Where to Eat

Mr. Johns

The place to for beach stuff. Souvenirs, beach towels or whatever trinket you need. Mr. Johns has been on the beach for a very long time and is locally owned.

Bert’s Market

You have to stop by this Folly landmark.

The Pig AKA “Piggly Wiggly”

Off the Island on Folly Road about a 10 minutes drive. Full service grocery store.

Crosby Seafood

Fresh seafood market. Off the Island on Folly Rd.


The Lost Dog

Carol and the crew at The Lost Dog serve the best breakfast on the beach. They also serve an amazing lunch. Currently they are serving dinner Thursday through Saturday.. About a 10-minute walk. Walk back to Center Street, head toward the bridge, when you pass the closed “Sea Shell restaurant” (on your left) make a left on Hudson, the Dog is on your right. Pets are welcome to join you for breakfast. There is often a wait on the weekends. Major Credit Cards accepted.

The Surf Bar

The best Hamburger in the Low Country can be had here. They also have wonderful beer battered onion rings. They cook their food over a wood burning stove and everything is great. Major credit cards accepted. Located off Center Street on West Cooper. About a 6-minute walk. Some evenings they have live music.

Taco Boy

A great place to sit of the deck and watch the world go by. Their fish tacos are great and the drinks are cold. Major Credit cards accepted. On Center Street. About a 5-minute walk. Live music some evenings.


Planet Follywood

The Gyro’s are wonderful. Flo has several wonderful specials to choose from. I like her “Make Flo Holla” $5 lunch specials. And if you’re lucky on weekends, sometimes, the one & only “Egg Man” will be your chef for breakfast which is served until 11am. Located  On Center Street. Live Music on Weekends.  It is an experience.

The Grill..on the edge..

 Located on Center St. This resturant is more than just fine dining..they also have so many events going on as well.For Example: Monday nights are Dinner for 2 for $30,  Tuesday is Karaoke w/Margie , Wine Wednesday, Thursdays is Light Night  & Friday nights is Shagging on the Patio. They also have once or twice a month, Rhonda Weatherford; a talented local artist who gives painting classes. In order to attend, you have to register for the class for the seats fill up FAST!

Snapper Jacks

A great place for Sushi rolls and bar food. Good menu and a popular place for beach goers because they often have live music.


A great place to dine inside our out. Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Major credit cards accepted. Located at the corner of Center St and East Arctic.

Bowen’s Island

Not to be missed. Bowen’s Island is a local institution. The seafood is amazing; the sunset is the prettiest in South Carolina. CASH ONLY but very inexpensive. A little hard to find, but worth it. Go off the island on Folly Rd, after you cross the third bridge stay in the left lane and turn left at the first road on the left ( Bowen’s Island Rd) (Bowens Island Rd is just past the condos you see being built on the left). The road will become dirt, don’t worry keep going past the houses until you reach the end of the road. The restaurant is on your left, park on the right. Trust me, it might look unusual but the staff is very friendly and the food is amazing. Dress is very casual and the ambiance is rustic, but a truly Folly Beach experience. During “R” months, they have all you can each local oysters and their fried shrimp is better than my Momma’s.

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