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J. L. Leonard's Restaurant

3010 S Highway 17 Business, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-7625
+1 843-357-2799
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (13 reviews)
“scrapple” (4 reviews)
“hamburger” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
3010 S Highway 17 Business, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-7625
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Been here several times with family and other groups. Service and quality had been going down last year but after a big cleanup and the old guard back I am hoping it will improve. The atmosphere is casual and patriotic, and the restaurant services a...More

Thank Froudian
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is the second time we have stopped for a late breakfast only to be told that they are stopping breakfast prior to 11 a.m. The waitress said the cook said to cut it off now and the waitress said if you was breakfast you...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 21 February 2017

First, their fried chicken is AMAZING. On Sunday, they run a fried chicken special, two orders feeds my family of 4. I have never had an item I didn't like. They are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They run a daily special each day...More

Thank Tiffany N
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Casual restaurant with a nice sports bar. Good burgers & dogs, fish & chips, fried chicken and great fries! Affordable and delicious!

Thank sandytoes64
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Looking for inexpensive lunch and did not want chain food. Hubby had two bowls of their fresh vegetable soup and I had their open faced meatloaf sandwich. This was all stick to your ribs made in the kitchen food. The meatloaf was delicious, real mashed...More

Thank Yvonne J
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We have eaten here a few times and have never had any problems. The food has been great, the service fast and the staff very friendly. On November 30, 2016 something was wrong. Do not know if it was a new girl waiting on us...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The have Daily specials as low as $5. Good home cooked food, reasonable prices. Great lunch specials. Staff are pleasant and attentive.

Thank Kitty V
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I heard how great this local's place was but both times we visited we were disappointed. The salad bar is very small. They'd be better off serving their own "house" salads than offer the "salad bar" they have. Several items were not available on their...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 30 September 2016

My husband and I went there a couple of years ago and the place was dark and looked well worn.We had a hamburger that was over cooked and a salad that had some brown lettuce in it. I got sick the next morning . the...More

Thank 10,472,015
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great place to eat, clean and the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. Food is really good here. Stopped a lunch time and had a choice of indoors or out doors. Warm that day so we went inside. Air conditioned and comfortable. Will return again.

Thank RAYDAR123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3010 S Highway 17 Business, Garden City Beach, SC 29576-7625 (Formerly Chelsea Jo's)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Garden City Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-357-2799
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