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232 S. Sea Pines Drive, 232 S Sea Pines Dr #301, Hilton Head, SC 29928
+1 843-671-2233
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Salty Dog Cafe - Outside bar open until Midnight. An island tradition...
The Salty Dog Cafe - Outside bar open until Midnight. An island tradition since 1987 and everyone's favorite for fresh seafood, tempting beverages, live music and kid's entertainment. Picturesque dining and unforgettable fun served daily on the docks.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Food, Good Music, Good Service

Our family had dinner here late one night after riding the sea pines trolley and some shopping. The food was fresh and good, the service was very good. It's a nice atmosphere with outside dining and music although it was too humid that night to sit outside. Only our 9 year old could fit the ice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Liz M
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Our family had dinner here late one night after riding the sea pines trolley and some shopping. The food was fresh and good, the service was very good. It's a nice atmosphere with outside dining and music although it was too humid that night to sit outside. Only our 9 year old could fit the ice cream shop next door... More 

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West Deptford, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We stop by the salty dog every time we are in Hilton head! The food is good, the service is good and the atmosphere is great. We go for lunch, drinks, to see the performers, it is all worth it! It's a must stop on our list!

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A relaxing, casual spot to kick back with food, drinks, ice cream...anytime of day, any kind of crowd - singles,couples,family,groups.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The food was good. The beer should be draft, bottle not from can. This is what the management should take care. Overall nice place.

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Windsor, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Very charming, awesome staff, super crab cake sandwich and greens! Make sure you get some hush puppies.... They are to die for! A must in Sea Pines! Thx!

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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Food was great, although the could give you less food for the price that you pay.. It was good.y wife lives this place but dont see why.

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Woodridge, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This was one of the first places me and my wife ate at, on the island, during our honeymoon. The restaurant was clean. The staff was excellent and friendly. The view was amazing! If this is your first time eating here; I suggest you order the Jake-zilla burger. You can't go wrong with it.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Notice the question mark in the title. I'll leave the answer up to you Bottom line. Everyone should probably go once for the experience. I checked that box and probably won't go back There are lots of things to do while waiting for a table inside. Definitely go and see the macaws. Go buy a shirt or hat and then... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Let me start by saying our experience could have been different if it weren't pouring all evening. However, the food was just okay. I ordered pasta, the noodles were overdone and there were maybe 5 shrimp, 2 pieces of lobster and a sprinkling of crab but the meal cost around $30. Way too overpriced. There were A LOT of flies... More 

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Cranford, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Salty Dog is a fun waterside spot to stop for lunch, casual dinner, or drinks. There is an outside bar area (if you sit there you can also order off of the full menu) and indoor and outdoor seating for the cafe. I had the BananaColada this time and it hit the spot on a warm summer day. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 232 S. Sea Pines Drive, 232 S Sea Pines Dr #301, Hilton Head, SC 29928
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-671-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Salty Dog Cafe - Outside bar open until Midnight. An island tradition since 1987 and everyone's favorite for fresh seafood, tempting beverages, live music and kid's entertainment. Picturesque dining and unforgettable fun served daily on the docks.

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