Where to eat is a common question as we have so many Hilton Head restaurants to pick from. The island is only 12 miles long, but it has over 250 restaurants to choose from! With this many choices, making a decision while on vacation with the whole family can prove difficult and even frustrating. We are here to make it easier on y'all! Below is a list of our favorites according to genre of food.

*Before choosing a restaurant, we encourage you to support our local restaurants who choose to "Skip the Straw". A list of these restaurants can be found here.

Let's get started with seafood! Being on an island, you're surrounded by some good eatin'! This means a lot of different seafood choices!


Alexander's $$$

Annie O's $$

Atlanta Bread Co. $$

Aunt Chilada's $$

Big Jim's $$

Bombora's Grille $$

British Open Pub $$

Bullies BBQ $

Catch 22 $$

CharBar Co. $$

Chow Daddy's $$

Coast, Oceanfront Dining $$

CocoNutz Sports Bar $$

CQ's Restaurant $$$

Crave by Daniel's $$$

Crazy Crab (2 locations)$$

Delisheeyo $

Dry Dock Seafood & Spirits $$

Flatbread Grill and Bar $$

Frankie Bones $$

Frosty Frog Cafe $$

Hilton Head Diner $

Hinchey's Chicago Bar and Grill $$

Holy Tequila $$

Hugo's $$$

Island Bagel and Deli $

Jamaica Joe's Beach Bar $$

The Jazz Corner $$$

Jump and Phil's $$

Links, an American Grill $$$

Live Oak $$

Main Street Cafe and Pub $$

Munchies $$

Nick's Steak and Seafood $$

Old Fort Pub $$$

Old Oyster Factory $$

Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe $

Philly's Cafe and Deli $

Poseidon $$$

Redfish $$$

Reilly's (2 locations) $$

Ruby Lee's $$

Sage Room $$$

Salty Dog Cafe $$

Sea Grass Grille $$$

Skillets $$

Southern Coney $$

Stack's Pancakes and More $$

Street Meet: the American Tavern $$

Sunset Slush Classic Italian Ice $

The Quarterdeck $$$

The Studio $$$

Truffles Cafe $$

Up the Creek Pub and Grill $$

Wise Guys $$

Wreck of the Salty Dog $$

Hickory Tavern $$

Alfred's $$$

Bonefish $$$

Outback Steakhouse $$

Lucky Rooster $$$

Casey's Sports Bar $$

XO Sports Spirits $$

Wild Wing Cafe $$

Which wich? $

Watusi $

The Porch $$

Stu's Surfside $

Signe's Bakery and Cafe $$

Signals Lounge $$

Relish Cafe $$

Porter and Pig $$

Plantation Deli and Cafe $

The Lodge $$

Low Country Backyard $$

Jersey Mike's $

Hilton Head Brewing Company $$

World of Beer $$

Harbor Town Bakery and Cafe $$

Gruby's New York Deli $

Gringo's Diner $

Earle of Sandwich Pub $$

Callahan's Sports Bar and Grill $$

Brickyard Pub $

Bess's Deli $

Beach Break Grill $

Wayback Burgers $$

Conroy's $$

The Phoenix Bistro $$

Lagerhead Tavern $$


Annie O's $$

Ruby Lee's $$

Ice Cream 

Hilton Head Ice Cream



Since 1982, Hilton Head Ice Cream has been making real, homemade, award-winning ice cream for locals, tourists and local area restaurants.