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Santa Fe Cafe

807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
+1 843-785-3838
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“chimichanga” (90 reviews)
“soup” (150 reviews)
“guacamole” (66 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Southwestern, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the food and service were good, we were surprised by the expensive pricing considering the menu selections. Not the typical Mexican restaurant; would not be on our list for the future.

Thank littlepepita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked into a Southwestern motif restaurant which was filled with paintings, art work and artifacts. The staff was busy with many tables humming with activity. We were seated promptly. The menu is selective but complete with all and any Southwestern and Mexican dishes you...More

Thank Raj m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommended for lunch. Made it a must visit lunch stop. Very disappointed, service was below average, the staff seemed more interested in closing out the lunch kitchen than service customers for the last 45 minutes of the lunch schedule. Food was very average, portions...More

Thank _rdj111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for our grandson’s Birthday, because he wanted Mexican food. There were nine people in our party. The first thing we noticed was how inhospitable everyone was starting from the hostess, waitress and the woman who brought us our food. It was like...More

Thank Maclinda50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The signature two-flavor soup is so beautifully decorated with a mole' design of desert cactus that you almost hate to eat it. But you must because it is sooo delicious. 4 stars because the other items we had at lunch today were not outstanding (ie...More

Thank MakiK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second time eating here and I definitely need to put this on the list of places to go when I visit HHI. The Painted Desert Soup is AMAZING. Not only is the artistry incredible, the soup is delicious! Everyone in our party...More

Thank CaliforniaGirl2
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

We first came here at the suggestion of our insurance person and it’s rapidly becoming a favorite. Great southwestern cuisine! Try the crab cakes or the vegetarian combo platter. Guacamole was superb and the atmosphere lovely.

Thank Bookchic56
Reviewed December 11, 2017

We have consistently enjoyed great food and excellent service at Santa Fe Cafe. Our first choice on Hilton Head Island

Thank dnbbowman
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We were a group of six and were seated immediately. The décor was very nice and the food and beverages were excellent as was the service by the wait staff. The Chimichangas were very good

Thank ForbesB
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We were looking for a restaurant, and found it to be closed. BUT, just across the path was another, poorly signed Santa Fe Cafe. We locked up our bikes and strolled on in, to be greeted by a friendly staff. We were quickly seated and...More

Thank hostetlerjep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-3838
We bring the very best of Southwestern culture and cuisine home to the Lowcountry. Our menu has been an Islanders" preferred dining spot for over 20 years and with dishes like our famous grouper, to our bone-in cowboy cut black angus ribeye, our outrageous chimichanga to even lobster fajitas, we're sure to have a new favorite waiting for you. From the sounds of the live Ranchero guitar player to the smells rising from our mesquite grill, Santa Fe Cafe is a much welcomed reprieve for the senses. Even when you're outside underneath the stars on our Rooftop Cantina, we've got you covered.
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