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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (51 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (66 reviews)
“french toast” (54 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 28 December 2015

Went there at 12 noon and had breakfast which they serve from 6 AM-2 PM. You can sit inside or outside on the porch which is usually nicer. It was a warm day so it was great. When it is cooler they have heaters outside....More

Thank TravelNowSwUsa
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We had a good breakfast here as we were leaving Hilton Head. My hash browns were a little over cooked, but everything else was very good. We definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank LyndaS44
Reviewed 22 December 2015

This is one of the restaurants in Hilton Head that is a breakfast favorite for residents of the Island. As soon as you walk in you are greeted by a friendly and welcoming staff member. The food is very good and the service is outstanding....More

Thank Pete V
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We went to the Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe for breakfast one morning during our week-long stay up at Hilton Head Island because it received such high ratings. And I must say that we were not disappointed. The restaurant provides both indoor and outdoor seating. Although...More

Thank Callie33021
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My wife, Cherie, and I went with friends for breakfast. The Cafe was recommended by our server, AJ, from the Lucky Rooster the night before where we went for dinner. This was our first visit to the Cafe as we were on a vacation trip....More

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

We remembered this place fondly from another visit to HHI. We were not disappointed this time, either. There is a beautiful blonde woman who visits the tables with a warm welcome and news of the specials. Her smile was so genuine and manner so lovely,...More

Thank JannS8
Reviewed 11 December 2015

First of all the service is so friendly, you fall in love before you start ordering. It's always crowded but service is fast and efficient. My wife ordered banana rum based pancakes which were huge and delicious. My French toast was thin enough so eggs...More

Thank Yori O
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

We all had different breakfast entrees and all were good. Coffee was weak, though. Many different choices. Nothing special but all was OK.

Thank EmEs
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Had breakfast here on our last morning in Hilton Head before heading home. Wish we had found it sooner. Breakfast was fantastic. Service was great. Will for sure go back on our next visit.

Thank swb2005
Reviewed 9 December 2015

4 of us (2 couples) ate a very good breakfast here. My wife had a French toast item that was awesome! I had the breakfast burrito and it was enough for two. It was very good. I don't recommend the grits here however. Order the...More

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R Mac S
Do they have a children's breakfast menu?
3 March 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
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
do you serve late breakfast?
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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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
  • E-mail