July 2010

Table For Two...WITH A VIEW

Author: Special To C2 Magazine

When you come to an island, you expect to find a PLETHORA of restaurants OFFERING SEAFOODWITH A VIEW of where your fresh catch was plucked from the sea. With over 200 restaurants between Hilton Head and Bluffton, there are ONLY ABOUT 30 that are actually right ON THE WATER. Without further ado, we commence with our list, starting at the southernmost tip of the island and moving into Bluffton.

TOPSIDE AT THE QUARTERDECK
Harbourtown
Phone: 843.842.1999
Website: www.seapines.com/dining/topside-at-the-quarterdeck.asp
The View: Panoramic views of the 18th hole of Harbour Town Golf Links, the Harbourtown yacht basin and a distant view of Daufuskie Island.
Menu: Many seafood selections, as well as steak, chicken and vegetarian options.
Entrée Price Range: $17-$30
Dinner

HARBOURSIDE CAFE
Harbourtown
Phone: 843. 842.1444
Website: www.seapines.com/dining/harbourside-cafe.asp
The View: Harbourtown Yacht Basin (lots of boats!)
Menu: Peel & Eat Shrimp, Sandwiches, Salads, Burgers, Frozen drinks
Entrée Price Range: $5-11
Lunch & Dinner

THE CRAZY CRAB
(2 locations)
Harbourtown & 104 William Hilton Parkway
Phone: 843.363.2722 OR 843.681.5021
Website: www.thecrazycrab.com
The View: The South end Crazy Crab has views of the Harbourtown Yacht Basin while the North end location sits on Jarvis Creek.
Menu: Lowcountry seafood fare as well as selections of chicken and beef for landlubbers.
Entrée Price Range: Lunch $6-$15 & Dinner $15-$25
Lunch & Dinner

THE SEA PINES BEACH CLUB & SURFSIDE GRILL
(Seasonal- Call First!)
North Sea Pines Drive
Phone: 843.842.1888
Website: www.seapines.com/dining/the-sea-pines-beach-club-surfside-grill.asp
The View: Outdoor oceanfront dining right on the beach
Menu: All day dining menu features a large selection of sandwiches, salads, wraps, and fried seafood baskets. Dinner menu offering include seafood, ribs, pastas, pizza and sandwiches.
Entrée Price Range: Lunch $6-$10 & Dinner $9-$25
Lunch & Dinner


THE SALTY DOG CAFE
South Beach Marina
Phone: 843.671.3233
Website: www.saltydog.com/stores/cafe
The View: South Beach Marina
Menu: Lunch menu includes a large selection of salads, fish sandwiches, burgers and dogs. Dinner menu selections include Shrimp & Grits, Seafood Pot Pie and crab legs, as well as selections for non-seafood lovers.
Entrée Price Range: Lunch $6-$13 & Dinner $9-$27


LAND’S END TAVERN
South Beach Marina
Phone: 843.671.5456
Website: http://www.saltydog.com/stores/letavern/
The View: South Beach Marina
Menu: Extensive menu selections for breakfast, lunch AND dinner.
Entrée Price Range: Breakfast $6-$13, Lunch $7-$15 & Dinner $9-$24
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

AQUA GRILLE & LOUNGE
Phone: 843.341.3331
Website: www.aquagrilleandlounge.com
The View: Atlantic Ocean views
Menu: Extensive upscale dining with creative seafood selections.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $22-$40
Dinner

CONROY’S
1 Hotel Circle (Palmetto Dunes)
Phone: 843.686.8499
Website: www.hiltonheadmarriott.com/conroys
The View: Atlantic Ocean views
Menu: Extensive upscale dining with creative seafood selections. In the Marriott Hotel.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $21-$39
Dinner

HH PRIME
23 Ocean Lane (Palmetto Dunes)
Phone: 843.341.8058
Website: www.hhprime.com
The View: Atlantic ocean views
Menu: Upscale dining with primary focus on beef and steak. In the Hilton Resort.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $20-$47
Dinner

UP THE CREEK PUB
18 Simmons Rd.
Phone: 843.681.3625
Website: www.broadcreekmarinahh.com
The View: Broad Creek
Menu: Casual outdoor dining
Entrée Price Range: $6-$34
Lunch & Dinner


OCEAN GRILLE
Shelter Cove Marina
Phone: 843.785.3030
Website: www.oceangrillerestaurant.com
The View: Shelter Cove Marina
Menu: Seafood selections, chicken & beef entrees and sandwiches.
Entrée Price Range: $7-$17
Dinner

BISTRO 17
Shelter Cove Marina
Phone: 843.785.5517
Website: www.bistro17hhi.com
The View: Shelter Cove Marina
Menu: Delightful French inspired creations for lunch & dinner. Pet-friendly dining on their terrace.
Entrée Price Range: Lunch $6-$15, Dinner $21-$26
Lunch & Dinner


SAN MIGUEL’S
Shelter Cove Marina
Phone: 843.842.4555
Website: www.sanmiguels.com
The View: Shelter Cove Marina
Menu: Mexican fare and delicious margarita’s!
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $7-$17
Dinner

SCOTT’S FISH MARKET
Shelter Cove Marina
Phone: 843.785.7575
Website: www.scottsfishmarket.com
The View: Shelter Cove Marina
Menu: Seafood selections, chicken, beef and pasta dishes
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $14-$29
Dinner


KINGFISHER
Shelter Cove Marina
Phone: 843.785.4442
Website: www.kingfisherseafood.com
The View: Shelter Cove Marina
Menu: Extensive seafood selections with many beef choices as well.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $14-$25
Dinner


PARROT COVE
Shelter Cove Marina
Phone: 843.341.3500
Website: www.parrotcovegrill.com
The View: Shelter Cove Marina
Menu: Seafood baskets, crepes and sandwiches are among the lunch offerings. Dinner options include seafood platters, pasta and beef.
Entrée Price Range: Lunch $7-$15, Dinner $16-$28
Lunch & Dinner


LITTLE VENICE
Shelter Cove Marina
Phone: 843.341.3300
Website: No website
The View: Shelter Cove Marina Menu: Popular Italian selections like Veal Marsala, Ravioli, Lasagna and Zuppa Di Pesce.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $13-$28
Dinner


THE DUNES HOUSE
(For Palmetto Dunes residents and guests ONLY)
14 Dunes House Lane
Phone: 843.686.9646
Website: www.palmettodunes.com/beach-wedding-venues.php
The View: Atlantic Ocean on the beach
Menu: Burgers, dogs, sandwiches & wraps. Perfect beach fare!
Entrée Price Range: $6-$10
All day dining.

THE OLD OYSTER FACTORY
101 Marshland Road
Phone: 843.681.6040
Website: www.oldoysterfactory.com
The View: Broad Creek
Menu: Abundant seafood selections, pasta and several beef choices.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $17-$33
Dinner

TURTLES BEACH BAR & GRILLE
2 Grasslawn Avenue
Phone: 843.681.4000
Website: www.westinhhi.com/TurtlesBeachBarGrill
The View: Atlantic Ocean
Menu: Casual Beach bar fare
Entrée Price Range: $8-$16
All Day Dining

OCEANS
2 Grasslawn Avenue
Phone: 843.681.4000
Website: www.westinhhi.com/Oceans
The View: Atlantic Ocean
Menu: Everything from a softshell crab BLT to a filet mignon!
Entrée Price Range: $12-$36
Dinner

SEA TRAWLER
35 Fording Island Rd.
Phone: 843.837.5673
Website: www.theseatrawler.com
The View: Mackay’s Creek
Menu: Abundant seafood selections, pasta and beef.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $15-$25
Dinner


SKULL CREEK BOATHOUSE
397 Squire Pope Rd.
Phone: 843.681.3663
Website: www.skullcreekboathouse.com
The View: Skull Creek
Menu: Quite possible the most extensive menu on the island. Raw bar, sushi bar, seafood, beef, pasta, sandwiches, wraps and more.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $19-$38
Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch

HUDSON’S ON THE DOCK
1 Hudson Rd.
Phone: 843.681.2772
Website: www.hudsonsonthedocks.com
The View: Skull Creek
Menu: An abundance of seafood specialties, a raw bar overlooking the shrimp boats right outside and a “Land food” menu.
Entrée Price Range: Lunch $8-15, Dinner $17-$23
Lunch & Dinner

THE CHART HOUSE
Skull Creek
Phone: 843.675.9066
Website: www.chart-house.com
The View: Skull Creek
Menu: Many seafood selections, as well as steak, chicken and vegetarian options.
Entrée Price Range: Dinner $17-$46
Dinner


OLD FORT PUB
65 Skull Creek Drive
Phone: 843.681.2386
Website: www.oldfortpub.com
The View: Skull Creek
Menu: Many seafood selections, as well as steak, chicken and vegetarian options.
Entrée Price Range: $24-$36
Dinner, Sunday Brunch


CAPTAIN WOODY’S
86 Helmsman’s Way
Phone: 843.785.2400
Website: www.captainwoodys.com
The View: Palmetto Bay Marina
Menu: Seafood sandwiches, steaks, fried seafood, crab legs & more!
Entrée Price Range: $6-$25
All Day Dining


BLACK MARLIN
86 Helmsman’s Way
Phone: 843.785.4950
Website: www.blackmarlinhhi.com
The View: Palmetto Bay Marina
Menu: Plenty of seafood options for lunch or dinner, as well as 5
Entrée Price Range: Sunday Brunch $6-$13, Lunch $8-$15, Dinner $13-$32
Sunday Brunch, Lunch & Dinner

THE SUNSET GRILLE
43 Jenkins Road
Phone: 843.689. 6744
Website: None
The View: Skull Creek and the Intracoastal Waterway
Menu: Extensive wine list priced very inexpensively. Reservations highly recommended as the restaurant is intimate. Fine Dining with many seafood, beef and pork selections as well as pasta and chicken dishes.
Entrée Price Range: $24 to $37 for dinner, Dinner served Tuesday – Sunday, Lunch served Tuesday – Friday, Sunday Brunch Menu (not a buffet)

MARSHSIDE MAMMA’S
Daufuskie Island
Phone: 843.785.4755
Website: None
The View: New River
Menu: A VERY CASUAL atmosphere. The menu changes daily based on what local seafood is brought in by fisherman. The Shrimp & Grits are simply wonderful!
Entrée Price Range: $24 to $30 for dinner
Call for reservations – books up early!

OLD DAUFUSKIE CRAB COMPANY
Freeport Marina
Phone: 843.342.8687
Website: www.daufuskiefreeport.com/old-daufuskie-crab-company/
The View: The Cooper River
Menu: Mostly sandwiches, with a rib eye and steamed shrimp thrown in for good measure.
Entrée Price Range: $7-$18
All Day Dining


THE RIVER HOUSE
The Inn at Palmetto Bluff
Phone: 843.706.6542
Website: www.palmettobluffresort.com/dining/river-house/
The View: The May River
Menu: Delightfully elegant fine dining!
Entrée Price Range for Dinner: $28-$38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch


BUFFALOES
476 Mount Pelia Rd.
Phone: 843.706.6630
Website: www.palmettobluffresort.com/dining/buffalos/
The View: The May River
Menu: Upscale sandwiches & salads for lunch, creative breakfast dishes.
Entrée Price Range for Lunch: $10-15
Breakfast & Lunch

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