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Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana

37 New Orleans Rd, Ste L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4762
843-785-6272
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Ranked #3 of 319 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italiana offers traditional regional Italian cuisine combining innovative presentations and style. The award winning culinary team presents a menu using the freshest ingredients for an unforgettable culinary experience featuring homemade gnocchi, succulent veal,daily selections of fresh fish and house-made desserts. Acknowledged by food and wine enthusiasts and critics alike, the restaurant presents a fine-dining experience combining an award-winning wine list, exquisite food, attentive service and the personal touch of a family-owned restaurant serving the Lowcountry since 2002. In addition, Michael Anthony’s operates a Cooking School conducting weekly hands-on and demonstration style cooking classes and a specialty Italian market. Please visit our website or call for information for our class schedule or dining reservations.
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I went to Michael Anthony's with my boyfriend's family, including his parents and his brother's brand new fiance to celebrate my 21st birthday! To start off, the atmosphere is amazing! We wen't around 8:30pm, so there weren't too many people and the lights were dimmed for a very elegant ambiance. The wait staff was absolutely amazing, best service I have... More

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Aiken, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

When we called to make a reservation late Saturday afternoon for that same evening, we were offered a high-top table in the bar area...we took it....and were not sorry! It was an intimate setting, with outstanding service from the bartender/server Elijah. The rack of lamb (special) and Occhi di Lupo pasta were excellently prepared...accompanied by a bottle of Castello Banfi... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Atmosphere, appetizers, service all very good. The three of us ordered mussels with spaghetti - the special for the evening. Spaghetti and sauce were delicious. The mussel shells were ice cold to the touch, with the mussels inside lukewarm. When queried, the waitstaff took back the plates, we received an apology from mgmt and a new set of dishes appeared.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We all loved our meals (special of the night); fresh ingredients and very well done. The menu is not "home style" Italian but the portions are good sized for the price.

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Lakeland, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife started with a Gorgonzola and pear salad while I enjoyed a beautifully presented Caprese Salad. Our main course was linguine alle pescatore also beautifully presented. The dish was full of wonderful clams, fresh shrimp, bay scallops, P.E.I. mussels and fish. The pasta tasted home made which I found out was not so. It was perfectly Al dente. The... More

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Simple dishes with amazing depth of flavor! We highly recommend this restaurant! The service, simple, yet sophisticated atmosphere and the food are outstanding!

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atlanta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I celebrated his birthday and we were delightfully surprised by the attention given to us. The food was very good and the experience was phenomenal.

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NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I visit Hilton Head frequently several times a year and Michael Anthony's is the most consistently great restaurant I've been to on the island. Excellent menu and service. Wide variety of appealing options. Beef carpaccio is a stand out appetizer - pasta special was deliciously prepared with fresh ingredients - osso buco special was awesome and the lemon chicken entree... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We went here last night and thoroughly enjoyed every course we selected from the $21 Early Dining Menu. My wife had the red beet salad and loved every bite. She was very happy with the picatta and tirimisu. The house wines were very good as well. I had the carpaccio and crab pasta. Both were fantastic. We will return tomorrow.... More

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Greenville, NC
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215 reviews 215 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Michael Anthony's is one of the best restaurants on the island. My wife and I were there with our niece from Texas, and all three literally cleaned our plates. Not a morsel was left from any of the courses. Our server (Finney) was outstanding, the food was excellent, and the ambiance is perfect. If you want to celebrate a special... More

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Additional Information about Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana

Address: 37 New Orleans Rd, Ste L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4762
Phone Number: 843-785-6272
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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