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The Charleston coast offers amazing culinary adventures, with locally-caught seafood, Lowcountry influences, and the freshest ingredients. Isle of Palms restaurants serves delicious dishes that reflect the region. Here’s a rundown of some of our favorites.

Acme Lowcountry Kitchen combines upscale, traditional coastal cuisine with classic fare. Acme, located at 31 J.C. Long Blvd., serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a casual beach atmosphere. The chefs use fresh local ingredients and sustainable seafood. Go for brunch! You are sure to come back for dinner.

Coda del Pesce (Italian for tail of the fish”) is a contemporary Italian-influenced restaurant that showcases the areas most incredible bounty. The swordfish and triggerfish get rave reviews, as does the pasta. The service is top-tier.

The Islander 71 Fish House & Deck Bar at the Isle of Palms Marina is one of the newer spots on the island. They serve dinner Tuesday through Friday and lunch and dinner Saturdays and Sundays. You cant go wrong ordering the fresh catch. Start with the crab dip. Its a win-win.

With magnificent views and a rooftop bar, Coconut Joes Beach Grill has served hungry locals and visitors since 1997. From the appetizers of coconut shrimp (of course) and grouper bites to shrimp n grits and the blackened Mahi Mahi, Coconut Joes serves seafood youll love in huge helpings!

What happens when you combine French and Lowcountry culinary styles with local seafood? You get the Long Island Cafe. This quaint bistro serves a delicious traditional She-crab soup. jumbo crab cakes, East Coast oysters, and more. The food is delicious. The service is friendly and attentive. Ask about the specials.  

If youre craving something like a beach burger, hot wings, or bar food, The Windjammer on Front Beach has you covered. Plus, you can dance the night away or listen to the live music.

Whats your favorite place to fill up when you visit IOP?