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Dining

There are many, many wonderful restaurants on Kiawah and just off the island. In each of our villas we provide you with a notebook full of restaurant suggestions and their menus.

Kiawah Island Dining
Freshfields Village Restaurants
Bohicket Marina Restaurants
Johns Island and Seabrook Restaurants

Kiawah Island Dining

Beaches & Cream
Gourmet ice cream, frozen yogurt, candies, pralines, and gourmet sweets for all ages. The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island (877) 683-1234

Jasmine Porch
Extensive lunch and dinner menus composed of traditional Lowcountry and regional favorites, plus a grand buffet breakfast with made-to-order omelet station, hot breakfast specialties, fresh pastries, fruits, cereals, and more. Reservations recommended for dinner and large parties. The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island (877) 683-1234

Kiawah General Store Deli
Located at the main gate onto Kiawah Island, you can pick up gas, groceries, get food to take along, or sit down in the deli for a quick breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Best known for their fried chicken! 1 Beachwalker Drive (843) 768-9541

Loggerhead Grill
(Highly Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
Overlooks The Sanctuary’s pools and the Atlantic Ocean, and serves a wide variety of sandwiches, grilled burgers, salads, and wraps. Great for lunch. During the summer they offer a buffet on certain nights. The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island (877) 683-1234

The Atlantic Room
(Highly Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
Views of the Atlantic Ocean and Pete Dye’s windswept masterpiece are the perfect backdrop for a seaside buffet breakfast, casual lunch, or cocktails at sunset. The Ocean Course Clubhouse (843) 768-2121

Cherrywood BBQ & Ale House
Featuring succulent meats smoked daily in-house, signature sauces & sides, and over 60 local & imported beers. Osprey Point Golf Club (843) 266-4636

Southern Kitchen
Southern Kitchen, a traditional Southern style, casual kitchen serving Lowcountry favorites such as country fried steak and pork chops with traditional side choices including fried okra, collard greens, and macaroni & cheese. Every dish is prepared in true Southern style with the freshest of ingredients. Relax in the bar with a bucket of beer or kick back on the screened porch with one of our signature frozen cocktails West Beach Village (843) 768-2705

The Market at Town Center
Daily specials, sandwiches, salads, and pizza, plus grocery items, beer and wine, cigars, newspapers, movie rentals, Kiawah logo apparel, and gifts. East Beach Village (843) 768-2775

The Ocean Room – Kiawah’s Prime Steakhouse
(Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
Kiawah’s Signature Steakhouse. Kiawah’s premier restaurant offering and unparalleled dining experience sur eot please the most discriminating epicurean. Oversized leather chairs in a stately bar area and a decadent dining room with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean provide unforgettable dining. The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island (877) 683-1234

Tomasso at Turtle Point Club House
An Italian Gathering Place. Nestled behind the 18th green of Turtle Point, visit Tomasso in the beautiful Turtle Point Clubhouse. Specializing in authentic cuisine from all regions, dine in a warm and inviting atmosphere that evokes true family style Italian hospitality. Homemade pastas, sauces, pizzas, and breads incorporate fresh and simple ingredients prepared exquisitely. After lunch or prior to dinner, enjoy the Bar at Tomasso for casual dining and cocktails. Buon Appetito! Turtle Point Golf Club (843) 266-4070

Freshfields Village Restaurants

Hege’s
(Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
Cocktails and wonderful French-inspired cuisine, simply prepared with fresh seasonal products. 275 Gardeners Circle, Freshfields Village (843) 768-0035

Java Java
Get wired with Italian-style espresso, gourmet chocolate, breakfast pastries and sandwiches, paninis, chicken salad, and wireless internet access. Featuring both indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the Village Green. 375 Gardeners Circle, Freshfields Village (843) 243-0222

King Street Grille
(Highly Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways – our favorite casual local restaurant)
Great food, great beer and in the great atmosphere that is close to the home of the 2012 PGA Championship. Enjoy delicious appetizers, salads, burgers, wings, salads and your favorite beverages while you watch sports on large screen HDTVs. Ask about their half-price burgers on Wednesday. 769 Freshfields Drive, Freshfields Village (843) 768-5444


Vincent’s Drug Store & Soda Fountain
An old-fashioned drug store featuring its very own lunch counter, prescription drugs, and apothecary. The soda fountain has classic sodas and malts, along with breakfast, burgers, hot dogs, wraps, and all manner of ice cream concoctions. 110 Planted Row Lane, Freshfields Village (843) 243-0007

Bohicket Marina Restaurants

This is a great biking destination for lunch. Take the bike path to Freshfields Shopping Center. Turn right just past the park square, follow that street and you’ll see a bike path that continues toward Seabrook. After about a half mile, you’ll see the sign for Bohicket Marina just across the road on the right.

Red’s Ice House
Red’s Ice House boasts a terrific view of Bohicket Creek. There’s a cozy bar inside, but most of the action takes place on the multi-level decks. Open for lunch and dinner, it’s a popular, high-energy hangout for tan, fun-loving locals and tourists of all ages. Accessible by boat. Featuring the dog-friendly “Yappy Hour” once a month. Seafood platters, burgers, and sides – plus a great view with outdoor seating. Bohicket Marina Village (843) 518-5515

Fischer’s Sports Pub & Grill
Cheese fries, stuffed jalapenos, BLT, burgers, hot dogs, chicken tenders, and fried pickles. 1883 Andell Bluff Blvd., Bohicket Marina Village (843) 243-0210

Johns Island and Seabrook Restaurants

Chez Fish
Chez Fish has everything you need to round out your gourmet seafood meal! Great selection of fresh local shrimp, fish, shellfish, and live lobster. Plus, soups, dips, sauces, cooking herbs and spices, Artisan made breads, grits, wine and beer. Great desserts and Greenwood Ice Cream. Visit the adjacent seafood store for fresh fish, shellfish and gourmet and Lowcountry accompaniments. Located a couple miles from the Kiawah main gate on the left – 3966 Betsy Kerrison Pky, John’s Island. Dinner reservations recommended. (843) 768-0753 Open Daily 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Sun., Brunch , 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Lunch served all day.

JB’s Smokeshack
Barbecued ribs, pork, and chicken are the delectable draw, cooked for hours over hickory and applewood. Sandwiches and combo plates appeal to diners with smaller appetites, while big eaters revel in the buffet, which not only includes barbecue but everything from butter beans to okra gumbo, collard greens, and sweet potatoes. 3406 Maybank Highway (turn right at the McDonald’s intersection on John’s Island, then about a mile down on the left) (843) 557-0426

El Mercadito
(Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways – Delicious and VERY affordable)
Authentic Mexican specialties including tacos, burritos, enchiladas, salads and flautas. Daily specials and large mugs of beer and margaritas finish out the selections. Very clean, very filling. 3575 Maybank Hwy (located in the shopping center at the corner of Bohicket Rd. and Maybank Hwy., near the McDonalds on Johns Island. About 15 miles from Kiawah) (843) 559-7216

Fat Hen
(Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
French-inspired Southern fare including seared duck, braised chicken, a quiche of the day, and salmon bearnaise. 3140 Maybank Highway (turn right at the McDonald’s intersection on John’s Island, then about 2 miles down on the left) (843) 559-9090

Wild Olive
(Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
Wild Olive, the newest restaurant venture of celebrated chef, Fred Neuville, combines traditional Italian design paired with unique one of a kind elements creating a cozy yet sleek 135-seat dining room and bar. 2867 Maybank Hwy (turn right at the McDonald’s intersection on John’s Island, then about 2 miles down on the right) (843) 737-4177

Gilligan’s Steamer & Raw Bar
(pretty close to Highway 17 – about 22 miles from Kiawah)
Local seafood, domestic wild-caught shrimp, chicken, steak, pasta, and hush puppies. 160 Main Road (cross the Johns Island bridge and it is about a half mile down on your left) (843) 766-2244

*Kiawah Island Getaways is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Kiawah Island Golf Resort.