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Ocean Room at The Sanctuary

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1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
+1 843-768-6253
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17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit every year for a birthday celebration...this is the 7th year..and they always supercedes the past year. Gregg is the most amazing server..the night would not be the same without him. We were surprised to meet sommelier Erika..who was so well versed and a plethora of information. Such an enjoyable experience. Now the food...the salmon was the best we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our experience at the Ocean Room! The servers addressed us by name, and offered personal suggestions on entrees and desserts. The food was beyond five star, and the atmosphere was classic. I would absolutely dine here again!

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Thank Upstatecoastalgirl
Wilmington, DE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our client who lives on Kiawah selected this place for dinner. It's certainly upscale and not for folks on a budget. However, the food and service do not disappoint. I had the 8 oz Filet with Béarnaise sauce which was without a doubt one of the best filets that I have had in years. My colleague and our client also... More 

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Thank Woodstock1968
Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ocean Room is the prime steak house for the Sanctuary. Excellent service, atmosphere (jackets suggested for men) an expensive menu but the meal is worth the price.

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Thank Bill C
Ocala, Florida
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose appetizers and wine because we had dinner reservations elsewhere later. Wine was delicious as was the food.

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Thank LynneToo
Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait staff is outstanding. Extremely professional and all with pleasant personalities. They go out of their way to make sure you have a great experience. The food is delicious. All of the steaks I've had were cooked perfectly with a keen eye towards their flavor. Today we had the tuna, which was seasoned perfectly, and the salmon which was... More 

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Thank Hombre5000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attend a group function where we had our final dinner in the Ocean Room. Truly one of the best meals I've eaten in Charleston.

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Thank John I
Destin, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at the Ocean Room and loved the view! Food presentation was impressive but place is small.

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Thank Mary Rose H
Great Falls, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Excellent steak au pouve for me, wonderful chicken dish for my wife who judges kitchens by their chicken. Perfect lobster bisque and gigantic lettuce and kale salads. David was a perfect waiter. Wonderful experience.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

5 stars hands down. Excellence all around. Spectacular food and A plus service. Friendly and attentive staff. Top notch restaurant. Beautiful location right on the ocean. We just cannot say enough about this special place, but I will, because this review was written after we stayed the first 3 days after it reopened post hurricane Matthew. They are definitely open... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$90
Cuisine
American, Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr, Kiawah Island, SC 29455-5434
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Kiawah Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-768-6253
Description
The Ocean Room, Kiawah Island Golf Resort's premier Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond restaurant, offers an unparalleled steakhouse experience, featuring a variety of signature dishes. The Ocean Room culinary team is committed to supporting local farmers by utilizing locally sourced beef, seafood, poultry and produce when writing their seasonally changing menu. Complementing Chef Jason Rheinwald's cuisine is Wine Spectator's "Best Of" Award Winning Wine Program, enticing to the most discriminating oenophile. With over 1000 selections The Ocean Room strives to showcase the characteristics of the world's finest varietals, regions, growers, and producers. A Forbes 4 Star and AAA 4 Diamond restaurant. "Best of Award of Excellence" 2010/2011 by the Wine Spectator.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?