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About Boathouse at Breach Inlet
This waterfront locale is historically known as the launching site of our country's first submarine, the H.L. Hunley. Poised at the breach between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic, you can enjoy a meal amongst the spectacular sunset views and balmy ocean breezes of the Isle of Palms. Come early and have a cocktail at the Rooftop Bar while enjoying amazing views before dining.
Isle Of Palms, SC 29451
Hours of Operation:
Winter hours: Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Summer hours: Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Crow bar open seasonally at 3:00pm
$30 and under
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Self service parking also available beside the restaurant.
Private Party Facilities:
Our deck overlooking the waterway accommodates 80 people. Availability is limited to certain seasons.
Private Party Contact:
Nicole Curtis: (843) 886-8000
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Boathouse at Breach Inlet Ratings and Reviews
This was the worst experience ever. We had reservations and from the moment we talked to the hostess we knew something was going on as they questioned wether or not to sit us at the table they put us at. There was a large party of drunks next to us, at 7 pm for dinner! They were so loud and obnoxious we couldn’t hear one another speak much less hear the waiter or my own thoughts in my head. The waiter apologized and the food was not worth the horrible experience or the headache I left with. Obviously the staff knew nobody would be able to actually enjoy their dinner seated next to them so why would they torture us? NEVER AGAIN!
Went this past Valentine's Day for dinner with my lady. Very enticing menu, it was hard to make a final decision. Ended up with a great, affordable meal (lobster and streak). Great service, great view. Try and get there around 6pm to get a glimpse of the sunset. Can't wait to go back
Had some business guests in from Mexico and Japan. Everyone seemed to enjoy the food and . eating out on the heated deck was nice for all of us. I was kinda disappointed with the some of the menu changes since it had been a while since I have eaten there. I missed the crab corn chowder and the grilled/blackened tuna steak both of which had been my favorites. The chef also changed the shrimp and grits. It wasn't all about me and the guests did enjoy it.
Calamari and mussels were excellent. Grilled salmon was good but not special. I had red rice and collards which was also good but again not "out of the ordinary " good. Lobster tail and crabcake was very good. Overall, the 3 couples enjoyed our dinners. Our table service was excellent.
We have always enjoyed our visits to the Boathouse. The best time is during daylight hours to enjoy a spectacular water view. Day or night, the restaurant has a pleasant ambiance, a nautical decor, and valet parking, convenient on busy evenings. Service is always friendly and the food reliably good. If I had to find something to improve it would be the addition of place mats, always my personal preference.
We decided at the last minute to blowout 2017 with a great dinner and wanted Lobster. Was able to get a reservation for 7 and had an amazing meal. Lobster was cooked perfectly and there were 3 split tails which was pretty filling. Liked that some people were dressed formal and some in jeans. Only wish it would have been light enough to enjoy the view. We'll be back this Summer!
Having gone to the Boathouse for special occasions in the past, I made a reservation for Christmas eve. I specified when reserving through Open Table, that I was bringing a newlywed couple and that I'd appreciate a special table. I was embarassed to be escorted to a table smack in the middle of the room, no atmosphere, no booth, no view. I'd even cut out an article recently written about the Boathouse for the newlyweds to see before we dined there.
After I gathered my wits together, I calmly went to the hostesses and asked if they were sure I was seated at the correct table. After much exploring on the computer and conferring with a man who studied the computer and discussed table numbers with the hostesses, I was moved to a different, better table. There was no sign that anyone recognized that I had requested a table for this special occasion. There was no apology when I asked if it was intended for us to sit in the table we were first assigned. There was no eye contact from the man at the computer who changed our seating to another table. Still, never any sign that there was anything about us that warranted a nice table. The restaurant had plenty of other tables available that were better than the first one we were led to. I had reserved far in advance. I spoke to someone in person who called to confirm the reservation.
After years of special occasions and reservations at the Boathouse, I still don't know what it would take to warrant a seat at one of the other available tables that we didn't get considered for when we arrived.
I thought my seafood pasta was excellent. I thought a guest's scallops had a bad after-taste. I thought my cosmopolitan was mediocre at best.
When I told a local friend I'd made reservations at the Boathouse, she asked if I'd been there lately because her last dinner there was not as good as her past experience.
Food was over priced and small quanties ! Lobster was just a taste for about four oz! Less than 12 ounces total of seafood ! For $30 . Quality good not great ! $2 upcharge to put pimento cheese in grits ! I can understand making a dollar . But this place is frozen at its best . Knock Price down a little and we are good!coldand dark but great place !
This was our third visit to the Boathouse at Breach Inlet. This place NEVER disappoints. The valet parking is free, service is always impeccable and the food is divine. I always try the side of the day, which was fried eggplant this last visit, and it's always delicious. And if you're there when they open you can visit the rooftop bar and watch the porpoises come into the intracoastal!
I was very pleased that The Boathouse menu selections and food were even better than my recollection of years past. I enjoyed a wonderful dinner of grilled grouper and each of my two friends raved about their meal of mussels. In fact I plan to return tomorrow being with my husband, who loves mussels.
This Sunday the restaurant was almost empty but we sat on the deck as it was enclosed with heaters. This was fine until guests were seated at the next table 1/2 way through our meal and had the gas heater cranked up. The meal was good but the shrimp and grits I usually love was rather greasy. They gave us a dessert for 5 of us to taste for my wife's birthday.
We stayed in area over the weekend. Had several locals tell us to eat at The Boat House!! We found out that we do not like butter poached lobster, the sweet potatos and crab cakes were not that great. The water view with boats is what we enjoy, that was great. The food for $30 a plate, not that great. Sorry Boat House we are going to stick with seafood in FL. Phil
Dining for four celebrating an anniversary. Each of us chose from the fresh fish selection. Food was very good and tasted quite fresh. Only negative was getting charged for 2 beers when ordering a Black and Tan. We have enjoyed that beer selection at over 50 restaurants (for years and years) and Never Ever been charged for 2 beers for something in one glass. My husband will not probably not dine there again.
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