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Hege's Kiawah Island

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275 Gardners Cir, 130 Gardeners Circle, Johns Island, SC 29455-5471
+1 843-768-0035
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
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Sun 09:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 20:30
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 11:00
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Charleston SC
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy a visit to Heges. Consistently good food and great service. Waitstaff are very knowledgeable on the menu and extensive wine list. Food compares to the best French restaurants, atmosphere is smart casual "Island style". Highly recommend for a special evening out.

Thank Tansietot
Westmoreland, Tennessee
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The rudest treatment I have received in 10 years of freelance travel writing. Pulled up for Sunday Brunch on a gorgeous day. Asked for an outside table. TJ went into a 5 minute rant about how there was no outside seating because they only had 2 servers for a nearly empty restaurant. I explained that I was writing a piece... More 

1 Thank Shantal68
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The difficulty with reviewing this or any of the island restaurants is they are being held to a high level as downtown Charleston has some of the best food in the country. If you keep that in mind you will enjoy this place and it is one of the best on Seabrook/Kiawah for sure. Heges is good and the wait... More 

Thank Michael S
Charleston, South Carolina
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This place is great, I had the filet and the molten cake for dessert. The waiters Scott and Nick are the best! Will definitely return!

Thank Jason A
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It's very frustrating when you walk into a restaurant and you can tell right away the staff/owner is unprepared for the crowd. The local businesses on Kiawah should be completely prepared and fully staffed for Marathon weekend. The date is determined one year in advance but it amazes me how surprised people in restaurants are when customers are lined up.... More 

Thank Betsy C
Callao, Virginia
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I think the best item on the menu is the French onion soup. Too many years ago, I had my first French onion soup is Les Halles, Paris, the undercover market that was famous for its onion soup. It was memorably delicious! And Hege's version is as good as that Parisian soup I still remember. My Chilean sea bass was... More 

Thank Maggie L
Atlanta, Georgia
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very good service. Breakfast was a treat and trust me....you will leave full! Servings are good size and you get your money's worth. Will look forward to trying them for dinner at some point.

Thank 2thDoc_12
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hege's is a very up scale restaurant on a very classy island. Nice bar scene with toney clientele and friendly barkeeps. A vast menu with lot of choices. My date and I both had the sea bass andit was done to perfection. Pricey but worth it.

Thank Michael W
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place has an overblown reputation. The food is average at best and the cost is way too expensive. We recently ate breakfast there. The rug was dirty with bits of food ground into it. The silverware was water spotted and the food unimaginative.

1 Thank williamtN8936LB
Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We've been during previous visits to Kiawah and were eagerly looking forward to our return. Staff is very attentive and menu offers great variety...specials are creative and very flavorful. Happy to recommend!

Thank kkmhotelie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
17:30 - 20:30
08:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Gardners Cir, 130 Gardeners Circle, Johns Island, SC 29455-5471
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-768-0035

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?