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Top bar recommendations from locals

Seafood Restaurant
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“Our favorite place to eat. Lots of activities to pass time while waiting. Great sunset views and great food. Waits are very long during busy season. Go early, they also have a discounted menu early. Check restaurant for times for this. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“(South Beach casual) - Good for a relaxing meal, drink, or ice cream cone. Music there most afternoons and evenings (5:30-9:30pm I think). Can be busy but easy and convenient.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bar
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“Live music daily - Fun atmosphere! Great place to meet tourists and locals alike!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Acclaimed one of the top “100 Great Jazz Rooms” in the world by DOWNBEAT Magazine, The Jazz Corner celebrates 19 years of presenting spectacular entertainment paired with gourmet cuisine this year. The 99-seat Jazz Corner has become a Lowcountry landmark. The intimate, elegant atmosphere is the perfect setting to enjoy an evening of world-class entertainment enhanced by innovative southern flavors menu and personal, attentive service.”
  • 27 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Your basic American grill. Quite popular. Located just outside Greenwood Gate. Open late till 2am. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Panoramic marsh and water views. Specializing in fresh seafood and some of the best steaks on Hilton Head. Recently recommended in “Off the Beaten Track” column of The Wall Street Journal. Recipient of Wine Spectator magazine’s “Award of Excellence” for their extensive wine selections. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good restaurant for the family and couples, incredible view of the low country saltwater marshland. Superb atmosphere.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Another great restaurant with great views and plenty of entertainment while you wait for a table. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Grab a seat at the outside deck, inside, or belly up to the bar and enjoy a casual meal. Woody's offers a full lunch and dinner menu day and evening, happy hour daily, live music seasonally, and an exceptional brunch on Sundays. Love fresh oysters or fried clams? Woody's has the best fried clams on the eastern seaboard.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Awesome place, if going in the evening we recommend reservations. Great place for lunch and the happy hour is the best, get the nachos.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Alexander's Restaurant serves fresh locally sourced seafood and ingredients. Favorites include shrimp & grits, crab cakes, wiener schnitzel and some of the tastiest baked oysters you will ever enjoy.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great Place to go out late in Hilton Head! Live music and decent reasonably priced food!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The Frosty Frog Cafe offers terrific Hilton Head pizza, salads, sandwiches, appetizers and the best daiquiris in the area! The next time you’re searching for a Hilton Head restaurant, stop by The Frosty Frog Cafe located just minutes away from the villa! The atmosphere is perfect with a firepit, plenty of seating outside and ocean sounds coming through the speakers.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“When someone asks me about a place to go for a special occasion, the Sage Room is my answer. Call ahead for reservations and if you want to take in the whole experience, request a seat at the Chef's Table - better known as the bar. You will enjoy a lineup of top flight chef's preparing top flight meals. When you follow your iphone map to get there, you might think you're lost. Don't worry, you're not.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“The only brewery on the island! The owner is super nice and welcoming. They have lots of tasty beers on tap. In the summer they have live music and an outdoor space to relax in.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Coco's on the Beach is located at the end of our boardwalk and has a wonderful view and great food and drinks with restrooms too!”
  • 10 locals recommend