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“Really good seafood in a great atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Skull Creek Boathouse

The Skull Creek Boathouse
397 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926
843-681-3663
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Ranked #14 of 320 Restaurants in Hilton Head
Price range: $8 - $35
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Hilton Head Island’s landmark, waterfront dining destination is The Skull Creek Boathouse. Located waterfront on Skull Creek, you’ll enjoy beautiful views whether you choose to dine indoors on the porch or fireside Dive Bar or outdoors on the waterfront deck. The outside Buoy Bar serves up colorful sunset views daily along with the freshest original drinks.So bring your family, bring your friends, bring yourself to Skull Creek Boathouse – One bite & you’re hooked!
Chicago, Illinois
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Really good seafood in a great atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience here. Large patio with activites for kids. Make sure to come early (before 5) to ensure a table outside. Bill was around $100 for 2 adults and one child, which inluded two appetizers, two drinks, meals and two desserts. Really lovely evening, would definitely come back here again.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Syosset, New York
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“Fun Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Met family here for dinner while on vacation. I found it a little crowded and the wait was long. There is outdoor seating where you can enjoy a cocktail while you're waiting. Parking took some time to find. The servers are very attentive and knowledgeable on the menu and specials. Food is fresh and tasty, though the hushpuppies were a dense and on the dry side.

Visited May 2014
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Kihei, Hawaii
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“Went for a 2nd visit after a fun 1st time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Food is ok, depending on what you order. But what a fun place for everyone from kids, to couples, to groups. Plenty to keep the kids occupied while you wait (no reservations). Good libations at the outside bar for the grown ups. Beautiful setting. Will be going back on every visit to Hilton Head!

Visited May 2014
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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“Delicious Seafood On The Waterfront!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

A "go to place" for locals and visitors alike! We are year round locals who boat, fish, and live on the marsh front in Hilton Head. The seafood is always fresh and well prepared. A section of the menu features locally caught fresh fish and shrimp when in season. There is something to please everyone on this menu, from my wife's favorite sushi, to mine being the down home shrimp and grits with Tasso sausage and gravy. The portions are always generous and served nicely by a friendly staff. Both the indoor and outdoor bars serve excellent drinks and are great places to hang out with friends or family. Oh, I almost forgot the view. Perfect sunsets over Skull Creek! Sit back, relax and enjoy!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

Had to wait for a table outside (worth it); had a drink at inside bar with Craig. He was very upbeat and recommended several dishes to us, all which sounded fabulous! Mike was our server outside. He was very attentive despite being so busy. The 5 of us shared sushi rolls, salads, wolffish, grouper, and a steak. Everything tasted incredible!
Loved the whole experience, but atmosphere still wins. Can't beat that view!
Will be back.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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