10 Must-Try Restaurants on Hilton Head Island

No visit to Hilton Head, South Carolina is complete without a seafood or barbecue dinner! From counter-service to fine dining, here are our top 10 picks for delicious Hilton Head restaurants.

The Jazz Corner

​1000 William Hilton Parkway

Located in the corner of The Village at Wexford, the Jazz Corner has been serving fantastic food and live jazz for over twenty years. With an intimate and elegant atmosphere, the Jazz Corner is the perfect place to enjoy live music while dining on Carolina jump lump crabcakes and she crab soup.

Delishee Yo

32 Palmetto Bay Rd

It's fresh food, fast! Open from 8 am to 6 pm, Delishee Yo is a frozen yogurt shop that serves smoothies, salads, wraps, and bowls. If you are looking for a delicious Acai bowl, this is the place to get it!

A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant

32 Palmetto Bay Rd

Experience South Carolina Lowcountry cusine just like your momma used to made! Potato Chip Meatloaf, Seafood Purloo, and Shrimp & Grits are choices on this cozy comfort food menu. Stop by for brunch on Saturday and Sunday for live entertainment and the best Fried Green Tomato BLT you've ever tried.


1A Regency Pkwy

Open for lunch and dinner, this counter-service BBQ joint is as authentic as you can get. The walls are covered with drawings and signatures, giving the place a fun and family-friendly vibe. Try out the ribs and brisket when you visit.

The Crazy Crab Jarvis Creek & Harbour Town

104 William Hilton Parkway

Home to the largest saltwater aquarium on Hilton Head Island, The Crazy Crab features delicious waterfront dining with a full bar (happy hour!). Snack on gator bites, fish tacos, and scallops as your kids play on the playground or take part in the crab races during the summer.

Annie O's Kitchen

124 Arrow Rd

Hidden in a little strip mall, Annie O's Kitchen serves up some of the best fried chicken on the island. Other American classics include the shrimp & grits and tomato pie. The menu also features a "what are you craving?" section which allows you to pick your protein (fresh seafood, pork, beef) and decide how you would like it served.

Old Oyster Factory

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101 Marshland Rd

Voted one of the "Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants" and "Top 50 Kid-Friendly Restaurants in America," by OpenTable, the Old Oyster Factory is a waterfront Hilton Head restaurant that overlooks Broad Creek. Built on the site of an original oyster cannery, the fine dining restaurant is known for its oysters and seafood along with its fantastic waterfront view.

The Skull Creek Boathouse

397 Squire Pope Rd

​This dockside eatery has everything from sushi and low country favorites to a beer garden in the summer months. The menu even features a make-your-own ceviche section, allowing guests to choose from 9 different fish and four preparation types. If you can't find something to eat here, there's a problem!

Kenny B's French Quarter Cafe

70 Pope Ave

Enjoy a piece of New Orleans in Hilton Head at Kenny B's French Quarter Cafe. Locally owned and family-run, Kenny B's features creole specialties like boudin balls, po boys, and blackened redfish. Don't forget to end your dinner with a steaming hot plate of beignets.

Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar

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841 William Hilton Pkwy

This American bistro has some serious soul. Focused on refined local cusine and adventurous dishes, The Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar is a great date night spot. Go out of your comfort zone and order the Nashville Hot Quail or Octopus a la Plancha.

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