September 2015 Dining Guide
Author: Special to CH2
890 William Hilton Pkwy
With its charming and inviting atmosphere, innovative menu and extensive wine list, 843 is the place to go. The pork chop, ancient grain salad and Hawaiian poke are favorites, but save room for the decadent homemade desserts! Situated in a cottage style garden with indoor/outdoor seating.
69 Pope Ave
Aunt Chilada’s, located on Hilton Head Island since 1984, genuinely serves something for everyone. In addition to a broad range of “Tex-Mex” and Mexican cuisine, we also serve excellent seafood, Lowcountry boil, American fare, all you can eat crab legs and more. Indoor and outdoor seating available… enjoy the beautiful Hilton Head Island weather on our large covered patio! Looking to feed a houseful? It’s easy! Just call your order in and pickup for a great meal wherever you want to enjoy it! Great fun and specials at the best Happy Hour on Hilton Head – offered at both bars, indoors and out. Serving 7 days a week starting at 11:30a.m.
12 Capital Drive
Are you a busy bee? Need to feed your honeys? Healthy and easy menu planning allows you to get the day off from cooking with an easy-to-assemble meal. Always delicious and kind to your wallet too!
17D Harbourside Lane
Bistro 17 is a cozy, waterfront French café, located to the right of Neptune’s statue in Shelter Cove Marina. The restaurant offers incredible lunch and dinner menus, with live music seven nights a week. They are kid (and dog!) friendly. Don’t miss out on a great dining experience overlooking the yachts of Shelter Cove Marina & Harbour. Alfresco dining is also offered.
Big Jim’s BBQ
7 Trent Jones Lane, inside the Robert Trent Jones Clubhouse
Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers & Pizza offers signature Southern dishes including slow-cooked barbecue and brisket, a variety of gourmet burgers and grilled pizzas plus homemade soups, salads, seafood, fish tacos and fall-off-the-bone ribs. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Happy Hour is 4 – 7 p.m. weekdays. Join them for Martini Mondays, 2 for 1 Tito’s Vodka Tuesdays, Half off a bottle of wine on “Wine Down Wednesdays”, Nachos & pitcher of beer for $20 on Fridays, 2 for 1 ribs on Saturdays and 2 for 1 wings on Sundays. Big screen TV’s and outdoor seating overlooking the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto Dunes makes Big Jim’s the perfect spot to watch sports. Take out and catering available.
86 Helmsman Way
(Palmetto Bay Marina)
Black Marlin offers Hilton Head Island’s largest selection of fresh-caught seafood, delicious hand-cut steaks, and premium frozen libations, all in a relaxing Key West atmosphere. Located dockside at Palmetto Bay Marina, you can dine indoors or outdoors on the expansive patio. Take in the water views from your seat at The World Famous Black Marlin Hurricane Bar while enjoying selections from the menu, such as our award-winning Sushi Nachos and Shrimp Burger, both featured on Food Network’s Beach Eats!
The Bluffton Room
15 Promenade St, Bluffton, SC 29910
Located in Old Town Bluffton, we are a new dining experience
where fabulous food and personal service shine in an intimate and vibrant atmosphere. Join us for dinner where the menu is classic – prepared from only the best and freshest sourced ingredients – and the cocktails are carefully crafted. We look forward to hosting you for a fabulous night out at The Bluffton Room!
101 Pope Avenue, Coligny Plaza
NEW 2016 Location: 5 Lagoon Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
A unique restaurant and bar located near the beach. Offering fresh and local lowcounty ingredients paired with craft beers and wines. Founded in 2011 on Hilton Head Island, Bomboras is a chill indoor/outdoor social dinning experience!
Village at Palmetto Bluff
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 atmosphere, you can also enjoy a selection of fine wines by the glass or bottle as well as a number of exotic coffees.
Captain Woody’s – TWO Locations!
Hilton Head: 6 Target Road
Bluffton: The Promenade
Captain Woody’s is your neighborhood bar and grill, whether your neighborhood is Hilton Head Island or Bluffton. It is the ideal place to come after a day of fishing, sailing or lounging on the beach. You’ll find nothing but the basic staples of island life: oysters, shrimp, cold beer, beautiful sunsets and good conversation. Walking into Captain Woody’s is like walking into your favorite pub back home. The atmosphere is relaxed and informal.
Carolina Crab Company
86 Helmsman Way,
Carolina Crab Company in Palmetto Bay Marina is a cozy, intimate restaurant. Owners Brendan and Thomas Reilley and the crew pride themselves on bringing you great food at an affordable price. The menu offers an array of seafood, from light and healthy to a giant po’boy and fries to burgers, prime rib, lobster and crab legs. Brunch served Saturday and Sunday. Open 7 days a week. An outside bar boasts water views. Dine inside, or enjoy outdoor seating. Pet friendly too! At the end of your meal, walk down to the docks, say hello to some dolphins, and maybe check out some yachts you hope to own by the time you make your next visit to Hilton Head.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill
14 Folly Field Rd. Hilton Head
Carrabba’s is your favorite, affordable neighborhood Italian restaurant. The chef offers daily specials, and happy hour is every day between 4 and 7 p.m. with half off all appetizers, draft beers, and half off single liquor well drinks. They open Monday-Friday at 4 p.m. and for lunch on the weekends starting at 11 a.m. Offerings include a variety of authentic Italian dishes prepared to your liking along with daily promotions. Sit and enjoy wine with delectable tastings on Tuesdays and wine bottle specials on Wednesdays. Enjoy the Carrabba’s experience, where everyone is treated like a V.I.P.!
37 New Orleans Road
Catch 22 features a local “catch” daily and Chef Bryan cuts USDA Prime steaks in house. The bone-on Filet is the one of the best steaks around a must try while on Hilton Head Island. Weekly specials include crab legs (up to 2.5 pounds) on Sundays & Mondays and roasted USDA Prime Strip on Thursdays. The early dining menu (please call for hours) includes a choice of eight entrées, accompanied by side dishes, your choice of salad and a glass of house wine for only $16.99-$21.99. Catch 22 is also a great place to enjoy happy hour with several drink & appetizer specials from 5-6:30 p.m.
33 Office Park Rd.
A Hilton Head Island favorite! CharBar Co. is famous for its succulent burgers, but is also loved for its outdoor bar and patio area, live entertainment, delicious cocktails and fun night life. CharBar Co. is a hit with locals and visitors.
Charlie’s L’etoile Verte
8 New Orleans Rd.
Charlie’s is the only restaurant on the island that writes its menu daily based on the freshest local seafood available. Their epicurean dinner menu offers an array of 14 fresh fish, Rack of Lamb, Filet Mignon, and many other delights. Cuisine is inspired by the ease of a French bistro with a tip of the hat to the American South. They offer an extensive wine list that specializes in California Cab’s, Oregon Pinot Noir, Rhone Valley, and Bordeaux. For more than 25 years, Charlie’s L’étoile Verte has had the pleasure of serving Hilton Head Island locals and returning visitors. From the tiny one room restaurant they opened in 1982, to there more spacious address on New Orleans Road, they have remained a family-owned restaurant focused on offering a lively experience and quality food. They look forward to serving you!
2 Hudson Road
Chart House offers waterfront dining and a gourmet menu. With friendly staff, it is a great restaurant to enjoy while on vacation or for getting away for the night in your own backyard. Make a reservation today!
14B Executive Park Rd
15 Towne Drive
A new joint on the island and also now in Bluffton, but an instant favorite. Chow Daddy’s serves lunch, dinner, wine, beer and cocktails 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 11:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. This restaurant offers unique offerings like kale and quinoa salad, fish tacos, smoked fried chicken and much more. Live music weekly.
Executive Chef Jimmy Corbett creates progressive American cuisine inspired by each season and our coastal ingredients. This quaint, former artist’s studio is filled with Hilton Head history and continues to be an island tradition since 1973. Small plate menu available in the lounge. Fun, friendly and inviting. CQ’s is a not-to-be-missed Harbour Town hangout.
The Crazy Crab
104 William Hilton Pkwy
Harbour Town Yacht Club,
149 Lighthouse Rd
(Harbour Town) – (843) 363-2722
The Crazy Crab provides spectacular waterfront dining experiences at our two locations at each end of Hilton Head Island. The menu is derived from Lowcountry recipes and each entree is individually prepared to order. Our Crab Legs are the best on Hilton Head – winning local awards for multiple years. We provide entertainment for the whole family with onsite playgrounds, the largest salt water fish tank on Hilton Head (Jarvis Creek), live music during the summer, and a perfect view of breathtaking Lowcountry sunsets. Come visit us and see why we have been a local favorite for over 30 years!
Corks Wine Company
14 Promenade St #306
Corks Wine Company is Bluffton’s original neighborhood wine bar. Offering a large selection of wines, including by the glass, as well as a full bar and craft beers. Samplings of any wine served by the glass are offered in wine flights. Our “Big” small plates are perfect for a quick bite, sharing with friends or combining a few for a full meal! Try a wine flight and a bite-the perfect opportunity to sip and sample all that we have to offer! Live music every Tuesday and Friday.
ELA’S Blu Water Grille
1 Shelter Cove Lane
Featured in Bon Appetit and the winner of numerous Open Table awards, ELA’s Blu Water Grille is a shining star on the Hilton Head scene. Fresh catch seafood and prime cut steaks of the highest quality, artfully prepared by our culinary team of experts, compliment the extensive boutique wine selection. Located at Shelter Cove Harbour, overlooking the marina and Broad Creek, ELA’s is known for the best water views on the island. A casual intimate interior, wrap around dining patio exterior, and nightly entertainment provide the perfect dining experience or location to host special events, private parties, or rehearsal dinners. Open daily.
1301 Main Street (Main Street Village)
When you enter the doors of The Fabulous Frankie Bones Restaurant and Lounge, you find yourself in an atmosphere fondly reminiscent of a time past but not forgotten. At Frankie Bones, snappy sounds, high back burgundy leather booths, an award-winning menu inspired by the big cities of Chicago, New York, Vegas and Saint Louis, and first-class service are the recipe for a fabulous experience. Voted “Best All-Around Restaurant” by Hilton Head Monthly readers, Frankie Bones is a classic American-Italian restaurant and lounge serving the area’s finest steaks, chops, seafood, pasta, martinis and offering an award-winning wine list. Frankie Bones is always the answer to your group dining needs, with our to-go or full-service top-class catering options. Serving lunch daily from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., dinner beginning at 4 p.m. and Sunday brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Giuseppi’s Pizza & Pasta
Hilton Head: 32 Shelter Cove Lane
(The Plaza at Shelter Cove)
Bluffton: 25 Bluffton Road Suite 601 (Kittie’s Crossing) (843) 815-9200
At Giuseppi’s, it’s all about the food. For more than 30 years, they have been living out their passion for food by serving up the freshest pizza, pasta, hoagies and award-winning wings in a neighborhood atmosphere like the ones they knew in Pittsburgh. Whether you want to bring the whole neighborhood in, or bring Giuseppi’s home to the whole neighborhood, they have just what you need. From online ordering, to-go, catering for parties and events at your place, or dinner for the whole family at their restaurants, Giuseppi’s has the menu, atmosphere and convenience you’ve been looking for.
The Hilton Head Brewing Company
7C Greenwood Dr.
Whether you’re a local in search of other locals, or a visitor in search of some local flavor, you’ll find both at Hilton Head Brewing Company, South Carolina’s first microbrewery and restaurant. The brewery, which can produce up to 2,000 barrels of beer annually, is housed in a corner section of the expansive interior. Patrons may dine either in the brewhouse pub, the lower dining room, or outside on the pet-friendly deck which boasts an outdoor bar and TV. With 40 craft and specialty beers on tap, and an extensive menu, including tasty appetizers, wings, pizza, calzones, burgers, soups, salads, and more, HHBC is a beer and food lover’s destination.
Lunch Saturday & Sunday • Dinner Daily • Happy Hour Daily 4-7pm • Casual Dress • Children’s Menu • DJ-Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights • Live music on Sunday & Tuesday & Friday • Daily 4-6pm: All-You-Can-Eat Crab Legs
Hogshead Kitchen & Wine Bar
1555 Fording Island Rd
Moss Creek Village Shopping Center
(843) 837- 4647
At HogsHead Kitchen and Wine Bar, four-time James Beard Award-nominated chef John Pashak offers unmatched Lowcountry cuisine in a one-of-a-kind atmosphere, creating the area’s best social dining scene. Whether you eat atop the 200+ year-old barn doors in the bar area or butcher block tables in the dining room, you won’t be disappointed. Laid-back live music fills the air on Friday and Saturday nights with the opportunity to dine outside under the awning where polite pets are always welcome. In addition to all-day casual dining, wine-paired multi-course tasting menus are also available by advance reservation only. Reservations suggested.
33 Office Park Rd.
¡Holy Tequila! taqueria and tequila bar blends gourmet tacos and Mexican street food with new American flavors. Prepare your senses for an atmosphere that reaches into the heart of Mexico with indoor/outdoor open air dining and a full bar with over 40 premium tequilas!
Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks
1 Hudson Rd.
This seaside “House on the Docks,” has been a Hilton Head Island tradition since 1967 and is one of the most popular joints in the area. The restaurant’s fishing fleet brings in fresh local shrimp, oysters and crabs for outdoor waterside dining. From fresh seafood, to land food, to cocktails, to homemade desserts, Hudson’s has everything to offer visitors and locals—not to mention the beautiful view that can be seen from nearly every corner of the restaurant. Bring your family and friends for a special Lowcountry treat.
Island Bagel & Deli
841 William Hilton Parkway
(843) 686- 3353
Authentic NY Style boiled bagels in 16 flavors made from scratch daily on Hilton Head. Twelve handmade flavors of cream cheese, breakfast bagel sandwiches and a full line of Seattle’s Best coffees and espresso drinks. For lunch try the classic deli sandwiches, signature hoagies and the new Bacon Bagel Burger.
12 Cardinal Rd # A,
Sweet and dry whites, Italian reds and unique low country specialty wines are what you will find at Island Winery. We locally hand-craft a wide variety of wines to ensure that you will find one you like. Sample our wines free of charge at our large newly renovated tasting bar. Once you found the perfect wine, enjoy it with a cheese platter in our barrel room, which is also perfect for small events.
Jake’s Salty Dog Pizza
South Beach Marina, Sea Pines
Always a family favorite, Jake’s Pizza is available for pick-up. Jake’s Salty Dog Pizza has traditional style thin crust pizza that is sure to please.
Java Burrito Co.
The Village at Wexford, Suite J6
1000 William Hilton Parkway
Java Burrito Co. is a family- owned and operated Mexican Grill & Coffee Bar on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. We use the finest ingredients and traditional methods to produce the most exceptional products. Our Burrito Bar and Coffee Bar sources organic and local food when in season. We never use artificial preservatives and absolutely no growth hormones or antibiotics.
Our philosophy promotes positive change within the sustainable farming initiative, supporting farms and individuals with like standards. We look forward to seeing y’all soon!
Kurama Japanese Restaurant
9 Palmetto Bay Rd
Kurama Japanese Restaurant is the island’s best place for authentic hibachi and sushi cuisine. Serving locals and tourists for over twenty years, Kurama continues to delight its customers of all ages with their mesmerizing hibachi performances and exquisite sushi presentations. Open daily from 4:30-10:00 p.m. Early Bird specials are available from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Reservations accepted.
7B Greenwood Drive (Reilley’s Plaza)
The Lodge is the Southeast’s premier craft beer bar, voted “Best Bar” by Hilton Head Monthly readers and rated “World Class” by BeerAdvocate. With 36 rotating taps and an extensive bar, The Lodge is a popular night spot. Happy Hour daily from 4-8 p.m., billiards, shuffleboard, sports on 14 screens and a full late night menu with the island’s best burgers and gourmet grilled cheeses.
55 New Orleans Rd. #106
COMING SOON in September to New Orleans road, Local Pie is the 1st and only true Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizza on Hilton Head Island. “Local” means that only the highest quality, regionally-sourced ingredients go into our house made pies. “Local” also represents a sense of community. We are a local business, with local staff, and local suppliers. This sense of community goes further in our efforts to provide creative offerings and an exceptional experience for our guests, all the while, maintaining a minimal environmental footprint.
Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar
841 William Hilton Parkway
Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar is an American Bistro with a Southern soul. They serve inspired dishes ranging from classic steak frites to octopus a la palancha. The bar offers classic cocktails like our Moscow Mule or Negroni as well as over 100 wines from around the world.
Hilton Head: Park Plaza (843) 686-2474
Bluffton: 872 Fording Island Rd. (843) 706-0800
Great pizza, salads, and subs with dozens of beers on tap. Open for lunch, dinner, and late night! Affordable and kid-friendly! Seating available inside and out on Hilton Head Island and Bluffton.
Main Street Cafe
1411 Main Street
Serving consistently great food at reasonable prices to locals and visitors for 15 years. The Seafood Chowder, Fried Green Tomato BLT, Parmesan Encrusted Grouper, Angus Beef Burgers and “All You Can Eat” Crab Legs are our most popular items. Join us during Happy Hour for half price appetizers including drink and beer specials daily.
Marley’s Island Grille
35 Office Park Road
Marleys Island Grille features a casual, fun and inviting tropical Hilton Head Island dining experience. Our award-winning selection of fresh seafood, prime steaks, and outrageous salads is what keeps locals and visitors coming back to Marleys time and time again. Take a look at our some of island-inspired dishes to find your next “must-have” meal on Hilton Head: She Crab Chowder, Alaskan Snow Crab Legs, Kettle Steamed Shellfish, Lobster Tacos, Voodoo Spiced Swordfish, Rasta Chicken Pasta, and our famous “Supa Dupa Groupa” are just a few of our house specialties. Our full bar offers refreshing margaritas, house-made sangria and a tropical rainbow of frozen libations. Looking for a place to eat with kids on Hilton Head Island? We have a great kids menu and fun environment that welcomes the whole family! Take-out, outdoor dining and reservations are also available!
Old Fort Pub
Hilton Head Plantation
Featuring breathtaking sunset views over the Intracoastal Waterway and Pinckney Island, right next to historic Fort Mitchel, Chef Keith Josefiak’s menu features fresh-from-the-garden produce, local seafood, and tasty steaks to delight your taste buds. Relax on the romantic breeze-brushed deck under moss-draped oaks or gather family and friends inside their window-wrapped dining room. Old Fort Pub is a waterfront destination steeped in Lowcountry history.
Old Oyster Factory
101 Marshland Road
Serving Hilton Head Island for over 25 years, the Old Oyster Factory is one of the island’s finest waterfront dining spots. Enjoy a beautiful view while tasting some fresh and local seafood.
One Hot Mama’s
7A Greenwood Drive (Reilley’s Plaza)
(843) 682-MAMA (6262)
One Hot Mama’s is one cool place! This family-friendly restaurant, located on the south end of Hilton Head Island, offers delicious baby-back ribs, authentic pit-to-plate BBQ, hand-cut steaks, chargrilled chicken, the world’s best wings, salads and more. For lunch, Mama’s offers great “meat & 3” options, combo platters, burgers, wraps, and their famous BBQ platter. Hilton Head’s One Hot Mama’s is also the perfect place to watch your favorite team! Late night dining, take-out, Hilton Head catering, a children’s menu, and large party accommodations are available, along with daily food and drink specials. Hilton Head dining doesn’t get much better than One Hot Mama’s!
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
38 Shelter Cove Lane
Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is a self-serve, choose-your-own toppings frozen treat destination like no other, the ultimate dessert experience! Orange Leaf’s 16 rotating unique flavors are prepared fresh daily with fat free milk (lactose free excluded) and mixed in proprietary serving machines that make for a richer, creamier treat like no other. Orange Leaf offers a selection of at least 35 toppings, ranging from kid-friendly gummy bears to crunchy granola and hot fudge. All fruit toppings are prepared fresh daily and rotate seasonally. Success is dependent on our year round community support and so we believe in getting actively involved in our communities with fundraising, sponsorships, donations and volunteering on various projects throughout Hilton Head Island. Customers love the awesome Froyo, fun staff and cool spoons!!
Palmetto Bay Sunrise Café
Palmetto Bay Marina
Whether you are an early or late riser, start your day at Palmetto Bay. Breakfast is served all day, and 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. This is a very popular spot with the locals on the weekends, so plan accordingly.
Pelican’s Point Seafood, Steaks & Spirits
Delicious waterfront dining featuring the freshest catches and juicy steaks, great happy hour and early bird specials, live local music—and best of all, Hilton Head’s #1 comedy show right upstairs. Get happy hour deals in the sports lounge and outside deck from 5-7. Next up, a tasty dinner: scrumptious fresh catches, juicy steaks, tangy ribs, all-you-can-eat pasta (just $13) and lots of local favorites. Early Birder? Dig into a 3-course meal from 5 til 7 p.m. for just $15. Don’t want the evening to end there? Catch renowned Mentalist Bill Gladwell’s show, rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor®, and nationally-touring comedy acts, too, at the restaurant’s upstairs comedy club.
Philly’s Café & Deli
55 New Orleans Rd., Suite 102
An Island favorite for over 20 years, Philly’s Cafe & Deli is locally owned & operated. Serving fresh bread baked daily, the finest gluten-free deli meats and cheeses, and as their ad says, “The BEST sandwiches on the island. PERIOD!” Open six days for lunch and catering.
1 New Orleans Rd #1g
With it’s quaint atmosphere and classic southern Italian cuisine, Pomodori Italian Eatery has quickly become a cornerstone for Hilton Head locals. Offering fresh regional ingredients and nightly local seafood specials, Pomodori has something for everyone at the table. Serving dinner nightly Monday through Saturday. Reservations are highly recommended at this lively local favorite.
The Porch Southern Kitchen and Bar
At The Beach House, 1 South Forest Drive
At The Porch, the team is focused on providing wholesome, belly-warming comfort food and authentic service in a friendly and cozy atmosphere. The Porch at the Beach House serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in their newly renovated indoor and outdoor spaces. This restaurant is a modern low country kitchen serving small plates and comfort food favorites with a contemporary twist.
Porter and Pig
1000 William Hilton Pkwy
Village at Wexford Ste J7C
Porter and Pig offers quality beer, proprietary cocktails and select wines with accompanying charcuteries cheeses and shared plates.
Poseidon Coastal Cuisine
38 Shelter Cove Lane
From Poseidon’s outside NautiBar, the inside “The World is Your Oyster” Bar, covered patio dining on the Front Porch, the Rooftop Bar with live entertainment, Coastal Provisions retail, and the adjacent waterfront Town Park, there is so much to see, you will want to come back again and again. Join us for an unforgettable, coastal dining experience featuring the best from land and sea, from coast to coast. Amazing cuisine, exquisite cocktails, and coastal hospitality are just the very surface of the Poseidon experience. Serving lunch, a spectacular sunset happy hour and dinner daily, with catering, to-go and special event space available, Poseidon offers an excuse to enjoy coastal cuisine for any occasion! Also, don’t miss our weekend brunch, on Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Sunday, with a brunch buffet, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Purple Cow
95 Mathews Drive B5
Prepare for the unexpected at Hilton Head Island’s newest dessert restaurant, The Purple Cow, now serving coffees, confections and cocktails. The Purple Cow is also the new home of Baby Cakes homemade individual cheesecakes. Owner Lisa Bernstein, affectionately known as Bernie, believes that dessert can and should be enjoyed any time of the day. From French toast donuts and delicious coffee in the morning to her famous cheesecake and a chocolate martini after sundown, it’s always the right time for a sweet treat. Other temptations include fried peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, coffee cake, crème brûlée, ice cream sundaes, grandma’s chocolate cake, coconut pound cake and many more delicious surprises. Stop in for “milkshake hour” between 3-4 p.m. daily. Or come in and sip champagne or a glass of red wine with a fruit and cheese plate.
Reilley’s Grill & Bar – North
95 Mathews Drive
Reilley’s North End Pub has been serving up the Island’s favorite Irish Pub fare, delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head Island for nearly 30 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub. Visitors and Northenders alike love Happy Hour – a lively bunch of locals make it a regular stop. Catch the big game, enjoy nightly dinner specials with your family, or toast the good life at Champagne Sunday Brunch. Since 1982, Reilley’s has remained a family owned and operated business that is dedicated to customer satisfaction. They strive to give the best quality food, drink and service anywhere with employees that truly care.
Reilley’s Grill & Bar – South
7D Greenwood Drive
Reilley’s Grill & Bar has been serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head Island for over 33 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub. Dine indoors or out, where convertible walls open to what is arguably the best outdoor patio in town. Top notch technology ensures you won’t miss the big game whether you’re sipping cocktails at happy hour, enjoying nightly dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life at Champagne Sunday Brunch. Since 1982, Reilley’s has remained a family owned and operated business that is dedicated to customer satisfaction. We strive to give the best quality food, drink and service anywhere from employees that truly care.
The Salty Dog Café
South Beach Marina, Sea Pines
The Salty Dog Café is Hilton Head Island’s favorite waterfront café, overlooking beautiful Braddock Cove. Live music and children’s entertainment echo the sounds of family fun nightly during the season, while fresh seafood is served daily. A schedule of seasonal events can be found at saltydog.com. Be sure to check out The Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory to get your world-famous Salty Dog T-Shirt.
Salty Dog Ice Cream Shop
South Beach Marina, Sea Pines
Don’t forget the ice cream! Salty Dog Ice Cream is the perfect treat on a hot day, and with the many flavors, your choice might be the toughest decision you have to make all day. Located just below The Salty Dog T-shirt Shop, the ice cream shop is centrally located in South Beach and offers fruit smoothies and slushies too.
Sea Grass Grille
807 William Hilton Parkway
Sea Grass Grille is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday-Saturday for your dining pleasure. Serving “fresh fish and fine wine” since 2004. SGG offers a Wine Spectator award winning wine list combined with “best seafood” award winning food! Other specialties include our Carolina Tomato Pie, Pork Loin Chop, Filet Mignon and more! Owners Chad Newman and Kathy & Peter Jannott are always on hand to make sure your dining experience is the best!
Skillets is open all day and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. With a great early dining menu served from 5-6 p.m., kids menu, all-you-can-eat salad bar, and brunch served until 4 p.m. every day, Skillets proves to be an island favorite year after year. Bring your best dog buddies out on the weekends for alfresco dining and the dog-friendly menu.
Skull Creek Boathouse
397 Squire Pope Road
Situated on the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway, Skull Creek Boathouse offers the perfect Lowcountry setting with spectacular water and marina views. Whether you choose to dine indoors, at their Dive Bar (a raw bar featuring fresh sushi, oysters and more), or outdoors on the expansive terrace, you’ll find no better place to partake in Hilton Head Island’s sunsets and the freshest seafood or American cuisine favorites with a twist. The open air Buoy Bar serves up original drinks and a 360-degree view of the outdoors. From monthly Full Moon Parties, to seasonal Lobsterfests, and daily Happy Hours, there’s always something fun for the entire family. So bring your family, bring your friends and bring yourself to Skull Creek Boathouse. One bite and you’re hooked!
34 Palmetto bay Road
This Southend joint has won just about every local award given for best BBQ. Serving lunch daily, Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and late night menu. Check it out for yourself! Indoor and outdoor dining available. Late night entertainment (in-season) on the weekends.
70 Pope Ave Suite J
Located in the Bi-lo Circle Center. Open from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and closed on Mondays. It is a fun family restaurant with an open kitchen and plenty of bar seats for the kids. Serving southern style American food, with breakfast and lunch all day. Kids say they serve “the best pancakes ever.” Are they the world’s best? Probably not…but they will remind you of your Grandmother’s. They make homemade salad dressing, corned beef, roast beef, chicken salad and of course Detroit, MI Coney Dogs!
20 Executive Park Rd
Currently the only fine dining restaurant on Hilton Head offering a vegan & vegetarian menu as well as local seafood, grass-fed beef, wild game & more; all using the finest Organic ingredients. Signature dishes include plantain gnocchi with Caribbean coconut ‘cream’ & filet mignon topped with goat cheese ‘souffle’. Also offering pet friendly patio seating, live music, fine art gallery & artists at the easel. Private dining available. Early dining & gluten free options available. Call for details. Reservations recommended.
The American Tavern
Street Meet is a family friendly restaurant and tavern that specializes in Homemade Tavern and Street Food featuring sandwiches from across the country. Inside and Outdoor dining, pet friendly patio, A $7 light lunch menu, dinner and late night dining. Street Meet serves continuously from 11:30 a.m. til’ 1 a.m. Take out, delivery and catering available. Street Meet is the Island’s Home of the Cleveland Browns Backers. Street Meet is The Ohio Bar!
33 Office Park Rd., Suite 224 (Park Plaza)
Trattoria Divina is a dream and a labor of love for all of those who have joined Chef Hugo Lee. His infectious passion for life and evident creativity make him one of the most likable culinary artists of our time. Food is house-made whenever possible. Fresh pastas and ciabatta available daily, to be enjoyed with excellent wine selections, followed by a decadent dessert creation and French press coffee. The chef and entire staff welcome you to their home for an unforgettable dining experience with great food, great wine and great friends.
Sea Pines Center
Belfair Towne Village
Established in 1983, Truffles has two locations and serves some of the best food in the area. The ambience alone pulls in visitors and locals alike with its casual comfortable vibe. With a vast menu, including house made savory soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pasta, seafood, ribs, and decadent desserts. Truffles is the perfect stop any day of the week.
Wild Wing Café
72 Pope Ave- Circle Center (Hilton Head)
1188 Fording Island Rd. (Bluffton)
Wild Wing Cafe is your home for hot wings, cold beer and good times. Catch all the games, live music every weekend and fuel the fun with favorites like hand-pattied angus burgers, sandwiches, appetizers to share, and our award-winning fresh chicken wings in any of 33 made from scratch sauces.
1513 Main Street (Main Street Village)
Unique to Hilton Head, WiseGuys is known for their Small Plates, Big Wines, Serious Cocktails and Steaks. The small plates menu at WiseGuys takes cocktail-party dining to a new level, showcasing urban flavors and strikingly exciting presentations. WiseGuys offers hand-cut Stock Yard steaks, aged a minimum of 28 days for maximum flavor and tenderness, offering a contemporary twist on the classic steakhouse. The award-winning wine list features over 150 specially selected bottles and a Wine Keeper system, ensuring every glass is as good as the first. When it comes to serious cocktails, no detail is overlooked; their infusions are hand-crafted using the freshest of seasonal fruits and premium spirits. They truly offer something for everyone, including vegetarian, gluten free and children’s options. WiseGuys invites you through the stainless steel doors, into the plush and friendly environment to savor the steaks, sample the wines and share their passion.
The Wreck of the Salty Dog
South Beach Marina
The Wreck offers the same delicious menu as The Salty Dog, but with a few extras. Its casual waterfront dining boasts two bars with extraordinary views of Braddock Cove. If you’re lucky, you can even catch a glimpse of the dolphins feeding in the creek. While seafood is the specialty, plenty of choices are available for the landlubbers. The Wreck of The Salty Dog is also an ideal choice for private parties.
55 Calhoun St.
Voted “Best Bar in Bluffton,” Vineyard 55 proves to be an up-and-coming staple in downtown Bluffton. The restaurant offers a vast menu of appetizers, entrées, and desserts, to go along with their ample variety of beers, wines, and cocktails, not to mention their unique wine cellar atmosphere. Come on in to experience one of Bluffton’s gems!