Select Hilton Head Island & Bluffton Restaurants

HILTON HEAD NORTH END

HEALTHY HABIT

Salad: Farm-fresh chopped salads featuring locally sourced ingredients, including non-GMO produce, grass-fed beef, cage-free raised poultry and small batch dressings made from scratch. Each salad is chopped to allow its flavors and textures to envelop every bite. $

healthyhabithhi.com

Park Plaza, 33 Office Park Road, Ste. 227, Hilton Head Island

843-686-5600


HUDSON’S SEAFOOD HOUSE ON THE DOCKS

Seafood: The Carmines family owns a fishing fleet and oyster farm. As a result, much of their seafood originates from local waters. Most tables feature incredible views of Port Royal Sound. This place is an institution. $$

hudsonsonthedocks.com

1 Hudson Road, Hilton Head Island

843-681-2772


RUBY LEE’S

Southern: A hotspot for sports, blues and soul food. Owned by Hilton Head’s former high school football coach, Tim Singleton. Great Southern-style food at an affordable price. $$

rubylees.com

46 Old Wild Horse Road, Hilton Head Island

843-681-7829

19 Dunnagans Alley, Hilton Head Island

843-785-7825


SPROUT MOMMA

Bakery: Sprout Momma’s flavorful and healthy artisan bread is a farmers market favorite in the Lowcountry. They recently opened a production bakery on Cardinal Road, offering breakfast and lunch items using their artisan breads. Other options include deli-prepared salads, vegan cheeses and soups. $$

sproutmomma.com

21 Cardinal Road, Hilton Head Island

843-715-2649


SKULL CREEK BOATHOUSE

Seafood: Nestled on the banks of Skull Creek, this spot offers amazing views, fresh local seafood and hand rolled sushi. There is waterfront outdoor seating on the patio and at Marker 13 Buoy Bar where the drinks are always flowing. $$

skullcreekboathouse.com

397 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island

843-681-3663


SKULL CREEK DOCKSIDE

Seafood: Neighboring Skull Creek Boathouse, similar breathtaking views can be enjoyed from this old-style river house-themed spot. Bring the family and venture out under the Spanish moss and onto their newly renovated dock. $$

docksidehhi.com

2 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head Island

843-785-3625


WISEGUYS

Small Plates, Steaks: A contemporary and sophisticated spot that transports you off the island and into a chic urban eatery. You’ll want to step up your island casual dress for a more luxurious meal out. $$$

wiseguyshhi.com

1513 Main Street, Hilton Head Island

843-842-8866



HILTON HEAD MID ISLAND

ALEXANDER’S

Seafood: One of the island’s most beloved restaurants, now operated by Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. It is an upscale seafood restaurant and wine bar, featuring seasonally-inspired cuisine, locally caught seafood and many locally sourced ingredients. The menu pays tribute to many Lowcountry classics. The stuffed flounder is fantastic. $$$

alexandersrestaurant.com

76 Queens Folly Road, Hilton Head Island

843-785-4999


BIG JIM’S

BBQ, Burgers, Pizza: A lively, casual American eatery at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto Dunes offering pizza, drinks and more. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving signature Southern dishes. Enjoy big screen TVs and expanded outdoor seating. $$

palmettodunes.com

7 Trent Jones Lane, HHI

843-785-1165


THE DUNES HOUSE

American: An eatery for Palmetto Dunes resort guests with American fare, live music and a beachfront patio. The Dunes House features an entirely outdoor kitchen offering fresh grilled hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, wraps, fish tacos and other fabulous dishes. $$

palmettodunes.com

14 Dunes House Lane, Hilton Head Island

888-348-9300


ELA’S ON THE WATER

Seafood: Exceptional water views, fresh catch seafood, prime cut steaks and a sophisticated atmosphere. Family­ owned and operated. $$$

elasgrille.com

1 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI

843-785-3030


GIUSEPPI’S PIZZA & PASTA

Italian: A family spot for pizza made with hand-tossed dough and zesty homemade secret sauce along with plenty of pasta dishes. If you like to dip your za, make sure to ask for a generous side of their homemade ranch. $

giuseppispizza.com

71 Lighthouse Rd Unit 210, Hilton Head Island

50 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island

843-785-4144

25 Bluffton Road #601, Bluffton

843-815-9200


OLD OYSTER FACTORY

Seafood: A destination for locals and visitors for more than 25 years. Voted one of the “Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants” by Open Table. $$

oldoysterfactory.com

101 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island

843-681-6040


POSEIDON

Seafood: Named after the god of the sea, this casual waterfront destination is known for coastal cuisine and fun. They have an outdoor NautiBar and Rooftop bar that comes alive at night. $$

poseidonhhi.com

38 Shelter Cove Lane, Suite 121, Shelter Cove Towne Center, HHI

843-341-3838



HILTON HEAD SOUTH END

THE BLACK MARLIN

American: This bayside grille offers fresh local seafood, but if fish is not for you, tackle the Smash Burger and fries if you dare. Check out the Hurricane Bar for ice cold beverages and live entertainment. $$

blackmarlinhhi.com

86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island

843-785-4950


CHARBAR CO.

Burgers: A great spot for mouthwatering specialty burgers and truffle fries. Make sure to ask about the secret whiskey room when you’re inside. $$

charbarhhi.com

33 Office Park Rd #213, Hilton Head Island

843-785-2427


CHARLIE’S L’ETOILE VERTE

Seafood, American: A family owned and operated restaurant that specializes in fresh seafood, lamb and steak. The menu is written by hand each day. $$$

charliesgreenstar.com

8 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island

843-785-9277


THE G-FREE SPOT

Bakery: A Coligny Plaza gluten-free restaurant specializing in breakfast treats, sandwiches, anytime snacks, desserts, specialty items, coffee and cold drinks. Cupcakes, scones, bread — they make it all without gluten. The New York style cheesecake is a must try. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week. $$

thegfreespot.com

Coligny Plaza, 1 North Forest Beach Dr., Hilton Head Island

843-802-4411


HOLY TEQUILA 

Mexican: Executive chef Jorge Covarrubias was born and raised in Mexico and offers a modern take on authentic Mexican cuisine. The vibrant environment centers around the expansive bar with handcrafted cocktails and over 50 premium tequilas. $$

holytequila.com

33 Office Park Rd, Hilton Head Island

843-681-8226


THE LODGE

Craft beer, burgers: Kick back and enjoy brews, burgers and barbecue in this hunting lodge-themed casual watering hole. They are newly renovated and stock a large variety of beer. $$

hiltonheadlodge.com

7B Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island

 843-842-8966


MARLEYS ISLAND GRILL

Caribbean: Enjoy the great atmosphere and live music while you soak up the island feel. Every day they fire up their mesquite wood-fired grill for seafood and steaks. $$

marleyshhi.com

35 Office Park Rd, Hilton Head Island

843- 686-5800


MICHAEL ANTHONY’S CUCINA ITALIANA

Italian: An island favorite for over 15 years. An authentic Italian eatery similar to ones found in the Italian neighborhoods around Philadelphia, where the Fazzini family moved from. $$$

michael-anthonys.com

37 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island

843-785-6272


NUNZIO RESTAURANT + BAR

Italian: Nunzio’s classic and contemporary Italian dishes perfectly portray the harmony between South Carolina and Italy. By evoking the simplicity of southern Italian food and combining locally sourced ingredients, Nunzio’s menu delivers a bouquet of regional flavors. $$$

m.me/NunzioHHI

18 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island

843-715-2172


ONE HOT MOMMA’S

Barbecue: Executive chef and Food Network star Orchid Paulmeier serves up some amazing barbecue. Her award-winning  brisket and chargrilled baby back ribs are fan favorites. $$

onehotmamas.com

7A-1 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island

843-682-6262


PALMETTO BAY SUNRISE CAFE

Breakfast, American: Serving the island’s most popular breakfast all day long. Benedicts, omelets, quiche and baked dishes are out of this world. Early bird special from 6 to 8 a.m. Great sandwiches for lunch as well. $$

palmettobaysunrisecafe.com

86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island

843-686-3232


RED FISH

Seafood, American: A blend of housemade spices, tropical fruits and vegetables are combined with Lowcountry specialties at this local favorite. The restaurant uses produce from its own farm. $$$

redfishofhiltonhead.com

8 Archer Road, Hilton Head Island

843-686-3388


SALTY DOG CAFE

Seafood: Hilton Head’s most famous restaurant. Serving seafood, salads and sandwiches at an incredible waterfront location. Eat inside, out on the deck or at the outdoor bar. $$

saltydog.com

232 S. Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island

843-671-2233

1414 Fording Island Road, Bluffton

843-837-3344


SAVORY CAFE AND PROVISIONS

French: Chef Pascal Vignau offers a variety of old world French cuisine combined with a Lowcountry twist. The warm berry crisp is simply not to be missed. $$

savorycafesc.com

1533 Fording Island Road, Ste. 302, Hilton Head Island

843-837-3336



BLUFFTON

THE PEARL KITCHEN & BAR

Seafood, Steakhouse: This romantic, boutique-style eatery fits in perfectly with its Old Town surroundings. Everything is bright, fresh and interesting. Seafood is the star here, but the steaks are great, too. $$$

thepearlbluffton.com

55 Calhoun St., Bluffton

843-757-5511