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Cranes Tavern & Steakhouse

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26 New Orleans Rd, Hilton Head, SC 29928-4715 (William Hilton Parkway)
(843) 341-2333
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food, excellent service. The steak was the best we have had for a very long time. The service was excellent, the staff were very friendly and made us very welcome.

Thank vpdl
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From 5-6 they have a prime rib special for $21.95 that's outstanding. It comes with mashed potatoes and creamed spinach - delish! In addition, a glass of house wine and salad included. There were four of us and we each enjoyed the prime rib. The service was wonderful. we're coming back in Feb and will return to this place.

2 Thank Doug F
Boone, North Carolina
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After coming to Hilton Head Island for 12 years, we finally got around to trying Crane's. We were a bit skeptical but the early bird special sounded too good to pass up so we gave it a try. We were very pleased. The ambience was old world with dark wood, pictures from revolutionary Philadelphia and pewter drink ware hanging from... More 

Thank Bobby L
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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178 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife ( Author of Mile High On A millionaire) and I stopped in after a radio interview to relax out of the lime light too enjoy great food, cold drinks and friendly service and good conversation with locals . We're so glad we selected this place and need to come back more often.

Thank AudieSisson
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We went to Cranes with our friends and had booked which I think is pretty necessary for most places in season here. I had the Osso Bucco which was a good portion of veal meat and a wonderful red sauce over risotto. Delicious...and I'm a bit particular about my Osso Bucco and how it should taste. Others had chicken Marsala... More 

1 Thank shopper700
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186 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nice cozy feel to the place. Sort of like an older wood paneled private club without the attitude.Great job on the steaks and loved the cream spinach. Not usually a big fan but this even impressed me. Nice wine selection but thought it was a little pricey for the area. Average bottle around $50-55. They do have wine by the... More 

Thank David A
Charlotte, North Carolina
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229 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The filet was perfect, the shrimp cocktail delicious and the mushroom ravioli spectacular. Desserts were great as well and are all made in-house. Worth every penny and every calorie. Our server, Diane was great. Loved this place and will definitely go back. This is more of a restaurant for couples or families with older children. I wouldn't take small children... More 

Thank Linda5355
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

2nd time for dinner, real tasty, french onion excellent, ordered the same wine as first time but not as aromatic. Prime rib excellent. Orange tilapia and rice had a Asian flavor very good. Water not filtered.

Thank Tim M
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

10 stars if I could. Everything we ordered was fantastic. Filets are cooked to perfection! We were a large party of 8 and our server was a pro. Very polite and so nice to the 4 children. The whole staff was very kind. Worth the price (yes, it was pricey but worth every penny). A must go to in HHI.... More 

Thank Laura R
Columbia, South Carolina
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable dinner with quiet atmosphere and fine dining. Reservations recommended with nice cozy bar for predinner drinks. Ravioli was great and guests had steaks and shrimp. Everything was good. The wine list had two Turleys on it-always a mark of a good establishment.

Thank roamingpics

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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: (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?