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. Located at The Sanctuary Hotel.

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. Located at The Sanctuary Hotel.

Kiawah General Store Deli

Located at the main gate onto Kiawah Island, you can get gas, groceries and take-out food, or sit down in the deli for a quick breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Best known for their fried chicken! 1 Beachwalker Drive.

Loggerhead Grill
(Highly Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
Overlooks The Sanctuary Hotel’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 fabulous seafood buffet on select nights. Located poolside at The Sanctuary Hotel.

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. Located in The Ocean Course Clubhouse.

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

The Market at Town Center
Daily specials, sandwiches, salads, and pizza, plus grocery items, beer and wine, Kiawah logo apparel, and gifts. Located at East Beach Village.

The Ocean Room – Kiawah’s Prime Steakhouse
(Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
Kiawah’s Signature Steakhouse. Kiawah’s premier restaurant offering an unparalleled dining experience sure to 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. Located in The Sanctuary Hotel.

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! Located in the Turtle Point Golf Club.

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) 768-5444

Ladles at Freshfields
(Highly Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways – our favorite casual local restaurant)
Ladles offers a large selection of homemade soups, salads and sandwiches inspired by our creative chefs and staff. Say hello to the owner, Steve, and tell him Shawn & Jeanette sent you. You may even see us there. It’s one of our favorite lunch Spots! Located at Freshfields Village (843) 243-9881

King Street Grille
(Recommended By Kiawah Island Getaways)
Great food and great beer in a great atmosphere. Enjoy delicious appetizers, salads, burgers, wings and your favorite beverages while you watch sports on large screen HDTVs. 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.

The Salty Dog
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 Seafood platters, burgers, and sides – plus a great view with outdoor seating. Bohicket Marina Village (843) 952-7335

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

Roadside Seafood
Fried and grilled seafood in a rustic atmosphere! Famous for their Bam Shrimp. Located a couple miles from the Kiawah main gate on the left – 3966 Betsy Kerrison Pky, John’s Island. (843) 718-3297

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.