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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bakery
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“COFFEE, brunch, tea, drinks, sandwiches, salads. Super cool spot for grabbing something to go or sitting (inside or out) and enjoying. In the heart of Old Town. A local FAVORITE. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place for casual dining and drinks with enclosed patio seating and deck seating upstairs with bar menu.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“The Cottage is a little bit further, but still could be walked to. It's a little more upscale, but perfect for breakfast and lunch!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place for casual dining and drinks with outside seating and live music daily. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Church
“Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Plenty of shade and grassy areas for a picnic, bottle of wine or just to sit and enjoy the views. Popular spot for photography (people and landscapes!). You may catch a glimpse of a dolphin in the May River. Excellent sunsets!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Locally owned, with a menu comprising of build your own burgers to include: turkey, ground beef, shrimp, or veggie! Pick your own burger, or select from the dozens of preselected options for toppings! Inside/Outside seating with brewery attached.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A short two block walk away with a throwback to the '80's menu set in a charming dining room.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Always a great place to have Sunday brunch. In the evening sit outside on the patio and listen to live music and get a bite to eat.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“This is a great place to rent a boat for the day to fish, go paddle boarding, and dolphin excursions.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Table side food preparation, sidewalk bar, and outside seating provide an interesting setting for great food and cocktails. Note: Children under 13 are only allowed at the tables outside. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“The go to place in Bluffton, especially on Tuesday and Friday nights when they have live music. Great place because one side is a quiet, sophisticated atmosphere great to relax and have conversation. The other side of the bar is a separate room for the live band and dancing. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Diner
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“One of best breakfast spots around, definitely "down home", not fancy as the name implies. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A True Farm to Table Restaurant, check out the chicken coop on property. Good old southern cookin. Always a place our visitors thank me for the recommendation after they have breakfast. lunch or dinner. **** One of our favorites ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Broad seafood-centric menu in comfortable setting with small cozy bar and dinner music style entertainment. Excellent chef focused on quality ingredients and attractive plate presentations.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“So many great choices, especially for Gluten Free and Dairy Free on request.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bakery
“COFFEE, brunch, tea, drinks, sandwiches, salads. Super cool spot for grabbing something to go or sitting (inside or out) and enjoying. In the heart of Old Town. A local FAVORITE. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for casual dining and drinks with enclosed patio seating and deck seating upstairs with bar menu.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for casual dining and drinks with outside seating and live music daily. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Locally owned, with a menu comprising of build your own burgers to include: turkey, ground beef, shrimp, or veggie! Pick your own burger, or select from the dozens of preselected options for toppings! Inside/Outside seating with brewery attached.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Always a great place to have Sunday brunch. In the evening sit outside on the patio and listen to live music and get a bite to eat.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A short two block walk away with a throwback to the '80's menu set in a charming dining room.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Table side food preparation, sidewalk bar, and outside seating provide an interesting setting for great food and cocktails. Note: Children under 13 are only allowed at the tables outside. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Diner
“One of best breakfast spots around, definitely "down home", not fancy as the name implies. ”
  • 8 locals recommend

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