Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Kiawah Island dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Kiawah Island Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Loggerhead Grill

Good food is not only the prerogative of The Sanctuary's most elegant restaurants, as proven by this casual, poolside eatery. Named for the turtles that are one of Kiawah's signature wildlife residents, the Loggerhead is a great option for...  Read More

Boasting views of Turtle Point, the golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus, this restaurant is comfortably furnished with heart pine, leather, and masculine touches. Ideal for a post-game lunch or a casual dinner, it specializes in Italian fare...  Read More

The Sanctuary's premier restaurant, this elegant establishment enjoys the same spectacular ocean views that grace the entire resort. Once through the wrought iron gates that mark its entrance, guests are seduced by the chef's New American...  Read More

Osprey Point Grille

Set in the clubhouse that looks out on a Tom Fazio-designed golf course, this eatery serves lunchtime fare that holds its own against the lovely views. The menu features a range of tasty appetizers, along with burgers, salads, sandwiches, and...  Read More

Set near The Sanctuary resort, this convenient market easily takes care of vacationer needs. Groceries and sundries are available, along with prepared foods to take along. Plus, light meals are served all day, from breakfast items to baked goods...  Read More

Jasmine Porch

White-oak floors, exposed brick, and expansive ocean views conspire to bring diners a warm, comfortable setting in which to enjoy great Lowcountry cuisine. Fresh ingredients capitalize on the region's bounty, and the menu promises terrific food...  Read More

Kiawah General Store Deli

Located at the main gate onto Kiawah Island, this long-lived establishment is where everyone comes for sundries, gas, and food alike. Pick up groceries, rent a video, get food to take along, or sit down in the deli for a quick lunch. Prepared...  Read More


You'll find yourself drawn irresistibly to this ice cream shop as you walk along the boardwalk of the Shops at Kiawah. Of course, if you're with children, the movement won't be nearly so mysterious. Either way, once inside, you'll be faced with...  Read More

Shrimper's Restaurant

While you're out shopping, or even when you just want relaxed dining and great local seafood, this easygoing eatery takes care of hungry appetites with casual charm. Bright and airy, it's a fun place to enjoy a host of fresh fish and shellfish....  Read More

The Atlantic Room

Incredible views of the Atlantic and of Pete Dye's well-known course mesmerize diners at this comfortable clubhouse restaurant. Take them in from the veranda, or dine inside, where the views are no less spectacular. Stop in for a delicious...  Read More

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