Best food in Hilton Head Island

Check out the top food in Hilton Head Island, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Poseidon Coastal Cuisine
1. Poseidon Coastal Cuisine
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41 local reviews
38 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-341-3838
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Evan
If you're looking for some great food with an amazing atmosphere and even better sunset view, this is your…
Dale
Fairly new in Shelter Cove. It's definitely made a huge splash here. Great food and $1.00/shrimp cocktails…
Debbie
Great food and looking for sports to watch this might be the place. Head upstairs for some dining and…
1. Poseidon Coastal Cuisine
1. Poseidon Coastal Cuisine
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41 local reviews
38 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-341-3838
Evan
Evan
If you're looking for some great food with an amazing atmosphere and even better sunset view, this is your place. The location is just next…
Dale
Dale
Fairly new in Shelter Cove. It's definitely made a huge splash here. Great food and $1.00/shrimp cocktails during happy hour at the…
Debbie
Debbie
Great food and looking for sports to watch this might be the place. Head upstairs for some dining and dancing. Great place for Oysters!
2. The Jazz Corner
2. The Jazz Corner
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22 local reviews
1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+1 843-842-8620
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Ken And Sheila
Great food and music! It's a great evening out with dinner and music afterwards. The Jazz Corner has…
Bill
The #1 Trip Advisor Restaurant on HHI great food and music 7 nights a week … One of our favorite date night…
Duncan
Voted one of the top 20 Jazz Clubs in the World! ; once you know your dates in HHI make sure to book your…
2. The Jazz Corner
2. The Jazz Corner
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22 local reviews
1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+1 843-842-8620
Ken And Sheila
Ken And Sheila
Great food and music! It's a great evening out with dinner and music afterwards. The Jazz Corner has different jazz/motown artists so go…
Bill
Bill
The #1 Trip Advisor Restaurant on HHI great food and music 7 nights a week … One of our favorite date night restaurants … make reservations…
Duncan
Duncan
Voted one of the top 20 Jazz Clubs in the World! ; once you know your dates in HHI make sure to book your table. Excellent food, speak-easy…
3. Skull Creek Boathouse
3. Skull Creek Boathouse
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44 local reviews
397 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-681-3663
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Michael
This is our favorite place to eat. It sits on the Skull Creek, overlooking the water. The food is amazing and…
Dorothy
Rilght on the water beautiful view!! Great food and drinks. Sit outside at the bar or around that area. Even…
Joey And Brittani
Sunday Brunch or any day dinner... this is our favorite place to eat on Hilton Head Island. Great atmosphere…
3. Skull Creek Boathouse
3. Skull Creek Boathouse
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44 local reviews
397 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-681-3663
Michael
Michael
This is our favorite place to eat. It sits on the Skull Creek, overlooking the water. The food is amazing and the outdoor dining and live…
Dorothy
Dorothy
Rilght on the water beautiful view!! Great food and drinks. Sit outside at the bar or around that area. Even on hot days it is great.
Joey And Brittani
Joey And Brittani
Sunday Brunch or any day dinner... this is our favorite place to eat on Hilton Head Island. Great atmosphere and fantastic food!
4. Old Town Dispensary
4. Old Town Dispensary
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19 local reviews
15 Captains Cv, Bluffton
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-837-1893
BarRestaurantFood
Caro
Old Town Dispensary is located in the heart of historic, downtown Bluffton, SC. It is THE PLACE for good…
Kelley
The atmosphere is everything that is Bluffton! Outdoor restaurant with fire pits and a stage for live music…
Katherine
This is a local hangout with great, casual food and live music on most weekends. Throw a log on the fire and…
4. Old Town Dispensary
4. Old Town Dispensary
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19 local reviews
15 Captains Cv, Bluffton
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-837-1893
Caro
Caro
Old Town Dispensary is located in the heart of historic, downtown Bluffton, SC. It is THE PLACE for good friends, cold drinks and delicious…
Kelley
Kelley
The atmosphere is everything that is Bluffton! Outdoor restaurant with fire pits and a stage for live music. Service is usually slow, but…
Katherine
Katherine
This is a local hangout with great, casual food and live music on most weekends. Throw a log on the fire and chat with locals while…
5. The Salty Dog Cafe
5. The Salty Dog Cafe
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33 local reviews
232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-671-2233
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Duncan
10 mins by Bike via either road or beach ; Fabulous location overlooking Braddock Cove along with awesome food…
T M
Beachy food fare, indoor and outdoor seating in South Beach. A visit here is tradition. Relaxed dress, live…
Dale
VERY touristy and so-so food. But it's famous on Hilton Head....and so are their tee shirts. Again, very…
5. The Salty Dog Cafe
5. The Salty Dog Cafe
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33 local reviews
232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-671-2233
Duncan
Duncan
10 mins by Bike via either road or beach ; Fabulous location overlooking Braddock Cove along with awesome food ; Sea food is a specialty -…
T M
T M
Beachy food fare, indoor and outdoor seating in South Beach. A visit here is tradition. Relaxed dress, live music, shops, marina, adult…
Dale
Dale
VERY touristy and so-so food. But it's famous on Hilton Head....and so are their tee shirts. Again, very touristy!
6. Big Bamboo Café
6. Big Bamboo Café
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19 local reviews
1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 843-686-3443
BarRestaurantFood
Brandy
Great spot for music, drinks and food in the evening. Check out reggae night on Wed. Bar is open until 2 am…
Rebecca,
Great food, fun atmosphere! On the deck of the Plaza, a short walk from the beach. Live music, nightly, with…
Vicki
The food is good , nice atmosphere, and great drinks. Love the pomegranate margaritas and Big Bamboo Lite beer…
6. Big Bamboo Café
6. Big Bamboo Café
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19 local reviews
1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 843-686-3443
Brandy
Brandy
Great spot for music, drinks and food in the evening. Check out reggae night on Wed. Bar is open until 2 am and a short distance from the…
Rebecca,
Rebecca,
Great food, fun atmosphere! On the deck of the Plaza, a short walk from the beach. Live music, nightly, with great prices!
Vicki
Vicki
The food is good , nice atmosphere, and great drinks. Love the pomegranate margaritas and Big Bamboo Lite beer ...
7. The Sea Shack
7. The Sea Shack
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16 local reviews
6 Executive Park Rd, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-785-2464
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Kevin
Low frills low prices but fantastic seafood. I am regular here and visit EVERY time I am on the island. …
Nall
Iconic seafood restaurant. Nothing fancy but good food. Go early, always crowded. Fresh seafood, well…
David
The food is local and delicious. Worth the wait, but very casual - you will be eating on Styrofoam plates.
7. The Sea Shack
7. The Sea Shack
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16 local reviews
6 Executive Park Rd, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-785-2464
Kevin
Kevin
Low frills low prices but fantastic seafood. I am regular here and visit EVERY time I am on the island. Featured on the Food Network a few…
Nall
Nall
Iconic seafood restaurant. Nothing fancy but good food. Go early, always crowded. Fresh seafood, well prepared.
David
David
The food is local and delicious. Worth the wait, but very casual - you will be eating on Styrofoam plates.
8. Hudson's Seafood House On The Docks
8. Hudson's Seafood House On The Docks
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35 local reviews
1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-681-2772
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Andrea
Great food with a family-friendly atmosphere. During peak season, arrive at 5:00 to beat the crowds. Fish…
Debbie
Hudson's Seafood one of the most popular restaurants on island. A must see for the food, entertainment and…
Ashley
Happy Hour is Awesome Here and The View Is Beautiful, Service is Phenomenal as well as the food!
8. Hudson's Seafood House On The Docks
8. Hudson's Seafood House On The Docks
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35 local reviews
1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-681-2772
Andrea
Andrea
Great food with a family-friendly atmosphere. During peak season, arrive at 5:00 to beat the crowds. Fish caught daily by their own boat.
Debbie
Debbie
Hudson's Seafood one of the most popular restaurants on island. A must see for the food, entertainment and views.
Ashley
Ashley
Happy Hour is Awesome Here and The View Is Beautiful, Service is Phenomenal as well as the food!
9. Frosty Frog Cafe
9. Frosty Frog Cafe
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17 local reviews
1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-686-3764
RestaurantCafeFood
Chris
It is open late and serves a substantial food menu much later than the surrounding restaurants. If you need to…
Andrea
Good grown up place to get food and a grown up frozen drink. (They also have kids' frozen drinks.) Mostly…
Wesley
Great place for pizza right at Coligny Beach. Has outdoor seating that's nice but there is no beach view. Good…
9. Frosty Frog Cafe
9. Frosty Frog Cafe
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17 local reviews
1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-686-3764
Chris
Chris
It is open late and serves a substantial food menu much later than the surrounding restaurants. If you need to eat after 9:30 PM, this is an…
Andrea
Andrea
Good grown up place to get food and a grown up frozen drink. (They also have kids' frozen drinks.) Mostly bar food, but a frequent place…
Wesley
Wesley
Great place for pizza right at Coligny Beach. Has outdoor seating that's nice but there is no beach view. Good Food and shopping near by.
10. Ruby Lee's
10. Ruby Lee's
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11 local reviews
46 Old Wild Horse Road, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 843-681-7829
BarRestaurantFood
Mr Charles
If you're up for a 45 minute drive, this soul food restaurant, sports bar, and Live music (at night) , is the…
Graci
Also a restaurant with excellent authentic Gullah (Original islanders) food but has great music 7 nights a…
David And Ceil
Good Soul Food, Blues and Motown, Sports Bar. (New larger location now open on the South End.)
10. Ruby Lee's
10. Ruby Lee's
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11 local reviews
46 Old Wild Horse Road, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 843-681-7829
Mr Charles
Mr Charles
If you're up for a 45 minute drive, this soul food restaurant, sports bar, and Live music (at night) , is the place to be. Warning, there is…
Graci
Graci
Also a restaurant with excellent authentic Gullah (Original islanders) food but has great music 7 nights a week. Cover charge included on…
David And Ceil
David And Ceil
Good Soul Food, Blues and Motown, Sports Bar. (New larger location now open on the South End.)
11. Santa Fe Cafe
11. Santa Fe Cafe
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14 local reviews
807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
(843) 785-3838
BarRestaurantFood
Hayesland
When you have the 'grown up' Mexican food craving. Great margs. Bit more expensive. M-F 11:30am-2pm/5pm-10pm,…
Sonia
Great rooftop deck with live music most nights....awesome Mexican food, great magaritas1
David
Best Tex-Mex food on Hilton Head. If you want a BIG steak try their Cowboy Cut Ribeye.
11. Santa Fe Cafe
11. Santa Fe Cafe
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14 local reviews
807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
(843) 785-3838
Hayesland
Hayesland
When you have the 'grown up' Mexican food craving. Great margs. Bit more expensive. M-F 11:30am-2pm/5pm-10pm, Sat & Sun 5pm-10pm
Sonia
Sonia
Great rooftop deck with live music most nights....awesome Mexican food, great magaritas1
David
David
Best Tex-Mex food on Hilton Head. If you want a BIG steak try their Cowboy Cut Ribeye.
12. A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant
12. A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant
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13 local reviews
32 Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-785-9273
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Nall
Great food, probably the best on the island. Low country favorites, very well prepared. Good service and…
Andrea
Great spot for families. The food was really good and the atmosphere is great for kids.
Jaime And Marie
Great outdoor seating, good local food, live music.
12. A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant
12. A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant
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13 local reviews
32 Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 843-785-9273
Nall
Nall
Great food, probably the best on the island. Low country favorites, very well prepared. Good service and ambience. Crowded, but worth the…
Andrea
Andrea
Great spot for families. The food was really good and the atmosphere is great for kids.
Jaime And Marie
Jaime And Marie
Great outdoor seating, good local food, live music.