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Santa Fe Cafe

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807 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head, SC 29928-3414
+1 843-785-3838
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went the other night for dinner. Reservations are necessary unless you want to wait a long time. We got there early and sat upstairs outside at the bar. I ordered the house margarita which was good and my wife had wine. The bartender was attentive and gave us food recommendations. We were initially seated upstairs but... More 

1 Thank Jesse F
Salisbury, Maryland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had reservations by the chef bar where the chefs were fixing the meals. I would recommend sitting here because it gave us such an appreciation of all the work that goes into preparing such appetizing dishes. I wouldn't say this was one of the very best meals I've eaten but it was a great meal at any rate. Be... More 

1 Thank Monta K
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good evening out- good service, good food. Always lovely with the family and everyone enjoys the experience

1 Thank JacquiJ-50
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164 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with a group of ten and they had no problem accommodating us. The crab cake dinner, the black bean soup, the ceviche all were delicious entrees. The staff was very cordial and courteous. If you on Hilton Head It is a nice family style restaurant and reasonably priced.

1 Thank Seamoor7
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best margaritas on the island. The food is amazing. Just like you get in Cabo San Lucas. Service is over the top. This a great spot.

1 Thank betsy22533
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us visited this place last week and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals. I had a scallops entrée that was very good, another diner raved about their grouper. One person's steak was simply wonderful... we had a funny waitress who made the evening even more memorable. Multi level place... supposedly upstairs bar has some low key live... More 

1 Thank paul b
Pomona, New York
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is nouveau-- elegant Tex Mex. The restaurant has a lovely Santa Fe motif. In nice weather you can dine on the roof terrace-were they have live music, it has a wow factor. The food tends to be spicy but not overly so. Between February and March we dined there 3 times--One of the best restaurants in HHI

1 Thank Buddy G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Southwestern Tex-Mex... Gourmet level kitchen ...and the best Salsa there is anywhere...We get a take home container of it every time

1 Thank Ray R
Bluffton, South Carolina
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us, approximately 16 people, made reservations here for dinner and none of us were disappointed. We opted for the early bird dinners, which included a salad or soup, entrée, and dessert. Everything was prepared with perfection. The service was great, in addition to the great food prepared, The servers brought warm chips and salsa to the table,... More 

1 Thank WEGO2017
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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479 reviews
393 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like Southwestern style food you will love this place. Nice decor and good service. Biggest issue is finding a parking space - you have to park quite a distance away - but it is worth it.

1 Thank Ray Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Southwestern, Mexican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?