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17D Harbourside Ln, Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 843-785-5517
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Ranked #52 of 320 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Hilton Head, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

we travel and dine extensively. this restaurant is far and above one of the best. service: excellent: food: beyond our expectations. thank you to Chef and staff for a delightful evening.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Food and service were both excellent. 3 of our party of 4 ordered the special. The grouper was wonderful and the person with the filet gave his a thumbs up! We live here so know the better restaurants to dine at. You won't be disappointed here!!

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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108 reviews 108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Three of us had lunch there, ordering the crab cake with fruit, the chicken and mushroom crepe, and a large salad with salmon. It was served inside as the weather was cold, but we still had the pretty view of the boats in Shelter Cove harbour and marina. Bistro 17 even has a lovely fireplace for the really cold days.... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We have traveled the world and eaten in the finest restaurants. Recently we dined at Bistro 17 and it was fabulous--beautiful decor, cozy ambiance, fine service and excellent cuisine. We highly recommend it. We have been coming to the island for 25 years and it as the best restaurant in Hilton Head.

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South Florida, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Excellent spot for an outdoor lunch and so quiet on a chilly December day. Inside was warm and lovely, outside nice and casual overlooking the beautiful marina and the expensive yachts. Croque Monsieur was delicious with a perfect Bechemal. Bistro fires were a must. French Onion Soup was authentically made and the fresh Bistro Salad was excellent. Prices reflect the... More 

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Found Shelter Cove whilst out for a drive from the hotel. Wandering along the marina we spied Bistro 17 and sat down. The staff were very attentive talking us through the menu. The food was lovely and we sat outside under a heater and enjoyed the waterfront as the night drew in.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We arrived early, about 5:15, so we had our pick of tables. Normally we would have sat outdoors with the view over the marina, but it was cold this particular night -- or what passes for cold in Hilton Head. So we chose a table indoors, set back in a little niche among the wine racks, with a window looking... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Loved their Beef Bourgigion, wine list, menu, ambience. Will be back soon! The pianist added to the most-pleasant evening. Waitress very friendly and accommodating!

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Bellevue
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My gal friends and I ate at Bistro 17 on Hilton Head Island a couple of weeks ago and loved everything about it. The ambience, food, wine, staff and the owner were great. Had cocktails and dinner on the Bistro's beautiful patio. Wonderful wine selection. The inside area of the restaurant was warm and quaint. An extra plus was the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Warm and cozy bistro. Excellent service and great food! Live music too! A lovely evening out! Always a great time!

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Additional Information about Bistro 17

Address: 17D Harbourside Ln, Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone Number: +1 843-785-5517
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: French

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