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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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Menu

SUSHI ROLLS
Top any roll - Avocado: $2.25, Tuna: $4.25, BBQ Eel: $3.75, Salmon: $3.75
Shrimp Tempura Roll*
Crispy domestic shrimp, cucumber, eel sauce, topped with sesame seeds
USD 9.75
Super Crunch Roll*
Spicy tuna, lump crab, cream cheese, spicy mayo, eel sauce, flash fried
USD 13.25
Veggie Roll
Soy paper, edamame hummus, goat cheese, tempura artichoke and asparagus, sundried tomato
USD 10.25
Surf & Turf Roll*
Tempura lobster, lemon aioli, sweet gem lettuce, topped with seared filet mignon
USD 17.5
California Roll*
Avocado, crab stick, cucumber, sesame seeds
USD 8.75
Philly Roll*
Smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber, sesame seeds
USD 8.75
Spicy Tuna Roll*
Ahi tuna, cucumber, sesame seeds
USD 10.75
Angry Tuna Roll*
Spicy tuna, soy paper, avocado, cucumber, topped with tuna, red tobiko, eel sauce, crispy spring roll wrapper
USD 17
Firecracker Roll*
Spicy tuna, shrimp tempura, topped with avocado, tuna and crab salad, one hot asian sauce
USD 18
CEVICHE
Choose your favorite fresh seafood and style
STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR SEAFOOD
Choose up to 4 seafood selections
Today's Fish*
USD 7.75
Domestic Shrimp*
USD 7.75
Calamari*
USD 7.75
Conch*
USD 8.5
Scallops*
USD 9.25
Octopus*
USD 8.25
Ahi Tuna*
USD 9.25
Salmon*
USD 8.25
Mixed*
USD 11
STEP 2: CHOOSE YOUR STYLE
Tropical
pineapple, jalapeño, bell peppers, crispy tortilla chips, soy vinaigrette
Latin
tomato, jalapeños, lime, avocado, fresh cilantro, crispy tortilla chips
Asian
white soy vinaigrette, red peppers, green onions, fresh cilantro, crispy wontons
Peruvian
Onions, shredded carrots, cilantro, lime, red peppers, jalapeños, Aji Amarillo, crispy tortilla chips. Add Aji Rocoto to make spicy if desired
FEATURED ITEMS
Grandma's Deviled Eggs*
A southern classico
USD 4.25
Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs*
Red tobiko
USD 7.75
Wakame Salad
Sesame soy marinated seaweed
USD 4.75
Avocado Bombs
Fresh avocado filled with spicy tuna, crab salad, eel sauce, spicy mayo, crispy wontons
USD 15
TUNA
Big Eye Tuna Flown in Fresh from Hawaii
Tuna Carpaccio*
Sliced sashimi grade tuna, shaved sweet onions, soy vinaigrette, seaweed salad
USD 10.75
Tuna Tataki*
Cracked pepper seared sashimi grade tuna, ponzu, shaved onions, sushi rice
USD 14.75
Hawaiian Poke*
Small cubed sashimi grade tuna, soy, green onions, ginger, jalapeños, sesame oil, artisan lettuce, toasted macadamia nuts
USD 11.75
Tuna 3 Way
Samples portions of Tuna Carpaccio, Tuna Tataki & Hawaiian Poke
USD 17
CHILLED BOWLS
All bowls may be served over artisan greens or chilled rice noodles
Angry Tuna Rice Bowl*
Spicy tuna, cucumber, crab salad, seaweed salad, crispy wontons, eel sauce, over sticky rice
USD 17.5
Sunomono Rice Bowl*
Shrimp, scallops, calamari, shaved cucumber, shaved onions, white soy vinaigrette, over sticky rice, sesame seeds
USD 16.5
Rainbow Rice Bowl* (Featured on the Food Network)
Tuna, salmon, yellowtail, cucumber, pineapple, red peppers, avocado, soy vinaigrette, over sticky rice, sesame seeds
USD 16.5
Poke Bowl*
Small cubed sashimi grade tuna, soy, green onions, ginger, jalapeños, sesame oil, artisan lettuce, toasted macadamia nuts, over sticky rice
USD 16.5
Lobster Protein Noodle Bowl
Protein noodles with lobster meat, avocado, shredded carrots, bean sprouts and cucumbers tossed with a honey citrus vinaigrette
USD 25
CHILLED SEAFOOD
Oysters on the 1/2 Shell*
Available in 1/2 doz, 1 doz. A selection of the finest shuckers from coast to coast, cocktail sauce
Market Price
Peel-N-Eat Shrimp*
Cocktail sauce
1/2 lb. USD 12.25
1 Lb. USD 18.5
Shrimp Salad*
Seasoned mayonnaise, celery, old bay, captain's wafers
USD 8.25
Seafood Sunomono*
Shrimp, scallops, calamari, shaved cucumber, shaved onions, white soy vinaigrette
USD 12.25
Lobster Cocktail*
Chilled lobster claw knuckle served with key west mustard sauce
USD 23
Chilled Seafood Platter*
1 (7 oz) lobster tail, 1/2 lb. peel-n-eat shrimp, shrimp salad cocktail, 8 shucked oysters, cocktail and key west mustard sauces
Serves 2 - 4 USD 38.75
Chilled Seafood Tower*
2 (7 oz) lobster tails, 1/2 lb. peel-n-eat shrimp, shrimp salad cocktail, 8 fresh shucked oysters, 6 mussels, seafood sunomono, cocktail and key west mustard sauces
Serves 3 - 4 USD 65.75
NIGIRI
rice topped with fish
Ahi Tuna*
USD 6.25
Today's Fish*
USD 6.25
Salmon*
USD 5
Octopus*
USD 6.25
Yellowtail*
USD 5.25
BBQ Eel*
USD 5.25
SASHIMI
Sashimi Appetizer*
Tuna, salmon, today's fish, tuna tataki, wakame salad
USD 18.5
Sashimi Dinner*
Tuna, salmon, today's fish, yellowtail, tuna tataki, sticky rice, wakame salad
USD 25.75
Sponsored by: The Skull Creek Boathouse

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Fresh Local Seafood
1. Fresh Local Seafood
"This place was some of the best seafood we’ve had the staff was great"
Cunderwood90
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2. Hand Rolled Sushi
2. Hand Rolled Sushi
"Loved the Dive Bar selection - sushi was fresh and fast."
Cortney N
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3. Lowcountry Sunsets
3. Lowcountry Sunsets
"Sunsets are the best I’ve ever seen!"
sandysunsets3
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About
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!
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Playgrounds
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Reviewed today via mobile

Wonderful view. Delicious food. Enjoyed eating outside on the patio. I recommend making reservations.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cold seafood platter is delicious and has lobster tail, shrimp, shrimp salad, 6 oysters on the half shell and more! Could share with another person but I ate it all!!! Yummy

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sounds like you were a little "Shellfish" HAHA...get it! Glad you enjoyed our Chilled Seafood Platter Carl. Hope you will visit us again very soon! Chris S./Partner

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious meal on skull creek. Restaurant is a mix of down home seafood and delicious barbecue. I had the short ribs which were delicious.

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Happy to hear you enjoyed your meals at SCB. We appreciate your review Chris S./Partner

Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Skull Creek Boathouse with 2 adults and 3 teenagers on our first full day in Hilton Head. The food, service and atmosphere were all excellent. This was by far our best dining experience on HHI. Tables were situation at least 6 feet apart...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the kind review. We are happy that you were happy with our response to the current situation. We appreciate your review, and hope you and your family will be back soon! Chris S./Partner

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the area. Great outdoor atmosphere with live music. Food and service good. Lots of place to snap a picture also. Gift shops have nice things. One of my families favorite places.

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the kind words. Happy to hear you enjoyed the General Store and got a few photo ops! Send them our way on social media and we will post them! Chris S./Partner

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The boathouse sits right at the edge of a large waterway. Great view and location. It’s a casual dining atmosphere and enjoyable vibe. The food is good, with standard bar drinks. It’s the location and view along with the food that makes this a really...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great review, and greatly appreciated! THANK YOU! Chris S./Partner

Reviewed 6 days ago

The hostesses were very nice and the waiting time was only 20 minutes. Our dinner was delicious and came out quickly. The food and drinks were all so good. Everything was definitely worth every penny. The meat and produce was super fresh and was one...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow....that's great that it was "one of the best meals you have ever had." We'd love to hear more as to why it was one of the best, but you only left us a 3 star review? Please email at your convenience chriss@serggroup.com. We will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful dinner sitting out on the back porch with live music, temped temperatures and delicious food. Tried grits and collar greens since we were in the south for the first time. Yum! Especially like the Portuguese corn bread that you are served with...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy to hear that the Locals steered you in the right direction. Hopefully it was the first of many more visits to come. Happy Memorial Day, and see ya soon! Chris S./Partner

Reviewed 1 week ago

Guil was a great server and the food was AMAZING. Best seafood we’ve had by far. Crab legs and grilled fish were perfect.

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Guil Rocks! He has been with us since day 1! We love to hear when his Coastal Hospitality is recognized. We will pass your kind words along to him. Thanks again! Chris S./Partner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must when we visit Hilton Head. We love the Pecan Ginger Mahi Mahi, Collards, and grits. The outdoor seating is great, and we had wonderful service. The pavillion is nice...the music was a little loud the night we visited.

Date of visit: May 2020
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skullcreekboathouse, Owner at The Skull Creek Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for making SCB a "must" whenever you are on the island. We sincerely appreciate you taking the time out of your holiday weekend to let us, and TripAdvisor know how much you enjoyed your visit! Chris S./Partner

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Questions & Answers
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courtneyf122
June 13, 2019|
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Response from skullcreekboathouse | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
We apologize for the delayed response. YES! We are very family friendly. We hope to see you all soon.
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Kelly H
May 30, 2019|
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Response from skullcreekboathouse | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Call (843) 681-2628, that is the number to the actual dry storage "Boathouse." We are not affiliated with them. They control the dock in front of SCB and get you any information that you need. Let us know if you have any... More
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RLTW
May 19, 2019|
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Response from skullcreekboathouse | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
YES! We love well behaved dogs. We just ask that they are on a leash during your visit, and please don't allow them to sit in chairs. Your server will gladly get your four legged friend a bowl of water and a treat. Hope... More
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