Top 5 Restaurants in Isle of Palms, SC

Isle of Palms, South Carolina is located just by Charleston and known for the beautiful view of the East Coast. Visitors enjoy days on the beach and exploring the ocean through a variety of water activities and sports. There are several restaurants right on the water that offer delicious seafood and more. Here are the top five restaurants to visit on your trip to Isle of Palms.

Long Island Café

This bistro’s menu offers a variety of seafood along with chicken, beef and pasta options. Their recipes pull inspiration from a variety of cultures that gives the local cuisine a tasty twist.  Lunch options include savory sandwiches, soups and salads, while dinner brings out pasta creations and main plates of seafood and meat. The Café’s head chef Ravi Scher had the opportunity to serve the Queen of England at Windsor Castle while he served as the British Ambassador to Italy’s private chef. Please note that reservations are required.

Sea Biscuit Café

This café’s cozy environment pairs perfectly with it’s simple, homestyle menu. The locally owned café has been serving breakfast and lunch to locals and visitors since 1986. Try an omelet with shrimp or crab for a fun twist on a breakfast staple. The menu also features homemade desserts. Although it is a cash-only establishment, the menu of classics guarantees you will find a favorite to enjoy.

Acme Lowcountry Kitchen

Enjoy this restaurant’s casual beach atmosphere inside the restaurant or on their deck. They pride themselves on their menu that includes fresh, local ingredients and sustainable seafood. Inside the menu, there is information of where every seafood is from. The menu also features a full bar that includes beer, wine, signature and bubble cocktails.

Coda Del Pesce

This spot offers Italian inspired dishes and a gorgeous view of the ocean with floor to ceiling windows. Guests can also enjoy the view and their meal on the restaurant’s small, intimate patio. The name of the restaurant, Coda Del Pesce means “tail of the fish” in Italian. They offer an extensive selection of exclusively Italian wines that are hand selected by the owner based on relationships that he has with the producers.

Morgan Creek Grill

The grill offers its customers two menus with the fine dining experience of the downstairs area and the more casual rooftop and bar upstairs. Both areas have a gorgeous view of the marina and ocean. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available downstairs with weather permitting. The downstairs menu includes savory mussels and calamari appetizers, as well as potato crusted flounder and sweet chili glazed pork chops as main dishes. Upstairs, there is a kid’s menu and the dessert menu has key lime pie ice cream sandwiches.


If you are a foodie junky, than Isle of Palms is your next destination when planning a getaway to South Carolina. There are countless places to stay throughout the area including bed and breakfasts, hotels, and luxury Isle of Palms vacation rentals. Don’t wait too long to plan your vacation! Isle of Palms is waiting for you along with all the delicious restaurants that come with it.

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