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71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
+1 843-686-5200
07:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Food great but was charged $0.75 for extra salad dressing without prior notice. Unusual practice in my experience with restaurants. Caveat Emptor for all customers. John

Thank John M
islandgirlhhi_11, Owner at Watusi, responded to this review

Sorry, but we do have "extra dressing" .75 on the menu located under "extras". More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Best meal we had during our week in HH! Waffles, breakfast burrito, lattes were some of the best we'd all ever had. Don't miss!

Thank Jaci C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Went early for breakfast and sat outside in the nice weather. Very shaded little patio with a bunch of plants, relaxing music, beautiful view, (it's a street but pretty trees and flower scenery) and they have fans blowing that provide an amazing breeze we were almost chilly! Easy 5 min walk from our resort via the bike path. I had... More 

Thank Lauren Ć
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing!!! The pancakes were some of the best I have had cooked perfectly!!! Coffee was great. Servers were on point! Never waited for a thing. We will be back again before heading home. I regret that I didn't take a picture of the food. Now my plates are spotless. 😊 patio was very comfortable!

Thank Volfreak
Annandale, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic time. Nice little outdoor seating, pet friendly and great breakfast options. Great wait staff too! Will come back again

Thank GoHokies06
san diego
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I had the Belgian waffle.. very good! Side egg was delicious! Others loved their breakfast of omelette with cheese and avocado (can't remember other ingredients) Beat breakfast in HH. Penny was a great waitress!

Thank 4funtravers
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We waited forever for 2 sandwiches (about 30 minutes). Could have made them better at home. Chicken sandwich was bland and after half hour wait they forgot the tomato and lettuce. Coffee was good. Food was fresh but very overpriced. Better options, try something else.

Thank kristinawm
islandgirlhhi_11, Owner at Watusi, responded to this review

I'm disappointed you did not have a positive experience at Watusi. I am happy you enjoyed our coffee and notice our food was very fresh. We do not compromise the quality of our food by preparing things ahead of time and reheating. Everything is made to order, which includes grilling your chicken breast. Best Wishes Cheryl More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Watusi is a great place to be. I live on Hilton Head Island and have been going to Watusi to eat on numerous occasions; I always leave happier than I arrived. The staff is so friendly and the food is prompt and delicious. I usually have Jessica as a server, and she does a wonderful job! So friendly and genuinely... More 

Thank Courtney D
Bluffton, South Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

I have come here with my wife several times. It is one of her favorite places to go on the island. All of the benedict dishes are delightful, and we are starting to really get a taste for the lunch sandwiches as well, in particular the pimento grilled cheese on jalapeño cornbread. Very nice bloody marys and mimosas, and a... More 

Thank phillipdeithaur
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere was nice and there is a lot of nearby shopping at Coligny Plaza. The breakfast was fair. Eggs good, but bacon was definitely well done, more so that I would typically like. One of my boys asked to substitute a pancake for toast and although we were willing to pay an up charge they made us order a... More 

Thank familymantoo
islandgirlhhi_11, Owner at Watusi, responded to this review

Some people like crispy bacon some do not. We try to pick the middle. We would have brought you a replacement straight away. We had to stop with substitutions because they were just getting out of control. It was slowing the kitchen down. Please try us again and ask for wilted bacon and we will be happy to accommodate your... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-686-5200
We are your neighborhood cafe where we make every guest feel completely at home. We use only all natural meats, and all fresh fruits and veggies. We are proud to offer Certified Organic, Fair Trade Coffee from Batdorf and Bronson. We offer fresh made to order Fruit Smoothies and Frozen Coffee drinks. As we are no longer a yogurt shop, we now have available a full breakfast and lunch menu from 7:30-3:00 daily. Serving, benedict, waffles, omelets, freshly baked muffins, bagels, eggs and croissants, eggs sandwhich for breakfast. Serving fresh made to order lunches, to include array of salads and speciality sandwiches. Our friendly staff will serve you whether you choose cozy seating inside or on our beautiful patio outside. We have Free Wi-Fi that reaches each corner of Watusi. Sit, Relax and Stay a while.... Open 7:30 am to 3 pm Daily

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