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Chef David's Roastfish & Cornbread - CLOSED

70 Marshland Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2316
+1 843-342-2996
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
May 9, 2015
“It is now closed”
Apr 2, 2015
“Unique Gullah food that is fabulous.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
70 Marshland Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2316
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1 - 10 of 782 reviews

Reviewed May 9, 2015

Closed in February 2015. I am not sure how two people could have dinned and reviewed this restaurant after that date. Chef David is considering another location, possibly Okatie, SC.

4  Thank Kim K
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Excellent for dinner or lunch from start to finish. Chef David has brought his island cuisine to his own restaurant.

Thank Jim S
Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were great fans of The Sea Shack for years and then followed Chef David to his own restaurant when he opened it. And, the first year it was great. Year two was nice. But Chef David seems to be focusing his attention on his...More

2  Thank Lance G
Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

A sign read that read closed for the season but it there was a for lease sign in the driveway. I'm sad because it was an excellent Gullah inspired restaurant. Good luck Chef David.

Thank Isatta K
Reviewed January 20, 2015

This review ends up 3-star because of an extreme disconnect between the food (delicious, 5-star) and the service (awful, 1-star). First, the food is fantastic. We all enjoyed our meals--once we settled on options that were actually available. That said, the service was dreadful. It...More

1  Thank wallyguy
Reviewed December 28, 2014

We've tried this place twice, both in the early lunch hour (before rush, an hour after opening), a year apart. On both visits, service was relatively low quality and the kitchen was out of many things (some standard things, some ore completed...a little of everything)....More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed November 26, 2014

Went, again, after a delightful visit, last year. Staff was out with the flu, but we were greeted by a friendly partner, who worked us through Chef David being the only one there. Our most friendly and capable waitress arrived and we were kept happy...More

Thank Vila62
Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We returned to Chef David's this week so our friends could experience the great food. Little did we know what a treat we were going to have with Patty as our server. We were given tales of Hilton Head long past, with such passion and...More

1  Thank Mary Louise C
Reviewed November 14, 2014

You are not going to stumble on this place by accident. A friend who has spent most winters in Hilton Head for the last nine years just discovered it – and what a find. The Chef David of the restaurant’s name is Chef David Vincent...More

Thank Chopstick105
Reviewed November 12, 2014

Entree was very good, loved the wall murals and restaurant ambiance. Wait for food was extremely long and many menu items not available. Though desserts were advertised as home made the key lime pie was terrible. Waitress said the owner/chef was having personal problems and...More

Thank carol7182014
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Marshland Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2316
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-342-2996
  • E-mail
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