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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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Great food! Awesome service! Went on Valentine's day around noon, there was a bit of a wait, but it was well worth it. I got the breakfast burrito and it was out of this world, their hashbrowns are amazing. My husband got the grilled chicken sandwich which he said was awesome, the other couple with us got the bacon cheeseburger... More 

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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This is our second time here. We love this place. It is our favorite breakfast/brunch on the island. Both times we had the french toast, and crab cake eggs benedict. Boh our favorites. Staff is friendly and food is good. Not sure what else you need

Thank pennstateshah
Toano, Virginia
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106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We ate twice at this delightful small cafe during our recent time in Hilton Head. I think they have the BEST service we have ever had in any restaurant anywhere - very friendly and constantly checking to see if you need anything. The food is basic but very good - breakfast/brunch fare. My wife had the crab cake eggs benedict... More 

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Round Hill, Virginia
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The entire staff at Sun Rise Cafe is friendly, happy, and helpful. I don't know who selects and trains the staff, but they appear to work together seamlessly. They welcomed us every time we went, and it was our "go to" place for breakfast. The menu is varied, and daily specials are also offered. Sunday seems to be the busiest... More 

1 Thank NantucketBasket
Howard, Ohio
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

My husband and I have been here for breakfast and lunch. All the meals we have had were great. Service was great. Their ham slices are to die for!

Thank Denise W
Peabody, Massachusetts
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124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We ate here twice while in Hilton Head and it was great. The service was excellent and the food was awesome. I would definitely come back here to eat.

1 Thank Michael G
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We were seated quickly and our orders taken. Food was good but the service was excellent. All of the servers help all of the servers.

Thank Tom s
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We ate breakfast here and the food was good. The service was good. It is definitely a place that alot of locals are regulars. My biggest complaint was that it was too expensive. I could have eaten at alot of other places for half the cost of this place.

1 Thank J T
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We go EVERY Saturday. Great spot! Perfect staff! Awesome food! And you feel like one of us LOCALS! A winner in every direction!

Thank Wedge6
Shorewood, Illinois
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136 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully friendly and attentive staff. They all work together. We had Mir fun ordering than eating. Wonderful menu. Breakfast and lunch only because the black Marlin is right next door. Nice little shops to. Great place on a rainy Friday to just hang out. Very nice

Thank Old_Sailor_W18

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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
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?