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Overall Rating: 75 reviews

Walter S.

May 1, 2017, 8:46 pm

This indoor/ outdoor bar area is a great little spot to relax in style with some of the best food around. Their she crab soup is the best I have had in 20... Read More

Tanya M.

June 11, 2017, 2:57 pm

Great happy hour spot on Daniel Island with all sorts of drink specials. $2.50 sangria, $2 Bud light, $5 craft beers. The outdoor patio and bar areas are... 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

In The News

Let’s face it, Mondays are not fun days. Tuesdays and Wednesdays really aren’t much better. Mondays and Wednesdays are usually just days you get through in order to get to Thursdays, which bring you much closer to the weekend. At The Islander, we are looking to change that mentality – or at least help you […]

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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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