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Overall Rating: 71 reviews

Amber I.

October 23, 2016, 12:43 am

Hey you, eat here!!!! Amazing service. Incredible food. Relaxing ambiance. Wasabi crusted tuna was to die for and the blue crab she crab soup was... Read More

Tom G.

February 12, 2017, 12:57 pm

The Islander has continued to improve quite a bit since it's opening. Service is the best it's ever been. I think they added a few more staff who are... Read More

Kim D.

February 25, 2017, 11:43 pm

Maybe we had a bad night but 3 people out of 12 had to return food. Too bad we went because of the reviews!!! Nice atmosphere maybe I'll try it again! Read More

In The News

Daniel Island News The Islander is set to celebrate turning “One” in a big way. On July 2, the community is invited to come out and help “Celebrate Islander Style.” With a variety of food offerings planned beginning at 5 p.m., guests will enjoy a pig pickin’ on the patio, a variety of hors d’oeuvres, […]

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The Islander The Islander was recently crowned “The Best Shrimp and Grits in the Lowcountry” by Charleston Culinary Tours. Charleston Culinary Tours looked to the people of Charleston to vote for their favorite shrimp and grits in a six round bracket-style contest. The Islander went up against 63 other restaurants including Husk, Amen Street, Prohibition, […]

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In the Kitchen with Chef John Whisenant, The Islander, Daniel Island South Carolina Parks, Recreation & Tourism – by Page Stokes, March 5, 2015 Chef John Whisenant has worked in restaurants since he was 15, starting as a dishwasher at a country club in his hometown of Hendersonville, NC. He first came to Charleston to […]

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Charleston City Paper Fantasy Island By Allston McCrady In the grand scheme of Charleston’s urban development, Daniel Island is a newborn. Each time I make it out there, I marvel at its eerie perfection, shiny curbs, gleaming rows of new homes, exquisitely aligned palm trees. I half expect to hear “Cue the sun!” a la […]

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For Immediate Release   THE ISLANDER’S NEW FALL PROMOTIONS New Weekly Lunch Express Menu, Drink Specials, Sushi Sundays and More…  Wednesday, October 8­­, 2014 – DANIEL ISLAND, SC – The Islander offers creative cocktails, fresh local seafood with a taste of sushi served in an atmosphere that locals and visitors alike have fallen in love […]

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Holy City Hospitality drops a line onto Daniel Island with new seafood restaurant, The Islander Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:01 a.m. The Islander Having successfully occupied the better part of a downtown half-block bounded by John, Hutson and King Streets, Holy City Hospitality this month opened its first off-peninsula outpost. The Islander on Daniel Island […]

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  Island Time: The Islander Gears Up for Summer Dining Posted by MPM Editor Holy City Hospitality has just expanded its list of fine restaurants in the Lowcountry to another frontier – namely, Daniel Island. Just in time for a fun-filled summer, the new eatery promises creative cocktails, fresh local seafood with a taste of […]

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Daniel Island gets new restaurant Posted by Kinsey Gidick on Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 12:12 PM Last July, Daniel Island’s pirate-themed restaurant Queen Anne’s Revenge (160 Fairchild St.) closed. After 12 years serving dishes like pecan crusted chicken and shaved prime rib po’ boys amidst cannons, pistols, and other swashbuckling paraphernalia, Neighborhood Dining Group (Husk, McCrady’s) operating partner David […]

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ANNOUNCING THE ISLANDER Grand Opening Monday, May 5  160 Fairchild Street, former location of Queen Anne’s Revenge, is now home to The Islander.  Holy City Hospitality has expanded its list of fine restaurants in the Lowcountry to Daniel Island.  The Islander offers creative cocktails, fresh local seafood with a taste of sushi served in an […]

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014, by Erin Perkins Daniel Island dwellers won’t have to wait much longer for a new dining option within their reaches, as easy, breezy eatery The Islander will open their doors on Monday, May 5, to the public. The restaurant will offer dinner service nightly, starting at 5:00 p.m., and will eventually work in a lunch and […]

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