Hilton Head Island Restaurants

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Hilton Head Island Restaurants

Guide to Local Restaurants, Seafood, Fine Dining, Cafés, Bistros and Places to Eat on Hilton Head Island, SC

Hilton Head Island is home to a variety of excellent restaurants that offer something for every palette. Fresh, local seafood is of course a highlight, but there are also many pizza and Italian restaurants, casual cafés and eateries, Caribbean restaurants, fine dining choices and of course traditional Southern cuisine establishments. There are many excellent restaurants in Hilton Head to whet most any appetite. Any of these fine eateries will satisfy the tastebuds, with great food, fun and atmosphere.
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Hilton Head Casual Dining Restaurants

A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant

32 Palmetto Bay Rd #4A
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 785-9273

Casual Lowcountry fare, from seafood to sandwiches, served in an atmospheric setting with a garden. Hip · Great cocktails · Cozy.

Bistro 17

17 Harbourside Ln # D
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 785-5517

Comfy French cafe on the Shelter Cove Harbour waterfront where dogs are welcome at outside tables. Great dessert · Upscale · Great cocktails.

Chow Daddy's

14b Executive Park Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-2469

Happy hour drinks · Small plates · Quick bite

Marley's Shrimp & Burger Shack

35 Office Park Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 686-5800

Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe

86 Helmsman Way
Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928
(843) 686-3232

The Smokehouse

34 Palmetto Bay Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-4227

Higher-end sports bar with a barbecue/grill menu, live music and deck seating with a fireplace. Happy hour drinks · Hip · Great cocktails.

Truffles Cafe

Sea Pines Center and Belfair Towne Village, Bluffton
(843) 671-6136 - Sea Pines
(843) 815-5551 - Bluffton

We feature fresh local seafood, delicious pasta, black angus steaks, baby back ribs and our fabulous chicken pot pie, etc.
Hilton Head Fine Dining Restaurants


76 Queens Folly Road, in the heart of Palmetto Dunes
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 785-4999

Within walking distance of the Marriott, Hilton and Shelter Cove Harbour.


Located in Harbour Town in Sea Pines
(843) 785-4999

CQ's Restaurant combines innovative cuisine, a warm atmosphere and a slice of unique Hilton Head Island history. CQ's has evolved from an art studio of Ralph Ballantine into the best place for fine dining in Harbor Town since 1973. Savor Chef Eric Sayers' progressive American cuisine, while surrounded by CQ's "Low Country" charm and memorabilia. Along with an outstanding selection of wines, the freshest seasonal and sustainable ingredients available, CQ's is a fine dining experience not to be missed on your next visit to Harbor Town in Hilton Head.

Old Fort Pub

65 Skull Creek Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 681-2386

Notably regarded as the Island's most romantic setting, Old Fort Pub welcomes you to enjoy breathtaking sunset views along the Intra-coastal Waterway. They also feature the most elegant Sunday Brunch on the Island.
Hilton Head Seafood Restaurants

Skull Creek Boathouse

397 Squire Pope Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 681-3663

Bustling waterfront spot for seafood and Southern classics, with a sprawling, tree-shaded outdoor bar. Happy hour drinks · Hip · Great dessert.

Red Fish Restaurant

8 Archer Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 686-3388

A Southern-leaning American dining room complete with a patio, fireplace and a wine shop. Hip · Great dessert · Upscale.

The Salty Dog Cafe

South Beach Village, Sea Pines
Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928
(843) 686-2363

The Island's favorite outdoor cafe overlooks beautiful Braddock's Cove offering fantatic seafood and great beverages in a truly fun and casual atmosphere.

Sea Shack

6 Pope Avenue Executive Park Road
Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928
Phone: 843.785.2464
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11am - 3pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday 5pm - 9pm
Dine in or Take out

As featured on Rachel Ray! In case you hadn't heard, the word is out, so expect a long line. Not to worry, it moves quickly... and it's worth it!
Hilton Head Pizza & Italian Restaurants

Giuseppi's Pizza & Pasta - Hilton Head Island

32 Shelter Cove Lane
The Plaza at Shelter Cove
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Giuseppi's Pizza & Pasta - Bluffton

25 Bluffton Road
Kittie's Crossing
Bluffton, SC 29910

A must while visiting Hilton Head Island is lunch or dinner at "The Original" Giuseppi's Pizza and Pasta!

Ombra Cucina Rustica

1000 William Hilton Pkwy #G-2
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Located in The Village at Wexford
(843) 842-5505

Stylish spot for elevated Italian cuisine, including locally sourced seafood dishes and premium wines. Hip · Great dessert · Upscale.

Pomodori Italian Eatery

1 New Orleans Rd #1g
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 686-3100

Family photos adorn the walls of this casual eatery serving housemade pasta and other Italian dishes. Hip · Great dessert · Cozy.

Trattoria Divina

33 Office Park Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 686-4442

Northern Italian cuisine served in a trattoria accented with murals painted by local art students. Hip · Great dessert · Upscale.
Hilton Head Southern Cuisine

The Lucky Rooster Kitchen and Bar

841 William Hilton Pkwy, Unit A
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 681-3474

Locally sourced Southern cuisine paired with creative cocktails in a trendy environment. Happy hour drinks · Small plates · Hip.

Southern Coney & Breakfast

70 Pope Ave
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 689-2447

Southern-influenced American breakfast and brunch, plus burgers and kids' fare, served at red booths. Quick bite · Cozy · Casual
Hilton Head Caribbean Cuisine

Marley's Island Grille

35 Office Park Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 686-5800

Seafood, steaks and chicken with a caribbean twist. Authentic dishes with flavor and a wide selection of specialties make this an Island favorite.
Hilton Head Mexican Restaurants

Fiesta Fresh Mexican Grill

51 New Orleans Rd #4
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 785-4788

Local counter-serve chain offering tacos, tortas, burritos and other Mexican faves in a casual space. Small plates · Quick bite · Casual

Mi Tierra Mexican Restaurant

130 Arrow Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 342-3409

Traditional Mexican eats like tacos in a bright cantina with folk art on the walls. Happy hour drinks · Small plates · Quick bite

San Miguel's Mexican

9 Harbourside Ln
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 842-4555

Laid-back festive Mexican joint with an outdoor bar and deck overlooking the marina plus live music. Happy hour drinks · Small plates · Quick bite

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Hilton Head Island Fishing Charters

Hilton Head Fishing Charters

The coast of South Carolina offers a vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, sounds and the Atlantic Ocean is unspoiled, healthy, and brimming with fish of all types. For deep sea fishing charters and offshore angling, there are a number of fishing charters and skilled captains who can help you navigate Hilton Head's vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, Calibogue Sound, Harbor River and the expansive Atlantic ocean.
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Hilton Head Island Beaches

Hilton Head Beaches

Hilton Head Island boasts 12 miles of expansive, hard-packed beaches which range up to 600 feet at low tide. The tide levels vary as much as 6-8 feet every 6 hours. All Hilton Head beaches are public, but some access points are private and vary by location.

Our beach guide includes Hilton Head beach information, access points and parking, beach photography, real-time tidal chart, beach rules and regulations, personal watercraft rules, fishing licenses and regulations, and local emergency contact information.
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Hilton Head Island Marians

Hilton Head Marinas

Hilton Head is surrounded by water, so its only natural that there are an extensive array of marinas, harbours, boat ramps, landings and marine service centers located all over the island. Popular facilities include Shelter Cove Marina, Skull Creek Marina, Harbour Town Yacht Basin, South Carolina Yacht Club, Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort and Marina, Yacht Club of Hilton Head, Wexford Harbourmaster and more.

The Calibogue Sound and Harbor River feed into the Atlantic Ocean and provide easy access for yachts and marine vessels of all sizes.
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