Pairing the perfect wine with this traditionally Southern dish is surprisingly easy. By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery It took thousands of years for the Lowcountry’s distinctive cuisine to evolve out of ancient Native American and West African food ways. Shrimp and Grits is a great example of that culinary crossroads. Grits are coarsely ground corn boiled… Read More…
Restaurants in Hilton Head, SC
Reilley’s has been serving up delicious steaks, seafood, pasta and sandwiches on Hilton Head Island for 34 years. With a sophisticated warm ambiance Reilley’s is reminiscent of a true Boston pub with a family-friendly atmosphere. Dine indoors or out at our south-end location in Reilley’s Plaza at the Sea Pines circle. Enjoy nightly dinner specials with family, or toasting to the good life with mimosas and champagne Sunday brunch. Lunch and dinner served seven days a week. Happy hour daily at both locations from 4 – 7 p.m. and kids eat free on Tuesdays.
The new Fishcamp on Broad Creek offers an extensive menu and boasts views of Broad Creek from the large outdoor patio and covered bar. The menu consists of mainly seafood and American cuisine, including steak and lobster. The restaurant is family-friendly and offers games including bocce and corn hole as well as live entertainment. Visit Fishcamp for the amazing food, and learn all about the history Fishcamp and the Native Islanders played in the development of modern-day Hilton Head. Lunch daily from 11am. Dinner from 5pm. Happy hour from 4-6pm daily at the bar. Bar open until midnight. Brunch on Sundays from 11am-2pm. Pet-friendly patio. 11 Simmons Road, Hilton Head Island.
Located at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course inside of Palmetto Dunes, Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers & Pizza is the perfect spot for families, golfers, locals and visitors alike to enjoy southern BBQ, juicy burgers and mouth-watering pizza. This relaxed restaurant offers weekday happy hour, eight big screen TVs, an outdoor patio overlooking the golf course, a full bar and a friendly staff. Call (888) 322-9091 or visit www.PalmettoDunes.com/big-jims.
Serving everything from fresh seafood to delicious steaks, it’s hard not to find something to enjoy and almost impossible to forget the waterfront view. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Home of the O.E.O. Menus, events, webcams and entertainment calendars can be found on their website.
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 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.
A Unique Waterfront Dining Experience Overlooking Hilton Head Island’s Famous Harbour Town Marina. The Crazy Crab menu is derived from Lowcountry recipes, and each entree is individually prepared to order. The Alaskan Snow Crab Legs are the best on the Island – winning local awards for multiple years. There is plenty of family entertainment just outside the front door with the Harbour Town Lighthouse, a massive playground, live music in the summer, and amazing views of Calibogue Sound. The Crazy Crab bar provides a nice cozy atmosphere to relax after a round of golf at one of the prestigious Sea Pines golf courses. Come visit and see why The Crazy Crab has been a local favorite for over 30 years!
Situated on Broad Creek, the Old Oyster Factory is a dining delight for family and children of all ages. Enjoy superb, innovative seafood and steaks while taking in one of the Low Country’s best panoramic views of the marshland landscape.
In addition to a broad range of Tex-Mex cuisine, Aunt Chilada’s family-friendly menu also offers excellent seafood, Lowcountry boil, American fare, all-you-can-eat crab legs and more. Feed a houseful with take-out packages for large parties available. Serving 7 days a week starting at 11:30 a.m.
A Spectacular Waterfront Dining Experience Overlooking Hilton Head Island’s Beautiful Jarvis Creek. The Crazy Crab menu is derived from Lowcountry recipes, and each entree is individually prepared to order. The Alaskan Snow Crab Legs are the best on the Island – winning local awards for multiple years. The whole family will enjoy an onsite playground, the largest saltwater fish tank on Hilton Head Island, live music and crab races during the summer, and a perfect view of breathtaking Lowcountry sunsets. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating on our expansive deck and is pet friendly. The Crazy Crab at Jarvis Creek is perfect for your rehearsal dinner or private party. During non-peak times of the year, a part of the restaurant can be curtained-off for your private event, seating up to 80. The covered outside deck area can seat nearly 100 with an outdoor bar area and options for private oyster roasts or Lowcountry Boils. Come visit and see why The Crazy Crab has been a local favorite for over 30 years!
From freshly brewed coffee and sinful cinnamon rolls to southern fried chicken, local fish tacos, finger-lickin’ good BBQ and more – Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort has exactly what you’re looking for. Dine at Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers and Pizza, beachfront at The Dunes House, the Palmetto Dunes General Store or at any of the six waterfront restaurants at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina for a fantastic Hilton Head Island culinary experience. Call (888) 322-9091 or visit www.PalmettoDunes.com.
Alexander’s, is an upscale seafood restaurant and wine bar, featuring seasonally-inspired cuisine, locally-caught seafood and many locally-sourced ingredients. A Hilton Head Island Favorite since 1977! The menu pays tribute to many classic Lowcountry & Alexander’s favorites such as Stuffed Flounder, Shrimp and Grits and Wiener Schnitzel. Children’s menu, wine and cocktail menu available. Dinner served seven nights a week from 4:00-9:00 p.m. Early dining from 5:00-5:45 p.m. For reservations, call (843) 785-4999 or visit AlexandersRestaurant.com.
Red Fish specializes in cuisine where a blend of housemade spices, tropical fruits and vegetables are combined with Lowcountry specialties and we are commited to serving our guests the freshest ingredients possible. Wine shop with more than 1,000 bottles.
Pet-friendly, Carolina Crab Company offers an array of fresh seafood, burgers, prime rib, lobster and crab legs. Open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. with brunch served Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy water views from our outside bar.
Enjoy the famous steamed shrimp, frozen drinks, casual atmosphere, great food and live entertainment at the Island’s favorite outdoor café overlooking beautiful Braddock’s Cove at South Beach Marina. Serving lunch and dinner, daily Happy Hour and live entertainment. A local’s favorite! Menus, events, webcams and entertainment calendars can be found on their website.
807 William Hilton Parkway | Hilton Head Island | 843-785-3838
South Beach Marina Village | Hilton Head Island | 843-671-2233
Jarvis Creek | Hilton Head Island | 843-681-5021
Harbour Town | Hilton Head Island | 843-363-2722
8 Archer Road | Hilton Head Island | 843-686-3388
101 Marshland Road | Hilton Head Island | 843-681-6040
Hilton Head Island Restaurants
Hilton Head restaurants offer delicious dining options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. On Hilton Head Island, enjoy casual fare, elegant dining, fresh seafood and international cuisine. Upon arrival, pick up our “Official Guide to Hilton Head Island” for all the latest reviews. You’ll find outstanding restaurants offering signature island recipes, but on the coast there’s more than one way to feast. Bon appetit!
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Did you know that Hilton Head Island is home to a brewery, a distillery and a winery? Tucked behind the airport on the north end of the Island, Cardinal Road is the location of these three craft beverage makers, all of which are located within walking distance of one another. A trip to Cardinal Road… Read More…
Taking place throughout the entire month of February, The Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people and their history on Hilton Head Island. GullahCelebration.com offers a synopsis of this event in the description below. Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration programming includes a variety of events designed to attract local… Read More…
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Established in 2003, the roots of The Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island extend back through the generations who farmed the fertile soil of the Lowcountry—all the way to West Africa. The direct descendants of African-Americans once enslaved on Southern cotton and rice plantations, the Gullah people lived in relative isolation for hundreds of years on… Read More…