The pubs, lounges and restaurants in the isle of palms are mostly a mix of everything. You can literally get food and drinks everywhere. It’s a thoughtful set up as you don’t need to start looking for where to eat after leaving the bar. Everything is available everywhere. This article has picked some of the best places to relax and dine in the isle of palms. Scroll through to have an idea of the nearby bars and restaurants before you start your adventure to isle of palms.

The Wind Jammer


Tourists chilling at the Wind Jammer Bar | IG @windjammeriop

The Wind Jammer bar is a very lively place at night as they frequently host concerts and live music events, on Isle of Palms. It’s a place to enjoy a meal sip on a refreshing beer while taking in the breathtaking ocean view or catch an entertaining concert

Crow Bar

Crow Bar

The Crow bar | IG @crowbar_trolleysquare

The Crow Bar is an excellent place to drink premium beer and cocktails, and they also have a delicious cuisine, so you definitely won’t go home hungry. Its exceptional positioning, ideal for enjoying gorgeous sunsets and seeing joyful dolphins in the pods, makes this bar even more remarkable. Additionally, they provide easy parking, so if you’re arriving by vehicle, you won’t have to worry about finding a place. In essence, the Crow Bar is the perfect place to unwind, providing a cozy and peaceful setting coupled with moderately priced treats.

Laughing Gull restaurant and Bar

laughing gull

The Laughing Gull Restaurant and Bar | IG @laughing.gull

The Laughing Gull is known for its soul-stirring Caribbean Inspired cuisine. You get to Indulge in cuisine that makes you feel like you’re on vacation in the tropics. In addition to mouth-watering food, we also serve beer, cocktails, and our own unique mix of Caribbean rum for poolside enjoyment. Additionally, if you enjoy watching football, you may do it while unwinding. Don’t pass up this incredible location.

Smuggler Island Eats and Rum Shack

smuggler Island Eats and Rum Shack

Smugglers Bar | IG @smugglers_iop

At Smugglers Island Eats and Rum Shack, there’s a signature drink named rum cocktails, you really want to have a taste. In addition to that, they offer a selection of beers, wines and liquors. When summer arrives, their menu becomes brimming with options like seafood baskets, sandwiches and ice cream. Don’t forget to inquire about their specials from your server; they often have the favorable prices, on the entire island!

Long Island Café

long island cafe

Long Island Café | IG @iopraw

The Long Island Cafe, situated in the Isle of Palms is a pub that offers a delightful culinary experience alongside its full bar. Immerse yourself in a lively ambiance while relishing the local seafood options. While Long Island Café does offer chicken, turkey, beef and ham on their menu, we enthusiastically suggest indulging in one of their renowned seafood delicacies!

Their menu showcases an array of seafood choices and an assortment of dishes inspired by South Carolinas rich culinary heritage, with a subtle infusion of classic French flavours.

Oystercatcher Restaurant and Bar

Oystercatcher Restaurant and Bar

The Oystercatcher Restaurant and Bar | IG @the_oystercatcher

Oystercatcher is that place to chill after a busy day of exploring the Isle of Palms. They’ve got a great assortment of plates and dishes that will quench your cravings. What’s more, the chefs have carefully crafted their menu featuring seafood especially oysters and other combined cuisines. You can also treat yourself to one of their locally made cocktails which has received quite the compliment from various tasters. Simply choose from their selection of beers, relax in either the bar or lounge area and savor all they have to offer.

Coconut Joe’s Beach Grill

Isle of Palms - Coconut Joe's

Fries and Grills at Coconut Joe’s | IG @coconutjoes_beachgrill

This is more than simply a dining establishment; it’s a sanctuary for grilling enthusiasts. You can expect a delectable experience at Coconut Joe’s Beach Grill, where finely seasoned ingredients are combined with open flames to produce culinary wonders.

Poe’s Tavern

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Different views of the Poe’s Tavern | IG @poestavernwb

When it comes to food you won’t be disappointed by the menu, at Poe’s Tavern. Their specialty lies in burgers. They offer some of the juiciest ones around. What’s unique is that each burger is named after one of Edgar Allan Poe’s (the country’s famed author) selling books, giving your plate a touch of charm.

Apart from their burgers the seafood options, the restaurant’s menu and beers are top notch. Whether you’re craving catches or classic coastal favorites there’s something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds.

Dunleavy’s Pub

Dunleavy’s Pub

Dunleavy’s Pub | @Dunleavy’s Pub

Dunleavy’s Pub,  situated on Isle of Palms is well known for its inviting atmosphere and delicious food. It’s a go to spot for sports fans looking to watch their games, on TV and people who are hungry. The menu offers a variety of satisfying choices like burgers, sandwiches, fish and chips along, with a selection of beers.

Carmella's Cafe and Dessert Bar

Carmella's Cafe and Dessert Bar

Carmella’s café and Dessert bar | IG @carmellasdessertbar

One of the most impressive restaurant and bar establishments on the island of Palms is Carmellas Cafe & Dessert Bar. Its reputation is well deserved as it truly leaves a lasting impression. Its  renowned for its yummy treats, desserts and set of drinks and food. Carmellas never disappoints whether it comes to fulfilling dinners or lovely treats. Their menu has a variety of cuisines and wines that delightfully pair with their tasty desserts.  When you visit the island, make sure to stop by Carmellas and go on a culinary excursion that will stimulate your taste sense.

Acme Lowcountry Kitchen

ACME lowcountry kitchen

Acme Lowcountry kitchen | IG @acmelowcountrykitchen

Acme Lowcountry Kitchen like its name suggests is strictly a kitchen-based establishment. They offer intentionality so much that the best of both worlds in terms of seafood and coastal cuisine can be found there. Whether you’re searching for breakfast, lunch, or supper, you’ll find it all in the casual seaside setting, with meals that highlight fresh, local ingredients and eco-friendly seafood.

Woody’s Pub

Woody’s Pub

Food Menu,Beer in Woody’s Pub | IG @woodys_pub

If you’re a tourist or visitor staying at Wild Dunes resort you can unwind in the comfort of your accommodation while enjoying a selection of beverages, at Woody’s Eatery. They offer a dining experience with options for breakfast and lunch including both cold dishes. Whether it’s a brewed cup of coffee, in the morning or an afternoon bite they’ve got you covered. For lunch you can choose between a sandwich or even pastries to enjoy at the restaurant or take with you. To complement your dinner, they have a variety of salad options to choose from.



Basil dishes| IG @basilthaisf

Basil is a Thai Restaurant in the isle of palms. The restaurant is known for its highly nutritious and delicious dishes. Ensure to visit Basil to enjoy what a healthy Thai dish really tastes like.

Sushi Taro Japanese Restaurant

Sushi Taro Japanese Restaurant ii

Taro Japanese Restaurant | IG @tarorestuarants

Ever pondered on Thai specials? about what Japanese cuisines looks or tastes like? Look no further than Taro Japanese restaurant, where you can indulge in them and so much more is for you.

The Refuge

The Refuge

Taro Japanese Restaurant | IG @tarorestuarants

If you’re, in search of a dinner with someone celebrating a momentous occasion or simply looking for a delightful evening, with loved ones The Refuge offers an idyllic setting. Here you can bask in the beauty of Isle of Palms while indulging in exceptional cuisine and making cherished memories. When you find yourself on this captivating island make sure not to overlook the experience that awaits you at The Refuge.

Location of Top Bars and Restaurants


The Wind Jammer

1008 Ocean Blvd, Isle of Palms
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Crow Bar101 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms 294515pm-11pm
Laughing Gull
Restaurant and bar
5757 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms,
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Smugglers Island Eats
And Rum Shack
1122 Ocean Boulevard, Isle of Palms,
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Long Island Cafe1515 Palm Blvd Suite A, Isle of Palms,
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Restaurant and bar
5757 Palm Blvd, Wild Dunes Isle of Palms
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Coconut Joe1120 Ocean Blvd
Isle of Palm, SC 29451
Dunleavy's Pub2213 Middle St # A,
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482
Acme Lowcountry
31 J.C Long Blvd
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Woody's PubWild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms7:30am-2:30pm
Thai Restaurant
Mt Pleasant, South Carolina5pm-10pm
Sushi Taro Restaurant1171 Basketweave Dr,
Mt Pleasant SC 29466

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