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The Quarterdeck Waterfront Dining

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Sun, 1/20
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Oysters on the Half Shell*
(minimum of three) sourced locally and regionally
Six For $7.0
Twelve For $13.0
Chicken Wings
Thai chili glaze, Cajun dusted, CAT 5
Smoked Cheddar Dip
bacon, scallions, garlic toast
Blackened Ahi Tuna Poke
avocado aioli, toasted benne seeds, baby arugula
Firecracker Gator Bites
iceberg slaw, julienne carrots, fresh herb salad, comeback sauce
Barbecue Pork Ends
pickled red onions, charred scallions
Local Shrimp Cocktail
cocktail sauce, QD sauce
Fried Calamari
spicy marinara sauce, chipotle aioli
Lowcountry Crab Cake
lump crab, corn and pickled okra salsa, house-made remoulade
Southern Fried Green Tomatoes
baby arugula, pimento cheese, pepperoncini
Add On: grilled or fried shrimp $7, scallops $9, grilled chicken $6, grilled salmon $10, tuna $9, grilled steak $11. Dressings: ranch, Vidalia onion vinaigrette, blue cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, Caesar, sun-dried tomato vinaigrette, olive oil and vinegar
Cup $6.0
Bowl $9.0
She-Crab Bisque
crab salad, sherry wine
Cup $6.0
Bowl $9.0
Soup of the Day
Chef's daily selection
Powerhouse Salad
seasonal greens, diced apples, goat cheese, toasted walnuts, golden quinoa, strawberry and thyme vinaigrette
Grilled Scallops and Spinach Salad
baby spinach, grilled scallops, crispy bacon, fried onions, brown butter and citrus vinaigrette
Grilled Romaine Hearts Salad
charred scallions, roasted tomatoes, crispy bacon bits, buttermilk blue cheese dressing
Side $6.0
Entree $10.0
Quarterdeck House Salad
artisan mixed greens, seasonal vegetables, sourdough croutons, choice of dressing
Southwest Salad
artisan mixed greens, roasted corn, black bean salsa, blistered cherry tomatoes, avocado, creamy cilantro and herb dressing
Grilled Steak Salad
artisan mixed greens, fried goat cheese, grilled portobello mushrooms, tomato
Tavern fries, coleslaw, tartar and cocktail sauces. Choice of local and regional waters selections
Market Price
Daily Catch
Local South Carolina Shrimp
Crispy Scored Whole Flounder
Seafood Combo Platter
shrimp, oysters, daily catch
Gluten-free bun available
Classic Cheese or All-Natural Pepperoni
tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, Parmesan
Jerk Chicken Flatbread
tomato sauce, roasted red pepper, red onion, Monterey Jack, crispy bacon, cilantro
Mediterranean Pizza
roasted garlic ricotta, marinated artichokes, Kalamata olives, pepperoncini, Parmesan
Shrimp Pesto Pizza
pinenut pesto sauce, mozzarella, QD basil, roasted tomatoes
The Lowcountry Pizza
tomato sauce, mozzarella, andouille, broiled shrimp, crispy bacon, roasted corn
Shrimp Caesar Flatbread
garlic-herb butter sauce, blackened shrimp, romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, Parmesan
Lighthouse Burger
half-pound prime beef, potato roll, Cajun dusted fries
Chicken Fried Po'Boy
chicken breast, baby arugula, roasted tomato, remoulade, tavern fries, hoagie roll
Crab Cake BLT
applewood-smoked bacon, roasted tomato, baby arugula, tarragon aioli, Cajun dusted fries, potato roll
Harbour Town Melt
sauteed mushrooms, onions and red peppers, arugula, Swiss, Cheddar, toasted Italian bread
Grilled Swordfish Alfredo
roasted garlic and Parmesan orzo pasta, roasted tomatoes, basil
6-ounce Filet Mignon
Boursin butter, mashed potatoes, chef's seasonal vegetable, red wine demi-glace
Grilled Ahi Tuna Steak
local shrimp fried rice, ginger soy glaze, charred scallions, Chinese cabbage, toasted benne seeds
Roasted Spaghetti Squash
grilled portobello mushrooms, red bell peppers, wilted arugula, roasted tomatoes
Served with Carolina rice pilaf, chef's seasonal vegetable, lemon butter sauce, broiled or blackened. All items are gluten free except crab cakes
Market Atlantic Salmon
Ahi Tuna
Crab Cakes
Lighthouse Blonde - Ridgeland, SC
Blonde Ale 5.2%. Brewed especially for The Sea Pines Resort by River Dog Brewing Co. with crystal hops for a mild citrus and floral nose, light body and citrus finish
Lighthouse Lager - Bluffton, SC
Lager. Brewed especially for The Sea Pines Resort by Southern Barrel with bready malt character, and a slight citrus finish from Citra hops
Palmetto Huger Street IPA - Charleston, SC
India Pale Ale
COAST Kölsch - Charleston, SC
LandShark Lager - St. Louis, MO
Island-Style Lager
River Dog Brewing Co. IPA - Ridgeland, SC
India Pale Ale
Michelob Ultra - St. Louis, MO
Light Lager
Local Rotating Seasonal
Seasonal Brew
Beer Flights
Select four 3-ounce draft beers
Amstel Light
Angry Orchard
Bell's Two Hearted Ale
16 Ounce $5.75
Bud Light
Bud Light Lime
16 Ounce $5.75
Coors Light
Lighthouse Margarita
Cazadores Tequila Reposado, triple sec, orange and lime juices
Top Shelf Margarita
Patron Silver tequila floated with Grand Marnier, orange and lime juices
Grey Goose La Poire vodka, pineapple, orange and lime juices
Jack Palmer
Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey with lemonade and iced tea
Frozen Georgia Peach
Bacardi Oakheart rum blended with peach and raspberry flavors
Frozen Island Breeze
Bacardi Coconut rum blended with strawberry and banana flavors
Pineapple Fusion
Bacardi Pineapple Fusion rum blended with coconut and pineapple flavors
Red or White Sangria
Brandy with chopped lemons, limes, oranges and strawberries
Grey Goose Back Nine
Grey Goose Le Citron vodka, sweet tea and lemonade
Bloody Mary
Vodka with Your Mom's Bloody Mary mix
Glass $10.0
Bottle $40.0
The Sea Pines Resort Private Label, Pinot Grigio, North Coast, CA
Glass $10.0
Bottle $40.0
The Sea Pines Resort Private Label, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, CA
Sponsored by: The Quarterdeck Waterfront Dining

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Best Sunsets on the Island
1. Best Sunsets on the Island
"A wonderful dinner and beautiful sunset on the water."
Wendy F
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2. Fresh Seafood
2. Fresh Seafood
"Lovely fresh seafood with views of an amazing sunset and Dolphins."
Francesca S
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3. Family Friendly
3. Family Friendly
"they make family vacations memorable"
Nathan S
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For a premier dining experience on Hilton Head Island look no further than Quarterdeck Waterfront Dining. Located next to The Sea Pines Resort's iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse and overlooking Calibogue Sound, Quarterdeck offers breathtaking sunsets and an enticing menu. The inviting atmosphere is popular with everyone - from couples seeking a romantic dinner and families, to golfers and boaters. Quarterdeck is the place to enjoy the best of Hilton Head Island and an unforgettable dining experience.
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Seafood
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Quarterdeck may not the first place you think of for a yummy winter meal, but they have a couple of standout entrees on their dinner menu that are worth checking out, The first is a Grilled Ahi Tuna Steak and the other is their...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Y9874OAscotth
Reviewed 5 days ago

The service here was wonderful. Ryan made us feel comfortable and most welcome. At one point the manager came over and again we felt that they were really pleased to have us. With our drinks came the apps...beautifully served and delicious. Then the entrees arrived...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 2zh36
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone there twice and the hostesses were very rude when we asked for a table to accommodate our adult son in a wheelchair. They seemed bothered that we needed a little extra space for his chair. Will never go there again and hope...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CherylBorJane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a table of 4, one in our party received a hamburger which was raw on the inside. The request was for medium. We had to walk back to the kitchen to get someones attention. The manager came over to the table took the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BeaverLane101
SPMarketing, Manager at The Quarterdeck Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. On behalf of our entire team, I sincerely apologize for the service you received during your recent visit. We are disappointed that your dining experience fell short and want you to know that this review has been relayed to our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Harbour Town, we decided to eat at the Quarterdeck. My wife and I had a very nice view of the marina and all of the nice boats. We both had cheeseburgers and fries. They were very juicy and overall pretty good. The fries...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kdavid456
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is pretty tough,, I had the same breakfast at my place as I did yesterday morning. I played 18 holes then went to get something to eat at the quarterdeck. Server was nice the burger I had was good until about 8 pm. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John B
SPMarketing, Manager at The Quarterdeck Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Quarterdeck. On behalf of our team, I sincerely apologize for your poor experience and food quality. Please know that we strive to provide fresh, high-quality ingredients to our customers and have not received any other comments about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Asked for iced tea with lemon. My daughters received water with lemon but none for me. Asked three different people for lemon. When finishing a beverage I don't expect immediate attention but perhaps soon after placing the glass to the outside of the table. Our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nancycH2064GM
SPMarketing, Manager at The Quarterdeck Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Quarterdeck. We apologize that you did not receive the experience you deserve as a guest at our restaurant. While the holidays can be one of our busiest seasons, we always strive to provide efficient, attentive service and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere, great food and great service. Loved the ocean view. The flounder was outstanding. It was fresh, the portion was large, and it was fried to perfection. Also enjoyed the gator bites, and beverages. Wait staff was on point. I will definitely visit this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I sat inside with a great view of the dock and Golf course. Unfortunately, that's all I have good to say. Our waitress made me think we were in a greasy spoon dive somewhere. She was loud and at one point was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TLCTimFL
SPMarketing, Manager at The Quarterdeck Waterfront Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review of The Quarterdeck! I would like to apologize for your recent experience and that you did not receive the quality of service that we strive to provide each and every guest. I am glad that you enjoyed the golf...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at bar. Great service. Alligator bites were very good. Came on bed of lettuce. Would make good dinner salad. She crab soup was good. Nice view of water.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert F
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Questions & Answers
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June 28, 2017|
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Response from GAbdan | Reviewed this property |
No buffet. You order from a menu.
April 1, 2017|
Response from P5660ONsusans |
Ugh. I meant PET friendly.
March 6, 2017|
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Response from SPMarketing | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The Quarterdeck, Waterfront Dining will be reopening this Thursday, March 9. An all-day menu menu will be served 11:30am-8pm, with live entertainment from 4-8pm. Thank you!
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