June 2009

Exit 8 Dining Guide

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211 Park
211 Park Plaza, Hilton Head Island
843.686.5212
www.211park.com Two-Eleven is a neighborhood bistro that everyone can agree on. The heart of all that great food is fresh local peak of the season ingredients and that is what they deliver. Great food at affordable prices for over 15 years.
Kid friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ Most Entrees are under $20

Antonio’s
Village of Wexford
843.842.5505
www.antonios.net
Fresh seafood combined with Italian-Mediterranean cuisine and a new American flare makes Antonio’s a favorite place for locals to meet and eat. Antonio’s is known for its warm, inviting atmosphere its friendly and knowledgeable staff. Make your evening your best dining experience on Hilton Head Island with no better place for Tuscan pasta, beef and seafood!
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
$$S

Aqua Grille & Lounge
10 North Forest Beach Dr.
843.341.3331
www.aquagrilleandlounge.com
Aqua is a family owned, fine-dining restaurant, specializing in fresh seafood, an award winning wine list and personal, attentive service. Our atmosphere offers an Ocean view, indoor waterfalls and tropical fish tanks. This casual dress, fine-dining establishment will wow you with its Asian flared eclectic menu of seafood, steaks & pasta dishes. Open 7 days. Serving Dinner from 5 pm. Sunday Brunch from 11-2 pm. “The only thing we overlook is the Ocean!”
Kid friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Water View
$$$ Most Entrees are under $30

Aunt Chiladas Easy Street Café
69 Pope Avenue
843.785.7700
www.auntchiladasofhiltonhead.com
Aunt Chilada’s Easy Street Café has a way with a margarita, but you’ll also dig the food. Come craving everything from homemade pasta and fajitas to juicy steak, burgers and all you can eat crab legs. The something-for-everyone menu suits the tastes of even the pickiest friends & families. Sports fans can catch a game or enjoy happy hour in their separate lounge area where the wraparound, open bar makes every seat the best in the house. Affordable, boisterous, and reliable, this perennially packed Pope Avenue fixture has been the perfect neighborhood restaurant for almost twenty five years.
Lunch Happy Hour Nightly Dinner Features Private Parties
Kid friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ – Most Entrees are under $20

Big Bamboo
Coligny Plaza
843.686.3443
www.bigbambooofhiltonhead.com
On March 3, 1944, Jimmy Phipps opened The Big Bamboo on Tarawa Island in the Pacific. This is HHI’s version of The Big Bamboo, constructed — as closely as possible to the original configuration. Featuring great food from across the United States, conversation that flows as freely as the drinks and live entertainment most nights. Where the South Pacific Meets the Carolina Coast. Home of the Original Beach Bum Melts . Don’t Miss Big Lebowski Fridays!
Kid friendly,
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ – Most Entrees are under $20

Blind Pig Saloon
The Blind Pig Saloon
39 Persimmon Street #204 (Bluffton)
843.706.0744
www.blindpigsc.com
The perfect place for a fun date night in Bluffton!
Come dance, drink, eat and socialize with your friends.
Live music!
Vegetarian Friendly
$ – Most Entrees are under $10

The Bluffton Dispensary
38 Calhoun Street (Bluffton)
The Bluffton Dispensary was located at 38 Calhoun Street between the years of 1893-1900 approx., the dispensary sold liquor to the public and was initiated by the government which ended in a failed program. The new “Old Town Dispensary” is resurrecting the history of the original dispensary with a Caribbean flair. All the material inside is reclaimed heart pine of that same period with the color scheme of the Caribbean islands. Come see us “Mon”….

Boathouse II
Squire Pope Road
843.681.3663
www.boathouserestaurant.net
The Boathouse II Restaurant is the place for good times and great food! This restaurant is Hilton Head Island’s gathering place to celebrate life and coastal living. With spectacular views of the salt marsh along Skull Creek, the lush Pinckney Island Wildlife Preserve and the adjacent marina; guests can enjoy a casual boathouse atmosphere on the water.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Water View!
$$

Buffalos
Village at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton
843706.6630
www.palmettobluffresort.com
Serving lunch in a warm country setting, Buffalo’s, located in the center of the Village, offers patrons picturesque views of the May River as well as the chapel. Buffalo’s signature is the brick oven, where freshly made pizzas are highlighted on the menu and a chef pizza is featured daily for your enjoyment. As our chefs create local favorites in this comfortable café atmosphere, you can also enjoy a selection of fine wines by the glass or bottle as well as a number of exotic coffees.
Kid friendly, Vegetarian Friendly, Water View
$$ – Most Entrees are under $20

Brick Oven
Park Plaza
843.686.2233 or for delivery call 843.785.7155
www.brickovenhhi.com
The Brick Oven has been serving local residents and visitors for over 13 years. Offering an extensive wine list, tapas, wood-fired pizza and fresh seafood selections. So whether it’s happy hour with friends, early bird dining with the family, a late night dinner for two or just live entertainment you are looking for, we invite you to join us in celebrating the warmth of the Brick Oven.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
$$

Callahan’s Sports Bar & Grille
New Orleans Road at the Sea Pines Circle
843.785.2255
Enjoy a burger while watching TV or playing pool. The Island’s Sports Headquarters since 1987. Voted Best Burger on Hilton Head Island.
$

Casey’s Sports Bar and Grille
37 New Orleans Rd.
843.785. 2255
Over 40 TV’s broadcast your favorite sporting event at this laid-back restaurant and bar. Offering a full menu and great drink specials every night of the week!
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian-friendly
$

CQ’s
Harbourtown
843.671.2779
www.cqsrestaurant.com
Nestled amidst the ancient, moss draped oaks in Harbour Town, CQ’s combines great fun, fine dining and a touch of Hilton Head Island history. CQ’s has the feeling of an old, cozy, and comfortable inn.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
$$S

Coligny Deli & Grill
Coligny Plaza (inside The Ice Cream Cone),
843.785.4440
Located in Coligny Plaza within The Coligny Ice Cream Cone, they offer a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, hotdogs, burgers, brats and appetizers that can’t be beat. A tradition since 1971, they are ready to help satisfy your craving for a delicious meal. We’re sure you’ll love it!
Kid friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
$ – Most Entrees are under $10

Hugo’s At Wexford
Village at Wexford
843-785-4846
www.HugosAtWexford.com

Formerly of Fitzgerald’s for 28 years, Hugo’s continues the island’s tradition of lowcountry dining at its finest in a casual bistro-style atmosphere at an affordable price. Featuring award winning steaks and seafood such as lobster, hand-cut steaks, crabcakes and slow-cooked Prime Rib with fabulous wines and desserts. Conveniently located near the Sea Pines Circle. Outdoor seating under the Live Oaks also available. Serving Lunch and Dinner. Featuring $5 Lunch Days and 19.95 3-Course Dinners!
Kid-Friendly
Vegetarian-Friendly
$$ – most entrees are under $20

Jock’s Sports Bar
95 Baylor Drive
843.815.7474
www.jockssportsgrill.com
Jocks is an active neighborhood sports bar and grill serving great food ‘til midnight at a stimulus price. Everyone can view and participate in their favorite sporting event. For viewing Jocks offers 18 TV’s, 7’ & 8’ big screens, all sports packages, NFL, NHL, MLB, NCAA Football and Basketball, NASCAR, soccer, BTN and much more. For play Jocks offers three pool tables, two corn toss games, 2009 & 2008 Golden Tee Golf, Steel Dart Boards, Wii Games, Ping-Pong, NTN Trivia with interactive QB1 and NASCAR. Come see why the locals say “Jocks Rocks!” Kid-friendly
$

Kingfisher
Shelter Cove
843-785-4442
www.kingfisherseafood.com
Who says you can’t have fantastic food with a fantastic view! A large seafood menu overlooking Shelter Cove Harbour.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian-friendly
$$

Land’s End Tavern
843-671-5456
232 S. Sea Pines Dr
www.saltydog.com
Located at South Beach Marina, Land’s End Tavern serves breakfast, lunch and dinner overlooking South Beach Marina and Braddock Cove. Delicious seafood and a pirate theme make it fun for the whole family. A special kids menu is available.
Kid Friendly, Water View
$$

Longhorn Steakhouse
841 Highway 278, Hilton Head Island
843.686.4056
www.longhornsteakhouse.com
Renowned for its USDA Choice steaks and fun, high-energy Texas saloon atmosphere with Texas margaritas, ice-cold longneck beer and fully stocked bar. Serving hand cut steaks, award winning salmon, baby-back ribs, chicken burgers, salads and more. Lunch and dinner served daily. Happy Hour, 4-7pm
Kid friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ – Most Entrees are under $20

Mainly Sandstone
32 Office Park & 35 North Main Street
843.686.3721 – 843.681.5721
www.mainlysandstone.com
Gourmet Grab and Go for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Selections include coffee, fresh baked goods, European sandwiches, unique salads, tantalizing prepared foods and delicious desserts.

May 5th Grill & Cantina
21 Office Park Road, Sapelo Building, Suite 105
843.686.5629
www.may5thgrill.com
Authentic, Mexican dining experience unlike any other on Hilton Head Island. Featuring authentic recipes prepared to order. Savor the true flavor of Mexican food at its finest in a warm and gracious atmosphere. Dedicated to the idea that dining should be a feast for all the senses, offering both indoor and outdoor seating, a beautifully appointed bar, an extensive wine list, live late night music, daily lunch and dinner specials, affordable prices, and superior personal guest service.
Kid friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ – Most Entrees are under $20

Marshside Mamas
Daufuskie Island
843.785.4755
Hop on a boat or ferry to Daufuskie Island and enjoy the rustic ambiance that IS Marshside Mamas. Be sure to enjoy the Shrimp and Grits before watching the sun set over the water by the bonfire.
Kid Friendly, Water View
$$

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers
Park Plaza (near Harris Teeter)
843686-2474
Great pizza, salads and subs with dozens of beer on tap. Open for lunch, dinner and late night!
Kid friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
$ – Most Entrees are under $10

Ocean Grille
Shelter Cove Marina
843.785.3030
www.oceangrillerestaurant.com
As one of Hilton Head Island’s premier waterfront restaurants located in Shelter Cove Harbour overlooking the Marina, Ocean Grille offers an abundance of Fresh Seafood and Premium Choice Swift 1855 Steaks expertly prepared and graciously served. Our new American style menu follows the seasons to guarantee you and your family the finest ingredients available.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Water View!
$$

Old Fort Pub
Hilton Head Plantation
843.681.2386
www.oldfortpub
Perched on the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway, Old Fort Pub showcases spectacular water views and unrivaled nightly sunsets framed by moss-draped live oaks and a rich history. The Pub has been “highly recommended by USA Today, featured on Food Network, featured on Best Of, for Southern Cuisine, and renowned for Chef Keith Josefiak’s culinary excellence.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Water View!
$$$

Palmetto Bay Sunrise Café
Palmetto Bay Marina
843-686-3232
Whether you are an early riser or late riser, start your day at Palmetto Bay. “Breakfast Served All Day”, the choices are hard to top: “eggs all ways”, hash browns, fresh grits and deliciously generous pancakes, not to mention a whole section reserved for eggs Benedict.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian-friendly
$

Prime
Hilton Resort (Palmetto Dunes)
843.341.8058
www.hhprime.com
Sensational ocean view dining with a spectacular culinary flare. Featuring the highest quality USDA Rime Aged beef selections, the freshest seafood and pasta dishes along with decadent dessert creations.
Kid Friendly, Water-view
$$$

Reilley’s Grill & Bar
7D Greenwood Drive
843.785.7700
Reilley’s Grill & Bar NORTH
Port Royal Plaza, Hilton Head Island
843.681.4153
www.reilleyshiltonhead.com
An Island institution, Reilley’s Grill & Bar has been serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches for twenty five years. With a sophisticated-warm ambience, Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub. Dine indoors or out at their south end location – where “convertible” walls open to what is arguably the best outdoor patio in town. Top notch technology insures you won’t miss the big game whether you’re sipping cocktails at happy hour, enjoying their nightly dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life at Champagne Sunday Brunch. Reilley’s keeps both north and south end neighborhoods supplied with haute-pub cuisine of the utmost integrity. Fresh, seasonal ingredients are a given, presented with just the right amount of flair.
Kid friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ – Most Entrees are under $20

Riviera Oaks Cafe
37 New Orleans Road
843.686.3473
www.rivieraoakscafeofhiltonhead.com
We use only the finest imported fresh ingredients along with locally sourced fresh products. Our goal is to provide you a true taste of the French, Spanish, and North African Rivieras. Sit back and relax under the oak trees, embrace the soothing waterfall, and drink in the ambiance of a star lit sky while you enjoy Olivier’s nightly classical guitar playing “for your evening meal and entertainment.”
Vegetarian friendly
$$ – Most Entrees are under $20

San Miguel’s
Shelter Cove Marina
843.842.4555
www.sanmiguels.com
This Mexican restaurant located on the water in Shelter Cove Marina is a great place to enjoy a margarita and listen to live music.
Kid-friendly
Water View!
$$

Station 70*
70 Pennington Drive Suite 1
Bluffton, SC 29910
843-837-FIRE (3473)
Station 70 is a one-of-a kind bar & grill. This Bluffton hot-spot has 2 stages; one inside across from the bar and one outside. Located above the bar is a VIP seating area for perfect LIVE music viewing. Happy hour, nightly drink specials, fabulous food, fun, and LIVE entertainment make Station 70 the Low country and beyond’s destination for a good time!
$

Street Meet
Port Royal Plaza
843.842.2570
www.streetmeethhi.com
Sidewalk Sandwiches from America’s Favorite Street Corners. Street Meet is a twist on foods from America’s favorite Take Outs, Taverns and Street Vendors!
Kid Friendly
$

Sweet Indulgences
Main Street
843-689-2414
Come in for a drink and enjoy a fresh coffee, latte, or smoothie. Offering an array of bagels, muffins, pastries, and hot dogs, or come in for a fantastic dessert with choices of pies, cheesecakes, fudge, cupcakes, muffins. For a fun way to eat dessert you can design your own ice cream.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian-friendly
$

The Salty Dog Cafe
843-671-CAFE
232 S. Sea Pines Dr
www.saltydog.com
Home of the famous Salty Dog t-shirt and Hilton Head’s favorite family destination overlooking Braddock Cove. A wide selection of seafood, steaks and salads. Serving lunch and dinner with Live Entertainment, Cappy the Clown and special appearances from Jake the Salty Dog. Dine inside or outside on the boardwalk. Choose between The Salty Dog Cafe, Kiwi’s Island Cookout, Jake’s Pizza or The Salty Dog Ice Cream Shop.
Kid Friendly, Water View
$$

The Wreck of the Salty Dog
843-671-SEAS
232 S. Sea Pines Dr
www.saltydog.com
One of the best views on the island overlooking South Beach Marina and Braddock Cove. Serving Lunch 11-3 and Dinner 4-10, The Wreck features fresh seafood, delicious steaks and tender ribs in the same spirit as The Salty Dog. Happy Hour from 4-6 pm with appetizer specials nightly from 4-5:30 upstairs in the bar/lounge area.
Kid Friendly, Water View
$$

The Smokehouse
Coligny Beach
843-842-4227
This south end joint has won just about every local award given for Best BBQ. Check it out for yourself! Indoor and outdoor dining available.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian-friendly
$

The Studio
20 Executive Park Road
843.785.6000
www.studiodining.com
Entice your senses while you dine in our fine art gallery. Have an opportunity to View original works of art by Lunonia Colella and guest artists, before being presented with aromas and tastes created by Culinary Artist Paul Colella. Embellish your experience further as you Listen to live music. Enjoy the warmth and accommodation you would expect from friends and family in our intimate dining rooms. The Gallery Room is available for private gatherings. Early dining available.
Vegetarian friendly
$$ – Most Entrees are around $30

Wild Wing Café
843.785. WING (Hilton Head) or 843.837.WILD (Bluffton)
72 Pope Avenue (HHI) or 1188 Fording Island Rd. (Bluffton)
www.wildwingcafe.com
The “Best Wings South of Buffalo” in 33 different flavors as well as an extensive menu featuring ribs, burgers, salads and more. A favorite local watering-hole and family-friendly venue.

Woody’s Darn Good Bagels
South Island Square and Sheridan Park
843.686.3353 or 843.815.5300
Serving all types of Bagels! Authentic water bagels, cream cheeses and specialty breakfast sandwiches. For lunch we serve our homemade specialty sandwiches. Come try our pulled turkey and sliced prime rib. We have two new locations. We promise it is all Darn Good Food.
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian-friendly
$

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