5 months ago
Great people, great coffee and great frozen lemonade! We were only on the island for 4 days and we went back every day. I can't wait to go back to the island and get the Maple Bourbon Pecan iced latte again.
- Tj W
2 years ago
Starbucks has nothing on this wonderful little gem, located in the heart of Daufuskie's Historic District. Brian and Pam will make you feel like old friends from the moment you walk in the door. They have a great selection of coffee drinks and use high quality coffee, tea, and hot chocolate products. (If you're really lucky, you'll have a chance to sample some "Pam-Cakes"...but don't take too long because they go fast!) The School Grounds Coffee shop is located at the rear of the historic Mary Fields School, built by the WPA. Now used as the island's community center (and also housing the fascinating "Daufuskie Blues" indigo shop), while sipping your coffee you can hear about the history of the school where Pat Conroy taught and later wrote "The Water is Wide" based on his experiences as a Daufuskie teacher of Gullah children. Visitors shouldn't miss this opportunity to mingle with local islanders, to learn about the "true Daufuskie," and after just one visit to feel like a regula...
- Deborah S
3 weeks ago
Very nice young man operating the counter, very knowledgeable very kind. Long live school grounds coffee!
- Jeff J
School Grounds Coffee is a casual cafe in Daufuskie Island offering customers a selection of distinctive roasts.

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203 School Road
Daufuskie Island, SC 29915
United States

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Mon:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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