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The Boathouse

Think great food, amazing location, historic significance, and an authentic local touch when you visit the popular restaurant The Boathouse, located in Isle of Palms. The iconic restaurant celebrates the charm of Southern cooking, drawing inspiration from traditional flavors since historic times. Seafood lovers can expect an unforgettable treat as this spot is known for serving a wide variety of locally caught seafood. As a locally owned and operated business since 1997, The Boathouse strives to offer locally sourced ingredients including vegetables, seafood, and produce. It honors the efforts of the local farmers, fishermen, clammers, and shrimpers while offering the finest quality food to their beloved guests.  

Great Ambience 

Situated across the beach in the Isle of Palms, the restaurant is known for its beach vibes and relaxing ambiance. Due to its iconic location on the water, it is one of the best spots in town for celebrating special events and hosting memorable parties with loved ones. It was built on the site of an old bait shop across the launch site of the Civil War Hunley submarine. The interior décor reflects the historic past with vintage boats and iconic woodwork crafted by local artists. The Boathouse can be rightly called one of the best restaurants representing the true roots and culture of South Carolina that celebrates the scenic Isle of Palms. No wonder tourists consider this one of the must-visit spots when in town. 

Menu Options 

Besides the beautiful location, you can enjoy a variety of mouthwatering dishes that will tempt you with their flavors. The widespread menu involves a variety of dishes with an authentic Southern essence. The gourmet flavors can touch your heart and soul with a desire to return again and again whenever possible. You can complement the delicious food with equally mouthwatering beverages. The menu consists of a long list of daily specials, specials for kids, a fish board, a rooftop bar menu, and Thanksgiving specials. Take advantage of the rotating fresh catch that may include Atlantic salmon, Atlantic scallops, swordfish, and East Coast shrimp. If you would like to relish The Boathouse favorites, you can check out options like Boathouse crab cakes, butter poached lobster tails, steak and crab cake, and poached seafood combinations. You cannot miss the chef’s specialties like spicy crimp and grits, seafood alfredo, pan-roasted scallops, and prosecco chicken. 

With a widespread menu and delicious recipes, you are sure to have a great time at The Boathouse. The kids’ menu is equally exciting with options like chicken fingers, pasta with butter and cheese, fried shrimp, and fried fish. Children will enjoy the special items while asking for more, making it a family-friendly destination. Everyone in the group can look forward to savoring a meal like no other at this beautiful island spot. 

Plan Your Stay in Isle of Palms 

 When it is time to book your vacation to the scenic and laid-back Isle of Palms, you can get in touch with us at Carroll Realty. We offer a variety of fully furnished vacation rentals with plenty of amenities.