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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (68 reviews)
“hash browns” (74 reviews)
“french toast” (66 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Greet you at the door with Bloody Mary, mimosas and several other great concoctions. The breakfast choices are amazing and plentiful. Breakfast burrito, eggs Benedict, pancakes all were superb. The staff is fun and very attentive. Owner stopped by to say hi and check on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank twowheelers831
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've only been here for breakfast and it's the best we've found in either Hilton Head or Bluffton. Service is friendly and food appears hot and delicious in almost no time at all. We seem to always be on a tight schedule but their service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JBB430
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I rode our bikes to the Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe. The service and food were both excellent. I had the quiche of the day, and it was really good and quite a large serving. My wife had the crab cake Benedict,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dandukedad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my mother, who lives on Hilton Head Island, to this local favorite. The reviews on various food sites were spotty, but it was fantastic according to locals. We arrived for breakfast on a weekend at about 9am. There was a wait...we were told...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nucleartax
Reviewed 10 December 2018

On a week long trip to Hilton Head, discovered it by accident and couldn’t be happier! Food was great, lots of daily specials! Service was great, had the same waitress both times and she was great! Said she was also a caterer, can’t remember her...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank geraldmX7763GG
Reviewed 2 December 2018

One our favorite places to go for breakfast when going to Hilton Head Island. Sometimes a little crowded but the wait is worth it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pat L
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Good thing it was a sunny morning as we joined a 15 minute lineup outside for breakfast. When we got a table, it was the cafe version of white water rafting - high energy controlled chaos all around. Service was prompt and friendly. The menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian A
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Finally a breakfast place that lives up to the reviews and didn’t disappoint on HHI. This place is a little off the main drag but totally worth the drive truly amazing. I had the blueberry cream cheese stuffed French toast with a raspberry sauce on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barton6060
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

For breakfast and lunch, this place cant be beat. Great food, great staff. Its a go to place on hhi, go

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank doc491002
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We were looking for a breakfast place on our way "off" the island. After reading the other great reviews we tried this place! It did not disappoint. The crab, fried green tomato eggs benedict was marvelous. Fast and friendly service and hot food! We will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rachel T
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4 March 2017|
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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