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Watusi Cafe

71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
+1 843-686-5200
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (40 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not impressed, wasn't busy, s-l-o-w service, bacon was undercooked and french toast was burnt! We watched tables come in after us, be served before us, and leave before we did...we were a table of 4 and two were children.

Thank Jaime C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dear Watusi, You have done the impossible! I've been married to the same man for 30+ years and getting him to go to a different breakfast place is a challenge indeed. The portion and the price has to be just right and he is not...More

3  Thank dmtessi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today. We decided to try the Watusi Cafe! We have been on the Island for over three years and I would say, the breakfast we had is one of the best ! The omelette was superb and the dark roast coffee was great. My spouse...More

3  Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a late breakfast/early lunch. It took us 15 minutes to decide on our drinks, the specialty coffee and cocktail menu is fabulous. Lisa our server is also the Assistant Manager and was wonderful. There are so many amazing choices for both breakfast...More

3  Thank CarrieB63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place for breakfast or lunch. Menu includes omelettes, waffles, eggs your way, and several eggs Benedict styles. Nice mimosas also. Friendly people.

1  Thank Michael1006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had lunch here yesterday. We had our dog with us so we ate on the patio. My wife had the Italian Vegetable Soup and a biscuit. She raves about it. I had the Asian Salad with sesame seed encrusted sautéed chick breast....More

2  Thank John H
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Visited this breakfast place again while in town at our vacation home. Most likely won't come back. The owners have become "Not so friendly anymore" It seems that they have forgotten about customer service here. There are many other choices. The eggs and bacon were...More

1  Thank danny b
Cheryl k, Owner at Watusi Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mr. Danny B., You have reviewed Watusi negatively multiple times, stating you will never return, however, you return time and time again. I am encouraged that this time you will be a man of your word. "The eggs and bacon were like eggs and bacon."...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Convenient to our condo. Has both breakfast and lunch. Friendly atmosphere with very good food. Kind of a hidden gem with both outdoor and indoor seating. Not a wow place but very good for a good price

2  Thank deadlegsone
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The best breakfast place on the island that I have found. Lots of awesome coffee drinks and was bottomless mimosas the day we were there. Food and service were amazing. I will definitely be back soon.

3  Thank jenb33
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Good service on patio which allows pets. They even have a pet menu. Steak Benedict and crab poor boy were excellent. Cheese danish was one of the best ever!

3  Thank J W
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17 February 2018|
Response from Cheryl k | Property representative |
I'm sorry, we do not take reservations. Cheryl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 20:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Pope Ave, Suite E, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4728
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-686-5200
  • E-mail
We are your neighborhood cafe where we make every guest feel completely at home. We use only all natural meats, and all fresh fruits and veggies. We are proud to offer Certified Organic, Fair Trade Coffee from Batdorf and Bronson. We offer fresh made to order Fruit Smoothies and Frozen Coffee drinks. We have available a full breakfast and lunch menu from 7:30-3:00 daily. Serving, benedict, waffles, omelets, freshly baked muffins, bagels, eggs and croissants, eggs sandwhich for breakfast. Serving fresh made to order lunches, to include array of salads and speciality sandwiches. Our friendly staff will serve you whether you choose cozy seating inside or on our beautiful patio outside. Open 7:30 am to 3 pm Daily

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