Whether you are looking for simple family dining or a romantic meal for two, you can find it on Isle of Palms. There are places with basic burgers and fries for the kids right on the ocean. A variety of choices are available to satisfy everyone in your group – American cuisine, Low Country cooking, Italian, steaks – all are available right on the island! Here is a list of the restaurants on Isle of Palms along with a short description, contact information and a link to their websites. I’ve added a few comments on my personal favorites as well. Enjoy!

Isle of Palms Restaurants


Coda del Pesce Isle of Palms

Coda Del Pesce

1130 Ocean Blvd
Homemade pasta and Italian seafood, patio with ocean views, great wine list, great desserts – gelato and sorbetto




The Refuge

(one of my personal favorites for breakfast/lunch)
1517 Palm Blvd
Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Casual
New American – night menu; Coffee, sandwiches, bagels – lunch menu, live music many evenings, Pottery Barn Beachy Decor, use local breads; bar, coffee shop and restaurant
Easily missed since it is tucked into a corner near the Harris Teeter!
Happy hour: 5-7pm




Log Island Cafe

Long Island Café

(one of my personal dinner favorites)
1515 Palm Blvd
Serves lunch and dinner. Casual atmosphere with fine dining
American – A quaint hidden gem in the Harris Teeter plaza with plenty of Southern hospitality; small so make a reservation during busy seasons; Fresh seafood plus beef and chicken, homemade pasta





Acme LowCountry Kitchen Isle of Palms

Acme Low Country Kitchen

(I love their breakfasts outside on the porch in the Fall and Spring)
31 JC Long Blvd
Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Very casual and always busy!
Have been on the island over 80 years





Morgan Creek Grill at the Isle of Palms Marina

 Morgan Creek Grill

(great for a large group with a reservation)
80 41st Ave.
Serves lunch and dinner
Live music some nights
American with water views, upper deck rooftop and restaurant dining options
Seafood, steaks, low country cuisine
Happy hour 4-7pm



Banana Cabana on Isle of Palms

Banana Cabana

1130 Ocean Blvd
Serves lunch and dinner, very casual, beachfront bar with inside bar and restaurant
Live music some nights
Seafood, burgers, pizzas, salads and frozen drinks






Lettered Olive

5757 Palm Blvd
Only open seasonally – in Wild Dunes
American, casual, family friendly
Southern buffet style


Pizzeria on Isle of Palms

Luke ‘n Ollie’s Pizzeria

1101-C Ocean Blvd
Open lunch and dinner but closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Pizza shop with outdoor seating, very casual with carryout





Coconut Joe's beach side bar and grill Isle of Palms

Coconut Joe’s Beach Grill

1120 Ocean Blvd
Serve breakfast (Saturday, Sunday) lunch and dinner
Family beach front dining
Outdoor deck and patio
Live music
Burgers and fried food
Espresso and ice cream
Happy hour 4-6pm



The Boathouse at Beach Inlet Isle of Palms

 Boathouse at Breach Inlet

(another one of my favorite places for dinner on the island)
101 Palm Blvd
Open only for dinner
Great water views – sometimes see dolphins
Southern style, seafood
Fine dining in a nautical decor





Coastal Provisions

Wild Dunes Resort
200 Grand Pavilion Blvd
In Wild Dunes
Open 3-11pm


The Dinghy Isle of Palms bar and restuarant

The Dinghy

8 JC Long Blvd
Nothing fancy, very casual tavern and bar with live sports on TV, live music from local bands, games
Friendly bar
Has its own parking lot and parking is FREE





Feast carryout Isle of Palms

 Feast Charleston

1028 Carolina Blvd
Hours are subject to demand but usually 8:30am-3pm
Serves breakfast and lunch
Sandwiches, salads, breakfast burrito, egg sandwich – menu changes seasonally
Limited outdoor seating, mostly carryout




Seabiscuit Cafe on Isle of Palms

 Sea Biscuit Café

(a favorite breakfast spot with my family)
21 JC Long Blvd
Open 6:30am-2:30pm
American, Low Country – very casual
Homestyle food in a bright and cozy café filled with local history





SaltWorks Deli at Isle of Palms Marina

Salt Works

Dock Side Deli
50 41st Ave
Open 7am-3pm
Serves breakfast and lunch to grab and go
Inside IOP Marina Market





Windjammer Bar and Grill on Isle of Palms beach

 The Windjammer

1008 Ocean Blvd
Very popular lively bar, deck overlooks the ocean, beach volleyball
Live music, games and dancing
Appetizers, sandwiches and burgers