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Rita's Seaside Grille

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2 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-2525
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped at Rita's to get an after dinner drink, and catch some live Reggae music. Amazing customer service! Drinks were great..definitely will stop here again! Top notch everything!

Thank the76wolf
Atlanta, Georgia
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful Bloody Mary bar and great nachos made for a great lunch. The watermelon salsa was a great touch on top of the grilled tuna. Great for a couple to share. The oysters in the half shell appeared a little small and we're not detached. I would still return. Lovely outdoor seating with comfortable chairs.

Thank Anne A
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a restaurant that has a top bill spot on the island, we weren't overly impressed with Rita's. This restaurant is right next to The Tides hotel. The hostesses were not welcoming, which set the tone for our dinner. We ordered the crab dip which was out of this world. However, the rest of the menu lacked personality. You basically... More 

Thank Cari W
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I visited this place for dinner. We were really surprised by the food and drinks. The Ribeye and flounder were delicious. Our waiter was Evan (whose name we learned only after receiving the check), after we got a table, we waited for him a little longer than usual. After we have made order, he gave our drinks... More 

Thank Vladislav K
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried the Famous Carolina Delight in Downtown Charlestown at a well known dining experience which is wonderful however Rita's Shrimp n Grits has them beat by far!! They also have some of the best fish tacos to boot as well with some yummy fries! Y'all gotta try this place.The patio outside is fun at lunch and romantic under... More 

Thank madieb2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Folly Beach is a very eclectic and fun place to eat, with restaurants varying from true dives to fairly nice places. We went to Rita's for an early lunch, but decided their breakfast menu was more promising than their lunch menu, so they very kindly let us order from the breakfast menu. They were very busy and service around the... More 

Thank Stlouisgirl95
Gardiner, New York
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was very disappointing. We went for Sunday brunch, or so we thought. They said there'd be a 15-minute wait. Once we were seated, we waited over 40 minutes! And we were told that brunch hours had ended at noon! The place was very noisy; the chairs uncomfortable. The coffee was good, the wait staff pleasant. Every so often, they'... More 

Thank UpbeatinGardiner
Savannah, Georgia
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141 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of a larger conglomerate (Pearlz, etc.). Very nice atmosphere, classy outdoor patio, great service but average food.

Thank R M
Anderson, South Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cold night out but the fire place out side was wonderful. Live music. The food was good. The taco's and black bean burger was very good.

Thank melissalum
Lakewood, Colorado
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

:( Our last night on Folly Beach, I didn't want to leave, writing these reviews 4+ months later is making me sad and making me miss Folly Beach all over again. I went with 7 of my girlfriends, can you say GIRLS ONLY TRIP!!!! We enjoyed our dinner here and all the cocktails to go with it. The nacho order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-2525
Casual beach restaurant. Rita's Seaside Grille makes the most delicious burgers, sandwiches, salads and fresh catch daily specials. Plus Weekday Breakfast Mon-Fri at 8am and Brunch Sat & Sun at 9am, indoor and outdoor seating. Come straight from the beach ... Flip flops and sandy bums are encouraged.

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