An Insiders guide to getting around Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island’s diverse and sophisticated dining scene offers something for everyone.

One of the best parts about golfing on Hilton Head is the ability to dine at a variety of casual restaurants, as well as elegant, four-star restaurants that have made the Lowcountry a special place to eat. The wide variety of restaurants offer a spectrum of price points that will satisfy the pickiest of eaters.

 

BRITISH OPEN PUB

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1. Village of Wexford (Hwy 278) – 686-6736

2. Bluffton – Sheridan Park – 815-6736

This quite golfers hideaway has superb food and enough golfers memorabilia to get you reminiscing about your favorite past Opens. Try the Steak and Kidney Pie or the Fish and Chips (when in Rome….).


CRAZY CRAB

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1. Harbour Town – Sea Pines – Lighthouse Road – 363-2722

2. Jarvie Creek – Hwy 278 – 681-5021

“The Islander’s place for fresh seafood for over 20 years.” Overlooking Harbour Town Yacht Basin, enjoy local seafood favorites prepared anyway you like. Serving lunch and dinner daily.

 

CALLAHAN’S SPORTS BAR & DELUXE GRILL

 

49 New Orleans Road 

Behind McDonald’s on the south end, this great sports bar has TV’s everywhere you look. If you want to shoot some pool or down a pitcher or two this is your place. One of our favorite burger spots on the island.


 

 

JUMP AND PHIL’S BAR & GRILL

 

Hilton Head Plaza (Just off of Sea Pines Circle) – 785-9070

Simply the coldest beer on the island! Great dark wood bar, fireplace and black and white sports photos make this an islander favorite.


THE SMOKEHO– USE

34 Palmetto Bay Road – 842-4227

Fore some great BBQ we recommend the Smokehouse. Longtime local owner Jerry Leonard prides himself in his Smokehouse Ribs and Texas Brisket Plate. Tell him Crick sent you!


 

 

CHEAP SEATS TAVERN

55 Matthews Drive – 843-689-2202  (Mid – Island)

Where good friends meet and meet new good friends


 

 

AUNT CHILADAS EASY STREET CAFÉ

69 Pope Avenue – 785-7700  

An old favorite of the locals, they quietly have one of the best burgers and steaks on the island. A great sports bar with tons of great TV’s and a menu that has much more than Mexican. Tell the owner Dave Reilley that you are guests of Jim Crick. His hospitality is second to none.


Fore Breakfast

PLANTATION CAFÉ & DELI

1. South End – 81 Pope Avenue (14A Heritage Plaza) – 785-9020

2. North End – Port Royal Plaza – 342-4472

3. Bluffton – 1532 Fording Island Road – 815-4445

Home of the Blue Plate Special – Crab Cakes Benedict, Fresh Soups, Salads & the Island’s Largest

Selection of Sandwiches.


 

 

PALMETTO BAY SUNRISE CAFE

Palmetto Bay Marina – 686-3232

“Start Your Day Sunny Side Up!”  – Southern Living Magazine


 

PANERA BREAD

1.  South End – 1012 William HIlton Parkway – just before Sea Pines Circle – 686-3838

2. Bluffton – Tanger 1 Outlet – 757-5611

Choose from a great selection of meats and sides and a wide array of salads, soups and sandwiches,

all served at moderate prices.

 


 

Fore a little finer dining we recommend: 

CRANE’S TAVERN – STEAKHO– USE AND SEAFOOD

26 New Orleans Road – 341-2333

Simply the Best Steak on Hilton Head! Serving only USDA Prime Grade Beef – Fresh Seafood & Great Seafood. Reserve


 

CATCH 22

37 New Orleans Road – 785-6261

Just great seafood and more. Reservations suggested. Owned by long time locals Penny and Gary Duren