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Michael Anthony's Cucina Italiana

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37 New Orleans Rd, Suite L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4747
+1 843-785-6272
5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great meal! I am gluten free and had a wonderful seafood pasta dish and a Caesar salad! Lucy was an amazing server and was completely tuned in to all of our needs. Hubby had filet mignon which was done perfectly! Tirimisu and salted caramel gelato were the perfect finish to our meals. They seated us in the "market"... More 

Thank Corrina S
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Best Italian restaurant, possibly the best restaurant on Hilton Head Island. Dress is Casual but not informal, I would say Business Casual.

Thank hhlakes
Hilton Head Island
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's always a debate as to which restaurant is The Best on the Island. So how is it that one restaurant is always in the debate? Excellent food with unexpected chef touches, service both friendly and knowledgeable, and a relaxed atmosphere with lively diners who always come back are good clues. Don't miss this place.

Thank Frank M
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always enjoy this restaurant which is our favorite for special occasions. The food and the service are excellent and the ambiance is great. We would not hesitate to recommend this Michael Anthony's Cucina to anyone who is looking for a fine dining experience.

Thank John C
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73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for a night out. We haven't been in a few years. It was even better than the last time that we went. The service was very good. I had the pear salad and my husband had the beet salad for appetizer. For the entree', I had the ravioli of the day which was mushrooms in a sage sauce... More 

Thank HHIslander7
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing dinner, service & atmosphere. I have never had anything less than an excellent meal here. Great wine selection. We come to the area a few times a year and would not consider our trip complete without at least one visit to Michael Anthony's

Thank Patricia C
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been awhile since we dined here, although my wife has attended many of the demonstration cooking classes in the mean time. We went with good friends who said that the last time they attended, it was a little disappointing. We were greeted at the front door (by name) like old friends and shown to a quiet table which... More 

Thank Bonjsc
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived, our server Jay did a great job at recommending some special dishes off the menu and overall offered fantastic service. The quality and flavour of the food was brilliant. Overall, I would highly recommend this restaurant if you're looking for an elegant dining experience which offers great food and service!

Thank holidaysunandsnow
warren, nj
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105 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted at the door with a glass of Proseco, nice touch. Very short wait for our table. We had a terrific waitress, warm efficient and friendly who explained the nights specials. We shared the Meatball appetizer, which was delicious. My husband had the fresh pasta with lump crabmeat and I enjoyed the pasta bolognese. Everything was cooked to... More 

Thank lesliesusan
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good as was the service. However, the portions were small and costly. Two entrees (and one was just pasta) and one appetizer ran close to $100 with tip (no drinks or dessert). If I was a light eater with a lot of money I would consider eating here more often, but I unfortunately that is not the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
5:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 New Orleans Rd, Suite L, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4747
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-785-6272
Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italiana offers traditional regional Italian cuisine combining innovative presentations and style. The award winning culinary team presents a menu using the freshest ingredients for an unforgettable culinary experience featuring homemade gnocchi, succulent veal,daily selections of fresh fish and house-made desserts. Acknowledged by food and wine enthusiasts and critics alike, the restaurant presents a fine-dining experience combining an award-winning wine list, exquisite food, attentive service and the personal touch of a family-owned restaurant serving the Lowcountry since 2002. In addition, Michael Anthony’s operates a Cooking School conducting weekly hands-on and demonstration style cooking classes and a specialty Italian market. Please visit our website or call for information for our class schedule or dining reservations.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?