Affordable Oceanfront Dining.
For an intimate dinner, a fun seaside lunch, or a late night fix…the only name you need to know is BLU! Offering one of the only true oceanfront dining opportunities in the Charleston area, BLU features a unique combination of spectacular ocean views with delicious seasonal specialties. It’s open, airy, and welcoming…with a vibrant atmosphere as exciting as the menu. Flip-flops or full dinner dress, BLU is the place for the freshest local seafood creations around. Come feel the difference…and be prepared to be amazed.
Welcome to the new taste of oceanfront dining at BLU. Where the spectacular views complement the signature seafood creations, and the local ingredients are as fresh as the ambiance. Chef Jon Cropf delivers local favorites and seasonal specialties in this full-service restaurant.
Set alongside the beach at the Tides Folly Beach, BLU combines indoor and outdoor seating with food as pure as the view. Enjoy fresh local seafood showcasing regional flavors and southern ingredients.
Casual yet gracious, take advantage of our outdoor beach bar, relaxed indoor bar or oceanfront restaurant seating. In a city defined by water, BLU stands tall as one of the few Charleston restaurants with oceanfront dining.
Breakfast: 7am - 11am
Lunch: 11am - 5pm
Dinner: 5pm - 10pm
Sunday Brunch: Al a carte 11am - 2pm
$4 Bloody Mary Bar
$4 Mimosa and Bellini’s
Join BLU for Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4-7pm. We offer $3 domestic beers, $4 glasses of select wines, import drafts and well liquors. Take advantage of newly created bar menu featuring items such as grilled wings, pork sliders and mussels. All bar menu items are an additional $1 off during Happy Hour.
Monday - Friday from 4pm - 7pm
BLU’s Beach Bar
Keeping things swimsuit casual? Snack on appetizers, sandwiches, and grilled favorites at the pool or ocean-deck bar. For cool cocktails and lighter fare, order from our dynamic Beach Bar Menu.
Opens Daily at 11am until 11pm (weather permitting)
Live Music Friday, Saturday and Sundays April - Oct
Seasonal Poolside Service
Enjoy the convenience of our seasonal outdoor poolside dining at the Tides Hotel. Featuring some of your favorite beverages and casual cuisine from BLU’s Beach Bar. Continue your fun and re-fuel at the same time!
Open Seasonally 11am - 6pm