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Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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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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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wanted a big breakfast before hitting the road and this hit the spot. I had Eggs Benedict with salmon (wanted crab cakes, but they were out) with grits and fruit, excellent. My daughter had pancakes, eggs, and hash browns, also very good. Casual feel, great service, lots of locals eat here.

Thank Scott P
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the Palmetto Bay Sun Rise Cafe. The food and staff were outstanding. A nice location and very well prepared food.

Thank nylmar
North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very casual and welcoming place for breakfast or lunch. Wonderful daily specials and regular menu options. Good size portions and you won't be disappointed or hungry when you leave!

Thank KamTiger
Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you find it the breakfast was fantastic. Very reasonably priced and some very good service. Fun atmosphere.

Thank dts71
South Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the Palmetto Sunrise cafe everytime we are at HHI. We love the staff - Emily is great. The food can't be beat. Eggs benedict (many varieties), pancakes, breakfast burrito.... Yummy. We love the Palmetto Sunrise Cafe.

Thank jrm012
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After several recommendations from the locals we finally stopped in for breakfast. The cafe is not easy to find, but well worth the adventure. While it was a chilly morning when we visited, there were heaters on the deck that make it nice and cozy. We ordered the Blueberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast. It was appealing to the eyes... More 

Thank FarmingtonHillsRN
New York City, New York
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I biked to this spot based on prior reviews and were not disappointed. Wide array of offerings, including specials, and delicious food. I had the stuffed blueberry french toast special and would recommend it to anyone. Very friendly service as well.

Thank ETB8285
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here on our way into Hilton Head. Great quality food. Eggs Benedict and country fried steak were awesome.

Thank wazbell
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Take out your GPS and track this Cafe down to have a wonderful breakfast. Go for the special French Toast. You won't be disappointed. Keep it simple with Eggs and Bacon. You'll be eating a winner. Dining inside or outside and it looks like they had an overflow area as well. We were well-attended by the staff. Everybody looked after... More 

Thank Peter M
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stop here for breakfast every time we stay on HHI. The menu hasn't seemed to change much over the years. Yes,it's crowded, tables are packed together (reminds one of New York City) and you may have a long wait before you're seated. We like it here. BTW,nothing to do with the cafe, but you may have seen photos or... More 

Thank bonehomme

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?