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Bistro 17

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17D Harbourside Ln, Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 843-785-5517
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 341
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent French Bistro

My mom and I dinned here because of recommendation of a couple of locals. I had the mustard crusted salmon and it was delicious. My mom had the grilled cheese and it was great, too. The location is nice because it is right on the marina. The prices seemed a bit high, but that's expected in a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Ashleigh C
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Nicholasville, Kentucky
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

My mom and I dinned here because of recommendation of a couple of locals. I had the mustard crusted salmon and it was delicious. My mom had the grilled cheese and it was great, too. The location is nice because it is right on the marina. The prices seemed a bit high, but that's expected in a tourist area.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

As a long time Hilton Head resident who dines out often, I highly recommend Bistro 17. Friendly, efficient staff and beautifully prepared cuisine. Pet friendly and dining inside or on the terrace overlooking the harbor. Live music and extensive wine list.

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Glen Gardner, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

On our recent trip to HH we ate here twice. We had the good fortune of good weather and were able to reserve tables outside on their sheltered patio overlooking Shelter Cove. Our server, Susan, was very polite, helpful, and professional. Our meals were very good...as usual since we have eaten at this restaurant a number of times...and would not... More 

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Hilton Head Island
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Yes you only get what you pay for. A little pricey but WOW the food is wonderful. Excellent staff and nice atmosphere. Sometimes a piano player

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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73 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This restaurant was our first stop on our first day of biking the island. Had no idea if it would have good food so quickly checked Tripadvisor, good reviews. I was not surprised with the quality of our food here, the area is an upscale marina with nice views. I had a crabcake croissant sandwich while my girlfriend had a... More 

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43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We were hoping to enjoy our meals on the patio but due to the weather we sat at a small table inside. We've come here many times for dinner and lunch and the service is always friendly and efficient. Lamb chops and salmon were great. Drinks are well portioned. Wine list is limited but has some interesting choices. We'll be... More 

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Hilton Head Island
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Either lunch or dinner this is the place to go in the Shelter Cove area. Excellent quality of food for your money. Will return again and again.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had dinner there Monday May 4th. The service was great, timely. We chose a few of the specials. The standouts were the asparagus soup and glazed pork tenderloin. The only comment is the portion of the pork was more than one serving, maybe 2lbs? Would have been great if we were local so we could take it home. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We have dined here many times over the winter. The food is consistently excellent, the service very good. Love the ambience, the piano player and beautiful sunsets. Looking forward to returning next winter.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I've traveled a great deal and have been to many restaurants including this one. The view is very nice,the service was excellent but then came the food and ruined everything.At 7:30 PM on a Friday night during Heritage week they were out of their special but we were not informed until a half hour after ordering. So we reselected and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17D Harbourside Ln, Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head, SC 29928
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-5517

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?