantly eggs based breakfast offerings... More 

Thank stephen c
Wilmington, Delaware
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

We finally had a chance to visit the SunRise Café. It was very busy, but we were seated quickly. The servers were all quite friendly. My husband loved his breakfast burrito. I ordered the Sun Rise special benedict, with avocado and tomato. I was disappointed that it arrived lukewarm and was kind of bland. We will come back again, but... More 

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Northville, Michigan
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

We are here this morning and had a good breakfast. The waitress was nice and helpful. The place was busy and hopping. Food was good, came out pretty fast. I'd recommend it to a stranger or friend. The specials were interesting.

Thank robert d
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225 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

I suppose that you can't fault a restaurant for being busy because the food is great. That's the case with the Sun Rise Cafe on Hilton Head Island. The food and service is great, but you will probably have to wait for a table. The prices are high, but the food is so good, we think it's worth it.

Thank MItravelerforbus
Venice, Florida
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187 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Nothing special. Expensive fro what you get. Service was quick and efficient. Not a must stop but okay for lunch.

Thank Bill S
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Great food. Great service. Great specials. Great people. This is a favorite! I will be back and bringing more people with me. I have already recommended it to about 10 different tourists. If they have it for a special, get the stuffed french toast...it was to die for!

Thank c f
Statesville, North Carolina
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Went with a group of four friends and had four different menu items. None of the meals were particularly special. We heard this was the best breakfast on the island. So we just fixed our iwn breakfast the rest of the time.

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185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Sitting at the counter enables you to watch breakfast being prepared. It is like watching a finely choreographed dance. I could hardly tear myself away, long after my breakfast was finished. Daily specials, an extensive menu with some unexpected items (frog legs? crab cakes?) and all the usual favorites as well. Our breakfast was... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-686-3232

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