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Surf Bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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103 W Cooper Avenue, Folly Beach, SC
+1 843-588-2009
16:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 16:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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charleston, Sc
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Judging by the looks of the outside of this place you would never think their food was absolutely delicious, it is so freaking delicious! You've got to try the tuna tacos and their corn oh my god their street corn is to die for. Will be back over and over and over again.

Thank Charlestonsfinest
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We never miss the surf bar while in Folly. The Pain killer drink is my fave. Don't miss out on the onion rings, tacos or the cool vibe. A must if at Folly.

Thank Robin D
Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good and a good variety of beer. Your typical beach type spot to stop and have a bite, stop by and check it out

Thank Elizabeth H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent an hour or so at Surf Bar in Folly Beach this past Saturday. Place was busy, but didn't feel too crowded. Service was excellent - timely and responsive. Food was good, I had the cheesesteak with fries - fries were outstanding. Highly recommend if you're looking for a simple out of the way place with personality.

Thank William N
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pbr at 2.50 all the time but craft beer 7 bucks... choose your poison ... at least you can have a conversation here ... not super noisy... if you don't smoke don't sit outside!

Thank onetravelman
Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wood fire grill that puts out good burgers and tuna tacos, but the real surprise is their Philly Cheese Steaks. Better than most I've had in Philly. They also carry the skinny French fries that I love and prefer. The bartenders are all great, especially the trivia filled Irish fellow. As an added bonus, they actually use fresh squeezed limes... More 

Thank ChsEater
Central Coast
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This restaurant was a huge surprise for us. It's off the main drag and clearly is a favorite for locals and not tourists. Much quieter than the restaurants on main street. We had the ahi tuna tacos which were out of this world. We sat on the dog friendly patio where other local dog owners gathered. Really laid back and... More 

Thank PasoWarrior
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Bartender didn't judge me when I got PBR (because it's the best cheap beer) or when o ordered a freaking bunless veggie burger because I'm trying to be healthy. Awesome dive bar with cheap drinks and awesome food. Highly recommend! Manager, if you're reading this it was the foreign white guy that was my bartender and he was awesome.

Thank Ashley P
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great wings!!! Loved the fireplace on the porch. Wonderful service. Recommend for and easygoing afternoon repast.

Thank SIBB1
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Good bar food (I especially like the fried onions) and tasty drinks (try the ubiquitous Pain Killer). It's downright Folly. No glitz no giltter.

Thank Adrian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 W Cooper Avenue, Folly Beach, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-2009
Surf Bar is a locals' favorite on Folly Beach, South Carolina.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?