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Cranes Tavern & Steakhouse

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26 New Orleans Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4715 (William Hilton Parkway)
+1 843-341-2333
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Richmond, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a rather small restaurant and can be difficult to find, but atmosphere is lovely and relaxing. Beef is prime and well prepared and presented. Our service was prompt and courteous.

Thank czorad
Charleston, South Carolina
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I took 22 of my clients on February 3. I called a few days before and got a reservation for 8:00 PM. When we arrived we were quickly seated. Spencer did a wonderful job taking care of my clients. A couple of my clients requested sweet tea (we are in the the south) Spencer explained that they only served unsweetened... More 

Thank troy p
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic food, service and value. great for our Valentine's day dinner. Spencer was an extraordinary waitperson; the small, intimate setting was perfect for that special day.

Thank Judge Beau P
Storrs, Connecticut
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting Hilton Head for the past 25-30 years...this is second year of January-March (getting out of New England during winter)...First visit to Crane's and all four in our party went with a different dish...three different type steaks (prepared as requested) and a grilled salmon...everyone enjoyed their meal, including salad as first course...Spencer was our server and he... More 

Thank Huskies99
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Early Bird, encouraged to see lots of diners there. Nice atmosphere, seated promptly, and the service was very good. But I was disappointed in the food. Cheddar cheese grits had little flavor. Chicken breast was a bit dry, and bacon slaw topping was unappealing. Green beans were fresh and good. My wife's meal, salmon cakes, was better --... More 

Thank stevecurrie46
Dahlonega, Georgia
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532 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cranes tavern is a great choice for any dish. Steak or seafood Pork chop or chicken. Tonight I had the pork chop and my husband had the chicken. Great choices. We had the corn and leek soup. Great wine choice. Great service great food great ambience

Thank ms.go-go
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the early bird special, grouper, 2 vegetables, bread, and you get a glass of wine with it....had several other specials before 6 pm but you have to sit at bar. Friends had french dip sandwiches, had to take doggie bag home, came with very good fries.

Thank Josie410
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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125 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

My brother was in from North Dakota and wanted a prime rib. Crane's is known for their meats. It came exactly as he ordered it and he loved it. I thought there was a little too much fat on it. My wife had the crab cake appetizer and liked it so much she ordered a second one. Salads were enjoyable.... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

´Tis a grand day to be in Hilton Head. Purchased a NEW Mac Book Book Pro on the very first sales day, and this computer is lightning fast – It makes reading Hilton Head reviews and menus a pure pleasure. We are greeted at Crane’s Tavern by a lovely hostess, who offers all males a “shot of testosterone.” Another big... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Even though there are seafood and pork selections on the menu, we consider Cranes our beef go to restaurant. We have never been disappointed with the service,atosphere,food,and bar selections. Cranes is a family owned restaurant and the pride shows in the presentation and quality of the food....we consider it our"CHEERS BAR" a very nice date nite place.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 New Orleans Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4715
    (William Hilton Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-341-2333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?