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Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana

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37 New Orleans Rd, Suite L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4762
+1 843-785-6272
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Description: Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italiana offers traditional regional Italian...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 599
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    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
Most recent review
Very special evening

Thanks to Michael Anthony's and especially Lucy for making my father's birthday so special. We had a fabulous dinner, perfect pairings, and all around great experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
kyach123
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
  • Private Dining
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748 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hilton Head, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Thanks to Michael Anthony's and especially Lucy for making my father's birthday so special. We had a fabulous dinner, perfect pairings, and all around great experience.

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Strasburg, Ohio, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The best dinner so far in the island! We simply had the most warm and enjoyable dinner last night. Our server, Elijah was so helpful and spot-on picking out my wine for my dinner! We have been to many restaurants here and this is one of the best in our book! We will be back!

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Haymarket, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We went to their cooking class last Friday and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were served good portions of the recipes demonstrated and enjoyed wine also. Liked it so much we are going back today.

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Maine
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270 reviews 270 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Food was amazing. Service was great. Prix Fixe was the right proportions and very reasonable.Atmosphere was nice. Very clean.

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Toledo, Ohio, USA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food and service. Would return in a heartbeat. The best idea is to get a reservation as they are busy

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were here on Christmas Eve for their 5 course fish dinner and what a great.. It was sold out and we were happy we were able to be included with our group.. We returned in Jan. For another great meal and great atmosphere.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

On short vacation, always interesting if an opportunity for reasonable meals ( early-bird offer) at an outstanding restaurant ( even well-known). Italian always popular--so, their ad showed that their owners came from Philadelphia over 13 years ago and have built a national-class team and reputation. Yes,-- reservation and service and food (from their early-bird menu) went well! Maybe too well;... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Without exception, one of the finest dining experiences available anywhere. We adore this restaurant and our favorite server Lucy!

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Nassau, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great food and even better service! Classier than most of the other restaurants on the island. Carpaccio was Perfect!

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Vermont
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We've been here before and as then, enjoyed a very nice meal and excellent service. This time we opted for the early dining option. I had chicken Marsala which was delicious and my wife enjoyed her pasta dish. Our desserts were both excellent and beautifully presented. Definitely worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 New Orleans Rd, Suite L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4762
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-6272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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