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Old Fort Pub

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65 Skull Creek Dr, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1305
+1 843-681-2386
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner early on a Friday night - view was outstanding , but the appetizers and the main courses were nothing short of outstanding. The sauces were perhaps the best we have enjoyed since our last visit to France. Great service too. However it is very pricy. But from my perspective it was worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous spot of Gum Tree Rd looking out over water. Dining room was well appointed and orderly. Fresh dishes were both super.

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Thank William H
Mary L, Public Relations Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for posting about Old Fort Pub. We are delighted that you had a nice dining experience with us. Please come again. More 

Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had not heard of Old Fort Pub. She was scanning the "Fork & Fun" magazine and selected it. What a great choice. A gracious hostess greeted us and we were served eloquently by Jim. My wife had the night's special, stuffed crab flounder with risotto and veggies. I had the carolina rainbow trout with baby artichokes,... More 

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oldfortpub, Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

We are so glad you found us and enjoyed your dining experience. Your kind words honor us and we can't wait to see you again. More 

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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245 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been visiting Hilton Head for over 20 years and have never tried the Old Fort Pub. I've wanted to go ever since it was featured on a Rachael Ray show in the 90s. As we didn't have a car and we are confirmed Uber users, we took a short Uber ride from the Westin at Port Royal to the... More 

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oldfortpub, General Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and writing a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your dinner; food, service and atmosphere. We do apologize for the difficulties you encountered with your transportation. Hilton Head Island, like many areas of the country, has a number of gated residential neighborhoods. And quite a few of these neighborhoods contain businesses. To protect the... More 

Wayne, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Better class of people, less children running around and priced a bit high to keep it that way. Beautiful sun sets as well.

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Mary L, Guest Relations Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Old Fort Pub. Im glad you had the opportunity to dine with us and taste our delicious food and to experience our beautiful sunset. Please come again. More 

Boca Raton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a large group of us, 10 of us to be exact. Nice room upstairs overlooking the water, very nice atmosphere. I found the food good, but a bit on the expensive side. Service started off well, then became was very disappointing - below par. It appeared to get worse after we didn't order wine or cocktails. The... More 

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oldfortpub, Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that you found your experience to be disappointing; we work hard to make each guest's visit a fond memory. Whenever a gratuity is included on a large party, it is our practice to stamp each bill with "Gratuity Included" in red. We have... More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best meals I have ever had on Hilton Head Island. As a local I have tried them all and this was a terrific experience. Great service and fantastic food (Swordfish!)

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Mary L, Public Relations Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

We love it when locals give us a shout out! Thank you for writing a nice review of Old Fort Pub and we hope that you visit us again soon and often! Have a great week. More 

Crownsville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been vacationing in Hilton Head since 1967. The changes we have seen are impressive. That said, the more things change the more they stay the same. This reliable friend has never given into trends or fashionable foods (remember the foam craze?). What you still get is a solid, delicious southern inspired meal. The night we dined included a sea... More 

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oldfortpub, Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do value the classics, both in food and service. It is a special night when we get in Sea Bass and I also thought it was outstanding. We look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Wooster, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner was rushed My wife enjoyed her pork tenderloins although they were heavily wrapped with bacon which was quite salty. I did not enjoy my halibut special--I like the taste of fish not a pound of butter sauce that it was sitting in like a bowl. We were rushed from the seating to drinks to appetizers, entree, and dessert. We... More 

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Mary L, Guest Relations Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

Bernadette - Thank you for giving us your honest feedback. We take criticism as constructive and believe we can always improve and learn from our patrons. Have a nice day. More 

Euclid, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an absolutely delicious dinner at the Old Fort Pub until we got to the dessert. The three of us all ordered different desserts and all three proved to be a disappointment. I had a peach cake but it was nothing more than a dry muffin, my daughter had a bittersweet chocolate dessert and it was just a triangle slice... More 

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Mary L, Guest Relations Manager at Old Fort Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know your thoughts. We have just recently added a new addition to our pasty team. We do hope that you come again to Old Fort Pub and try our new desserts. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Skull Creek Dr, North End, Hilton Head, SC 29926-1305
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-681-2386
Description
Old Fort Pub is a charming restaurant with one of the best views on Hilton Head Island. Perched on the banks of the Intra-coastal Waterway, it showcases unrivaled nightly sunsets and a rich history. So named for the adjacent Civil War shore battery, Fort Mitchel, the restaurant’s foyer is decorated with historic photos depicting the “War of Northern Aggression".
Previously featured on The Food Network and in other notable publications, the Old Fort Pub has become a tradition for over 35 years. Guests enjoy Chef Keith Josefiak’s “New Southern” favorites inspired with influences from around the globe. An excellent choice for a celebrating a birthday, holiday or a romantic evening.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?