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Top 11 Local Restaurants in Freshfields Village

Seabrook Island is a small barrier island and private gated community with 3.5 miles of pristine pet-friendly beaches, ancient maritime forests, vast marshlands teeming with wildlife, and a luxurious lifestyle that sets it apart from other beach destinations.

Situated at the crossroads to Seabrook & Kiawah Island, Freshfields Village is a charming open-air village with tons of local charm featuring a wide selection of shops, spas, local services, and top-notch restaurants and cafes for foodies to feast. Whether it’s a grab and go to picnic on the Village Green, a quick coffee to refuel after a bike ride, wine tastings with the girls, dining with your pooch, or sophisticated fine dining on southern classics, Freshfields Village is a foodies paradise for both local’s and visitors alike!

**The restaurants on Seabrook Island are highly seasonal so please be aware of changes in hours of operation. An amenity card is required for all on-island dining and no credit cards are accepted – amenity card charges only.

1. CAFE EUGENIA

209 Farm Lake View, Kiawah Island, SC

Phone: (843) 974-3869
Tuesday – Sunday | 8 AM to 6 PM
Indoor & Outdoor Seating 
*Reservations not required

Breakfast, Lunch & Charcuterie Boards

Named after Kiawah Island’s historic Eugenia Avenue, Café Eugenia is a casual café and gourmet market with a wonderful selection of cheeses, meats, salads, and sandwiches with a Mediterranean flair. There’s a small selection of indoor and outdoor seating, perfect for any day of the week, no matter the weather,

Local’s Tip: Choose to-go for a picnic in the park or a take-home meal, their charcuterie boards and takeaway specials are unbeatable!

2. CANTINA 76

219 Farm Lake View, Kiawah Island, SC

Phone: (843) 737-4607
Sunday, Monday, Thursday | 11:30 AM to 9 PM
Friday & Saturday | 11:30 AM to 10 PM
Happy Hour | Sep 3 – Mar 31 | Monday – Friday 4 PM to 7 PM
Indoor & Outdoor Seating
*Reservations not required

Cantina 76 Mexican & Margarita Menu

Cantina 76 is an award-winning taqueria and bar with a casual upbeat vibe, a Mexican-inspired menu, and the best made to order margaritas in town! The space features family-friendly indoor seating, a bar area, and a large outdoor patio that welcomes dogs.

3. THE CO-OP FROSE & EATERY

109 Gardners Circle, Johns Island, SC

Phone: (843) 718-2403
Open Daily | 8 AM to 6 PM 
*Reservations not required

Co-Op Frose Menu

The Co-Op is a casual eatery with breakfasts, signature sandwiches, salads, quick meals for the kiddos, and world-famous house-made frosé, a delicious frozen blended rosé wine. Diners have a limited selection of indoor seating and a pet-friendly patio for outdoor dining.

4. HEGE’S RESTAURANT

275 Gardners Circle, Johns Island, SC

Phone: (843) 768-0035
Tuesday – Saturday | 5 PM to 8:30 PM – Friday 9 PM
Indoor & Outdoor Seating
*Reservations essential

Dinner Menu | Wine List | Catering Menu

Hege’s is a classic and casual French bistro with an inviting atmosphere, contemporary cuisine covering seafood, steak, and Lowcountry classics, and an extensive list of spirits, cocktails, beers, and wines from around the world. Hege’s is open only for dinner with a cozy courtyard that welcomes well-behaved dogs.

Local’s Tip: Be prepared, reservations are essential here!

5. FORTYEIGHT WINE BAR & KITCHEN

547 Freshfields Dr, Kiawah Island, SC

Phone: (843) 768-2245
Open Daily | 11 AM to 9:30 PM
Open Sunday | 12 PM to 9:30 PM
*Reservations recommended

Food & Drink Menu

Wine is the highlight at Freshfields Village FortyEight Wine Bar & Kitchen. FortyEight features 48 rotating wines by the glass for tastings, 840 wines by the bottle, a selection of 48 craft beers, a full cocktail bar, and a menu of small plates and charcuterie platters to pair. The Wine Station Smart Card system makes it easy to sip your way around the store or sign up for a dining package with a personal sommelier. 

6. FUJI SUSHI BAR & GRILL

205 Farm Lake View, Kiawah Island, SC

Phone: (843) 996-4898
Open Daily | 11 AM to 10 PM 
Daily Happy Hour | 4 PM to 7 PM
*Reservations recommended

Fuji Freshfields Menu

For authentic Japanese cuisine and innovative Asian fusion, head to Fuji Sushi Bar & Grill for dining indoors or outside on the pet-friendly patio. Open for lunch and dinner, the menu features a wide selection of signature sushi rolls, traditional hibachi entrees, and a full bar with wine, beer, and sake.

7. JAVA JAVA

375 Gardners Circle, Johns Island, SC

Phone: (843) 243-0222
Open Daily | 7 AM to 3 PM
*Reservations not required

Coffee, Smoothies, Breakfast & Lunch Menu

Java Java is an independently owned coffee shop open daily for award-winning King Bean coffees, fresh fruit smoothies, home-baked sweet treats, breakfasts, and light lunches. There’s limited seating indoors and plenty of tables on the pet-friendly patio.

Local’s Tip: Java Java is surrounded by a parade of classic cars on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Don’t miss it!

8. KING STREET GRILLE

679 Freshfields Village Dr, Kiawah Island, SC

Phone: (843) 768-5444
Open Daily | 11 AM to 10 PM
Daily Happy Hour | 4 PM to 7 PM 
*Reservations not required

Food Menu | Drinks & Beers

Voted Charleston’s best sports bar for 7 years running, the King Street Grille has “great food, great food, and a great atmosphere.” The upscale sports bar and grille is locally owned and operated with a diverse menu, a wide selection of wine and beer, signature cocktails, happy hour specials, and TVs everywhere to catch a sports game or tournament.

Local’s Tip: Bring Fido here! They have a pet friendly patio.

9. THE PORCH BAR & GRILL

300 Farm Lake View Rd, Kiawah Island

Phone: (843) 793-6050
Open Daily | 4 PM to Close
Live Jazz | Thursday 6 PM to 8 PM
*Reservations not required

Seasonal Porch Bar Menu

Enjoy a handcrafted cocktail, light share plates, and the smooth sounds of live jazz overlooking Andell Lake at Freshfields Village. Situated at the Andell Inn, the Porch Bar features an elegant indoor bar area and porch seating for lakeside dining and gorgeous sunset views.

Local’s Tip: Thursday night is jazz night, every week!

10. LA TELA PIZZERIA

133 Village Green Lane, Kiawah Island, SC

Phone: (843) 768-1951
Tuesday – Thursday | 5 PM to 10 PM 
Friday & Saturday | 11 AM to 3 PM
*Reservations not required

Pizzeria Menu

A taste of traditional Italy awaits at La Tela Pizzeria, a family owned eatery specializing in wood-fired Neapolitan style pizzas, house made pastas, and traditional Italian dishes all from scratch. The open kitchen with views of the pizza oven and pasta machine adds to the charm of this local favorite, or dine outdoors on the shaded pet-friendly patio. 

11. VINCENT’S DRUG STORE & SODA FOUNTAIN

110 Planted Row Lane, Johns Island, SC

Phone: (843) 243-0007
Monday – Friday | 9 AM to 6:30 PM
Saturday | 9 AM to 2 PM

Vincent’s Soda Fountain Menu

Old-school foodies will love Vincent’s Drug Store & Soda Fountain at Freshfields Village. Step inside, take a seat on a classic swivel stool, and make memories the old fashioned way with a PB&J, hot dog, or burger paired with a hot fudge sundae, banana split, ice-cream soda, or fizzy root beer float.

Local’s Tip: This place is a hit with kids of all ages, and kids at heart!

Find a Foodie Kitchen with Seabrook Exclusives 

Our selection of private Seabrook Island vacation homes will indeed have the chef in your crew clicking “Book Now” before you blink! From gourmet kitchens to whip up your favorite family feasts with ease to stylish outdoor entertainment areas with built-in BBQs for backyard Lowcountry boils, our homes are equipped for foodie families of all sizes! All you need to do is hop on your bike, shop the Lowcountry farmers markets for fresh produce, and savor the flavors of Lowcountry cuisine from the comfort of home. Ready to book? Browse our collection of Seabrook Island rentals online or call our vacation specialists today at (843) 768-0808


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