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French Bakery & Courtyard Cafe

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French, Sandwiches, European
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430 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 201C, Shelter Cove Towne Center, Hilton Head, SC 29928
18433425420
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Mon 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Description: A cozy seating area, reminiscent of European cafés. Please stop by and...
A cozy seating area, reminiscent of European cafés. Please stop by and enjoy our fine food, ambiance and soothing music! Our goal is to provide a taste of the finest things Provencal life can bring to the island through our French menu items, baked goods and table linens. We are committed to continuing our positive relationship with both local residents and visitors to the island and we encourage our customers to let us know how we are doing.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

The bakery moved to Shelter Cove and is a much nicer location. The pastries and menu are also better at this location. We really like the breads and like eating at the French Bakery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Vienna, Virginia
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The bakery moved to Shelter Cove and is a much nicer location. The pastries and menu are also better at this location. We really like the breads and like eating at the French Bakery.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We have visited several times and find the location is superb along with what you will discover once you enter. Everything is top notch from baked goods, coffee and the variety of European dishes. The staff is warm and friendly. You feel like family. A must to visit. Enjoy!

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Burr Ridge, Illinois
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Our family was looking for a light lunch place and came across the French Bakery in Shelter Cove. The food was very good. There were many sandwiches and salads on the menu. The staff was very friendly, though the service was a bit on the slow side. It ended up being a nice, easygoing lunch and we'll likely return.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The baked goods are very good. They also have great sandwiches and soups for lunch. They soon will be moving to the new shopping area at Shelter Cove in a much larger space. Can't wait for them to get there.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

As you near the entrance, the aroma of freshly baked bread draws you in...and once you're in....oh, my goodness... This is not only a classic, "Old World" bakery, with the most magnificent breads and pastries, but also has fabulous soups, quiches, etc... It is owned & operated by a very nice family. Their Almond Croissants have ruined me for all... More 

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Panama City Florida
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Wonderful bakery, fresh everyday. Best croissants ever especially the chocolate almond but the chocolate twist was phenomenal. We have been there everyday we are here in Hilton Head either for breakfast or lunch. The chicken salad for lunch or quiche are choices you can not go wrong with. They are moving in two months to the new Shelter Cove area... More 

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Carterville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Nice stop for lunch. Its kinda hidden in the shopping center but worth the effort to find it. Light sandwich fares including chicken salad but the best is the desert. Way too many choices. The scones were excellent. I heard that the owners of the shopping center were selling out and it looks like it. I hope that the bakery... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Looking for baked goods for breakfast or a snack on Hilton Head? You have to try the French Bakery!! We enjoyed every bite of the almond croissant, twisted chocolate and multi-berry scone. My hubby was one of the 1st at the bakery so I was treated with a freshly, baked almond croissant...it was still warm. WORTH EVERY CALORIE!!!! So glad... More 

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Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Cute little bakery, fresh baked goods every day. The croissants were so buttery, flaky wonderful, filled with chocolate unlike many bakeries that fill croissant with a teeny bit. Also tried the quiche Lorraine, which was sensational. They also have sandwiches to go.

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I really like the cranberry/apricot, herb, and also the pimetto cheese breads. The three different breads are so good. I love the cranberry/apricot as french toast and also with chicken.

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Additional Information about French Bakery & Courtyard Cafe

Address: 430 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 201C, Shelter Cove Towne Center, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone Number: 18433425420
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Sandwiches, European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 430 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 201C, Shelter Cove Towne Center, Hilton Head, SC 29928
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: 18433425420

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Sandwiches, European

Description

A cozy seating area, reminiscent of European cafés. Please stop by and enjoy our fine food, ambiance and soothing music! Our goal is to provide a taste of the finest things Provencal life can bring to the island through our French menu items, baked goods and table linens. We are committed to continuing our positive relationship with both local residents and visitors to the island and we encourage our customers to let us know how we are doing.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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