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The Refuge

1517 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2277
+1 843-242-8934
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1517 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2277
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My best friend and I went for Sunday brunch and had a marvelous time!!! Our server was friendly and kind, the food was so good (we both got the biscuits and gravy). And they had 4 different kinds of mimosas, so we felt obliged to...More

Thank oib2000
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in for coffee and scones on our way out of town. I wish we had stopped in earlier in the week because I definitely would have gone back several more times. The coffee was fantastic and the coconut scone I had was delicious,...More

Thank Stephiej919
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great coffee! I recommend to visit. Not far from the beach near the harris teeter grocery. Good stop for coffee.

Thank myey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Refuge for morning coffee/lattes. It was easy to pop in and out in the morning, great location. Everything was delicious. The coconut cake looked amazing but was just so-so.

Thank Sara J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant to us while staying in Mount Pleasant. Tucked into a strip mall next to a laundromat, the Refuge was a nice surprise. We both ordered crab cakes and unlike many crabcakes these actually had crab in them. Wednesday nights are...More

Thank wisteriabarb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THE WORST EVENING MANAGER. JEFF is a Very Rude Manager and I will never recommend or spend money at the Refuge again. The evening Manager Jeff is very bad for business. I have never been treated so poorly. The food is very bad. If you...More

Thank tamdug69
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in on recommendation from another restaurant that had no electricity one morning. Very few people there. Wasn't quite sure they were open. Got the traditional breakfast. The eggs were cooked to perfection and the bacon was thick and meaty. The toast was thickly sliced...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Isle of Palms area has a shortage of nicer restaurants and we thought we would try out The Refuge. We called about 1 hour before our arrival on a Sunday evening and they were able to accommodate our party of 6. The restaurant is...More

Thank Angela_B_Chicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We try to dine at The Refuge whenever we are visiting Isle of Palms. We have always received great service and the food is five star. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank dalt61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love going out for a family breakfast and we’re thrilled with this find. Super clean , fast and professional. We will be back often this summer because I am a teacher and plan on being on the beach every day!!

Thank 1988yogamom3
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Art C
24 August 2016|
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Response from LauraNDM | Reviewed this property |
I was told they had just opened beginning of 2016
4 July 2016|
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Response from jpete | Reviewed this property |
I just received your question and it is July 5th so I guess it is a moot point. Hope that you made out okay for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1517 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451-2277
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Isle of Palms
  • Phone Number: +1 843-242-8934
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