The Best Oyster Roasts on Kiawah island

When travelers head to the scenic South Carolina coast and set their sights on Kiawah Island, they’ll find amazing beaches, beautiful weather, and easy access to fun waiting for them. They’ll also find this is a place where they can make the most of savory moments—especially those who have their heart set on a tasty oyster roast! This waterfront marsh-to-table experience is always one-of-a-kind and a great way to spend time with family and friends. An oyster roast is an inviting and long-standing Lowcountry tradition, and the good news is there are plenty of options to get in on the experience the next time you’re here.

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Enjoy the Mingo Point Oyster Roast

The Mingo Point Oyster Roast and BBQ is an absolute must for those who are looking for the ultimate oyster roast experience on Kiawah Island. It’s hosted at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and is the area’s longest-running event of its kind. Oyster roasts are held at Mingo Point on most major holidays as well as every Monday throughout the summer season. There are also two specialty events in the spring for visitors to check out. It’s an ideal experience for guests of all ages as oysters are roasted over an open fire alongside smoked chicken, pulled pork, ribs, and Lowcountry Boil. Making the experience even more exciting is the fact that this oyster roast includes live music too. Those who are looking to participate can book their tickets in advance online. There’s limited parking on-site so it’s always a good idea to show up early and give yourself time to settle in, admire the Kiawah River view, and get your taste buds ready for a treat.

Head Over to The Atlantic Room

Another great option for those who are looking forward to experiencing an authentic Kiawah Island oyster roast while

they’re in town is to head over to the Atlantic Room. Located at 1002 Ocean Course Drive, The Atlantic Room serves up savory delights between 5:30 pm and 9:00 pm daily and is an impeccable waterfront seafood restaurant where oyster roast options abound. Guests who choose to dine here can mix and match their oyster roast selections with seafood dishes of all kinds including their homemade Seafood Stew. End your meal with a night cap at the Ryder Cup Bar that overlooks the 18th green of the Ocean Course and settle into satisfaction in good company.

Tasty oysters on ice with lemon

Check Out Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary

Don’t miss out on a combination of oyster roast delights and, music, and Lowcountry cuisine when you make your way to Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary. Located at 1 Sanctuary Beach Drive, this eatery specializes in traditional area cuisine and offers guests access to stunning ocean views to match. They’re open from 6:30 am until 9:00 pm daily but dinner reservations are required to be made online in advance for evening meals that are enjoyed on the patio or in the main dining room.


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