Saltaire Kitchen and Bar

15 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
You are cordially invited to create a memorable dining experience with family or friends at The Saltaire Coastal Kitchen and Bar. Located oceanfront in Surfside Beach, we look forward to serving you favorite southern coastal dishes with unique twists. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

Whether dining inside or on the deck, you will not be disappointed with our southern coastal cuisine and the beautiful ocean views.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 15 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021

Surprisingly great little spot to eat inside the Holiday Inn right on the beach. Great atmosphere and the wait staff is super friendly. We had the peel and eat shrimp, fish tacos, cauliflower flat bread. It was all solid. Prices are good too. Don’t miss this gem! Parking is right at the hotel and we walked right in via the hotel lobby.

OpenTable Diner
3 reviews
Dined on April 8, 2021

Made reservations, went there .... stood at the host desk where there was a sign that said please wait to be seated.... ten minutes later, the bartender, that was obviously the Only person working; yelled ‘sit wherever you want!’ We had booked‘outside’ - however we didn’t know the view would include and be mostly of the hotel pool and hot tub as well as its’ patrons. Went out to a corner table, that hadn’t been cleaned but did have a dirty bus towel on it readily available ( to I guess - help yourself). No waitstaff Anywhere in sight.
So.... I booked another reservation at a place 35 minutes away ( while using their WiFi) and we all walked out as unnoticed as when we arrived.
Booked at Local on the Water !! And that place was sooo worth the drive !!
I however will never even give Saltaire a try again!!
Oh, and I failed to mention that in the main dining area there was apparently an over forty wine and paint party taking up the whole entrance and window tables. Not for nothing but...

OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2021

The food was delicious and fresh. The pimento cheese burger was amazing and the in-house made jelly was the perfect compliment to the beef. Highly recommend.

1 review
Dined on February 25, 2021

Chocolate chip and company were amazing!!!!
Will go there every time they play for sure

Western NC
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2021

Honestly server was really nice but food all around needs an overhaul - the fried shrimp and avacados fries were the worst / fries were ok though. Salad was ok too but Caesar dressing not so great / sad that we can’t leave a better review but we loved the band - had a great time!!

1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021

Great food, nice view. Recommend the hanger steak.

2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020

Terrible... We stood for 5 to 10 minutes before anyone even bothered to seat us. The live music was so loud we couldn't hear ourselves think, altho a waitress (not ours) asked them to tone it down a bit and that helped.

Took 45 minutes to get eggs Benedict and an omelet. We were just getting ready to walk out the door when they showed up with food. The potatoes were cold & soggy (requested extra crispy) , and the eggs benedict were raw (specifically asked they make the poached eggs firm) and my husband had 3 leaves of spinach in his spinach and ham omelet.

We informed the waitress that the food was raw, potatoes were cold and not crisp AT ALL, food was lousy, everything was terrible and she just said OK sorry.

Saltaire Kitchen and Bar
Responded on October 7, 2020

Thanks SerenaB for taking time to review the restaurant. I would like to personally apologize that you had issues while visiting our establishment. We are working hard to offer the highest level of service and food for our guests and we are as disappointed as you are that we failed. We will us this review as a coaching moment for our server and the kitchen. Please give us another try so we can show that this was an exception and not the norm. Kindest Regards, Wendy Foster, Director of Marketing

Western NC
11 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020

Very nice restaurant with oceanfront dining. Will go again.

Saltaire Kitchen and Bar
Responded on October 7, 2020

Thanks for 5 Star rating! We can't wait to serve you again.

20 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020

Extremely disappointing that even though we had had reservations for over a week, we arrived to a closed restaurant at 7:15. Apparently the restaurant closed at 7pm and no one bothered to notify us. A group of six arrived after taking two Uber cars. Extremely rude! Will not return and will share info with others. We went to Pizza Hyena instead where we were well waited on, had excellent food, and tipped well!

vipOpenTable Diner
5 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020

They were closed when we got there

Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020

We had lunch at their poolside/beachfront patio. Service and drinks were great. Their signature burger is absolutely delicious!

1 review
Dined on August 25, 2020

Hamburger and fries were very good. You have to try the drink Old Cubano. It’s was awesome.

Saltaire Kitchen and Bar
Responded on October 7, 2020

Thanks BernieW for the 5-Star rating! We hope you will come back again. Best Regards, Wendy, DOSM

5 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020

This restaurant is in the Holiday Inn .... the food was good, the servers were very nice and overall it was good. Just know that you are eating in a hotel restaurant.

Saltaire Kitchen and Bar
Responded on October 7, 2020

Hi MichaelH, Thanks for the review in June. You must try our restaurant again. We have a new chef and the food is out of this world. Eat on our deck and you will forget this is a hotel. Best, Wendy, DOSM

vipOpenTable Diner
10 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2020

We enjoyed dining tonight at Saltaire. The remodeling was much needed. The food was very good! The dinner menu is limited currently but they should be getting their full menu soon. Myrtle vice is delicious if looking for a good drink!

San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2020

Love it here! Their food is delicious and the view is even better!!


Saltaire Kitchen and Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (843) 477-1400.

Saltaire Kitchen and Bar is rated 4 stars by 15 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.