Happy Hour Heaven | The Rustic Table in Pawleys Island provides upscale Southern comfort food at affordable prices

Shrimp étouffée with fried grit cake at Rustic Table in Pawleys Island. Courtesy photo.
Shrimp étouffée with fried grit cake at Rustic Table in Pawleys Island. Courtesy photo.


▪ Rustic Table


▪ 10683 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, or find it on Facebook or


Rustic Table is a newly-opened business in Pawleys Island that has an attractive interior with lots of food and drink specials. The menu is described as upscale Southern comfort food at very affordable prices.

The restaurant has a full bar and blue-plate specials are now served daily.

Some of the from-scratch specials include fried chicken, with rice, gravy, lima beans and biscuits.Lunch specials are offered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

Happy hour continues all day, every day.

House wine and house liquor is $3.75 all day. Domestic, bottle beer is $2.75 all day every day.

Other drink specials include the $5 seasonal sangrias and $4 mimosas.

The interior of Rustic Table lives up to its name, as reclaimed wood is used to make the dining room furniture.The outside tables are made from reclaimed wooden decks from nearby Pawleys Island.

During the summer hours, Rustic Table has live entertainment on the porch.

There is plenty of indoor seating, and space for private parties in the dining room.

Some of the drink specials served at Rustic Table include the proud Mary, which is a bloody mary made of Tito’s vodka. It is garnished with grilled shrimp, deviled eggs and pineapple. Another special drink is the strawberry jalapeno margarita.


Rustic Table is at the former location of the Island Cafe and Deli in Pawleys Island.

The restaurant is now in its winter hours, with the restaurant opening from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, and 11 a.m to 10 p.m. on weekdays.

Brunch is also served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Supper is served Rustic Table from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.

Dinner is available from 4 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

By Kelly Fuller, For The Surge