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Bistro 17

17D Harbourside Ln, Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 843-785-5517
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Ranked #60 of 324 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
Grapevine, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Charming French bistro atmosphere, lovely outdoor dining area should you so choose -- we ate inside near the bar. They do have a piano and entertainment some nights. Service a bit dicey but they try. We loved our gal! A limited French bistro menu that does manage to offer something for everyone. Had a serene and tasty experience -- ordered... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food was mediocre and nothing special. We ate there for lunch and all 4 of us had something different. The service was just ok, the waitress was somewhat unattentive. The view is really nice with the marina in the background.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We sat inside as it was such a warm evening, and enjoyed the piano music. My husband and I each had a salad and shared the rib eye. Best steak I've ever had! We're from cincinnati, which boasts many fine steak houses, but none compare to the rib eye Bistro 17 serves. This was our first time here, and we... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Dined here for dinner on a Saturday evening Apparently Saturday is a "get settled in" day in Hilton Head so a reservation was not necessary. Beautiful setting on the water, indoor or outdoor seating available. Live piano music was a nice touch. I inquired about the salmon. I will only order salmon if it is wild caught as the flavor... More

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seattle, wa
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had a lamb chop special and my husband had the Steak Frites. I was so in love with the red wine reduction sauce on my lamb I wanted to lick the plate! My husbands Rib eye was enourmous and served as leftovers for lunch for both of us the next day. They even tollerated our fairly well behaved 3... More

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beaufort, sc
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We sat outside looking at the water and boats while we sipped on Rose wine and thoroughly enjoyed the escargot, coquille, brie, and cake for dessert. It was leisurely and relaxing; we ordered one thing at a time and then decided what we wanted next. Janelle was the perfect server - she appeared at the appropriate times to refill our... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

In April, Bistro 27 was fantastic; our July visit not. Food & service were mediocre. Ambiance was mediocre

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We ate at Bistro17 our first night on Hilton Head. We were all somewhat tired from our trip and was looking for a relaxing place to have a nice outdoor dinner. The outdoor tables were all taken when we arrived at the restaurant, but the staff let us sit at a small bar with very comfortable stools until a table... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We chose this restaurant for it's convenience and the fact it is dog friendly. We were greeted warmly when we arrived and dog treats and ice water bowl promptly brought over for our dog. Our servicer was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. My husband had the salmon and said it was the best he had ever eaten! I had the crab... More

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1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Our family of four enjoyed dinner here during a recent stay on Hilton Head island! Our teenage daughter proclaimed it the best meal we had while there! The food was delicious and the service prompt and friendly. The piano music was a very nice added bonus!

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