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Bonito Boathouse

Bonito Drive, Fripp Island, SC
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
“tilapia” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bonito Drive, Fripp Island, SC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good, just not great, meal. I had the broiled plate and the crablegs as well as scallop were great but the shrimp and fish were overcooked. We liked the grits a lot and I wonder if we should've tried he shrimp and...More

Thank Scarolinagirl3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being on Fripp Island can come with eating challenges if you don't want to cook after being on the beach all day. One of the options on the island is the Bonito Boathouse. The food is decent and the staff is nice. It's a little...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on our last meal on Fripp Island. It was good but not as good as Boondocks or Dockside just off the island. Service was great and the drinks were fun.

Thank dsazimm
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I would only go here for the view. Have a couple drinks. Food very average. The staff up front is horribly rude. Zero care if they get a paycheck or not. What customers?

Thank robang94
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good-restaurant is clean and waitress was friendly. We all enjoyed our meal. One note: the upstairs floor seems to be at a tilt. Restaurant seems to possibly be sinking.

Thank henrypa
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Ate here on Saturday, June 24th while staying on Fripp Island, SC. Food is good, view is spectacular! This night they were short a couple of servers, so service was good, but not great. Waitress was excellent, but you could tell she was overwhelmed. We...More

Thank rufus b
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is the best place you will find. Had everything and it is all great. Crab legs are beyond great and calamari is awesome. Great service beautiful view.

Thank SteveAndPhyllis
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Your not going to get gormmet food but its decent and you are treated nicely. Nice location on the marina

Thank TruthISTold
Reviewed 3 May 2017

went on the all you can eat crab legs night. decent food. lil pricey, but being a private island thats what you expect i guess. nicely redone since the last time i went.

Thank cowtown036
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We booked accommodation for a week on Fripp Island. Although this restaurant had some bad reviews online we thought we would take a chance since we were tired from a long drive and it was close. We were told at the hostess desk that we...More

Thank Oldcutkitchen
Fripp_Island_Resort, Manager at Bonito Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

We're sorry that you weren't able to dine with us during your stay at Fripp Island. The Fripp Island Club is a private club that owns the amenities on Fripp Island. Island homeowners have the option of joining the Club, but some choose not to....More

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28 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bonito Drive, Fripp Island, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Fripp Island
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