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Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe

86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
+1 843-686-3232
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (55 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (71 reviews)
“banana rum” (24 reviews)
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86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
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11 - 20 of 760 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a place that consistently gets good reviews, this meal was so incredibly underwhelming. My husband ordered the breakfast burrito with hash browns and had no complaints. I ordered the quiche "special" (mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, & havarti) and grits. The bottom of the quiche was...More

Thank Aubrey W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was packed so there was a long wait which the two hostesses did a phenomenal job of moving people to a table. Waitresses worked well together as we had three different people cover our table. The negative is the noise, dogs being allowed...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have been here many times and have never been disappointed. We come for Sunday breakfast/brunch and always order the eggs benedict. You can't go wrong on any of the four choices of eggs benedict. The crab cake benny is out of this world and...More

Thank joel4iu
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Had a great mid-morning breakfast. When we pulled in to the marina it looked like the restaurant was packed with a long wait, but when we went to the hostess stand, the wait was only 10 minutes. There was a guy out front running a...More

Thank debbieeastland2016
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We love the Sun Rise Cafe!! Its the first place we stop when we drive onto the Island on Saturday to kick off our vacation and the last meal as we leave...and sometimes it is the mid week stop...don't judge us!! Every time it's like...More

Thank luvhhiholidays
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Hit this place for brunch and it was perfect. Food was great, our table tried the french toast with cream cheese and blueberries as our dessert. It was delicious. We had an excellent group of servers that were so nice and accommodating for our large...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We enjoyed a late breakfast / early Sunday brunch at the Sunrise Cafe. Despite a steady crowd, we were seated promptly and enjoyed great service. The outdoor seating is relaxing and not too hot for breakfast. My wife enjoyed a daily special of eggs Benedict...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We recently visited the Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe for breakfast on a Tuesday in early August. It is a bit out of the way, but we had heard such nice things we made the short drive from Sea Pines to enjoy breakfast. We arrived about...More

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for brunch on a Wednesday around 11:00 via a recommendation and although we were seated in a timely fashion for how busy they were, our food took at least 30+ minutes to arrive. It was typical breakfast food and no one was...More

Thank Jessica Y
Reviewed 29 July 2017

It is expected that there is a wait to eat here because it is popular restaurant. But on this occasion we noticed after 50 minutes that everyone who came after was already seated at a table while we were still standing in the sun outside...More

Thank Georgiafan0815
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R Mac S
4 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Oberew | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so specifically, but virtually everything they have works for kids -- like pancakes, scrambled eggs, etc -- and the food and setting is great. I have often taken young children here.
Linda S
4 August 2016|
Response from dallasdave1966 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have breakfast available until closing time at 2 or 3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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