Folly Beach is known for its great food and fun nightlife. Our properties are walking distance to all of the following eateries and bars -- and this is not an exhaustive list.
101 E. Arctic Ave.
Located on the beachfront end of historic Folly Beach Fishing Pier, enjoy Southern and surf-inspired casual dining with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. From apps starring deep-fried deviled eggs and she-crab soup to tried-and-true fried seafood baskets and jerk-seasoned chicken to a full-on low country boil (aka "frogmore stew"), the menu is varied for any craving and the beer is served good and cold.
26 Center St.
A laid-back spot that boasts the largest raw/steam bar around, you can dine in or out and feast on everything from she crab soup and shrimp-studded salads to crab-stuffed flounder. For carnivores, there's their beloved St. Louis-style BBQ ribs.
Located right on the beach, BLU is the ideal setting for a romantic dinner for
two or a night out with friends to sit back, watch the waves
roll in and enjoy the cool ocean breeze. Specializing in coastal cuisine, the menu boasts lobster mac and cheese, spiny lobsters and other local seafood, plus an impeccably fresh catch-of-the-day. This is the kind of place to splurge on the surf and turf and follow up that tropical cocktail with a good bottle of wine.
39 Center St.
A Folly Beach standard, Woody's serves up wood-fired pizza in a fun, beach-rustic atmosphere. Offers pizza by the slice or whole pies to go. Who needs cake by the ocean when you've got pizza?
2 Center Street
Steps from the beach and the Folly Pier on 2 Center St., Rita’s Seaside
Grille is a Hall family-owned restaurant where guests can expect the
same level of gracious hospitality they would see in Halls Chophouse, an
acclaimed fine dining establishment in downtown Charleston.
15 Center Street
Folly Beach’s tropical hot spot for creative coastal cuisine, exotic
drinks, and live music, Wiki Wiki Sandbar’s menu focuses on local
seafood, fresh island flavors, and top-notch cooking techniques
presented in a festive, creative atmosphere.
122 E. Ashley
A beach dive but in the best way, Chico Feo is an outdoor only eatery featuring the foods inspired by the fare of the West Indies and Caribbean, although the menu wanders as far as southeast Asia. They pride themselves on the only place to find homemade tortillas on Folly Beach. Try them stuffed with spicy mahi mahi or smoked pork or anything else, frankly.
106 W. Huron Ave.
A charming little place nestled in the heart of Folly, Lost Dog Café is open daily for breakfast and lunch. This dog-friendly beach staple has been around since 2002, providing a cozy and inviting atmosphere for locals and tourists to gather and enjoy breakfast served all day
106 E. Ashley Ave.
Taco Boy Folly is a Mexican-inspired taqueria and bar serving inspired fare with fresh ingredients and most festive drinks around. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, offering indoor and outside dog-friendly patio service, they make fun and celebrating seriously
with favorites like Fried Chicken Tacos, Mexican street corn and frozen screwdrivers.
11 Center Street
St. James Gate is a proper Irish pub offering a mix of traditional Irish fare and bar food in a spirited atmosphere. Get a properly pulled Guinness in their classic wood-stoked interior or out on the sunny patio. For dinner, try out their classic Irish options such as shephard's pie, bangars and mash, Guinness-braised sausages and mashed potatoes soaked in savory brown gravy.
123 W. Ashley
It's an endless summer party at the beach at Loggerhead's. Serving burgers and fresh seafood one block off the beach in a festive, yet laid-back atmosphere. The action is mostly on its expansive deck which can be thick with tourists during busy months, but acts as a second for some locals year round. Often hosts live music, too.
10 Center Street
Ocean-themed multi-level restaurant with a rooftop deck, this is a great place to watch sporting events or partake in a dive of seafood, such as their well-known seafood buckets featuring crabs, shriimp and steamed oysters.
103 W. Cooper Ave.
As you'd expect by the name, the Surf Bar is a laid-back dive hangout
teaming with surf-inspired beach décor. It's menu is pretty standard
beach casual, with the likes of burgers, wings, fish tacos but the bar
itself is known for some wicked strong drinks. Live music most weekends.
Check out the Surf Bar menu