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A Comprehensive Hilton Head Dining & Restaurant Guide

Eat to live. And live to eat.

Whether you're in the mood to savor a steak or sample a sandwich, dining at the Palmetto Dunes restaurants, cafes and grills conveniently located on-site will provide just what you're hungry for. Or visit Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina right across the street for even more variety with bars and oceanfront restaurants, and special events such as Harbourfest and Music & Taste on the Harbour throughout the year.

view of turkey and gravy, bottle of wine, and fire in background at Alexander's Hilton Head

Thanksgiving at Palmetto Dunes

Let us do the cooking for you this Thanksgiving. Big Jim's BBQ, Burgers, Pizza & Catering will be offering family take-out which includes 3 lbs of sliced herb roasted turkey and a Thanksgiving Buffet will be offered at Centre Court. Sorry, Thanksgiving at Alexander's is all sold out!

Alexander's Restaurant & Wine Bar

Alexander’s is Palmetto Dunes’ own upscale seafood restaurant and wine bar, featuring seasonally-inspired cuisine, locally-caught seafood, and many locally-sourced ingredients.

Regular dining hours:
Early Dining 5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Dinner served 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

two women laughing eating dinner and drinks on the oceanfront deck of The Dunes House

The Dunes House

Experience the best of the beach at The Dunes House. Adjust your attitude at this laid-back island restaurant and enjoy the sand, surf, sun and spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Located on the beach at mile marker 83. The Dunes House parking lot is for resort guests with passes & Palmetto Dunes Resort property owners only.

Hours: 11 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Check The Dunes House Facebook page for closures.

Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers, Pizza & Catering

Big Jim's BBQ, Burgers and Pizza restaurant offers a relaxed dining option for families, golfers, and Hilton Head Island residents and visitors alike. With big-screen TVs and outdoor seating overlooking the Jones course, it’s the perfect spot to watch all of your favorite sports year-round!

Hours: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Woodie Wagon Food Truck

The Woodie Wagon Food Truck, a new addition to dining options at Palmetto Dunes and Shelter Cove, is now roaming the area of Palmetto Dunes Resort and Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Enjoy tasty sliders, light tacos, wraps and more. Be sure to check the Woodie Wagon website for current location.

 

Golf grills

Arthur Hills Grill

Arthur's presents a choice of breakfast or lunch served indoors or on the patio overlooking the Arthur Hills course. Select from a full menu of soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers and daily specials, as well as full bar service.

Daily Hours: Open for Breakfast & Lunch
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Call 843-785-1291 for info or to place a to-go order. View menu here.

George Fazio Grill

The popular grill located in the George Fazio Clubhouse, serves a variety of sandwiches, snacks, and beverages. Dine-in or take them out on the course.

Daily Hours: Open for Breakfast & Lunch
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Call 843-785-1191 for info or to place a to-go order. View menu here.

Just a taste of what the island has to offer

Blue Truck in front of the Palmetto Dunes General Store

Palmetto Dunes General Store

Enjoy supermarket convenience in the heart of Palmetto Dunes.

Bistro 17

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurant

​Bistro 17 is a waterfront French café at the right of Neptune’s Statue, featuring indoor and outdoor seating and spectacular marina views.

ELA’S On the Water

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurant

Featured in Bon Appetit and the winner of numerous OpenTable awards, ELA'S On The Water is a shining star on the Hilton Head scene.

Frosty’s Italian Ices and More

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurant

Frosty's Italian Ices and More is a family operated business specializing in gourmet Italian ice, ice cream, gelato, frozen yogurt, homemade fudge, specialty coffees, fresh baked cookies, pastries, and assorted treats.

table and chairs overlooking marina of boats at Hilton Head Social Bakery

Hilton Head Social Bakery

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurant

Hilton Head Social Bakery is locally owned and operated by award-winning chef Philippe Feret from Manhattan, who was previously the executive chef of the renowned “Windows On The World” (Twin Towers) Restaurant, Tavern On The Green, The Regency Hotel, and many others.

San Miguel’s Mexican Cafe

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurant

San Miguel’s serves fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine and award-winning margaritas, all with a view of beautiful Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.

Scott’s Fish Market

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurant

For over 30 years, Scott's Fish Market has specialized in the freshest seafood, hand cut steaks, homemade pastas and more!

The Other Sister’s Wine Bar

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurant

At The Other Sister's Wine Bar you can choose from a variety of selected local and imported wines.

Top Dawg Tavern

Shelter Cove Harbour Restaurant

Family-friendly waterfront dining serving classic American fare with a smile. Offering weekday menu features, happy hour, $5 kid's menu and (seasonal) live music on the patio.

HH Prime

Omni Oceanfront Hotel

The finest aged prime steaks, the freshest seafood and the island's largest wine selection in a sophisticated setting.

XO Sports Spirits

Omni Oceanfront Hotel

Newly renovated sports bar (previously XO Lounge) featuring an extensive drink menu and state-of-the-art televisions located in the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort.

Ocean Blu

Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa

Enjoy this seasonal restaurant's American cuisine in a casual, elegant setting.

Blue

Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa

Savor deliciously fresh seafood and traditional favorites crafted with a twist at our sleek restaurant.

From the blog

At Palmetto Dunes, you won’t want to skip breakfast

It's the most important meal of the day, and with so many breakfast options around Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, there’s no reason not to treat yourself to a healthy jumpstart to your day.

Catering options at the resort

Dunes Catering & Events offers catering for any event large or small. Choose from the ideal catered menu for your dinner party, holiday party, luncheon, business meeting, private dinner and more.