Cafe Amalfi

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456 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Airy and romantic, Cafe Amalfi offers casual fine dining and a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. An extensive menu includes seafood, steaks and salads. The restaurant boasts a private dining room available for groups of 10-20 people by reservation only. For more information on private dining please call (843)692-3145
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Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lilly was a great waitress.

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LA
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Service was good, food was fair.view of water was nice.Not a big selection.

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Orlando
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Horrible service. Bad food

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DK
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every year when we are at the beach we dine at Cafe Almalfi! The staff is very hospitable and the food is delicious. Some of the staff has been there for 25 years plus. Far better than what you have come to expect from hotel restaurants and the view is amazing!

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J
Charleston
52 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

View is to die for how can you beat ocean front. Rose wine not good. Fried green tomatoes appetizer good. Crab in the flounder was tasty but flounder very dry. Dish needed a sauce. Husband enjoyed his prime rib. And chocolate Cale and coconut cake was good. We saw they have a Tiki bar on beach that we would love to try.

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KM
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Evening was perfect. The ocean view. The delicious food. Our waiter, George made the evening so special. We made a reservation before we even left, to return on the weekend.

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TW
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and atmosphere were excellent. The only complaint was that a couple came in (May have been drunk) and fussed for a long time until they could get a window table. We had to listen to the female complain throughout our meal. I believe the management should have asked them to leave instead of letting them there to complain and bother us while we were trying to enjoy our meal.

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A
Charleston
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was very GOOD!!! Great view of the ocean. Not a lot of things to choose from on the menu but everything looked very good. Would definitely dine there again!!!

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l
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My birthday dinner. The most beautiful view in Myrtle Beach combined with expertly prepared food and the best service. A must go to for locals and a visit to the beach!

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R
New York Area
43 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We received a pleasant and warm greeting from the hostess, on entry and were escorted to our table, overlooking the scenic Atlantic Ocean. We dined on several dishes, Vegetable Primavera with optional Shrimp, Filets of beef and Bone in Ribeyes, along with various vegetable dishes. All dishes were well prepared as requested and served by our server, Jenny, who was very pleasant and accommodating.

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KD
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The time between ordering and receiving our food was long.

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JB
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A hidden gem in Myrtle Beach. The food was so great the first time that we've been back 4 times in a month

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K
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Dinner was excellent and quiet. The rating for noise level doesn't make sense to me

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GS
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 5

Made reservations for a birthday and asked for a window seat, The hostess ignored us and led us to an interior seat without saying a word. We noticed there were window seats available and we’re finally able to be seated. Then the 20 minute wait began without service. We finally got service after I asked if there was a problem. Then I ordered a Manhattan and got plain whiskey. Then I ordered a rare prime rib and got medium well. We won’t be going back and don’t recommend you go there either, a true shame for a Hilton.

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J
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on May 6, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 5

Food delivered is not what was ordered. Server never bothered to check on us.

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JP
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The wait staff was very professional and accommodating and provided a very pleasant experience. The food quality was really good. We would highly recommend it to others.

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MS
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The view was spectacular. The food was very good and definitely high class. The thing preventing this restaurant from getting 5 stars is that it's white-tablecloth food and prices without the accompaning service and settings. The waitstaff is good but not amazing. The table setting could have been more plush.

The atmosphere is similar to the dining room on a cruise with similar views. I would have appreciated one extra step to that level of service and this place would have been perfect.

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OT
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 2

Food was overseasoned and lackluster, but the service by George was excellent! Very accommodating and thoughtful.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Bad. Food over cooked. Bad. Bad. Bad

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DF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Wait staff and host were very friendly and accommodating. Made for a pleasant experience.

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Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Pretty setting. Service was terrible. Waitress took dinner order before drink order. We didn’t get our food
For 1.15 hours. Food came out correct, hot and everyone liked their respective meals.

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BC
New England
9 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have had dinner there many times and it has always been great. It has a great view right on the ocean while the food and service has been exceptional.

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J
Charleston
38 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Did not realize restaurant was located in the Hilton. Said smart casual but hardly so. Sorry dressed for dinner. Minimal wine list. Crab cake were okay but no sauce, etc. Stuffed flounder with crab meat and risotto was a surprise - very good. Had great view of beach. If you want reasonable food with good view and very casual atmosphere, would be good choice.

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P
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

we enjoyed our meal and the vegetarian dish they made for us. went back the next night and we could get in even though the place was largely empty. One group of 21 came in ahead of us and overwhelmed them I guess. they weren’t staffed up for more.

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M
Charleston
40 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the beginning to the end of our delicious dinner, George treated us like royalty! A special table for my friend, whose birthday it was, all the butter and ice we needed...he anticipated our every need! The soup was fabulous, the bread fresh and yummy and our steaks and fish were cooked to perfection! George even included a sparkler on the complimentary birthday cake! It’s always delightful!!

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TC
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Ok. Very pricy for what we got

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Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The view was absolutely amazing! Came for a birthday dinner & the staff made sure my birthday evening was unforgettable... the food was delicious, best place overall

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D
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We were the first people (4) to arrive. The menu was not was I had seen online. Disappointed. We were celebrating my friends anniversary and my birthday. I had to send back my scallops dish twice. Food was cold . First time all they did was heat up my dish. Second time the sauce was still congealed. Third time it came out perfect. Dish was delicious. My husbands filet was a choice cut not a prime cut. You should up the price so that the filet would be delicious instead of flavorless. Views were beautiful. I have stayed and eaten many times at the Hilton and never was disappointed. NJ, CO. NY, CA, Cavallari Hilton, Rome Italy, etc. The end of the meal was delightful when they served us dessert with sparklers. Note: They did not charge me for my scallop dish or our dessert and coffee. The staff was wonderful and the surroundings were like a NY lobby and restaurant.

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M
Chicago
309 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very good food with a beautiful ocean view. They do not have a huge menu per se but what they offer are great choices. There is something for everyone. I must say that even better than the food is the service. If you are fortunate enough to get George as your server you will feel so welcome. He takes care of his tables like no server I have ever known. We are from out of town and when we dine there he remembers everything about us. The best ever!!!

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Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, and excellent friendly service!

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MO
Raleigh
12 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

TERRIFIC FOOD AND GREAT SERVICE. tHEY GAVE US A FREE DESSERT AS IT WAS OUR ANNIVERSARY. Will go back next time we are in town.

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l
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place has everything you need for a perfect evening dinner. Perfectly prepared food, exceptional service and a unsurpassed view of the ocean. You have to try it!

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New England
4 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Don't let the hotel location fool you. Emily and her staff are world class. If you are vegan they are more than happy to be creative to make something not on the menu.

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DL
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent and service was impressive. Ingredients were fresh and the management staff continuously checked on guests to make sure they had everything they needed.

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ET
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food snd service excellent. Jenny was superb waitress

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M
Charleston
40 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the most beautiful time! It was Valentine’s Night and there were flowers and hearts on the table and heart balloons everywhere...George treated us like rock stars and suggested a delicious wine! George creates magic every time! Their Valentine special was lobster tail and filet with delicious mashed potatoes and broccolini...we love it there..DONNA at the front hostess station treats us like family every time! Super place..and it’s oceanfront..

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LC
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and beautiful views of the ocean at sunset. I had the loaded baked potato soup and the filet mignon with garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus. Both were outstanding. My husband had the flounder with crab meat stuffing, risotto and asparagus. He loved it. We shared the Kahlua Choc. truffle cheesecake for dessert, yum! It was a great early Valentine's dinner. The service was very good. Our server, Jenny, was so nice and recommended dishes to try. We enjoyed talking with her.

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A
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice dining experience. We were not rushed and had a wonderful birthday dinner for my wife and her twin sister.

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BN
Charleston
9 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From arrival, our evening was outstanding.
George provided outstanding service and great suggestions when we asked about different entrees, desserts, etc.
Good preparation and presentation was excellent.

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LT
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

The food was really good and so was the service but there really isn’t much of an atmosphere.

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