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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 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 15:00
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Whitehall, Michigan
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Trendy cafe with outdoor and indoor seating near the waterfront under the Cross Island Parkway bridge. Delicious omelets among a variety of breakfast choices. Arguably the best she-crab soup in coastal South Carolina. Clientele includes a mix of boating folks from adjacent marina to locals and land tourists. Friendly attentive service.

Thank Jon B
Gilford, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What can I say, but PHENOMENAL FOOD. Average atmosphere but PHENOMENAL FOOD. Fantastic staff and PHENOMENAL FOOD.

Thank Dan V
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I sat inside and took the server's recommendation on the daily special version of Eggs Benedict- Caprese style with tomato. fresh basil and mozzarella cheese and a balsamic drizzle and it was killer! Coffee fresh and hot with many refills. Although I sat inside, I loved the porch where dog owners could bring their pets and enjoy their meals outside.

Thank sclywalsh
Aiken, South Carolina
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261 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been here several times before on our trips to Hilton Head. Another restaurant to which we were headed was closed so----in we went. It was fairly busy and seems to be a gathering place for locals as well as tourists looking for a good meal. Carla seated us quickly and took our order.We were not particularly adventuresome in... More 

Thank Anthony L
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely delicious food (eggs benedict) and others looked fabulous and smelled yummy. They make their own bloody mary mix and we all decided it was the best one we've ever had ($5.99). Wish I could eat breakfast everyday and try every item on the menu.

Grayson, Georgia
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150 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2/19/2017 Sunday 9:30 AM - my wife and I found the best Breakfast place in Hilton Head this morning. My wife has the banana pancakes and I had the apple cinnamon pancakes, both were very good it all depends on your taste. $10 each. The coffee was great. We will be back for sure. The wait time was not long... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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167 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go here for a special occassion. Its relaxed (u can bring dogs). My favourite is Eggs Bendict with crab cakes. The special today included fried green tomatoe. OMG! Fried Green tomatoe. It was fabulous the thickest tomatoe lightly fried soft and delicious. The eggs were so puffy tall. Very light on the hollandaise sauce so its not heavy. It... More 

Thank 4dealchic
Greenville, South Carolina
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat breakfast here, at least once every trip to Hilton Head. The food is consistently good. We love the Eggs Benedict, and this trip we had some wonderful cream cheese and blueberry stuffed French Toast. You can eat on the patio, even when it's chilly out, because they provide heaters and blankets. The staff is friendly and service is... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here frequently / in fact yesterday. This is one of the premier breakfast places on Hilton Head. Great omelets and veggie scrambles. Locals eat here but it is very crowded in the summer - especially on weekends. Be prepared to wait but it is worth it. Wait staff eclectic and competent

Thank Mike F
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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194 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Hilton Head local this is the place to go for breakfast when I asked around. The servers seem to know everyone and it is awful crowded. I went with the signature dish, Shrimp Hash. I was left a bit wanting. All the ingredients were there, but they were not working together. Too many people love this place, so... More 

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?