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Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana

37 New Orleans Rd, Ste L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4762
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Ranked #3 of 315 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
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
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  • Italian first
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English first
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Went in a large business group, sat in a separate area upstairs. Waitstaff were excellent, kept us topped up.. Food memorable.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I have been eating dinner at Michael Anthony's for years. Although the faces change, the food does not. I start out with the Beet salad and usually follow it uo with the sauteed calamari. AWESOME. This Restaurant does it right time after time. How do they stay so consistently good ??? They do. Keep up the good work

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The Villages, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is definitely one of my favorites. The creative dishes have never disappointed and the service is impeccable. On our last visit, we had the extra pleasure of being seated in their small market - yes, it is a market during the day. It is quieter than the main dining areas and I enjoyed looking at all of the "goods"... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Michael Anthony's is on a par with the best Italian restaurants in the New York-New Jersey area. It is rare to taste really good Italian food when away from home.

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

When visiting Hilton Head we always find time for dinner at Michael Anthony's. As always, the food was delicious and service impeccable. It was worth the trip to hear P.J., our waiter, recite the evening specials, explaining each dish in great detail and never hesitating. He returned occasionally to our table, asking, "How are your flavors developing?" Needless to say,... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We were celebrating our 7 anniversary. The owner's wife promptly brought us 2 glasses of champaign. Our waiter, Jason was very helpful with explaining items on the menu. The food and service was excellent. This is our very favorite fine-dining restaurant in Hilton Head.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had a terrific dining experience on Saturday night. The service was exceptional. Our server, Brooklyn, was attentive and well-versed on the menu and preparation of each dish. The other servers that brought our food from the kitchen were also professional and friendly. We were seated in "the Market" and had a very private dining experience as there are only 4... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We took my mother here for her birthday and had a great meal. It was a nice quiet restaurant with attentive service. Yummy pasta bolognese, pescatore and the chicken with a fantastic gravy that my mother thoroughly enjoyed.

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We went to Michael Anthony's last night for our last dinner in HH. The service was excellent, wine choices excellent, atmosphere was excellent. Food was very good. We all had a pasta dish that was very good. Of course we all tasted each others. For me personally I prefer simpler fare.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The servers are great and will point you in the right direction. I had a white sauce pasta twist dinner which was very good. High quality food. Nice atmosphere. A winner for sure.

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