We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Thomas Cafe

703 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
+1 843-546-7776
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (42 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
703 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (173)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on way to pallets island for lunch. Locals place. Enjoyed fried chicken special. Cole slaw was fresh and good. Fried eggplant and beets equally good. Chicken fresh fried. Cheese steak good but nicest french roll would be better. Servers not very personable to...More

Thank Joey D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

In this world of fast food or fancy dining, a good old-fashioned "meat and three" is getting harder to find but Thomas fills the bill. Georgetown's Historic Waterfront is worth a look anyway, especially the Rice Museum, and a great lunch is the best way...More

1  Thank FinGin79
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We arrived super early in Georgetown for the total solar eclipse and wanted breakfast. Some ladies walking recommended the Thomas Cafe and we were the first in the door when they opened. The poor waitress was the only one on duty and within 5 minutes...More

Thank E1239DQanned
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious. Simple. Authentic Georgetown, Low Country food and service! How have I not reviewed his place in all the years I have been coming here!?!? Do you want to eat where I hope the locals eat, it's this place. Breakfast is amazing, lunch is amazing,...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It's a shame this place is only open for breakfast and lunch, but what a great lunch spot. We got the shrimp and grits (without peppers) and fried shrimp and flounder basket. The batter on the seafood was amazing! So light and crispy! Same great...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Thomas Cafe was pretty good. Lots of folks there so we figured it must be good. I had gumbo and my husband had blackened tilapia. Generous portions and great prices. They could use a bit of sprucing up on the floor and decor as it...More

Thank Libby T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We've eaten here, mostly for breakfast many times. Today will probably be the last time. We hadn't really noticed this before, but it seems to be a bit run down and unkempt. There were only a few other customers seated. No one greeted us; we...More

5  Thank PDSC
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been here for 62 plus years. It had great food and service. It's like Family. It small but Whow the food is awesome. No telling who you will see there!

Thank Chrissy M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Stopped at Thomas Cafe for lunch after our shelling tour with Captain Rod. Very reasonably priced and very good food! Served generous portions.

Thank ekck129
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I visited the Thomas Cafe because we wanted to try shrimp and grits. The Thomas Cafe had been included in a list I found on-line of the top 11 places in South Carolina to eat shrimp and grits. Being from Ontario neither...More

Thank Rob J
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Georgetown
Rodeway Inn
49 reviews
.73 km away
Carolinian Inn
36 reviews
.75 km away
Budget Inn
8 reviews
.79 km away
Quality Inn & Suites Georgetown
119 reviews
1.13 km away
Nearby Restaurants
River Room
533 reviews
.15 km away
Rollin Local
37 reviews
.14 km away
Big Tuna Raw Bar
254 reviews
.17 km away
Sweetie's Sweets Pralines Toffee Homemade Ice Cream
136 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Georgetown Harborwalk
241 reviews
.14 km away
Rice Museum
133 reviews
.04 km away
Kaminski House Museum
109 reviews
.47 km away
The South Carolina Maritime Museum
80 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Stephen H
6 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Ernest B | Property representative |
Unfortunately, no we do not.
5 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Ernest B | Property representative |
No, Thomas cafe is always closed on Sundays.
25 April 2016|
Response from L0VE-TRAVEL-17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have daily lunch specials! Enjoy!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Front St, Georgetown, SC 29440-3625
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 843-546-7776
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing