6 Best Places to Eat with a View Around Kiawah Island
Indulge in Waterfront Kiawah Island Dining
Known for its pristine coastal views, Kiawah Island also boasts a unique Lowcountry culinary style. With its proximity to the sea, there is an abundance of fresh oysters, blue crabs, and a variety of fish to incorporate into flavorful dishes. Combine the beautiful seaside views with the mouth-watering taste of southern fare for a truly unforgettable Kiawah Island dining experience.
Listed below are our recommended restaurants with magnificent views on and around Kiawah Island.
1. Voysey’s, Kiawah Island, SC
Voysey’s at the Cassique Clubhouse is a favorite among Kiawah Island Club Members. As you enter the Members-only estate, you will notice the 19th century British aesthetic of the building, which complements the scenic landscape. In fact, the name of the restaurant is a nod to British design legend C.F.A. Voysey.
Executive Chef Doug Blair and consulting Chef Tom Colicchio, famed ‘Top Chef’ Head Judge, have crafted an ever-evolving menu of inventive cuisine. Made with the finest offerings from local farms, you can expect an array of local seafood and produce that is bursting with flavor. Club Member favorites range from impossibly-tender braised short ribs to sumptuous lump crab and locally farmed oysters. We recommend indulging in the infamous Prosciutto-Crab Mac-n-Cheese, Chef Blair’s elevated spin on this classic American dish.
While you dine, take in the serene shoreline views of the Kiawah River as well as the picturesque Cassique Golf Course and its links-style terrain. The peaceful scene paired with Voysey’s distinctive dishes make for an extraordinary Kiawah Island dining experience our Members get to enjoy whenever they please.
2. The Ocean Room, Kiawah Island, SC
Located on the famed Ocean Course, the Ocean Room is the premier steakhouse on the Island, serving masterful dishes in a beautiful setting overlooking the Atlantic.
The seasonally-changing menu is crafted from locally sourced meat and produce. Choose from the 1,000 fine wines on the extensive wine list to accompany your meal. With years of experience at well-recognized dining establishments, Chef Robert Rando is passionate about implementing local ingredients into all his dishes. He recommends the specialty 21-day wet-aged USDA Certified Angus Beef Ribeye paired with house-made bearnaise sauce.
Awarded both Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four-Diamond ratings, The Ocean Room provides an upscale Kiawah Island dining experience complete with one of the most renowned views on the Island.
3. The Atlantic Room, Kiawah Island, SC
Also situated along the Ocean Course, The Atlantic Room is Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s signature waterside seafood restaurant.
The everchanging “taste of the season” menu, crafted by Executive Chef John Ondo, offers modern American cuisine featuring fresh regional catches. Through partnerships with local fishermen and the South Carolina Good Catch Initiative, the Atlantic Room is dedicated to serving sustainable seafood. We recommend trying the signature Seafood Stew, made with the fresh caught fish of the day and shrimp, mussels, clams, crab, island curry broth, and Carolina gold rice. Pair your dish with a classic favorite or an exciting new selection from the extensive wine list.
4. B-Liner, Kiawah Island, SC
A Kiawah Island Club exclusive dining option, B-Liner at the Beach Club provides Members with extraordinary dishes coupled with a coastal-chic interior and pristine oceanfront views. Executive Chef Geoffroy Deconinck and Consulting Chef Mike Lata created a menu that honors southern culinary traditions while incorporating light, coastal influences.
Partnering with local vendors, the menu’s one-of-a-kind dishes feature fresh seafood and a variety of local ingredients. A Kiawah Island dining favorite, the B-Liner is an ideal spot to indulge in a delicious meal while watching the waves crash onto the shore.
5. River Room, Kiawah Island, SC
If you’re looking to experience delicious Kiawah Island dining in a family-friendly setting, check out the River Room, located on Tom Fazio’s notorious River Course greens. Known for its progressive American cuisine, River Room is Club Members’ go-to spot to sip on a cocktail from the sprawling terrace. Inside the dining room, expansive windows overlook the emerald fairways, Kiawah River, and maritime forest for a complete view of the Island.
6. Tavern & Table, Mt. Pleasant, SC
While not a part of Kiawah Island, Tavern and Table is noteworthy due to its spectacular views of the Charleston Harbor and its surrounding marshes. Located along historic Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant, the atmosphere is rustic and refined – the perfect mix of fine-dining and casual hospitality.
The inventive menu, crafted by Chef Ray England, celebrates local flavors with ingredients sourced from Lowcountry fishermen and farmers. Begin your dining experience with a nod to the South and savor the warm skillet of cornbread topped with sweet whipped honey butter. Follow up with an entree of your choice, such as the succulent pork chop, grilled swordfish, or specialty shrimp & grits. Pair your meal with a house-made barrel-aged cocktail, expertly selected wine, or a seasonal craft beer based on what you order. To fully take in the exquisite view, enjoy your meal on their dockside patio, watching kayakers paddle by as you eat.
Fall in Love with the Flavors of Kiawah Island Dining
With an abundance of dining options and spectacular views around the Lowcountry, Kiawah Island dining is one of the many exceptional experiences you will have on the Island. Taste local seafood and the freshest ingredients the southern coast has to offer for yourself when you plan your trip to the Island. Contact us via the button below to inquire about visiting.