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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

1 Thank Hhi162
Creemore, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the fifth time over 2 years that we have visited this restaurant. Oddly enough, we have ordered each time the same thing. Prime Rib. It does't come any better than here. Service is excellent, tonight our waiter being Spencer. Started out at the bar, for cocktails, then moved into the dining room. A busy bar, great bartender, who... More 

1 Thank abbiegee
Flat Rock, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was so good we went back the next night! Cranes was recommended by a local, and suggested we go for the "early bird special" (before 6 p.m.). We did and came away so impressed we decided to go the next night and try another of their early bird special offerings.

1 Thank karenskelton7
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136 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Instead of making dinner I made reservations for our Thanksgiving dinner and it was a very good choice. We arrived a few minutes early and were immediately shown to our reserved table. Nice abd crisp white linens. Our server arrived post haste with ice water for all and asked if we had any questions about their special menu and my... More 

Thank Kitty W
Woodstock, Georgia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went for early bird dinner and were not disappointed - although earlier than we usually eat the prime rib was great, also creamed spinach - mashed potatoes lacking almost tasted instant but over all good dinner and well worth the price with salad and a glass of wine included

1 Thank gtm0m
Bluffton, South Carolina
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204 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

A gem of a little tavern / restaurant. Nice ambience and wonderful service. Jerri our waitress was superb and most personable. Menu is excellent and food very well prepared. Prime rib was first class. One of the best meat restaurants around.

Thank John B
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Crains Tavern is one of those rare places where you can get great Food. The Filets and Ribeyes are char broiled to perfection and they serve a very decent prime rib. Large selection of white and Reds to drink with your meal. Prices are a bit stiff.

Thank Joseph C
Youngstown, Ohio
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Cranes offers fine dining and a sandwich menu is available at the bar only. Though a northerner , I enjoy the shrimp and grits . Prime rib is excellent as well as the Osso buco. Drinks are a good pour! Fried apple pie or bread pudding highlight the dessert menu. Make a reservation for the smal back room with a... More 

Thank Reido2014
Bernardsville, New Jersey
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

I had seen a menu online & wanted a burger. When we got a table and saw the menu, there was no burger available. I asked the waitress & she said if I wanted a burger we needed to move to the bar. She got us some seats there and I will tell you, it was one of the best... More 

Thank rcerbo22
Dansville NY
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Prime rib was ok. Frankie Bones is better. Salmon was great. French Onion soup lacked flavor. Gerry our server was excellent. Creamed spinach was interesting. Probably will not return.

Thank Carl H

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?