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2801 Myrtle St, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3530
+1 843-869-2161
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed on Edisto Island for a week and ate here three times. They were one of the only places that also seemed to stay open later on the island when we were hunting for somewhere to eat at 8:30 at night. We first came here for lunch and then dinner another night and on our day leaving we stopped... More 

Thank Butterfly8184
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Grits are really good. Mahi mahi was okay. Crab and shrimp bisque was okay as well. Nothing spectacular for the price you pay.

Thank Carol H
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whaley's is famous for its owner, who still bartends after many, many years. It's also famous for its food. There's not a lot for a vegetarian but I was very pleased with their veggie burger.

Thank Genut
Sevierville, Tennessee
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge portions, outstanding service, delicious food, and watch out for the gator at the front door!!! Might have to wait a bit for a table, but it's worth it.

Thank HillbillyBiker
Gainesville, Florida
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186 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whaley's would have to be elevated to be a dive. Having said that the food is really good and the service fine. I had a seafood boil that was just right for me. My wife had crab cakes and brought one home, which I had later for dinner. It was good also. Drinks were reasonable priced. The place can be... More 

Thank Richard R
on the road
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, drinks and local color. Flounder dinner was great with homemade chips. Shrimp & grits was pretty basic but very good.

Thank Lostoaks
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were iffy on eating at this place when we first walked in. It looked like a dive bar, but the food is fantastic! We had the prime rib sandwich with home made chips and I want to go back again and have the exact same thing, it was that good!

Thank Jennifer L
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came into town late (9:30) and they were still open on a cool Friday night . Food was perfect I recommend the sushi nachos! If you are in Edisto and don't try Whaley's you haven't Experienced Edisto!

Thank Ida G
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood selection is great and the food is too. I ordered the 2 combo basket with shrimp and scallops. The scallops were the best I ever had. They were cooked perfectly. The waiter could have been a little friendlier but the quality of the food made up for it.

Thank carlc733
Ansonia, Connecticut
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whaleys is among the top 25 dive seafood bars in the US. Such a fun atmosphere. Lots of people, many locals. Had the fried shrimp with home made potato chips (they call raw fries). Truly a gem and very reasonably priced.

Thank sputnik904

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 Myrtle St, Edisto Island, SC 29438-3530
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Edisto Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-869-2161
We are a local seafood restaurant serving for lunch and dinner. We also offer a wide variety of non seafood items and amazing desserts.

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North Augusta, South Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?