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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%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (68 reviews)
“banana rum” (24 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Helmsman Way Ste 302, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3206
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We road our bikes here from our resort, which was fun. The restaurant was packed, but we were served fairly quickly and received some great recommendations from the server. All of our meals were fantastic. Pancakes were great. Breakfast burrito was as well.

Thank robertjball
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little place was hopping the morning we went. We were still taken care of! Multiple waitresses stopped by our table to make sure we had everything we needed. The food was very good (though I wasn't a fan of the gravy). I would highly...More

Thank MisBarnes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is awesome. It was very busy, but they were extremely well staffed and we had very fast, friendly service. The BLT Bloody Mary was fantastic!

Thank courtneysamuelson
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We never miss a visit or two to Palmetto Bay when in Hilton Head. They offer creative and delicious food. Promise that you won't find the typical factory food breakfasts here! Love it!

Thank OneSonMom
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our only regret is not finding this restaurant sooner. We visited on our last day on the island. Food was the best breakfast we had! So delicious! We ate eggs benedict with salmon and avo, short rib omelet, blueberry stuffed french toast, and regular french...More

Thank catripgirl
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to Hilton Head for 20 years and we never miss an opportunity to eat here. It is a must when we are in town. We have never been disappointed by anything we have ordered and the staff is so warm and...More

Thank Tanya D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This was our second time eating here. All of the food is delicious! Try the banana rum pancakes, they are so good! We will definitely return!

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here many times and tried several different things on the menu. Never been disappointed. Even the kids loved it.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We recently ate at the Sun Rise Cafe and had a great experience! I am new to trip advisor but wanted to leave a review to let others know how great it was. We looked for different cafes to eat brunch at while we were...More

Thank marciathompson7
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

So so much better than skillets. Located near the marina, this is a cute place with indoor and outdoor seating, good service, and a varied breakfast and lunch menu. We had a custom omelette and a daily special Greek one. Both were delicious. It's a...More

Thank quiltmaven
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R Mac S
3 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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