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Truffles Cafe Pope Avenue

8 Executive Park Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928
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Ranked #70 of 324 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $45
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Pope Avenue
Description: Casual Cafe dining in a friendly and relaxed upscale atmosphere. We prepare everything on our menu from scratch daily using the freshest and finest of everything.
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86% Recommend
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English first
Omaha, Ne
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

We wish we could like Truffles but it always seems to fail to impress. Our meal came without the salad as they forgot it on the counter and a drink we ordered was late to come for the same reason as well. Appetizers were sort of bland (salsa and artichoke dip) and the tuna was drowning in teriyaki sauce. All... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Just came back from a great dinner at Truffles Cafe with the kids. This was a very pleasant experience. The restaurant is nice and offers a quite environment - very comfortable. The best is the service : very child friendly and very accommodating to make your visit worthwhile. You get honest and good food - a bit more expensive then... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We didn't have plans for dinner one night and just happened to come across this gem. We sat outside on the covered patio that was comfortably decorated and had dinner. We were so pleasantly surprised at how much we enjoyed the food and the specialty drinks. There were 6 people in our party and every single one of us raved... More

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Blountville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Truffles is a very nice choice to take your special date for a romantic meal. The atmosphere is sophisticated with soft music in the back ground. The service was great, but I can see if you get there during the rush how things can get bogged down. It is like everyone wants to eat at 6:00pm, go earlier or later,... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Truffles is handy for people staying around North Forest Beach. It's not far from Coligny Plaza and easy to access. It's also a bit more moderately priced than some of the higher end restaurants here. The food is good--try the coconut shrimp appetizer, which has a moist crunchy batter and really fresh shrimp that remarkably, haven't been overcooked in the... More

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Eat two times while in Hilton head, waiter was knowledgeable and responsive. Food was brought out quickly. Sit outside at night for a relaxing atmosphere.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We have eaten at Truffles on a previous trip to HHI and had some excellent meals. We went back again twice on a recent visit and again, very much enjoyed the visit. The menu has numerous options for all kinds of tastes. A great option on HHI.

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Zionsville, Indiana
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

We went the day we arrived. The waitress made several mistakes with our order and only after asking 4 times did I get a diet coke. We ate much better for far less money at other establishments on the island. The decor and lighting was nice but that was all that was nice. The food was average and forgetable.

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Boston, MA.
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I continue to patronize this restaurant because the food is almost always very good, but the service and wait time is absolutely the worst! It took easily 20 minutes after we were seated for the waitress to bring us our drinks. Our meal was served another 25-30 minutes afterwards-and not all meals came out at the same time! Moreover, 2... More

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Toronto, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is our first trip to Hilton Head and Truffles was quite near where we were staying so we thought we would give it a try. Keeping in mind that HH has hundreds of restaurants to choose from and the competition is fierce. One thing that has surprised me with many of the restaurants here is that they have beautiful... More

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Price B, Owner at Truffles Cafe Pope Avenue, responded to this review

I am sorry that you did not enjoy your experience. However I would like to make a few clarifications. Our "crappy plastic chairs" were imported from Italy and cost $250 each and our "plastic tables" are actually brushed stainless steel and also manufactured by the same Italian design firm. Two of our interior dining rooms do not feature televisions and... More

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